Softimage Launches Alienbrain 8: Asset Management Optimized for Artists
Latest version of digital asset management software offers accelerated multi-site collaboration, a central license server, and automated multi-project administration to 3D artists
Tewksbury, Mass ?May 15, 2007 ?Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID), today announced the worldwide availability of Alienbrain?8 software. Developed by Avid? Softimage subsidiary, Alienbrain is an asset management system that enables CG artists to visually track, control versions, manage, and share any kind of digital document ?from 3D game assets and models to complex visualization files. Alienbrain 8 software introduces powerful plug-ins that easily integrate with leading 3D and digital content creation applications, so artists can seamlessly edit, save, and collaborate during all stages of the digital production process. Starting at the USMSRP of $495, Alienbrain 8 software offers accelerated and scalable solutions that meet the needs of growing global collaborative networks.
As the demand for high resolution game titles for Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation game consoles and content for training/simulation applications continues to rise, the complexity and sheer size of high-resolution models are also increasing. Alienbrain 8 software introduces new features that specifically address the challenge of managing millions of large-sized assets in a central repository, independent of geographic location.