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SIGGRAPH 98 Exhibitors Plan Product/Upgrade Introductions

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28 May 1998

For further information:
Ann Kilhoffer
+1.619.275.5090
kilhoffer@siggraph.org

(April 24, 1998) Exhibitors are planning many new product introductions/upgrades at SIGGRAPH 98, the 25th international conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques, 19-24 July at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. More than 70 exhibitors responded to a fax survey in late April providing advance information plans and contacts for SIGGRAPH 98:

Exhibitors Who Plan to Introduce a New Product or An Upgrade At SIGGRAPH 98

Company Name/Contact Product Name Operating System
3D Construction Company
Lyn Merritt, 423-543-891
3D Builder Pro & 3D Builder Powerlite Windows 95, NT, 98
Advanced Rendering Technology
Craig Wareham, +44 1223 563854
Renderdrive Windows NT
Alias/Wavefront
Alex Walsh, 416-362-918
9181Maya, PowerAnimator, Alias Studio, Composer, Zap!iT, StudioPaint 3D SGI, UNIX, Windows NT(Maya only)
ANDATACO
Anita Buchanan, 978-461-100
1000GigaRAID Storage Family-RAID & RAID Ready Storage Solutions Macintosh, SGI, UNIX, Windows NT
Anthro Corp
Kim Faks, 503-691-2556
60" wide tilt monitor cart, slant racks, rack doors, 29 unit rack cart  
Animation Magazine
Dan Bolton, 818-991-2884
Animation Industry Directory Publication
Appian Graphics
Pam McCoy, 425-882-456
Pro & Duet Multiple Monitor Cards Windows 95 & NT
Ascension Technology Corp
Gregory Erdman, 802-860-6440
MotionStar & MotionStar Wireless SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT
ATI Technologies
Brian Chadderton, 905-882-260
RAGE graphics chip Macintosh, Windows 95, NT, 98
Blue Sky | VIFX
Amanda Roth, 310-822-8872
Digital Animation and Visual Effects  
Cambridge Animation Systems
Debbie Patchett, +01223-578136
Animo Ax-Cel 1.1 SGI, UNIX, Windows NT
CELCO
Jim Darey, 909-985-9868
Extreme Nitro Digital Color Film Recorder SGI
Chroma Graphics
Robin Shiverick, 650-685-680
Chromatica, MagicMask, EdgeWizard Macintosh, Windows 95 & NT
Communication Specialties Inc.
Jill Mountain, 516-273-040
Deuce, Video Scaler Macintosh, SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT
The Coriolis Group
Deanna Gogol, 602-483-019
Creative Professionals Press Macintosh, SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT
Cybelius Software
Desire Hagglund, 408-806-7025
Cybelius athorizer Windows 95 & NT
Desktop Images
Cheryl Olson, 818-841-898
Instructional Videotapes for LightWave 3D, Inspire, Photoshop and After Effects Macintosh, SGI, Windows 95 & NT
Digimation
LaVina Larkey, 504-408-789
Blaze, The Incredible Comicshop, Fractal Flow Max, Bones Pro Max, Sand Blaster, Shag: Fur, Shag Windows 95 & NT
DISC, Inc.
Suzy Andrade, 408-934-722
Orion Series automated storage libraries Macintosh, Windows 95 & NT, SGI, UNIX
Dot C Software, Inc
Cheryl LaMont, 808-262-6715
RenderDot C, Version 3.0 SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT
DPS
Brad Noger, 606-371-5533
  Windows 95 & NT
DreamTeam Ltd.
Roni Kass, +972-9-9559855
Typhcon SGI
Ensemble Designs
Lisa Cowden, 530-478-183
Carbon, Serial Box Convertors, Catalyst-CV Switcher Macintosh, UNIX, SGI, Windows 95, NT, 98
Evans & Sutherland
Ken Donoghue, 801-588-192
REALimage Graphics Technology TechnologyWindows 95 & NT, UNIX
General Reality Co.
Arthur Zwern, 408-999-749
CyberEye Head-Mounted Display SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT
General Reality Corp.
Arthur Zwern, 408-999-749
VRMLizer Automated 3D scanner SGI, Windows 95 & NT
Hash Inc.
Marshall Hash, 360-750-020
Animation Master 98 Macintosh, Windows 95 & NT
Hewlett Packard Co.
Dave Magram, 408-343-5872
Kayak XW PC Workstation Windows NT
InSpeck Inc.
Li Song, 418-650-211
InSpeck-3D, InSpeck-EM Windows 95 & NT
Intergraph Computer Systems
Dana Staples, 256-730-1167
  Windows 95 & NT
ISLIP Media, Inc.
Kimberly Booth, 412-687-575
MediaKey Digital Video Library System Windows 95 & NT, UNIX, all platforms via Web interface
