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Enlighten 3 Integration

Discussion in 'Global Illumination' started by shkar-noori, Aug 14, 2015.

  1. shkar-noori

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    Hi,

    as I'm aware unity still uses Enlighten 2.22 , and Enlighten 3 was released at GDC in march ,and in the Unite Europe's Advanced Global Illumination session it was mentioned that its in the works and is being worked on, but I don't see it on the public roadmap, are there any estimations on this upgrade? cause as I've seen Enlighten 3 bring a lot of optimization and new features to the table, for example the new Enlighten 3.02 is 16 times faster than Enlighen 3.0, so it should bring a lot of performance upgrade going from 2.22 to 3.02,


    Enlighten 3.02 Blog
     
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  2. Teo

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    That's interesting.

    Depends on what agreement got Unity with Enlighten. Else depends on how fast Unity will update it.
     
  3. shkar-noori

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    Will it looks like the license with enlighten has no issues as of now, so its the matter of time before it arrives, but I want some more details about the new features and what should we expect from the new enlighten.
     
  4. Teo

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    Well, there isn't anything on Unity roadmap about Enlighten 3 integration, so we have to wait for someone to Unity to confirm this and when this will come out.
     
  5. shkar-noori

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    Still waiting for a unity developer to show up.
     
  6. Teo

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    Not gonna happen today I think, is Sunday in Europe.
     
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  8. Teo

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  9. SomeGuy22

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    Still no talk about dual lightmapping?? I'm starting to get worried :confused:
     
  10. Teo

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    Yes any official reply to this could be nice.

    Personally I really don't care about baked lights, I am more interested in precomputed real time GI and 3.02 seems to be a nice update.
     
  11. Jesper-Mortensen

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    Hi,

    Due to technical reasons we stayed with Enlighten 2.22 for a while longer than we would have liked. The reason was that a lot of Unity specific features were added to Enlighten on a branch based on Enlighten 2.22. However, all those features are now in the mainline Enlighten 3 and we have recently upgraded to Enlighten 3.02. This will be made available in Unity 5.3 which is going into alpha about now. We have not integrated new Enlighten 3 features but they will trickle in along the way. But you will benefit from all the optimisations and quality improvements.

    @Teo, we are not planning to integrate Forge, but will consider using some of the workflow ideas from it.

    Cheers,
    Jesper
     
  12. Teo

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    Please consider that live editing from Forge, that's the most useful stuff I think.

    Also, thanks for reply, can't wait for 5.3 then:)
     
  13. shkar-noori

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