Electric Image Inc.
will begin shipping tomorrow or Monday the much-anticipated upgrade to its Universe 3D animation system, which users are calling a significant update, MacCentral has learned.
Electric Image Universe 3D Animation System
adds a host of new features to Electric Image’s modeling, animation and rendering tools, as well as cross-platform support for Windows 2000/NT, Macintosh, Sun and SGI computers. The update brings hundreds of new features to EI Universe, including advanced modeling tools and a much faster raytracing engine.
The product, which was originally expected to ship last month, will be available for US$1,995 and upgrade prices for current customers will range from $295 to $495.
The upgrade cost from EI 2.9 users with modeler is $295, while the upgrade costs for those without modeler is $495. For those who purchased 2.9 during the special $995 promotion period, the upgrade price is $495.