AnimaTek Launches Caviar Converter, an Affordable Solution for Real-Time Viewing of Animation.
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 8, 1997--
Developers Can Now Display 3D Animation Quickly and
Easily Via Email and Internet
AnimaTek International Inc., a leading developer of 3D computer graphics software, today announced the launch of Caviar Converter (1) A device that changes one set of codes, modes, sequences or frequencies to a different set. See A/D converter.
(2) A device that changes current from 60Hz to 50Hz and vice versa. , a set of tools for converting 3D models into Caviar format (CVR CVR
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Based on AnimaTek's powerful surface pixel real-time rendering engine, Caviar Technology, Caviar Converter allows animators Famous animators no longer living
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Once files are converted to CVR files, they are viewed using the bundled Caviar Player which AnimaTek is freely distributing. 3D developers and animators can then display their models on their computer, send them to remote colleagues via email, or post them on the Internet.
Viewers no longer have to buy expensive 3D animation software just to view the animated images -- they can simply download Caviar Player for free from AnimaTek's Web site and quickly view the models from any point of view in real-time.
"Our computer game company collaborates with the industry's top animators in locations around the world. When animators in Europe and Asia need to share their work with colleagues in California, for example, we are looking for Looking for
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"The use of file readers and viewers for text documents, audio and graphics files has become widespread. Caviar Converter is the first affordable solution for companies and individuals concerned with costs, that enables the viewing of animated objects quickly and easily."
--Vladimir Pokhilko, President, AnimaTek International, Inc.
Caviar Converter works fast by converting the surface of objects to a set of 3D pixels, storing the geometrical position and animation, color and surface normal vector of each pixel. The resulting CVR files are then played back in real-time with Caviar Player.
Caviar Converter also serves as an inexpensive way to check out Caviar Technology, AnimaTek's full-motion 3D animation engine used by developers and Web designers. The technology wraps rendered objects with electronic strings of 3D pixels, providing continuous reference points for movement, light and shadow. Because of its small data size, characters in motion appear on screen very quickly, with a high level of detail.
Caviar Converter is compatible with the most popular professional 3D animation software packages, enabling all polygon-based 3D objects created in 3D Studio R4, 3D Studio MAX, Lightwave, and some SGI (SGI, Sunnyvale, CA, www.sgi.com) A manufacturer of workstations and servers, founded in 1982 by Jim Clark. The company was founded as Silicon Graphics, Inc., but changed to its acronym in 1999. formats to be rendered from any point of view in real-time.
Caviar Converter is the best value 3D animation viewing solution available for only $99. For distribution information, contact Roger Springer springer
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Caviar Player comes bundled with the converter for viewing capabilities and is also available for free download at www.animatekusa.com .
Founded in 1989, AnimaTek International is a pioneer in the creation of real-time characters in realistic environments and is dedicated to selling and licensing innovative tools, technologies and content libraries for 3D modeling and animation. The expanding company, headquartered in San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden , consists of 12 employees based in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. and 70 in Moscow, many of whom hold doctorates from the most prestigious Russian universities and institutes.
AnimaTek is well-known as the developer of the acclaimed Bones Pro, the popular plug-in for 3D Studio MAX, as well as the real-time rendering engine, Caviar Technology, and the award-winning landscape generation program, World Builder World Builder is an authoring system for point-and-click adventure games, probably the first of its kind. It was released in 1986 by Silicon Beach Software and had already been used for creating Enchanted Scepters in 1984. On August 7, 1995 developer William C. . AnimaTek also provides custom services for animation, 3D graphics, games and multimedia products.
For more information about AnimaTek's tools, technologies and services, phone 1-800/471-1233 or visit our Web site at www.animatek.com . -0-
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