Chaos Group have released V-Ray for Houdini. V-Ray as you may already know, is a production-proven renderer built for architectural visualization, high-end VFX, animation projects, etc. Artists can now tap into this powerful rendering engine right inside Houdini.
V-Ray for Houdini offers high performance ray tracing and interactive rendering. It also supports fast and accurate rendering of native Houdini volumes and OpenVDB caches. GPU bucket rendering with fast multi-GPU performance and support for Cryptomattes. Bake lighting and textures for game assets. You can also use Chaos cloud rendering easily to speed up production on time sensitive projects.
To learn more about this release from the official website.