BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 3, 2002 ? Anark? Corporation, developers of Anark Studio? multimedia software for next generation digital media applications, today announced a strategic alliance with D-Storm, one of Japan?s leading solution providers of digital technologies. Anark Studio, the company?s flagship product, will be available natively localized in the Japanese language and available for purchase to Japan?s pioneering multimedia content developers through D-Storm.
?D-Storm has the goal of providing products that represent the best the computer graphics industry has to offer,? said Tsuneo Sakai, president and CEO of D-Storm. ?Anark Studio more than meets that goal and surpasses traditional content authoring tools, specifically with regard to its broadcast-quality output. We anticipate solid demand for the software from Japanese artists.?
Launched in July 2002 at the Siggraph trade show, Anark Studio 1.5 has been embraced by digital media innovators worldwide based on its ability to produce rich, interactive motion graphics with unrivaled visual quality. Japan?s mature and cutting-edge multimedia community represents a key market mirroring the uniqueness and unmatched design capabilities offered by the software.
?D-Storm has performed remarkably well within the Japanese digital media industry,? said Stephen Collins, president and CEO of Anark. ?Their support in distributing Anark Studio to the multimedia and 3D audience in Japan shows their recognition of Anark Studio?s capabilities and the market opportunity for the product in this key international market.?
About Anark Studio
D-Storm was founded in 1992 with the goal of providing solutions for visual content creation and innovative digital media technology. Based in Tokyo, D-Storm strives to provide the highest level of technical support and services and offers products from industry pioneers such as Anark, NewTek, and QuVIS.
About Anark Corporation
Anark? Corporation has developed an interactive multimedia platform that allows artists and content developers to create the visually unrivaled multimedia applications. The Anark Media Platform? consists of Anark Studio? for content authoring and Anark Client?, a free player used for real-time display of 3D models, video, images, and audio ? all in one truly revolutionary and stunning interactive presentation. Anark Studio allows artists and content developers to create mind-blowing corporate communications, CBT/e-Learning, tradeshow presentations, and interactive media presentations for CD-ROM, and Kiosk. Headquartered in Boulder, Colo., and founded in 1994, Anark?s partners include industry leaders such as, NVIDIA Corporation, TurboSquid and Ulead. For more information, visit Anark on the Web at http://www.anark.com
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