High Performance Ray Tracing

Intel® Embree is a collection of high performance ray tracing kernels that helps graphics application engineers to improve the performance of their photorealistic rendering application.

Embree is released as open source under the Apache 2.0 License.

Current Release: v3.13.4

This release adds performance optimizations for Apple M1 by using double pumped NEON instructions. Further the binning code of BVH builder is mode more robust. Please see the release notes for a full list of fixes.

Embree Team receives Scientific & Technical Achievement Award!

The award recognizes Intel® Embree for its geometric rendering in contributing innovation in significant and lasting ways to the moviemaking process.

Award recipients are Sven Woop, Carsten Benthin, Attila Afra, Manfred Ernst and Ingo Wald.

Sr. Director of Intel® Advanced Rendering & Visualization Jim (James L.) Jeffers

Watch the Scientific & Technical Achievement Awards 2020 Ceremony

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