+ Today at SIGGRAPH 2008,Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) announced Autodesk Stitcher Unlimited 2009 and Autodesk ImageModeler 2009 software products. These are the first versions of the former REALVIZ products to be released as part of the Autodesk product portfolio. Both products are being showcased at SIGGRAPH 2008 in Los Angeles, California, August 12-14 at Autodesk booth #501. "ImageModeler and Stitcher make 3D technology more accessible," said MarcPetit, Autodesk Media & Entertainment's senior vice president. "They enable the creation of 3D models from simple 2D images, and dynamic virtual environments from conventional photographs. These products are used on many types of projects -- from architecture and photography to film and game development."Stitcher Unlimited 2009 helps create wide-angle and panoramic images in a feweasy steps. With an intuitive user interface and an automatic photo-merging engine, the software is ideal for generating virtual tours for the Web, matte paintings for movies, environment maps for 3D rendering and panoramic prints for artistic display. ImageModeler 2009 offers a new approach to 3D modeling: generating 3D models from 2D digital images. The software's easy-to-learn, three-step workflow of calibration, modeling and texturing lets users achieve photorealistic results with real-world accuracy. For a complete list of what's new in Stitcher Unlimited 2009 & ImageModeler 2009, visit www.autodesk.com/stitcher and www.autodesk.com/imagemodeler.
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