Latest Version of Lip Sync Plug-in for Autodesk 3ds Max Software will Offer 64-bit Support, Enhanced User Interface, and Crucial Productivity Enhancements
Di-O-Matic (http://www.di-o-matic.com/), Inc., a leading developer of 3D character animation software and plug-in tools today announced Voice-O-Matic v3 (3ds Max edition),(http://www.di-o-matic.com/products/plugins/VoiceOMatic/) the latest version of its lip-syncing software, used by top 3D animation studios to achieve highly accurate voice-to-character matching. Voice-O-Matic was created to meet the needs of 3D character animators all over the world who require an easy-to-use, lip synchronization plug-in for their Autodesk® 3ds Max® software. The Voice-O-Matic v3 (3ds Max edition) plug-in software is expected to begin shipping in summer 2009 for US $349.
Voice-O-Matic lip sync software has been used in literally every vertical media and entertainment market-from computer graphics (CG) feature films-to animated television series, 3D games, visual effects in feature films and commercials. Saving up to 80% of the time it takes to manually animate lip synchronization, Voice-O-Matic customers can either only use the automatic phoneme matching features or also manually tweak the results to achieve even more amazing results. Voice-O-Matic synchronizes pre-recorded audio to virtually any type of 3D character set up, including morph target and bones-based character rigs-supporting English, French, Japanese, Hebrew, Spanish, Arabic, Italian, and other languages.
New Features in Voice-O-Matic v3 (3ds Max edition)
• 64-bit support for Autodesk 3ds Max 9, 3ds Max 2008, 3ds Max 2009 and 3ds Max 2010
• Added compatibility with 3ds Max 2010
• Improved lip-sync quality
• Added new presets and settings
For the full list of planned new features and a product tour, visit: http://www.di-o-matic.com/products/plugins/VoiceOMatic/update.html
“All of our customers who have used Voice-O-Matic over the years consistently tell us how much they recommend it to anyone who needs to add quality lip-sync to their 3D characters in a quick and easy way,” said Laurent M. Abecassis ([email protected]), President and co-founder of Di-O-Matic, Inc. “Voice-O-Matic v3 for 3ds Max will offer 3D artists and studios new features and productivity enhancements that will not only accelerate the process of creating accurate lip sync-it will perpetuate the artist friendly and ‘it just works’ reputation it built over the last six years,” added Abecassis.
Pricing and Availability
Voice-O-Matic v3 (3ds Max edition) is expected to be available for purchase direct from the Di-O-Matic online store (http://www.di-o-matic.com/shop/) or through Di-O-Matic worldwide resellers in summer 2009. Pricing will be US $349 for a full commercial version, with floating licensing options and one year premium support. Upgrade information is listed at: http://www.di-o-matic.com/products/plugins/VoiceOMatic/update.html
Voice-O-Matic v3 screen shots and product interface images with captions are available in high-resolution at: http://www.di-o-matic.com/press/Library/Voice-O-Matic/
About Di-O-Matic, Inc.
Established in 2000, Di-O-Matic, Inc. develops high-end character animation software and plug-in applications for professional 3D animation artists and production studios all over the world. With globally renowned customers including: Activision, Boeing, Blur Studios, Blizzard, Capcom, Disney, RockStar Games, Virgin Lands, Snowblind Studios, SEGA and Ubisoft, Di-O-Matic software has been used to enhance and animate CG characters like: Batman, Spider-Man, SpongeBob SquarePants, Garfield and many more.
Visit the Di-O-Matic website at: www.di-o-matic.com