ITU Research, Inc.
Taizo Yasutake, 408-446-4597
TouchCube Windows 95 & NT
Kaydara Inc.
Heidi Lowell, 503-234-7436
Filmbox SGI, Windows NT, Alpha
Lightwave Communications
Doug Adams, 203-878-983
Matrix-Hub, VDE/200 Macintosh, SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT
LightWork Design
Gay Walker, 44-114 266 840
LightWorks Macintosh, SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT
Management Graphics, Inc.
Laurie Gross, 612-851-617
Solitaire Cine Macintosh, SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT
Matrox Graphics, Inc.
Debbie Hynes, 514-969-6000
  Windows 95 & NT
Media 100, Inc.
Stacey Hurwitz, 508-303-478
Finish NT, Media 100 Macintosh, Windows NT
NTMedia 4 Productions, Inc.
Brian Landwehr, 515-225-7409
MacDrive 98 Windows 95, NT, 98
Media PEGS
Paul Marcot, 213-850-5802
PEGS SGI, Windows NT
Minolta Corp.
Janice Burke, 201-934-464
Vivid 700, 3D Color Digitizer Windows 95 & NT, SGI
Miranda Technologies
Carolyn Arhanbault, 514-333-1772
Imaging Series, DTV/HDTV interfaces, Quartzline quadruples SGI, Windows NT, video/audio
Nothing Real
Allen Edwards, 310-664-6152
Shake SGI, UNIX, Windows NT
Okino Computer Graphics
Monika Moravan, 905-672-9328
POLYTRANS, NUGRAF SGI, Windows 95 & NT
Omni comp Graphics Corp.
Brian Lewis, 713-464-2990
3DemonGMX; 3Demon twin GMX; 3Demon twin Pro Windows 95 & NT
Peak Performance Technologies
David Netz, 303-799-8686
Motus 4.0 Windows 95 & NT
Photron USA
Scott Gross, 408-261-361
Primatte S-100 Macintosh, SGI, Windows 95 & NT
PixelFusion Ltd.
Nancy Averis, +44 1454 878463
FUZION Windows NT
Platform Computing Corp.
Andre Fuochi, 416-512-9587
LSF Suite Windows 95 & NT, SGI, UNIX
Polhemus, Inc.
Bill Panepinto, 802-655-3159
Star*Trak SGI, Windows 95 & NT, UNIX
Post Digital Software
Carolyn Rohrer, 408-327-9861
Roto Macintosh, Windows 95 & NT
REALAX Corporation
Karin Schindler, 212-782-529
5292RX scene, RX scene plus, RX reactime, RX terrain/terra vista SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT
Reality by Design
Joanne Metzger, 781-937-937
RBD Driving Simulator SimulatorWindows 95 & NT, SGI, UNIX, Linux
REALIZ
Javal Emmanuel, 33 6 0925 411
Real-Match, Real Builder, Real Stereo Builder, Real Mojaic SGI, UNIX, Windows NT
REM INFOGRAPHICA SA
Dolo Santos Pla, 34-91-319415
Metareyes4, Clothreyes 2, Jetareyes, Dirtyreyes, Cartoonreyes, Sufreyes Windows NT
Roland DGA Corp.
Jean Greenwell, 949-727-2100
PICZA, MODELA, PNG 2300, Hi-Fi Jet Windows 95
Side Effects Software, Inc.
Donna Teggart, 416-504-9876
Houdini SGI, UNIX, Windows NT
Solid Modeling Solutions
Robert Blomgren, 206-463-352
SMLib Macintosh, SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT
Sound Ideas
Mike Bell, 905-886-500
Rocky + Bullwinkle and Friends, Series 8000-The SciFi Collection, Disney I.D.E.A.S. Sampler CD Macintosh, Windows 95, CD audio
Square USA, Inc.
Terri Sasaki, 310-302-9567
  Sony Playstation
SRS Bit 3 Operations
Jerry Medley, 612-905-476
PCI Slot Expansion Units, Broadcast Memory Real Time Network SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT
TNT Technologies
Trina Sandell, 800-809-572
SGI, Sun, HP, Dec, Acer, Apple, IBM, Intel IntelMacintosh, SGI, Windows 95 & NT, UNIX
Toon Boom Technologies, Inc.
Tom Carrigan, 818-954-866
USAnimation, TicTacToon SGI, UNIX, Windows NT
Trimension Systems
Natalie White, 44-1444-25088
Complete solution providers of immersive environments SGI
Trinity Animation, Inc.
Toni Trendlone, 800-548-157
ProOptic Suite, Druid, Proteins Windows 95 & NT
Tri-Star Computer
Kelly Quinn, 602-707-645
Star Station, Studio Station Windows NT
TV One Multimedia Solutions CORIOscan-Pro Macintosh, SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT
Viewpoint DataLabs
Scotti McGowan, 503-225-072
Viewpoint Premier 3D Models Macintosh, SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT
Volume Graphics GmbH
Guenther Thomas, 49-627-2923085
VGInsight 2.0, VGL 2.0 SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT
Winsted LRx/Server Support Furniture SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT, Macintosh

