Four New Contest Categories are Awarded from a Broad Range of Disciplines
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – March 1, 2004 – Avatech Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: AVSO.OB), the recognized leader in design and engineering technology for the manufacturing, building design and engineering markets, today announced a call for entries to its 3rd annual rendering contest. Avatech is accepting submissions from the areas of architecture, manufacturing/mechanical and civil/GIS, as well as from students. Interested applicants are invited to submit as many images as they wish by April 16, 2004. This year, Avatech will choose a winner for each category. In addition, the grand prize winner will be awarded a Carnival cruise line certificate for $2,000 that can be used as they wish. Category winners will each receive a $250 gift certificate from Amazon.
Entries must be created using one or more of the following products: Autodesk VIZ (or 3D Studio VIZ), 3ds max (or 3D Studio MAX), Autodesk Revit, Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD or any AutoCAD-based solutions. Judging is based on technical skill required, degree of difficulty, photo-realism and aesthetics.
“Visualization forms better understanding of design intent, helping realize the full value of CAD data by creating realistic representations of products, parts and buildings,” said Scotty Walsh, CEO at Avatech Solutions. “By awarding prizes in each category, we’re looking forward to receiving even more spectacular images from top innovators nationally than ever before.”
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Avatech Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: AVSO.OB) is the recognized leader in design and engineering technology with unparalleled expertise in CAD software, data management and process optimization for the manufacturing, engineering, building design and facilities management industries. Headquartered in Owings Mills, Maryland, the company specializes in software integration, standards development and deployment, education and technical support. Avatech is one the largest integrators of Autodesk software worldwide and a leading provider of SMARTEAM PLM solutions. The company serves 18,000 clients worldwide including the industry leaders from Fortune 500 and Engineering News Record's Top 100 companies. Visit
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