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PRNewswire: Alias/Wavefront Ships Maya Batch Renderer for Linux

Mar 13, 2000, 17:17 (2 Talkback[s])


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"Digital Content Creation Artists Can Now Take Advantage of the Performance And Reliability Offered by Linux While Rendering with Maya."

"Alias|Wavefront, an SGI company, today announced shipment of its Maya Batch Renderer for the Linux platform. Alias|Wavefront offers this powerful software application capable of rendering all elements of a scene created in Maya at film quality with optimized tile-based rendering and selective ray-tracing. The Maya renderer is capable of creating stunning photorealistic images as well as artistic "hand-made" organic results."

"The Maya Batch Renderer on Linux allows artists in the film and video, games, interactive media, industrial design and visualization markets to render work created with the leading CGI software on a robust operating system running on a wide variety of Intel-based platforms. The combination of Linux and competitively priced hardware makes this a particularly cost effective solution for a wide variety of applications. In addition to continuing its commitment to IRIX and Windows NT, Alias|Wavefront offers Maya users additional flexibility in selecting hardware and software configurations appropriate to their needs."

Press release.