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PRNewswire: Alias/Wavefront Ships Maya Batch Renderer for Linux

“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.”


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