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Listed below are the SIGGRAPH 2009 exhibitor profiles.
|Media Contact:||Mary Keogh|
|Phone:||408 739 9000|
|Axceleon is the provider of EnFuzion®, the high-performance distributed computing solution for clusters, clouds and EnFuzion3D 2009 for render farms. EnFuzion speeds up computation intensive applications by distributing the computing over many machines, which can be compute clusters, blade servers, under utilized desktops or laptops on corporate networks. EnFuzion3D 2009™ the industrial-strength render farm management solution used by art institutes for digital media education, world class film and game studios, broadcasters, visual effects, post production houses and major advertising companies world-wide. EnFuzion® was first deployed on an SGI/Irix render farm running Alias Maya with CBS News in 2000.|
|Company:||Chaos Group Ltd.|
|Booth:||3119, Hall G|
|Media Contact:||Desislava Aleksieva|
|Phone:||359 2 422 422 1|
|Chaos Group provides state of the art rendering solutions for architectural, VFX, film, media and entertainment, automotive design, television and others. Our portfolio includes: V-Ray for Autodesk®3ds Max®, V-Ray RT for Autodesk®3ds Max®, V-Ray for Autodesk® Maya®, SimCloth, and Pdplayer. At SIGGRAPH we present: V-Ray for Maya (Official Release in August 2009) and V-Ray RT (Released in June 2009). The V-Ray rendering engine was acknowledged for its ability to deliver high quality photorealistic images in the shortest times possible. At V-Ray User Event on August 6th will be presented new upcoming technology from Chaos Group – a GPU-based V-Ray Solution.|
|Company:||Craft Animations AB|
|Media Contact:||Debbie Lygonis|
|Phone:||46 31 772 8086|
|Craft Animations™, based in Gothenburg, Sweden, is a developer of real-time 3D animation software, called Craft Director Studio™, which streamline production times by nearly 90 percent, saving the user both time and money.|
|Based on cutting-edge research in artificial intelligence and autonomous control systems, Craft Director Studio extend creative possibilities by eliminating the time-consuming tasks of keyframing, scripting and rigging. Users gain the experience of a new era of animation work with an opportunity to create natural motion paths on-the-fly through the use of input devices, gaining instant gratification through highly realistic interactive real-time animation.|
|Media Contact:||Matt Riveccie|
|E-on software is the leading developer of high quality solutions for the creation, animation, rendering and integration of natural 3D environments. With products specifically targeted for the different market segments, e-on software provides solutions adapted to every project and budget. E-on software products are used worldwide by the film, television, architecture, game, science, education and entertainment industries.|
E-on software’s Vue product line was used in features film such as "Terminator 4", "Drag Me To Hell", "Australia", "KungFu Panda", "Indiana Jones 4", "Pirates of the Caribbean", and TV series such as "Battlestar Gallactica", "Stargate Atlantis", "Knight Rider", "Heroes" and more.
|Company:||Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute|
|Booth:||Hall G, booth 3311|
|Media Contact:||Jürgen Rurainsky|
|Phone:||49 173 5449185|
|The Fraunhofer Society is the largest organization of applied research in Europe undertaking applied research and development services of direct utility to private and public enterprise and of wide benefit to society.|
|The Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institute is well known for its expertise and innovations in the field of information technologies.|
One of the main emphases of the Institute's Image Processing Department is the development and standardization of video coding and compression (e.g. H.264/AVC). Further important topics are 3D content creation and integration of real and virtual worlds for immersive multimedia applications (e.g. Virtual Mirror).
|Media Contact:||David Gill|
IntegrityWare, Inc. is a company specializing in supplying 3-D geometric modeling and graphics technology solutions to vendors in a variety of industries. IntegrityWare provides full NURBS-based solids, surface, curve and polygonal modeling and analysis tools through its SOLIDS++ Non-Manifold geometric modeling kernel.
|Company:||Louisiana Economic Development|
|Media Contact:||Elliott Adams|
Louisiana Economic Development (LED) is responsible for strengthening the state's business environment and creating a more vibrant Louisiana economy. LED carries out these responsibilities by increasing the state's economic competitiveness, cultivating Louisiana's top regional economic development assets, enhancing the competitiveness of local communities, helping retain and expand existing businesses, developing national-caliber business recruitment capabilities, telling the story of Louisiana's economic renaissance and cultivating small business and entrepreneurship. With dedicated and knowledgeable professionals committed to Louisiana's economic future, LED strives to help businesses find the resources they need to make relocation and expansion a successful, profitable endeavor.
