CityEngine 2009.2: Sustainable Urban Planning of Megacities

September 21, 2009 12:23 am

Tags: 3D, CityEngine, Procedural, Renderosity

Procedural Inc. Introduces CityEngine 2009.2. Significant Improvements in Performance Allow for Design and Modeling of Cities with Over 500,000 Buildings.


Zürich, Switzerland – September 15, 2009 – Procedural Inc. today announced the CityEngine 2009.2, the latest version of its groundbreaking software for the fast creation, visualization and analysis of large 3D cities. The software is used by high-profile companies such as Foster+Partners, Microsoft, Navteq, Boeing, IBM, Thales, Blizzard, Square Enix, etc. and was awarded Killer Technology 2009 by 3D World magazine.

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Procedural Inc., an innovative software company located in Zurich, Switzerland, is creator of the world’s foremost procedural modeling technology. With the CityEngine, Procedural Inc.’s graphics experts have developed a radically different 3D application that allows professional users in entertainment, architecture and urban planning to efficiently design cities.

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"CityEngine 2009.2 introduces significant improvements in performance and overall stability", says Pascal Mueller, CEO Procedural Inc. "Furthermore, with the integration of map projection standards and corresponding accuracy enhancements, the CityEngine is now, together with its unique reporting functionality, the perfect tool for sustainable urban planning such as accurate simulation and evaluation of new city developments."

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Key Highlights of CityEngine 2009.2

  • Large Data Set Support (over 500,000 buildings on 64bit)
  • Map Projections (over 80 projections are supported)
  • Accuracy Enhancements (enabling high-precision at global scale )
  • 3DS Export (plus advancements of Collada and FBX export)
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Other improvements of CityEngine 2009.2 include selection-sets handling, interactive editing extensions, GUI refinements, better ATI-support, advanced python scripting and many more details providing a good user experience. For more information, please visit:

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Pricing and Availability A free 30-day trial version is available for download at The software can be purchased via Procedural Inc.’s website, or by telephone order at +41 76 720 3303. The CityEngine retails from a starting price of $ 3,450.

About Procedural Inc.
Based in Zurich, Switzerland, Procedural Inc. develops professional software for the efficient creation of 3D buildings and cities. Its flagship product, the CityEngine offers the fastest solution for creating high-quality urban 3D environments. Founded in 2007, the company is a spin-off of ETH Zurich, Switzerland's most renowned university, ranking among the top 10 technical universities worldwide.

Procedural Inc.
8005 Zurich, Switzerland


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