Sunday, October 09, 2005

Autodesk acquires Alias for $182 mn

Autodesk, the company behind industry-standard animation and 3D software 3D Studio Max, will acquire Alias, the company behind the Academy Award-winning 3D application Maya.

Maya is used widely by the world's entertainment companies, including Industrial Light & Magic (think George Lucas) and DreamWorks.

The acquisition will bring together 2 of the world's best software in 3D, and this will certainly be beneficial to many in future.

And this is the 100th post! Hooray!

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