Intel Advanced Ray Tracing (Intel® ART)

Only Intel offers a comprehensive, end-to-end, flexible platform for ray tracing that tackles the most-complex workloads with the highest fidelity.

Scale Across Multiple Industries

Fast, photorealistic rendering benefits the ecosystem by freeing up resources to focus on creativity, output, and discovery. Explore how Intel is making tremendous impact with the broadest usage across key segments.

Extensive Rendering and Ray Tracing Capabilities

Intel offers unmatched breadth in features and hardware-enabled capabilities across CPUs and future GPUs to generate high-quality visualizations.

Intel Advanced Ray Tracing Capabilities Intel® oneAPI Rendering Toolkit Competitor Tools
Runs at scale across laptops, workstations, servers, HPC, and cloud Yes No
Visualizes huge datasets up to terabytes Yes No
Helps protect against data loss with persistent memory support Yes No
Render in high-fidelity, path-traced scientific visualization, global illumination, and denoising Yes Yes
Supports model complexity beyond triangles Yes Limited
Supports motion blur for linear, time-segmented objects, and quaternion Yes Yes
Built on open source libraries with 100+ ISVs delivering tools Yes No
Future-proofs code with built-in support for hybrid rendering on CPUs and future GPUs Yes No

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Product and Performance Information

1Intel® Embree requires Intel® Threading Building Blocks.
2Tangent Studios’ Jeff Bell Shares How Intel Helps Accelerate Rendering, Intel Software, August 2020. See end of video for configuration data and optimization notice.
3Chaos Group’s Phil Miller Shares How Intel® oneAPI Tools Boost V-Ray & Corona, Intel Software, August 2020. See end of video for configuration data and optimization notice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsrFh6nIvLM
4Intel® OSPRay requires Intel® Embree. Intel® OSPRay 2.0 and later require Intel® Open Volume Kernel Library and Intel® Open Image Denoise.
5Advanced Rendering with Mercenaries Engineering’s Guerilla and Intel® oneAPI Rendering Toolkit, Intel Software, August 2020. See end of video for configuration data and optimization notice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jANGeb-n-wY