PipelineFX to Exhibit at SIGGRAPH 2007 in San Diego
Newly Released Qube! Version 5.2 to be Demonstrated in Conjunction with Leading Industry Partners
Honolulu, HI ? July 31, 2007 ? PipelineFX, makers of Qube!? software, the leading render farm management software for film production, game development, and digital media education around the world, today announced that it will exhibit at SIGGRAPH 2007 in San Diego in booth #337 along with a variety of leading industry partners.
?We are excited to be exhibiting for our sixth consecutive year at SIGGRAPH in beautiful San Diego,? said Richard Lewis, VP of Sales for PipelineFX. ?We will publicly debut Qube! 5.2, with full support for 64-bit applications and hardware, satellite rendering support for Autodesk 3D applications and the new ?SimpleCMD? interface for generating submission GUI?s quickly and easily. We will also welcome some of our top industry partners to our booth including:
SGI: Showing the SGI Render Management bundle, the team from SGI?s Digital Content Management group will be on hand to show the high-density Altix XE? rendering server system currently in production at Vanguard Animation.
NVIDIA: NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, will be showing their new animated short film ?The Plush Life? in the PipelineFX booth and at the Gelato User Group meeting. The film was rendered entirely with their Gelato renderer and Qube! render farm management software.
IRIDAS: FrameCycler? is the industry leader in uncompressed playback of frame-based and video file formats at SD, HD, 2K, and higher resolutions. FrameCycler can be integrated with Qube! for automated daily creation as a part of the render pipeline, accelerating the iteration of animation and visual effects work.
South Paw: TACTIC? Asset Management software integrates with Qube! via Qube!?s Python API for an elegant asset/render management pipeline. When an asset is revised and checked in, the integrated system can automatically re-render the scene files containing the changed asset.
Digits ?n art: 3Delight? is a fast, high quality, RenderMan?-compliant renderer designed to produce photorealistic images in demanding production environments. Using the PipelineFX MTOR interface for Maya, 3Delight is a cost-effective rendering solution that can be managed cross-platform with Qube!.
Full Sail: Established in 1979 and a Qube! user since 2006, Full Sail Real World Education is a nationally accredited, private, co-educational college offering extensive training and education in entertainment media production and entertainment technology. Student work rendered using Qube! will be on display in the PipelineFX booth and student representatives will be on hand to answer questions and discuss their program.
?SIGGRAPH is always a big show for us,? said Troy Brooks, CEO of PipelineFX. ?This year we will host our first customer and reseller appreciation event, and with the tremendous growth we?ve experienced in the last five years, I look forward to seeing the Qube! user and reseller community gather to celebrate with us.?