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New PARAWORLD Multi-User Plug-In for Superscape 3D Web Pages; Seamless Integration With Superscape VRT5 for Multi-User Real-Time 3D Web Pages; Chosen by Cybermind Interactive for Multi-user Cyberlin -- -- free evaluation from

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 15, 1997--Developed by Virtual Reality Technologies GmbH of Germany, PARAWORLD is the latest plug-in for Superscape's VRT5 3D Web page authoring product, enabling any Superscape-based application to be turned into an Internet-based multi-user experience.

VRT PARAWORLD is an object and position orientated multi-user system. Designed to be flexible and easy to use, it handles VR chat and user movement without the need for any programming. The behavior of objects is defined using the powerful commands and resources of the Superscape language (SCL). The PARAWORLD plug-in automatically keeps track of synchronization and persistence of objects, enabling users to share richer on-line experiences and interact with shared objects.

To obtain a free evaluation of VRT PARAWORLD, send an email to, including email and fax numbers. A registration form will be sent which will provide access to the download site. -0-

Note to Editors: Superscape develops and publishes the world's fastest 3D virtual reality (VR) software for the World Wide Web and stand alone VR applications.

Superscape VRT, currently in release 5, is the company's award winning authoring software for the enterprise marketplace. 3D WebMaster, designed for Web masters and developers, will be available later in 1997, for the creation of complete 3D Web sites and adding 3D pages to existing 2D sites. Viscape, the world's fastest 3D Web browser, is an ActiveX control for Microsoft Internet Explorer and a plug-in for Netscape Navigator.

In addition to supporting the VRML standard, Superscape also supports the Virtual World Wide Web format SVR. The Virtual World Wide Web is a rapidly expanding network of independent 3D Web pages.

Superscape was founded in 1983 by Ian Andrew, has U.S. headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., and is traded on the London Stock Exchange. The company's software is installed in more than thirty countries worldwide, for clients including Microsoft, Intel, CompuServe, Nortel, Motorola and Land Rover.

For more information, visit the Superscape Web site ( and the Virtual World Wide Web (

VR Technologies GmBH of Germany was founded in 1993. The company has an Asian subsidiary in Singapore and is a leading supplier of virtual reality services and systems for trade, industry and media applications.

CONTACT: Superscape

Maggie Templeman, 408/969-0535

Jenny Seaborn, + 44 (0)1256 745745


Virtual Reality Technologies GmbH

Frank Colmsee, + 49 6071 98580
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