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This page contains links to World Wide Web sites of interest to Radiance users. The information is divided into the following categories:

General Intrest

Interest groups and Websites about RADIANCE.

Studies/ Reference

These studies and reference papers provide additional RADIANCE information.

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These companies use Radiance software to provide services to their clients.

  • Artifex Home Page
    Artifex is a research and design studio exploring applications in 3d visualization, animation, and World Wide Web Communications. (Bloomington, IN)
  • Artifice, Inc. makers of DesignWorkshop.
    DesignWorkshop is a Macintosh and Windows modeling application which exports to Radiance and is closely linked to a version of Radiance which runs under MachTen on the Apple PowerMac. This site also features a gallery of images.
  • Fraunhofer ISE Radiance Page
    Radiance raytracing software is used at Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) mainly for daylighting calculations. (Germany)
  • Rayfront by Georg Mischler
    Rayfront is a full graphical user interface to Radiance for daylighting and electrical lighting designers, supporting Windows, Linux, Irix, and Solaris. It can be run as an AutoCAD or IntelliCAD application, or as a stand alone program that imports DXF geometry data. (Germany)
  • NASA Graphics Research and Analysis Facility (GRAF)
    The Flight Crew Support Division at the NASA Johnson Space Center uses Radiance to prepare for complex maneuvers with the space shuttle. Go to the "Lighting Analysis" page for some stunning comparisons between actual photographs and simulated images.
  • VisArc Architectural Visualization
    This company provides a range of image-based products to facilitate the communication of architectural intention in the design process. (Charlestown, MA)
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Radiance has been put to the test by university students and departments worldwide.

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Radiance has had wide spread applications both theoretically and geographically.

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Some people have the strangest hobbies...

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