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Bauhaus and e frontier Announce Distribution PartnershipLeading graphics software distributor offers special Mirage price (September 22, 2005)
e frontier America Inc., a leading publisher of multimedia software, and Bauhaus Software Inc., a leading provider of 2D animation and special effects tools, today announced a wide-ranging distribution agreement for Bauhaus Mirage 2D animation system. Combining e frontiers distribution capacity with the strength of the Mirage animation platform will allow both companies to target a broader end-user base, reach new vertical markets, and deliver immense value to both freelancers and professional graphics studios.
?We feel that e frontiers established reach within the graphics market segment provides a great opportunity for both of our companies, said Paul Ford, President and co-founder of Bauhaus. ?This partnership represents the next phase in Bauhaus growing presence in the graphics market, and reflects our ongoing commitment to put 2D animation and advanced graphics creation tools in the hands of artists everywhere.
e frontier will initially sell a full-feature, specially priced version of Mirage, targeted at 3D animators and multi-media specialists.
?Bauhaus Mirage is a great addition to all of our customers 3D and multimedia workflows, said Hiroshi Sato, CEO of e frontier. ?Mirages paint, compositing, 2D animation and effects tools will definitely allow the e frontier customer to take their creativity to the next level.
Pricing and Availability
Bauhaus Mirage 1.5 Crossgrade is immediately available to current e frontier customers at an introductory price of $449, over half-off the MSRP of $895. Bauhaus Mirage is available for both Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X, the crossgrade is available through e frontiers websites, http://www.e-frontier.com and http://www.contentparadise.com .
About e frontier
e frontier, was founded in Santa Cruz, California in April 2000. e frontier is best known for its success in providing cutting-edge creative solutions for artists worldwide. Today, e frontier develops and publishes a rich array of 3D computer graphics programs and creative Web and desktop multimedia products. e frontier's flagship products include the award-winning Poser and Shade family lines. Poser, a 3D figure design and animation program, boasts a user base of more than 200,000 and growing. Shade, a 3D design and rendering tool, commands over 70% of the 3D professional design and hobbyist market in Japan.
About Bauhaus Software
Bauhaus Software Inc. is a leading provider of products and technologies for the 2D animation and digital effects markets. Bauhaus is focused on providing professional 2D animators and graphic artists with the ultimate tools for producing next-generation animated graphics and special effects. Based in San Antonio, Texas, Bauhaus employs a team of business executives and engineers gathered from across the United States, Canada and Europe. The companys products are distributed through both direct and reseller-based sales efforts.
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For more information on Bauhaus Software, visit its Web site at www.bauhaussoftware.com.
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