SAN DIEGO - RealViz www.realviz.com, the maker of image processing software, is showing Version 3.0 of its MatchMover Professional automatic tracking software at the show, with plans to release Windows, Linux and Mac OS X versions of the tool late this summer. RealViz is also offering a short-term rental program, which will enable studios to access the tracking technology at a reduced price point.
MatchMover Professional V. 3.0 features an enhanced interface, along with a collection of new features. Added capabilities include the handling of motion control data; 3D object model-based tracking; 3D tracking of cameras and multiple objects in the same session; the handling of survey points; a new graph editor toolbox; and motion capture capabilities.
RealViz will soon begin offering a short-term rental program for those looking to take advantage of MatchMover's capabilities. The program will be based around a coupon system, with each coupon enabling users to rent MatchMover Professional Corsica (and V. 3.0 on its release) for 30 days. Coupons will also entitle the user to a rebate toward the purchase of MatchMover Professional Corsica, and V.3.0.
MatchMover Pro Corsica is currently available for the Windows
NT/2000 platform for $7,499. Current owners of MatchMover Professional Corsica will qualify for an automatic upgrade to V. 3.0 upon its release. Owners of MatchMover 2 Professional are able to upgrade to Corsica for $2,499 US, and will also be entitled to receive Version 3.0 on its release in late summer 2003.