lumion workstations

lumion workstations

When architecture, engineering, and construction professionals need a quick and easy way to render CAD designs into striking visual displays, they turn to Lumion. In order to optimize the transformation of models into richly textured renders and make real-time design alterations, its best to rely on a BOXX Lumion workstation.

Lumion is a widely used software among AEC professionals because of its ability to render intensely realistic building interiors and exteriors. Users can also create lush landscapes and animate humans interacting with their models, which brings models to life for clients and other collaborators. Lumion is compatible with a host of other CAD applications, making it a versatile tool for fast, high-quality rendering. Though Lumion requires little training to operate beforehand, maximizing its potential requires a high-powered BOXX APEXX workstation purpose-built for Lumion.

Dedicated Lumion Workstation

When viewing a Lumion-rendered model, the visuals are so realistic, textured, and smooth that it makes interacting with Lumion akin to playing a high-end PC game. Indeed, like those games, Lumion works best with a GPU posting a PassMark score of 6000 or higher (e.g. NVIDIA GeForce or NVIDIA RTX™).

But graphics cards aren't the only hardware components you’ll need to optimize Lumion features. You also require a Lumion workstation configured to support single-threaded workflows and high viewport frame rates that enable such realistic visuals. As opposed to multi-threaded tasks that benefit from more CPU cores, Lumion workflows benefit from increased CPU frequency. BOXX recommended Lumion hardware is the APEXX S3 featuring an eight-core Intel® Core™ i7 or i9 performance tuned to 5.2GHz and up to two professional GPUs. Contact one of our Lumion performance specialists to custom-configure your ideal workstation.

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  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors
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Lumion 12.3 features make it much more intuitive and significantly faster.

Lumion helps you capture the deeply personal connection between a home or building and the people who inhabit it. Render your client’s dream home, render a story that ignites emotions, render the spaces where life happens.
 

  • Volumetric Spotlights
  • Omni Lights
  • Light Color Temperature
  • Surface Decals
  • 110 Newly Animated Plants
  • 570 New Library Items
  • 65 New Materials
  • Improved Scene-Building Experience
  • Subtle Yet Powerful Usability and Workflow Improvements

Lumion with other CAD Apps

Because Lumion can be effectively used alongside a number of other CAD modeling applications, you can simultaneously edit Lumion visualizations as you make changes in BIM software—even after you’ve spent time adding textures and materials.

When running applications side by side, it's important to remain aware of the potential compute bottlenecks that may result. Both Lumion workflows and BIM workflows are single-threaded, and thus frequency bound, meaning the number of CPU cores doesn’t affect performance. The solution is the performance tuned, eight-core APEXX S3, a Lumion workstation designed to accelerate both creative workflows. Contact one of our Lumion performance specialists to custom-configure your ideal workstation.

  • AMD Ryzen 5000 Series
    Powerful & compact for 3D workflows

     
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  • AMD Ryzen 7000 Series
    Powerful & compact for 3D workflows

     
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  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors
    CAD, 3D content & motion media flagship. 

     
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On the Go

Lumion makes it easy to change visualizations on the fly, which is how many AEC pros work. Mobility is highly essential, whether making a presentation to stakeholders or working with a remote client. When looking for mobile Lumion recommended hardware, pay attention to the same criteria that enable peak desktop Lumion performance. Our GoBOXX mobile line has a number of Lumion laptops that fit functional and computing needs. GoBOXX SLM features eight Intel® Core™ i7 or i9 CPU cores and is the lightest, thinnest Lumion recommended hardware available, while the GoBOXX MXL(with an Intel® Core™ i7 desktop processor and 64GB of memory) is the perfect desk side replacement. Contact one of our Lumion performance specialists to custom-configure your ideal workstation.

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