Press Release: Alias|Wavefront

mental ray for Maya 1.5 Public Beta Version Now Available
Maya 4.5 Customers Can Now Download Mental Ray for Maya 1.5 Public Beta Version for Free
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(Sep. 27, 2002) -- Alias|Wavefront, an SGI (NYSE:SGI - News) company, announced today that the mental ray for Maya 1.5, free public beta version for Windows and IRIX operating systems is now available for download to Maya 4.5 customers. The free public beta will be available for Linux and Mac OS X operating systems soon. Updates on availability will be posted at http://www.aliaswavefront.com/maya/getmental.

Superior Integrated Rendering Solution

Alias|Wavefront and mental images continue to jointly develop mental ray for Maya as a tightly integrated rendering solution that provides advanced programmable rendering features within the familiar Maya UI and workflow. Making mental ray for Maya 1.5 free public beta version available allows customers to experience the power of the industry's best 3D software and rendering solutions. The public beta version contains support for new Maya 4.5 features such as the Maya Fluid Effects Ocean Shader and also supports features available in the new standalone mental ray 3.1 renderer.
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Pricing and Availability

mental ray for Maya 1.5 public beta version for Windows and IRIX operating systems is available for free to licensed Maya 4.5 users. The Linux and Mac OS X operating system versions will be available soon. Maya 4.5 is now shipping and available for purchase through the Alias network of authorized resellers or online at: http://www.aliaswavefront.com. The mental ray for Maya 1.5, free public beta offering can be downloaded at http://www.aliaswavefront.com/maya/getmental.

Alias|Wavefront is a trademark of Alias|Wavefront, a division of Silicon Graphics Limited. Maya is a registered trademark of Silicon Graphics, Inc., exclusively used by Alias|Wavefront, a division of Silicon Graphics Limited and Maya Fluid Effects is a trademark of Alias|Wavefront, a division of Silicon Graphics Limited. mental images and mental ray are registered trademarks of mental images GmbH & Co. KG in the United States and other countries. IRIX is a registered trademark of Silicon Graphics, Inc. Linux is a registered trademark of William R. Della Croce, Jr. Windows is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation, in the United States and/or other countries. Mac is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. registered in the US and other countries. All other products or companies mentioned are trademarks or service marks of their respective owners. Alias|Wavefront, 210 King Street East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5A 1J7, Tel: 416-362-9181, FAX: 416-369-6140.

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