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Science.D.Visions Introduces 3rd Release of Industry-Standard Matchmove Software 3DEqualizer4 -- Along With New Pricing Scheme

Three different editions available targeting whole range of customers from students & freelancers to top VFX production companies.
    DORTMUND, GERMANY, January 15, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Science.D.Visions today announced 3DEqualizer4 Release 3 'Enterprise' Edition, its latest state-of-the-art flagship product, targeted at large VFX production companies for a price of 4,999 Euro.

3DEqualizer4 allows visual effects and post-production artists measure, merge and 'matchmove' live action film sequences with virtual 3D environments and effects to create a seamless look and realistic completed scenes. By now, the world's top ten Visual Effects (VFX) production houses rely on 3DEqualizer4, including Double Negative, Framestore, Cinesite, Weta Digital, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Prime Focus, and the Moving Picture Company (MPC).

3DEqualizer4 Release 2 'Advanced' Edition represents Science.D.Visions' former flagship product of 2012 and is targeted at medium size postproduction houses for a standard price of 1,999 Euro.

3DEqualizer4 Release 1 'Foundation' Edition provides entry-level access to the world of 3DEqualizer, targeted at small shops, freelancers & students and retails for a standard price of only 499 Euro.

All editions of 3DEqualizer4 are closely related to each other and share the same quality look and feel. Users familiar with 3DE4 'Foundation' Edition will be up to speed with 3DE4 'Enterprise' Edition very quickly.

For a detailed comparison of all of 3DEqualizer4's editions, visit
http://www.3dequalizer.com/index.php#?site=products&id=products_specs

3DEqualizer4 'Enterprise' Edition Features and Benefits

3DEqualizer4 'Enterprise' Edition retains all of the features and tools used by matchmoving professionals for the past several years to create some of the most complicated and groundbreaking visual sequences in major motion pictures.

The tools and features introduced with 3DEqualizer4 'Enterprise' Edition include:

- A new infrastructure for calculating function curves of dynamic parameters such as focal length (zooming), focus distance and stereoscopic interocular distance.
- New distortion models for compensating specific artifacts introduced by anamorphic lenses (lens breathing) as well as artifacts introduced by beam splitters of stereo camera rigs (bending).
- An updated Matrix tool used to acquire the structure of gridshots very fast and nearly fully automatic.
- Functions for generating 3D polygonal models out of previously reconstructed point clouds.
- Projecting undistorted, rolling shutter free footage directly onto 3D models.
- High-quality preview rendering functions which include distortion- & rolling shutter removal as well as motion blur effects.
- A separate filter function for identifying bad tracking points.
- An enhanced Python scripting interface with more than 500 specific commands.
- New 3D exportfilter scripts for supporting 3rd party tools such as Houdini, Lightwave, Cinema 4D and Blender.

To review the fully detailed feature list for 3DEqualizer4 'Enterprise' Edition please visit
http://www.3dequalizer.com/index.php#?site=products&id=products_specs

Science.D.Visions has been a pioneer of matchmoving software for over 17 years, with a customer list including:

The Moving Picture Company (UK), Weta Digital (Wellington, NZ), Cinesite (London), Scanline VFX (Munich/LA), Sony Pictures Imageworks (LA), Double Negative (London), The Mill (London), Animal Logic (Sydney), Framestore (London), Prime Focus (Mumbai), Rodeo FX (Montreal), Hybride (Montreal), Nu Boyana (Bulgaria), Mr. X (Toronto), Image Engine (Vancouver), Mokko (Montreal), Laika (Hillsboro, OR) -- and many other studios that rely on 3DEqualizer to make cinematic magic.

3DEqualizer4 is available now on multiple operating platforms including Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. For purchase or educational licensing information, please visit
http://www.3dequalizer.com/index.php#?site=store

PRESS: High-resolutions images for 3DEqualizer4 are available at
http://www.3dequalizer.com/index.php#?site=download&id=090730_01

Recent Films with 3DEqualizer4 Matchmoving Work:

Gravity, Iron Man 3, Man of Steel, The Hobbit, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Great Gatsby, The Wolverine, 47 Ronin, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, World War Z, Life of Pi, Looper, Elysium, Pacific Rim, Lincoln, Prometheus, The Amazing Spiderman, The Avengers, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Inception

About Science.D.Visions

Based in Dortmund, Germany, Science.D.Visions is an independent software company, developing technology primarily for the digital media industry. Its focus is to develop and market high-end computer graphics software combining years of production-tested knowledge in the areas of mathematics, physics and computer science. The research and development team at Science.D.Visions is equipped with a brain-trust to create unique, high-quality solutions that maintain essential advantages over all competing technologies on the market. 3DEqualizer is used by numerous international post-production companies and studios around the world to generate today's most sophisticated special effects for commercials, games and feature films.

2014 Science.D.Visions. All rights reserved. 3DEqualizer and Science.D.Visions are trademarks of Science.D.Visions. Product features, specifications, system requirements, and availability are subject to change without notice. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

Media Contact:
Rolf Schneider
rolf@sci-d-vis.com


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