Friday Flashback #267


Softimage Store circa 2003: mental ray licenses for $1,895

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mental ray v3.1 – High-powered, photo-realistic rendering

The industry standard raytrace renderer for generating images of outstanding quality and unsurpassed realism, mental ray achieves scaleable performance on both multi-processor machines and across a network of CPU’s, without any sacrifices to render quality.

mental ray v.3.1 licenses are available from Softimage for users seeking additional power for their SOFTIMAGE|XSI v.3.0 systems or looking to render .mi files from external 3-D applications such as Alias|Wavefront’s Maya*, Discreet’s 3ds max*, or Side Effects’s Houdini.

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