Exhibitors Who Are Undecided (as of April 24th) Regarding Their New Product Plans

Company Name/Contact Product Name Operating System
Alien Skin Software
Michael Pilmer, 919-832-412
Eye Candy 3.0, Eye Candy 3.1 for After Effects EffectsMacintosh, Windows 95 & NT
Ampex Corp.
Julie Campbell, 650-367-355
DST product line and DCT product line SGI, UNIX, Windows NT
Baydel
Paul Honrud, 408-383-7472
Baydel O/ESR RAID SGI, UNIX, Windows NT
Chromatek Inc.
Paula Steenblik, 770-772-985
ChromaDepth 3-D Macintosh, SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT
Cyberware
Steve Addleman, 408-657-147
Whole Body Scanners through small object scanners scannersWindows 95 & NT
Dataram Corp.
Alan Sibert, 609-799-007
The Gigabyte Memory Specialists SGI, UNIX, Windows NT
Digits 'n Art Software, Inc.
Marcel Achard, 514-844-844
Flesh (3D paint), Lifesource (motion capture) SGI, UNIX
Linker Systems
Jason Maston, 714-552-190
The Animation Stand Macintosh, SGI, Windows 95 & NT
MAXSTRAT Corp.
Sandy Aley, 408-383-1600
Gen5-S XLE, Gen5-LE, Gen5 XLE, Gen5 LE SGI, UNIX, Windows NT
MetaCreations Corp.
Teresa Bridwell, 805-566-627
Bryce 3D, Final Effects Complete, Kai's Power Tools, Infini-D 4.5, Painter 5, Painter 3D, Poser, Ray Dream Studio Macintosh, Windows 95 & NT
Microboards Technology, Inc.
Chuck Alcon, 612-470-184
Playwrite, Copywriter, CD-R media, Printerwriter Macintosh, SGI, UNIX, Windows 95 & NT
n-Vision, Inc.
Kiera Reilly, 703-506-880
Datavisor 80, Datavisor VGA/ Hi-Res, Virtual Binoculars, Viewport SGI, Windows 95 & NT
Puffin Designs
Denise Geschke, 415-331-456
Commotion, Commotion Player, Knoll Lens Flare Pro Macintosh, Windows NT
Questar Productions
Mindy Beiging, 303-659-402
World Construction Set Windows 95 & NT, Amiga
Safework, Inc.
Josee St. Aubis, 514-931-3000
Safework SGI

If you would like more information on SIGGRAPH 98, please call Ann Kilhoffer, SIGGRAPH 98 Marketing and Media, +1.619.275.5090, or email: kilhoffer@siggraph.org.

For news from SIGGRAPH 98 exhibitors, please see PR Newswire beginning 15 June.

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