|Company:||Motion Analysis Corporation|
|Media Contact:||Rita Maloney|
|Motion Analysis Corporation is a world leader in optical motion capture technology. We invite you to visit our booth and enjoy a personalized tour of our motion capture software, Cortex, and see the mocap data stream into the animation software of your choice. Contact us to schedule an appointment!|
|Media Contact:||Renata Sprencz|
|Point Grey Research, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the development of advanced digital camera technology products for machine vision, industrial imaging, and computer vision applications. Based in Richmond, BC, Canada, Point Grey designs, manufactures and distributes IEEE-1394 (FireWire) and USB 2.0 cameras that are known for their excellent quality, performance, and ease of use. A broad range of hardware, software and mechanical engineering skills has allowed Point Grey to successfully bring many innovative and ground-breaking products to market.|
|Media Contact:||Matt Parker|
|Raven3D has solved the problem of affordable and convenient high-definition stereoscopic 3D content generation with our new RavenSync hardware: a compact mounting plate containing sophisticated electronics allowing precise frame synchronization and simultaneous zoom control of two consumer-level camcorders. 3D video content can then be viewed and edited on our high-resolution RavenView monitors, providing a seamless content creation and editing experience.|
|Ticker Symbol & Exchange:||SSYS|
|Media Contact:||Ruth Jacques|
|RedEye ARC is dedicated to help you transition your virtual renderings into the world of 3D printing. The 3D plastic models produced at RedEye ARC allow you to experience your art & entertainment designs before they are real. Our patented additive fabrication technology provides durable 3D models that also help you communicate your designs clearly. Best of all, 3D models assist you in analyzing the performance of your new designs in real-world settings, saving you time and money while increasing quality. Stop by RedEye ARC's booth #3606 to find out how we can bring your artistic vision to life.|
|Media Contact:||Jessica Hasson|
|Shapeways, the world's first 3D co-creation community, brings design to life with cost effective, high quality 3D printing. At Siggraph 2009 we will have a very interesting new material to introduce besides different kinds of plastics. Shapeways is redefining Do-It-Yourself by connecting consumers to the latest in micro production with easy to use click-and-drag product customization and advanced upload-to-print tools for seasoned 3D designers. Shapeways encompasses a diverse community of artists and enthusiasts engaging in everything from collaborative creation to selling their 3D designs as products through the unique Shapeways Shops, an international marketplace for consumer created 3D printed products.|
|Company:||TEAC America, Inc.|
|Media Contact:||Aris Gharapetian|
|TEAC America Inc offers a complete line of Disc Publishing Products, including the new P-55C-210, World's fastest and sharpest image quality dye-sublimation disc printer, the Discathlon 2 Auto-printer, the Explorer 1 Autopublisher, and the new DiscSprinter disc publishing system. TEAC also offers a complete line of CD/DVD and flash Duplicator line. Flash duplicators are offered from 3 to 40 slot configurations in Tower or Industrial formats. TEAC also offers the world only USB Flash Printer, the P-55C-ST6, the highest image quality USB flash printer available in the market today.|
|Company:||Vancouver Film School|
|Media Contact:||Thuy Khuc, Public Relations Coordinator|
VFS is a post-secondary entertainment arts school that has provided students with a unique one-year educational model – and a life-changing experience – for over 20 years. VFS’s 13 production-oriented programs span every aspect of the entertainment arts, including Film Production, Animation & Visual Effects, Acting for Film & Television, Digital Design, Entertainment Business Management, Game Design, Makeup Design for Film & Television, Sound Design for Visual Media, Writing for Film & Television, and Foundation.
|Vancouver Film School’s Animation & Visual Effects department was recently voted the world’s #1 one-year animation education. Spend one year in a studio environment, working with pioneers in the field and networking with industry pros, as you create a reel or film of your own. Choose your path: 3D Animation & Visual Effects, Classical Animation, or Digital Character Animation.|
|Company:||Verari Systems, Inc.|
|Media Contact:||Mike LaPan|
|Verari Systems, Inc. is the premier developer of energy efficient data center and desktop consolidation platforms utilizing independent blade-based compute and storage solutions that are defining a new era in the green data center. Verari Systems is a market leader in blade storage and energy efficient platforms. Organizations such as Virgin America, Morgan Stanley, Wachovia, Akamai, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Johns Hopkins, EMC, CGGVeritas, Petrobras, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Sony Imageworks, as well as top universities and research institutions worldwide, are among the customers who have chosen Verari Systems’ line of award-winning high density blade storage and servers, rack-optimized platforms and software solutions.|
|Company:||Xsens Technologies B.V.|
|Media Contact:||Remco Sikkema|
|Phone:||31 88 97367 00|
|Xsens has strong expertise in biomechanics and inertial sensor technology. To date Xsens has invested more than 50 years in sensor and software research and development. Thousands of Xsens inertial motion sensors have already been deployed in challenging human and machine motion applications such as motion capture, training & simulation, biomechanics, marine technology and automotive. Xsens' customers include Electronic Arts, Sony Computer Entertainment, Daimler, Össer, TNO, Gearbox Software, THQ, 2K, The Third Floor and others. The combination op expertise in human motion analysis and innovative inertial motion sensors makes Xsens a leader in inertial human motion capture solutions.|