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Eovia introduces CADstyle

Turn models into photo-realistic images and animations with Carrara Studio (June 22, 2004)

Eovia Corporation, developer and publisher of leading 3D software, today announced the immediate availability of CADstyle, a full-featured plug-in that enables users to directly import CAD models and assemblies into Carrara Studio 3.

CADstyle delivers a new dimension to Carrara Studio, forming a pro-efficient straightforward solution for designers and people handling technical models who need to produce top-quality renderings for impacting presentations, as well as for illustrators who need to create photo-realistic or technical rendering from existing CAD models for brochures, technical documentations, on-line and off-line presentations, and more.


?The combination of CADstyle and Carrara Studio 3 provides a powerful turnkey solution to all who need to create stunning still or animated presentations of CAD and technical models, including rich-media Web3D publishing, said Charles Brissart, Director of Software Engineering for Eovia. ?CADstyle handles all the major CAD file formats and directly integrates them into a Carrara Studio scene, ready to be textured, lighted, animated and rendered.

The CADstyle plug-in natively reads DXF, VRML, OIV, STL, IGES, STEP, VDAFS, SAT and openNURBS files, and converts NURBS surfaces and solids into ready-to-render accurate polyhedric models using a crack-free tessellation engine.

?The introduction of CADstyle for Carrara Studio, along with the availability of CADance for Amapi Pro, underlines the strategic direction of Eovia to enable its software offerings to become perfectly integrated components of the creative designers standard workflow, said Philippe Richard, CEO of Eovia. ?With the CADstyle plug-in, Carrara Studio becomes the unparalleled solution for product design presentation and technical illustration.

Major Features
* Import industry-standard 3D exchange file formats:
Import DWG, VRML, OIV, STL models and scenes directly into Carrara Studio 3.

* Import high-level standard CAD models:
Open IGES, STL or STEP files directly from your Carrara Studio environment. NURBS models will be automatically crack-free tesselated and will become native Carrara Studio models that can be edited, manipulated and directly animated and rendered.

* Import well-known specific file format
Provides users of various CAD applications a straightforward solution for photo-realistic and NPR rendering of their 3D models.


Availability
The US version of CADstyle is available immediately for the Macintosh and Windows platforms, at a suggested retail price of US$299.00. CADstyle is available in Electronic Software Distribution only, for faster delivery and elimination of shipping and handling costs. The CADstyle plug-in requires a valid install of Carrara Studio 3.

For more information on CADstyle and CADance, visit the Eovia website at www.eovia.com/products. To make a purchase, visit the Eovia webstore at www.eovia.com/buy_now or call toll free in the US 1 (866) 856-3775.

About Carrara Studio 3
The Smart, Affordable and Turnkey 3D Solution for the Web, Print and Video. Sporting an elegant and simple-to-use interface, Carrara Studio 3 offers a complete solution for 3D modeling, animation and rendering. Available for Macintosh and Windows, Carrara Studio 3 combines the features and price that creative professionals, educators, students and serious hobbyists are looking for.


About Eovia Corporation
Eovia Corp. develops and publishes award-winning 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software that include Carrara Studio 3 and Amapi 7 Pro. Flexibility, affordability and unmatched ease-of-use are among the characteristics that define Eovia products as the most creative and efficient tools in their category. Eovias products seamlessly integrate into the design process by supporting industry standard 2D & 3D formats.

Founded in November 2000, with offices in both the US and Europe, Eovia is dedicated to providing affordable, unsurpassed 3D solutions to creative professionals, educators, students and serious hobbyists.

For more information visit www.eovia.com.

 


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