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Chaos Group go over the V-Ray displacement modifier, hair material and the Ornatrix plugin.
V-Ray 3.1 for Maya
V-Ray 3.1 for Maya contains over 100 new and modified features, including support for Maya 2016.
Autodesk Discontinue Softimage
Autodesk have announced they are discontinuing their Softimage software line.