September 22, 2004


AUSTIN, TX - Boxx Technologies ( has entered into an agreement with Avid to offer Softimage|XSI Foundation and Essentials software as an optional upgrade for its series of workstations.

Softimage|XSI V.4.0 Foundation includes extensive polygon modeling tools, Subdivision Surfaces and a nonlinear animation and interactive rendering toolset. Essentials is a customizable professional-grade package designed for integrated pipeline environments.

Available in single- or dual-processor configurations, Boxx workstations feature the latest AMD Athlon and Opteron processors and Intel Pentium 4 and Xeon processors. The systems also support popular software from Adobe, Alias, Autodesk, Discreet and NewTek.

"We are excited to be offering Softimage XSI Foundation and Essentials as add-on software for our workstations," says Ed Caracappa, director of sales and marketing at Boxx. "By giving our customers the flexibility to add powerful software programs such as Softimage|XSI to their Boxx workstations, we help streamline and simplify the 'out of the box' buying experience for our customers." Softimage|XSI Foundation is priced at $495 and Essentials is offered at $1,995. Both are currently available for purchase with any Boxx workstation.