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Autodesk Qualifies BOXX Workstations for 2010 Software Products
By: Marketwire .
Aug. 31, 2009 02:01 PM
AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 08/31/09 -- BOXX Technologies, an innovator in high-performance computing systems for visual effects (VFX), post production, graphic design, and advanced visualization, today announced that their workstation series', the 3DBOXX 4850 and 3DBOXX 8500, have been qualified by software developer Autodesk®, to run their 2010 versions of media and entertainment applications, including Autodesk® 3dsMax®, Maya®, Softimage®, MotionBuilder®, and Mudbox(TM). All 2010 Autodesk Media & Entertainment 3D software is available from BOXX, an authorized Autodesk reseller and strategic partner.
"Autodesk qualification is further evidence of the BOXX commitment to digital artists," said Rob Hoffmann, senior product marketing manager, Autodesk Media & Entertainment. "BOXX goes beyond workstation development by not only providing Autodesk software, but by offering expertise, technical support, and a genuine understanding of our products and digital entertainment workflows."
Autodesk Maya, 3ds Max, and Softimage offer the most acclaimed and flexible toolsets for advanced 3D modeling, animation, VFX, and rendering. MotionBuilder is a real-time, 3D character animation management toolset, while Mudbox, a digital sculpting and painting application, features an intuitive user interface for creating 3D models.
"By having BOXX workstations qualified to run Autodesk software, we can provide a workstation that delivers the performance and reliability digital artists need in today's complex 3D production environments," said Shoaib Mohammad, Director of Marketing and Business Development at BOXX.
The 3DBOXX 8500 relies on dual Intel® Xeon(TM) 5500 series processors, providing digital artists with 16 virtual cores of high-powered, multitasking performance for 3D design, animation, rendering, and visualization applications, as well as VFX compositing, video editing and digital intermediate (DI) workflows.
Powered by Intel® Core(TM) i7 technology running at 4GHz, the 3DBOXX 4850 Extreme is the world's fastest single processor workstation. The 4850 Series is renowned for powerful, affordable, entry level solutions that provide unmatched performance and support for 3D/2D animation, modeling, visualization, and motion media workflows.
For further information, contact a BOXX Sales Consultant in the US at 1-877-877-2699. To learn more about BOXX products, or how to contact one of their worldwide resellers, visit the website at http://www.boxxtech.com.
About BOXX Technologies
BOXX Technologies produces high-performance solutions that empower digital artists to create at the speed of thought. Since 1998, we've provided state-of-the-art workstations and render farms for media and entertainment, architecture, research, and defense. BOXX is located in Austin, Texas, with devoted customers worldwide.
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