Rays News

Hurry to join Black Friday. We are pleased to announce a 50% discount on rendering from 29 November 2019 to 01 December 2019! Keep calm just render. read more...
Happy to announce that we are joined the https://cgboost.com/challenge & offers $40 free render credits for all participants. Sign up & use the coupon code CGBOOST19. read more...
New features include: 1) Support for zipfiles: you can zip your project folder and upload it to our service, included linked files, baked physics, etc. 2) Using google drive for upload. 3) Blender 2.81 (Sep 25 alpha build). Now we will render your project depending on file version: 2.79 - 2.81 aplha build. read more...
This week we are testing torrent-based render task distribution machinery. Multiple bugs fixed and improvements are released. Work in progress for ZIP, Google Drive and other highly demanded features. Ads campaign being prepared. read more...
It was a first routine week operation. New features and fixes were installed. Feature pack, requested by many, is in progress. Preparing for the October promo campaign, SaaStock, and Blender Conference. read more...
We are gathering operation metrics since the launch and already working on the next features for Professionals. Worldwide promotion is prepared for October with headliner events at SaaStock 2019 (Dublin) and Blender Conference 2019 (Amsterdam). read more...
Final preparations for launch are going on this week. Final patches, migrations to new production hardware, payments testing. Negotiating with vendors regarding the pay-as-you-go licencing for next render engines. read more...
Launch date settled, the countdown timer is ticking. Everyone is preparing - software developers hurry up with launch-related functions, marketing folks are testing ads campaigns. Only when you work against the time you feel that you live! read more...
Rays is ready to be launched and all we’ve got to fix is the render price prediction, which is not yet accurate enough. Currently everything works on closed beta, so our early users can already see how it works, while we fight with prediction. We may launch in mid August. read more...
Great week for Rays for two reasons! (1) A checkpoint has been passed - new workflow works. Task estimation and credit card payment - everything is ready. (2) Rays mentioned as the fastest render service in an independent research. read more...
Weekly update from Rays. What was done recently: render time prediction based on machine learning has beat human formula. Human lost again. Machines upgraded to 32 Gb RAM. Almost ready. read more...
New people introduction, software engineering, marketing, pr and legal. By the way — Rays population doubled. read more...
Visited CGevent (St. Petersburg), new beta testers incoming in waves, working on render job complexity prediction algorithm to be able to predict the final render job price in advance, so the client can know and accept it before the job starts. read more...
Sergey Tsyptsyn, CEO and producer of CG EVENT - International Conference on Computer Graphics (CG - computer graphics), has joined Rays as an adviser, partner and visionary. read more...
Last week someone was reading our internal status update and suggested - hey, this update is cool, why don't we publish it? read more...