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Acht Frankfurt Purchases monet Tracking Software

Best 2D tracker in the market will give higher quality tracks in much less time (August 31, 2005)

Imagineer Systems, the UK-based developer of the innovative mokey, monet and mofex visual effects tools, announced today that the leading German facility Acht Frankfurt has purchased its monet software.

"Buying monet was really a no-brainer," says Ralf Drechsler, Owner of Acht Frankfurt. "monet is simply the best 2D tracker in the market and it will give us higher quality tracks in much less time than any other high-end systems."

"In addition it allows us to add a lot of realism to shots very quickly by using the tools for recreating shadow and highlight passes," he continues. "It gives us a competitive edge that helps differentiate what we can offer our clients. They take a rock solid track for granted and will not accept us spending several days to produce it. Now we can live up to their expectations."

"We received a days on-site training, which helped us immensely to get into using the tool. The user interface is not very complex, but the 2D planar tracking approach does require a change in mindset that is best achieved with proper training" he concludes.

About Imagineer Systems
Imagineer Systems Ltd focuses on research, development and marketing of productivity enhancing visual effects solutions for film, video and broadcast post production. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Guildford, United Kingdom.

monet is a unique tracking and compositing toolset for commercial, film and corporate video post production work. Based on Imagineer's unique 2.5D planar tracking and shadow/highlight extraction technology it offers a cost effective, standalone solution for performing virtual product placement and complements traditional post production pipelines by delivering the highest quality 2D tracking data and graphical elements for finishing in other compositing and editing systems.

mokey offers an essential toolset for removing wires, rigs, logos, scratches, hairs and other undesired elements in commercial, film and corporate video post production work. Based on Imagineer's unique 2.5D planar tracking and background reconstruction technology it seamlessly removes elements and provides an excellent alternative to the painstaking, manual process of painting or cloning.

mofex is a unique set of plug-ins for Apple's Shake compositing software for manipulating elements being composited, supporting application of lens distortion, calculation and application of shadows and highlights, application of tracking marker filters, adaptive anti-aliasing filtering, warping, temporal median filtering and more.

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