Caligari announces trueSpace7.1 plus V-Ray 1.0

Mountain View 19 April 2006Caligari Corporation, an award-winning producer of 3D modelling and animation software has released an updated version of the trueSpace authoring client, trueSpace7.1, as well as the availability of V-Ray 1.0. Together, the two products provide artists in a range of industries with a powerful combination for high-end graphics and rendering.


To kick off the introduction of this powerful new combination, Caligari is also announcing a time-limited offer on the product combination called the Ultimate Rendering Bundle promotion. Until April 28th 2006, trueSpace7.1 and V-Ray can be purchased together for just $695,00 compared to the regular price of $895.

trueSpace7.1 introduces improved selection, modelling and texturing tools as well as better support for the robust creation of collaborative on-line content. V-Ray 1.0 for trueSpace7, a production quality photorealistic renderer from Chaos Group, provides artists with fast and powerful global illumination and ray tracing, as well as support for subsurface scattering, HDRI, fresnel shader, glossy shader, soft shadows and other new features. V-Ray renderer is recognized in the industry as one of the fastest production tools for highest quality film and video production and it will be a welcome addition to the arsenal of tools available to trueSpace7 users.

Caligari Corporation was founded in 1986. Over the last 20 years, the company has led the market with major innovations in 3D authoring for interactive graphic design, product design and multimedia. Today, Caligari's mission is to develop collaborative 3D authoring technology that enables participants to work and learn on-line. The company's award-winning flagship product, trueSpace, is a 3D modelling and animation programme with a novel, direct manipulation interface. More company news is available in the VMW February 2006 article Caligari ships first real-time 3D collaborative authoring technology trueSpace7.

Leslie Versweyveld

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