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BOXX Offers Alias Maya Complete and Maya Unlimited on High-Performance Workstations


AUSTIN, TX -- 11/11/2004 -- BOXX Technologies, the leading workstation company offering systems that are as powerful as they are easy to integrate, announces it has entered an agreement with Alias® to offer Maya® Complete and Maya Unlimited software as a 3D software solution to its series of award-winning workstations.

“We are very pleased to be certified by Alias to offer Maya Complete and Maya Unlimited on BOXX workstations,” says Reese Gautschi, director of marketing at BOXX. “BOXX workstations are built from the ground-up to deliver application-tuned performance, upgradeability and reliability that creative professionals demand for popular 3D design and animation programs like Maya. Now our customers can quickly enhance their workstation by adding the robust features of Maya -- delivered pre-configured and pre-optimized by BOXX.”

“Maya’s innovative features for 3D modeling and animation are greatly enhanced by high-performance workstations like those offered by BOXX,” says Rob Hoffmann, senior Maya product manager at Alias. “With this agreement between BOXX and Alias now in place, animators and artists purchasing BOXX workstations will be able to efficiently incorporate Maya Complete and Maya Unlimited into their production pipelines.”

Academy Award® winning Maya software is a powerful integrated 3D modeling, animation, effects and rendering solution that also adds to the quality and realism of 2D graphics. Maya is used by film and video artists, game developers, visualization professionals, web and print designers to take their work to the next level.

About BOXX Workstations

BOXX workstations are optimized for media creation applications. Available in single-or dual-processor configurations featuring the latest AMD Athlon® and Opteron® processors and Intel® Pentium® 4 and Xeon™ processors, BOXX workstations support popular software from companies such as Adobe, Alias, Autodesk, Discreet, Newtek and Softimage.

With workstations that offer the ultimate in performance for compute-intensive applications, BOXX workstations offer the capacity for massive internal storage expansion with assemblies that offer six, eight or 12 hard drives for up to 3.6TB of internal storage -- all in a compact, custom-designed chassis.

Pricing and Availability

Maya Complete is priced at $1,999 (US) and Maya Unlimited is offered at $6,999. Both are currently available for purchase with any BOXX workstation (US only).

About BOXX

BOXX® Technologies, headquartered in Austin, TX, delivers technology to the innovators in the digital media community with high-performance, flexible workstations and turnkey solutions that enhance creativity and fuel innovation. The BOXX series of high-end workstations are used extensively throughout the 3D, visual effects, animation, broadcast, post production, digital video and film and HD communities. For more information about BOXX Technologies, please visit the BOXX web site at or call toll free 877-877-BOXX (2699) or 512-835-0400 (outside North America)

About Alias

As the world’s leading innovator of 3D graphics technology, Alias develops award-winning software, custom development and training solutions for the film and video, games, web, interactive media, automotive, industrial design, education and visualization markets. On March 1, 2003, for the awards year 2002, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded Alias/Wavefront ™ an Oscar® for scientific and technical achievement for the development of Maya software, the professional 3D animation and effects package. Alias also offers a powerful range of services for new to advanced users in the most demanding environments. Learning Tools and training, support, and professional services help meet rigorous production deadlines.

Entertainment customers include: Acclaim Entertainment, Inc., CNN, Digital Domain, Disney, DreamWorks, Electronic Arts, Industrial Light & Magic, Factor 5 LLC, Midway Games, Nintendo, Pacific Data Images (PDI), Pixar, Sega, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Square Enix Co. Ltd., Ltd., Warner Feature Animation and Weta Ltd.

Alias is headquartered in Toronto with a Custom Development Center in Santa Barbara and offices worldwide.

BOXX is a registered trademark of BOXX Technologies, Inc., registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Alias and Maya are registered trademarks and Alias/Wavefront is a trademark of Alias Systems Corp. in the United States and other countries. Academy Award and Oscar are registered trademarks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Other product and company names herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. BOXX Technologies, 10435 Burnet #120, Austin, TX 78758, tel: 512-835-0400, fax: 512-835-0434.

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