MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Infinite Z, Inc.®, a technology provider that enables virtual-holographic 3D imagery to bring designs to life, today announced that its realistic 3D visualization experience, zSpace, was presented a Silver Edge Award by Computer Graphics World Magazine, a well-known publication that explores how leading-edge graphics techniques, including 3D modeling, animation and visualization, are used in such applications as film and gaming.
The Silver Edge Awards are selected by the magazine's editorial staff and given to companies whose offerings represent the best in show at the animation industry's leading trade shows - GDC, NAB and SIGGRAPH. The program was created in 2011 and previous winners have included Autodesk, Dassault, Unity, Adobe and NVIDIA.
"zSpace is a one of a kind solution with the potential to dramatically change and accelerate the design and development workflows of animators in the media and entertainment space," said Paul Kellenberger, CEO of Infinite Z. "This recognition by Computer Graphics World is gratifying and further evidence that there is excitement and demand for our 3D virtual holographic solution in the film, video and gaming communities."
zSpace is a hardware and software solution that enables designers and engineers to directly manipulate animations as if they were real physical objects. Animation is a key area of focus for Infinite Z and the company is currently offering a version of its zSpace system paired with a beta plug-in for Autodesk® Maya® 2011. Infinite Z also recently announced that Electronic Arts and BioWare/Pandemic veteran Greg Richardson would serve as a strategic advisor to help advance the company into the media and entertainment market.
About Infinite Z, Inc.
Infinite Z, Inc.® is a digital design technology provider that enables natural interaction with virtual-holographic 3D imagery to bring designs to life. The company's mission is to transform human interactions with today's computing environment into an incredibly lifelike, interactive and immersive experience. Its revolutionary platform, zSpace®, provides a highly realistic visualization experience that enables designers and engineers to directly interact with virtual holographic simulations as if they were real physical objects, which accelerates the design and development process and increases productivity. Infinite Z is a privately held, venture backed company located in Mountain View, CA, and has filed more than 30 patents for its innovative technologies. For additional information about zSpace, visit http://www.zspace.com/.
Infinite Z and zSpace are registered trademarks of Infinite Z, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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