Ligos Technology's V-Realm Builder Featured On Microsoft's New VRML 2.0 Tools CD.
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 3, 1997--An interactive demo of V-Realm(TM) Builder 2.0, the award-winning VRML (Virtual Reality Modeling Language) A 3D graphics language used on the Web. After downloading a VRML page, its contents can be viewed, rotated and manipulated. Simulated rooms can be "walked into." The VRML viewer is launched from within the Web browser. authoring package from Ligos Technology, is now available on Microsoft's new VRML 2.0 Tools CD. The CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
in full compact disc read-only memory
Type of computer storage medium that is read optically (e.g., by a laser). , which showcases leading VRML (Virtual Reality Modeling Language (virtual reality, language) Virtual Reality Modeling Language - (VRML) A draft specification for the design and implementation of a platform-independent language for virtual reality scene description.
VRML 1.0 was released on 1995-05-26.
Wired. ) products, is available at no charge from the Microsoft Web site at www.microsoft.com/vrml/ . V-Realm Builder 2.0, recently named "Best VRML Authoring Package" by Web Techniques magazine, was chosen by Microsoft as part of its efforts to highlight cutting-edge tools for creating immersive, interactive 3-D content for the Internet and intranets.
"We're pleased that Microsoft recognized the capabilities of V-Realm Builder and chose it for this project," said Peter Forman, chief executive officer of Ligos. "This CD represents a unique opportunity for Web developers and other content creators to see the many design options that VRML gives them."
V-Realm Builder 2.0 provides Web designers and content providers with the powerful tools they need to create visually enhanced, 3-D enabled Internet sites. These tools, unleashed by a new generation of Web browsers The following is a list of web browsers. Historical
Historically important browsers
In order of release:
in full HyperText Markup Language
Markup language derived from SGML that is used to prepare hypertext documents. Relatively easy for nonprogrammers to master, HTML is the language used for documents on the World Wide Web. sites, deliver impressive graphics and interfaces that can be used to create a variety of exciting Web content, including interactive advertising, 3-D visualized data and virtual reality applications. Unlike animated GIFs and dynamic HTML (1) A general term for (HTML pages) Web pages that are customized for each user; for example, returning different values from a search. Contrast with a "static HTML" page, which is the same for all users. See dynamic Web page. , VRML offers a new level of interactivity that truly brings Web sites to life. By creating content with V-Realm Builder, companies can greatly enhance their investment in the Internet and give their Web sites a competitive edge.
For more information on Ligos and its products, contact the company toll-free at (888) GO4-VRML or via e-mail at email@example.com . Complete details may also be found at the company's Web site at www.ligos.com .
About Ligos Technology
Ligos Technology was recently formed to bring new advances in multimedia technology to both PCs and the Internet. Its innovations have led to powerful new software tools for Web-based 3-D authoring using VRML (Virtual Reality Modeling Language). The company's newest product is LSX-MPEG Encoder, the industry's first software encoder to provide video compression for both MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 video. These cutting-edge multimedia tools help Web developers dramatically enhance the creation and delivery of information on the Internet. Headquartered in San Francisco, Ligos is a wholly owned subsidiary Wholly Owned Subsidiary
A subsidiary whose parent company owns 100% of its common stock.
In other words, the parent company owns the company outright and there are no minority owners. of Integrated Data Systems of Savannah Savannah, city, United States
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