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Curious Labs Announces Expected Release Date for Poser 6

Much anticipated Poser 6 for Windows 2000/XP and Mac OS X (March 03, 2005)

Curious Labs' Poser 6

Curious Labs' Poser 6

Curious Labs, producer of the powerful 3D visualization and figure design product, Poser, announced that the much anticipated Poser 6 for Windows 2000/XP and Mac OS X has the expected release date of March 21, 2005.

Poser 6 includes several powerful new features:

NEW! A MORE EFFICIENT AND FEATURE RICH USER INTERFACE ~ offers a faster and more efficient creative process than ever before possible.

NEW! OpenGL HARDWARE ACCLERATION ~ gives you better and faster previews when designing & posing 3D figures.

NEW! AMBIENT OCCLUSION ~ for global illumination-like effects and photorealistic soft shadows.

NEW! PHOTOREALISTIC LIBRARIES OF CONTENT ~ New male, female, boy, and girl figures, new poses, hair, clothing, and accessories offers you ready-to-go, professional results?. quick!

NEW! IMAGE BASED LIGHTING (IBL) ~ can illuminate 3D objects with measurements of real light, making objects appear as if theyre actually in a real-world scene.

NEW! CARTOON OUTLINE RENDERING EFFECTS ~ one of the most requested new features.

NEW! IMPROVED FLASH SUPPORT ~ offers user-defined Flash export colors for the Web.

CONTENT PARADISE REDESIGN ~ the best and easiest way to add more content to Poser 6!
 

In-product integration for many other key 3DCG design software tools will also continue to be developed for Poser 6 in the upcoming months ahead. Upon release, Poser 6 will immediately work with the English Shade product line from Curious Labs.


Pricing and Availability
Poser 6 will release with the price of $249 (229 /₤157), which will be available directly from Curious Labs http://www.curiouslabs.com/store and will be available through major retailers, Apple Stores, mail order catalogs, and through Curious Labs international partner network. Poser is available from Ingram Micro, Navarre, Atari, Douglas Stewart and Academic Distributing in the USA, EMJ Data Systems LTD in Canada, and is also sold by Computers Unlimited in both the UK and France, Softline in the UK and Germany, Scholastic New Media in Australia, the PeopleGroup Oy in Finland, PICO S.r.l. in Italy, and other distributors worldwide.


Upgrade Pricing
Upgrades are available directly from Curious Labs starting at $129 (119 /₤82) for registered owners of Poser 4, Poser Artist and Poser 5. More information is available at http://www.curiouslabs.com


About Poser
Harness the power of 3D Figures with Poser 6. Easily design, pose and animate figures in 3D -- Posers unique interface unlocks the secrets of working with the human form. Poser contains all the tools you need to dress figures, style hair and add accessories. Create anything from photo-realistic content to cartoon images, learning illustrations to modern art. Make figures walk, dance or run to create animations for Flash content or movies.


Poser 6 System Requirements

Windows
? Windows 2000 or XP
? 500 MHz Pentium class or compatible (700 MHz or faster recommended)
? 256 MB system RAM (512 MB or more recommended)
? 500 MB free hard disk space (2 GB recommended)
? 24-bit color display, 1024 x 768 resolution
? OpenGL enabled graphics card or chipset recommended (recent NVIDIA GeForce or ATI Radeon preferred)
? Internet connection required for Content Paradise
? CD-ROM drive

Macintosh
? Mac OS X 10.2 or later
? 500 MHz G3 processor (700 MHz G4 or faster recommended)
? 256 MB system RAM (512 MB or more recommended)
? 500 MB free hard disk space (2 GB recommended)
? 24-bit color display, 1024 x 768 resolution
? OpenGL enabled graphics card or chipset recommended (recent NVIDIA GeForce and ATI Radeon preferred)
? Internet connection required for Content Paradise
? CD-ROM Drive


About Curious Labs, Inc.
Driving the 3D character animation and figure design industry, Curious Labs delivers essential 3D character solutions that are easy to master and affordable, yet rich in professional features. Founded in April 2000, Curious Labs digitally empowers the creative artist community, continually expanding and growing by developing technologies for use by its varied consumer and professional user base. Curious Labs is committed to extending the legacy of its flagship product, Poser®, The Ultimate 3D Character Solution. Visit us at
http://www.curiouslabs.com.

Curious Labs is located at 655 Capitola Road, STE 200, Santa Cruz, CA 95062, USA

 


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