+ cebas VISUAL TECHNOLOGY Inc., makers of finalRender and ThinkingParticles, today announced their forthcoming release of volumeBreaker™, a 3ds Max plug-in, specifically designed to meet the needs for Roland Emmerich's $200 million motion picture “2012”, co-produced by LA based film production company Uncharted Territory. cebas VISUAL TECHNOLOGY Inc. brings really big disaster effects to 3ds Max! The introduction of volumeBreaker to the 3ds Max community as a whole, marks a new era in the availability of professional 3ds Max modelling tools. Until now, 3D modelers and special effects artists were just lucky if they worked for a big studio, having their very own custom coded tools. volumeBreaker literally tears down this barrier of maintaining your own coding department within your small effects studio - it's destruction for everyone! - Movie quality destruction tool - Hollywood production proven - 100% Multi-threaded - Peak performance tool - Production pipeline independent (any physics and particle engine supported) - True, unconstrained mesh volume handling - Native support for polygon and tri-meshes - Generates highly optimzed, clean meshes - True volumetric 3D breaking of virtually any 3D object - NOT restricted to 2D planes or surfaces - Fully automatic procedural breaking - Works on 2D surfaces as well - Full 64-bit support (3ds Max 64-bit) - Advanced 3D breaking with full artistic control - Comes with full blown ScalpelMAX functionality volumeBreaker has a suggested retail price of (SRP) US $395 with an introductory price of US$195, it will be available to order from the cebas VISUAL TECHNOLOGY Inc. online store ( www.shop.cebas.com ) starting October 2009, and from selected cebas dealers serving local 3D communities all around the world. Cross-grades from ScalpelMAX will start from US$125 (introductory pricing). Supported Platforms: 3ds Max 2010 32-bit and 64-bit 3ds Max 2009 32-bit and 64-bit 3ds Max 2008 32-bit and 64-bit.
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