Press Coverage
June 4
Graphic Speak Comments on the Assemblies Engine

“But here’s the part we really like. …These tools put individual designers in touch with their peers all over the world. They’re strengthening the individual by linking that person sitting behind a computer directly with other people who are working

April 1
Ray tracing vs Path tracing, in plain English

One of the questions we often get here at Lagoa is what type of render engine we are using; a path tracer or a ray tracer? The answer is that we are a path tracer.

January 29
DEVELOP3D | Review: render solution

The process of rendering a photorealistic image or animation of a current product iteration is something, most of us are familiar with.

January 24
Desktop Engineering | A Quick Look at Lagoa’s Cloud-Hosted Rendering

“There are quite a few CAD-friendly rendering packages in the market: Luxion KeyShot, Bunkspeed SHOT, The Foundry’s MODO (a Luxology product before The Foundary-Luxology merger), to name but three. Because rendering is a compute-intense process, rendering programs usually require a robust workstation powered by

January 24
Fast Company | Computational Fashion Design And How Will It Make Us All Look Awesome

Francis Bitoni, the mind behind Dita Von Teese’s curve-hugging 3-D-printed dress, recently teamed up with Lagoa and MakerBot to host a 10-day workshop on the emerging field of 3-D garment design.

January 15
Animation Magazine | February 2014 Tech Reviews

This web-based 3D system with a progressive, physically-based render engine in the Cloud is ideal for product development and prototyping due to its physical shaders, and the ability to scan real materials and derive shaders from them.

January 5
3DTotal | 3D rendering in your browser

“The instantaneous results you get from Lagoa are pretty amazing, especially when you take a step back and consider the fact that this is all happening on remote servers which then stream the results back to your screen. The Multi-Optics

December 12
Press Release | Lagoa, Web-Based 3D Cloud Rendering Platform, Raises a $5.3M A Round to Accelerate Growth

Boston, December 12, 2013 – Lagoa, the 3D cloud platform company, today announced it closed a $5.3M Series A financing round led by Atlas Venture, and including Siemens and Real Ventures.

December 11
Lagoa 2.0 | New Features, New Look

Lagoa Restyled Lagoa now sports an all new bright theme making it easier on the eyes after a long session. The top bar has been streamlined and now includes information on your open scenes. To get the most out of

December 10
Boston Globe | With $5.3 million in fresh funding, 3D visualization startup Lagoa builds Boston office

“A Montreal startup is firmly planting a foot in Boston’s 3D design and printing cluster. And the company, Lagoa, has just banked $5.3 million in new funding, much of it from Cambridge-based Atlas Venture. Lagoa isn’t focused on designing 3D