Toronto, Canada, May 8, 2003 – Alias|Wavefront, an SGI (NYSE: SGI) company, announced today that it is offering a new learning tool for digital styling and design, the Learning StudioToolsTM|Level 2 Design Book. The teaching aid provides detailed instruction on completing computer-aided industrial design (CAID) projects and is aimed at professional industrial designers seeking to expand their 3D modeling and rendering skills. Learning StudioTools|Level 2 Design Book is now available for US $199.99, plus shipping and handling, and can be ordered directly from the Alias|Wavefront online store at www.aliaswavefront.com/studiolear.
“The Level 2 Book combines theory with step-by-step demonstrations to help you fully understand the underlying principles of building better models,” explains Danielle Lamothe, Learning Tools Product Manager, Alias|Wavefront. “It covers all the critical aspects of digital design from curve parameterization to surface continuity to using shading and lighting for model rendering.” Designers using this book and DVD will learn fundamentals in modeling, lighting and rendering within Alias® Studio through an easy to follow step-by-step format. They can then take advantage of almost four hours of theory and instruction on the DVD to help efficiently create high quality 3D models and compelling renderings.
For more information on StudioTools|Level 2 Design Book, please visit the company’s website at www.aliaswavefront.com or call 1-800-447-2542 in North America. International contact numbers include: Northern Europe, Middle East and Africa, +44 (0) 1494 441273; Germany, East & Southeast Europe, 0049 89 31 70 20; France, Spain and Portugal, +33 1 44 92 81 60; Italy, 39 039 6340011; Japan, 81 3 5797 3500; and other parts of Asia Pacific, 81 3 3470 8282 and Latin America, 770 383 1881.
As the world's leading innovator of 3D graphics technology, Alias|Wavefront develops software for computer aided styling, industrial design and visualization markets. Alias|Wavefront's design customers include AT&T, BMW, Boeing, Fiat, Fisher-Price, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Italdesign, Kodak, Mattel, Rollerblade, Trek Bicycle, Teague and Timex. Alias|Wavefront is a wholly owned, independent software company of SGI� with headquarters in Toronto and custom development center in Santa Barbara.
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