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Curious Introduces Curious GFX Version 2.5 at IBC 2004

Will also be showing Curious gFx Broadcast and Curious World Maps (June 23, 2004)

Curious Software will be attending this years IBC exhibition in Amsterdam with a strong line-up of products, including Version 2.5 of Curious gFx Pro and gFx Pro+ - the next generation in content creation for Film and Video Professionals. The company will be exhibiting at Stand 7.620.

Available worldwide, these new configurations of Curious Softwares popular Curious gFx software provide all the tools required for painting and rotoscoping in an effects environment. 8-bit and 16-bit respectively, Curious gFx Pro and Curious gFx Pro+ offer the most powerful paint engine for moving images; the most sophisticated new roto-matte system and a superb range of features for wire and rig removal or content restoration.

All of these features are fully integrated into a resolution independent layered compositing and effects system, with a single intuitive and powerful user interface, making gFx Pro the new choice for paint, retouch, and rotoscoping in television, HD and film.

The Curious gFx Pro range starts at $999 / E999.

Curious Software will also be showing Curious gFx Broadcast, which delivers the highest quality broadcast graphics creation to the desktop environment. gFx Broadcasts functionality is tailored specifically for the needs of the TV broadcaster including superior text manipulation and live-out to video. gFx Broadcast can now be fully integrated with Curious World Maps, Curious Softwares industry standard map graphics package, or used as a standalone product.

Curious gFx Broadcast is now available as an optional upgrade for Curious World Maps at $2,500 / E2,500 and as a standalone system at $7,500 / E7,500.

Gareth Griffith, a co-founder of Curious Software, says: "This new range of configurations for Curious gFx is designed to the address the precise requirements of different creative environment in the most cost-effective manner possible. We are very excited to make gFx available to a wider audience."

Completing Curious Softwares IBC line-up is the latest addition to the ever-popular Curious World Maps software - PlanetObserver colour-matched satellite imagery. An agreement signed recently between the two companies allows Curious World Maps users to seamlessly integrate PlanetObservers satellite imagery into maps created using Curious Softwares popular graphics package.

?This initiative offers users an unparalleled opportunity to enhance their creativity and use of Curious World Maps, Griffith adds.

About Curious Software:
Curious Software is an innovative software company with a great pedigree.

Founded in May 1999, Curious Softwares aim is to make the highest quality professional information graphics available to everyone creating content for the television, post-production, Internet and corporate graphics industries.

Curious Software products provide all the tools required to create stunning animations and presentations in easy-to-use and affordable packages. Our series of professional products are all based on a generic multi-layered animation engine, designed to accelerate the creation of the highest quality graphics.

For more information about Curious Software and its products please visit


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