NVIDIA Gelato Delivers Hair-Raising Results


Powerful GPU-Accelerated Final-Frame Rendering Software Adds New Features for Joe Alter's Shave and a Haircut, and Autodesk Maya 8.5 and 3ds Max 9.0 Software

SANTA CLARA, CA - March 12, 2007 - NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced the release of NVIDIA Gelato 2.1 high-quality, GPU-accelerated rendering software, which now includes support for Joe Alter's Shave and a Haircut software for computer-generated hair and fur effects. Other enhancements in this newest release of Gelato include support for Autodesk Maya 8.5 and 3ds Max 9.0, improved stereo rendering, fog lights, and significant performance improvements.

"Gelato is extremely powerful rendering software capable of delivering amazing results," said Joe Alter, CEO Joe Alter, Inc. "Now, with support for Shave and a Haircut, Maya users can easily add Gelato to their rendering pipelines to achieve extremely realistic hair and fur - Gelato is a potent rendering solution for Maya/Shave users."

Gelato 2.1 is available as a free download at www.nvidia.com/gelato. Gelato Pro 2.1, priced at $1500, offers advanced rendering features and greater scalability for professional production pipelines. Volume pricing and educational discounts on Gelato Pro 2.1 are also available. READ MORE...

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