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REALVIZ Offers Free Copy of ImageModeler 3.5

Free 3D modeling software with purchase of MatchMover Pro 3.0 (June 15, 2004)

REALVIZ, a leader in image processing software development, has announced that they are offering a free copy of their award-winning image based 3D modeling software, ImageModeler 3.5 (Normal retail price 750 Euros/US $ 850) with all purchases of MatchMover Pro 3.0 made from 14. - 30. June 2004. Offer applies for all purchases related to MatchMover Pro 3.0.

About REALVIZ MatchMover Pro 3.0
REALVIZ MatchMover Pro is the professional way to track 3D camera data and motion from videos and film sequences, providing the ease of automatic tracking, with the precision control matchmoving professionals demand. Considered by many post-production professionals as a key tool in their armory, MatchMover Pro has been selected by hundreds of studios worldwide, including leading production and effects houses in Hollywood and the UK.

About REALVIZ ImageModeler 3.5
ImageModeler 3.5 is the solution to measure and create 3D scenes using photographs. Using advanced algorithms, ImageModeler extracts 3D information from stills to help measure the 3D space created and construct accurate 3D models with highly realistic textures. The resulting model can be exported in your favorite authoring package.

REALVIZ MatchMover Pro and ImageModeler are mutually complementary products, enabling users to shoot pictures on set and prepare 3D data (with ImageModeler), which can be used by MatchMover Pro to assist in the tracking of complex shots. MatchMover Pro can also be used to create a cloud of 3D points, which, together with the original images, can be used by ImageModeler to produce a video-based, photo-textured 3D model. Further details on this and other capabilities will be available in Fall 2004.

"REALVIZ MatchMover and ImageModeler were integral to the process of creating 150 effects shots for the film "Devil Winds" (Cinetel/Lion's Gate). A number of shots required tracking in 3D elements - twisters, aircraft, debris, etc... and MatchMover pulled it off. Some of the footage was extremely grainy and not well registered - even on these plates we managed to get an accurate track with the software. ImageModeler helped us create photo-realistic 3D objects extremely quickly for use in a number of shots. On-set photography was used to re-create 3D models of various buildings, which were then imported into Maya for animation and rendering." Adam Stern, President, Artifex Studios, Vancouver

REALVIZ MatchMover and ImageModeler have also been used to create stunning visual effects in the following films, plus many more: 'Troy', 'The Last Samurai', 'Hellboy', 'Ella Enchanted', 'Underworld', 'Daredevil', 'Spy Kids: 3D', 'Looney Tunes: Back in Action', 'The Ring' & 'Minority Report'.

Pricing & Availability
REALVIZ MatchMover Pro 3.0 is available for Microsoft Windows NT/XP, Mac OS X and Linux through REALVIZ resellers worldwide at a price point of 9,600 Euros ($11,000 US) excl. VAT. The above offer applies for all purchases related to MatchMover Pro 3.0 from 14. -30. June 2004.

Further details on this offer available from [email protected]

'Devil Winds' - Check out the final results here:

REALVIZ is a leading developer of image based creation software based in Sophia Antipolis, France, with U.S. operations in San Francisco, CA; and a satellite sales office in London, Paris and Berlin. REALVIZ develops a suite of image-based content creation solutions for the film, broadcast, gaming, digital imaging, architecture and Internet communities. Derived from years of research efforts at the renowned INRIA Lab in France, the company's applications enable 2D and 3D artists to easily and cost-effectively tackle complex digital imaging projects. REALVIZ' award-winning products are used by thousands of professional photographers, as well as leading production and effects houses, web design, game development and architectural companies worldwide including Cinesite, Framestore CFC, Sony Imageworks, Warner Brothers Animation, Electronic Arts, Buf Compagnie and many others.


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