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PRNewswire: Alias/Wavefront Announces Universal Rendering Policy for Maya 3

Apr 10, 2000, 23:53 (1 Talkback[s])

"Alias|Wavefront(TM), an SGI (NYSE: SGI) company, today announced additional details about its upcoming release of the Maya(R) version 3 software. New features will include a universal rendering policy that enables Maya Complete(TM) and Maya Unlimited(TM) customers to "float" the Maya Batch Renderer across any number of machines on Windows NT(R), IRIX(R) and Linux(TM) platforms. Maya 3's new features and liberalized rendering policies will further bolster its best of class status as the tool for next generation game development and the industry's most powerful solution for digital content creation."

"Maya 3, the fifth major release of Maya in less than three years, incorporates numerous user interface and workflow improvements. This release continues Maya's long standing focus on feature synergy, which allows for the cross use of tools throughout the entire production process. Major enhancements in Maya 3 include: Trax(TM), the non-linear motion compositor for video, film and games users; fully integrated Subdivision Surfaces, Maya Artisan(TM) texture paint; rendering enhancements; plus, across the board improvements in user interface and workflow."

"Maya Complete 3 and Maya Unlimited 3 with universal rendering will ship this summer for Windows NT and Silicon Graphics(R) IRIX, with the Linux renderer to follow."

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