2022 began with exciting news: Chaos is merging with Enscape. Referred to as a slam-dunk for both companies, the business move will combine Chaos’ award-winning photorealistic ray tracing expertise with Enscape’s flourishing knowledge of real-time rendering. But what will it mean for the companies, their software, and their customers?
In this extra-special podcast, host Chris Nichols joins Chaos CEO Peter Mitev, Chaos CTO Vlado Koylazov, and Enscape CEO Christian Lang, to answer burning questions about the merger. The trio explains how they see the future of visualization, and how a combination of real-time and ray-traced rendering could blur the lines between arch-viz and VFX, reach a broader audience — and even power the metaverse.
Chaos and Enscape merger: Your questions answered >
4:40 Introducing Christian Lang
8:46 Enscape’s origins
13:05 Going beyond rendering with Enscape
15:14 Peter on why Chaos and Enscape fit together
21:06 Vlado talks new workflows
25:33 Exploring Peter’s pyramid
29:22 New opportunities for Enscape
32:14 Combining VFX and AEC workflows
39:12 Vlado on the universal render engine
43:27 Peter’s vision of future visualization
50:26 Vlado’s take on the metaverse
53:12 The pros and cons of the metaverse
58:12 Christian and Peter on what’s next