Macromedia and Intel Bring Web 3D to the Mainstream
Press release from the issuing company
Macromedia UCON 2001New York City, NY April 10, 2001 Macromedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: MACR) and Intel Corporation today announced that Macromedia Director 8.5 will include new jointly developed 3D authoring capabilities. Macromedia Director 8.5 Shockwave Studio, the solution for interactive, rich media and 3D for the Web, also includes a new version of the Shockwave Multiuser Server and support for both Macromedia Flash 5 and streaming RealMedia content.
The combination of Macromedia Director 8.5 with the Intel Internet 3D Graphics software will provide developers with a flexible, extensible, and robust 3D content creation solution. The studio is integrated with existing 3D solutions to ensure developers do not have to abandon their 3D authoring software of choice, but rather import that content into Director. Developers can then add interactivity to or incorporate that 3D content into new types of "magnetic" Web experiences to be delivered using Macromedia Shockwave Player, which is already installed on a majority of Web desktops and can be viewed by more than 200 million Web users.
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