The latest Quadro® graphics cards enable you to use advanced textures and materials on large assemblies without slowing down the design process. Stylists can now use realistic materials like car paint, diamond, and leather stitching to render life-like models. Electrical and hydraulics engineering teams can navigate complete airplane or car assemblies to make correct technical decisions faster. Go ahead and rotate, pan, zoom, and modify without worry. Quadro gives you the power you need.
CATIA Live Rendering provides an intuitive and interactive means for creating images that rival photographs, up to 10x faster with an NVIDIA Multi-GPU configuration. NVIDIA Multi-GPU-powered workstations are the first to deliver a unified platform that combines the industry-leading professional 3D graphics capability of Quadro GPUs and the high performance computing power of NVIDIA Tesla™ GPUs. The Tesla co-processors automatically take on the heavy lifting of rendering, freeing the Quadro GPUs to do what they do best—enabling rich interactive graphics. The long wait for stunning, print-quality images is a thing of the past. As you add Quadro and Tesla GPUs, performance accelerates, so you actually get more than what you pay for.
Workstations with NVIDIA Multi-GPU technology provide CATIA and CATIA Live Rendering users with greater graphics and computational performance than ever. Engineers and designers in industries ranging from automotive and aerospace to consumer packaged goods can perform fast SIMULIA Abaqus simulations or photorealistic rendering while still working on their designs.
CATIA Live Rendering provides designers and engineers with an intuitive means for creating images that rival photographs, in a fraction of the time previously required. You can now use materials and lights that correspond to and react like those in the physical world, quickly bringing your models to life. Assemblies of practically all sizes can now be interactively rendered directly within CATIA due to the parallel processing architecture of NVIDIA® Quadro® solutions.
By tightly integrating NVIDIA Iray® into the application, CATIA blurs the lines between traditional modeling and ray traced rendering. The remarkably simple user interface lets you easily modify designs, materials, reflections and backgrounds – allowing you to focus on the creative process.
With complex add-on programs and long wait times, photorealistic rendering used to be reserved for styling and marketing only. Not anymore. Realistic models are a necessity for designers and engineers for more accurate and faster decisions throughout the entire process. The integration of NVIDIA Iray within CATIA means designers and engineers can now engage in interactive, photorealistic team reviews for rapid and effective decision making. With the power of NVIDIA Quadro GPUs you can seamlessly walk through photorealistic scale models and modify them on the fly if necessary.
Review and change materials interactively using lifelike material libraries. Visualize reflections and refraction effects to see how different materials will look and interact with one another before materials are ordered and prototypes are built.
Waiting for physical prototypes and setting up expensive and lengthy photo shoots delay time to market and consume budgets. With CATIA Live Rendering stunningly accurate images are ready for prime time as soon as the design is done. Go right from the 3D model to the photorealistic representation of the product for use, as-is, in marketing or training materials.
FIND THE RIGHT SOLUTION FOR HOW YOU USE CATIA
Whether your workflow includes desktops, workstations, mobile workstations, or remoting, NVIDIA has a solution for you.
NVIDIA has a history of the industry's best performance on leading Design and Manufacturing applications. This includes:
- Driver quality and stability – by working closely with the leading software companies, NVIDIA develops mission-critical drivers certified on 100+ applications.
- Preferred, trusted brand – the vast majority of today's design work is done on Quadro professional graphics cards.
- Compute leadership - leading solutions for GPU rendering and simulation rely on NVIDIA CUDA® parallel computing technology.
- Workspace and IT management – NVIDIA tools designed for professional display management and infrastructure include Mosaic, nView®, and NVIDIA Enterprise Management Toolkit (NVWMI).