AUTODESK LAUNCHES AUTODESK VIZ 2006 DESIGN VISUALIZATION.Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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Today, design visualization is more crucial and demanding than ever. Whether studying lighting for a building, analyzing the layout for a highway interchange or demonstrating a complex mechanical assembly -- Autodesk VIZ 2006 is an excellent visualization solution for those tasks.
New VIZ 2006 features include file link with any Autodesk application that supports DWG (filename extension) dwg - The filename extension for Autodesk drawing files.
http://faqs.org/faqs/graphics/fileformats-faq/part3/. such as Autodesk(R) Revit Building, AutoCAD(R), Autodesk(R) Architectural Desktop and Autodesk(R) 3ds Max(R) Software. This integration makes it easy to use VIZ to produce high quality, photo realistic renderings directly from Autodesk design applications. Autodesk VIZ 2006 also boasts improved interoperability with Autodesk Inventor Autodesk Inventor is the 3D parametric solid modeling package produced by U.S.-based software company Autodesk. It competes with other CAD systems such as SolidWorks, Pro/ENGINEER, and Solid Edge. files.
New tool palettes in VIZ 2006 provide instant access to a large inventory of Autodesk VIZ objects such as cameras, lights, and materials in one consistent user interface. The highly visual tool palettes in VIZ 2006 include a preview icon of each tool. Lighting advances utilize mental ray 3.3 rendering technology, with improved interface, indirect illumination and a simplified global illumination user interface.
"Pre-visualization and design visualization is a crucial step that we rely on to help our customers realize the complex designs and concepts they bring us," said Chad Warner, president, BlueLime Studio, Inc., Savannah Savannah, city, United States
Savannah, city (1990 pop. 137,560), seat of Chatham co., SE Ga., a port of entry on the Savannah River near its mouth; inc. 1789. , GA. "With Autodesk VIZ 2006, we are very impressed with the new features like the sweep modifier (programming) modifier - An operation that alters the state of an object. Modifiers often have names that begin with "set" and corresponding selector functions whose names begin with "get". and renderable spline In computer graphics, a smooth curve that runs through a series of given points. The term is often used to refer to any curve, because long before computers, a spline was a flat, pliable strip of wood or metal that was bent into a desired shape for drawing curves on paper. See Bezier and B-spline. modifier -- that definitely will benefit our workflow and productivity," added Warner.
VIZ 2006 Availability
Autodesk VIZ 2006 is available now in English internationally. For more information about Autodesk VIZ 2006, contact an Authorized Autodesk Reseller, call Autodesk at 800/964-6432, or see http://www.autodesk.com/viz. Autodesk VIZ 2006 is also available through Autodesk(R) Subscription which provides customers with the most current design technology, Web Support direct from Autodesk, flexible self-paced training options and a broad range of other technology and business benefits.
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Autodesk, Inc. is wholly focused on ensuring that great ideas are turned into reality. With six million users, Autodesk is the world's leading software and services company for the building, manufacturing, infrastructure, digital media and wireless data services fields. Autodesk's solutions help customers create, manage and share their data and digital assets more effectively. As a result, customers turn ideas into competitive advantage by becoming more productive, streamlining project efficiency and maximizing profits. Founded in 1982, Autodesk is headquartered in San Rafael, California San Rafael (IPA: /ˌsænrəˈfɛl/; originally IPA: [sɑn rɑfeˈɛl]), is the county seat of Marin County, California, United States. .
For more information, call 415/547-2457, or visit http://www.autodesk.com.