We just created a fluffy teddy bear rendered with m4d iray. The scene contains a total of 250.000 polygon hairs; the hair count is only limited by the graphic card memory, in this case a Tesla C2050. Render time was 10 minutes; a little postwork was done in Photoshop.
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