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PRNewswire: EAI Announces Availability of WorldToolKit for Linux

Jul 25, 2000, 18:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"Engineering Animation, Inc. (Nasdaq: EAII), today announced the availability of WorldToolKit Release 9 for Linux. WorldToolKit is EAI's cross-platform software development system for creating real-time 3D interactive and virtual reality applications for commercial and scientific use. WorldToolKit simplifies the complex tasks of creating 3D interactive applications by providing a powerful C/C++ programmer's interface. The addition of WorldToolKit for Linux strengthens EAI's ongoing commitment to provide the most powerful, scaleable, cross-platform 3D interactive development solution available."

"WorldToolKit for Linux is fully compatible with existing WorldToolKit versions for SGI, Windows, Sun and Hewlett Packard operating systems. WorldToolKit's comprehensive function library includes all necessary end-user productivity tools for creating, editing, controlling, deploying and commercializing 3D interactive and virtual reality applications. WorldToolKit for Linux also supports network-based distributed simulations and the industry's largest array of application interface devices, such as head mounted displays, trackers and navigation controllers."

"WorldToolKit's new support allows us to extend our product simulation, research and training onto the new state-of-the-art Linux graphics workstations. The fusion of EAI software with Linux will allow us to deliver compelling and cost-effective virtual reality solutions," said Dr. Torsten Kuhlen, CEO of Virtual Reality Centre Aachen, located in Aachen, Germany."

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