BOXX and IRIDAS Announce Special Year-End Offer
FrameCycler DDS 2007 on Optimized BOXX RTX Workstations
Munich/Austin, TX: December 12, 2007…BOXX Technologies, an innovator in high-performance computing hardware for visual effects professionals, and IRIDAS, the industry leader in uncompressed playback technologies, today announced a year-end pricing promotion on RTX series workstations certified for the FrameCycler 2007 line of postproduction playback applications. Customers purchasing these specially configured RTX series workstations and FrameCycler DDS 2K software by January 31, 2008 will save over two thousand dollars. This provides postproduction artists and facilities with significant savings on tested solutions with guaranteed performance for dailies at resolutions up to 2K.
“BOXX has always been at the cutting edge in terms of technology and performance,” said Steve Crouch, director of IRIDAS USA. “Because their sole focus is VFX and postproduction they understand the tools that post artists use and are able to optimize their systems for these types of data-based workflows.”
“FrameCycler has been the leading review solution for high-end postproduction since 2001,” said Francois Wolf, director of marketing for BOXX Technologies. “We’re delighted to be working with IRIDAS in offering this powerful, integrated solution for post artists.”
The BOXX RTX workstation series delivers unmatched performance with support for up to 15 hot-swappable hard-drives and multiple graphics cards in a form factor that allows for cool and quiet desk-side operation. FrameCycler DDS 2007 provides real-time playback of uncompressed frame-based sequences of any length.
For more information on the RTX/FrameCycler offer, contact BOXX at (877) 877-BOXX, outside U.S. 1-512-835-0400, or IRIDAS USA at (818) 951-8927. All purchases must be made by January 31, 2008 in order to qualify.
About BOXX Technologies Inc.
BOXX® Technologies Inc., headquartered in Austin, Texas, is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance workstations and render nodes specifically designed to meet the high-performance and reliability requirements of digital content creators working in the 3D, animation, visual effects, digital film, architecture, game development and broadcast markets. BOXX’s rapid integration of cutting-edge computing technologies selected and optimized to deliver the best possible performance when running digital content creation (DCC) applications is reflected in its extensive line of uniquely featured and highly customizable systems, including BOXX APEXX®, 3DBOXX™ and 3DBOXX RTX workstations, and renderBOXX™ render nodes. For more information on BOXX Technologies Inc., visit the BOXX website at www.boxxtech.com.
IRIDAS pioneered desktop film-resolution playback in 2001. Its FrameCycler products are now the industry standard for frame-based image review. In 2003 IRIDAS introduced the first non-destructive color correction application. Today SpeedGrade and FrameCycler provide the critical links in an end-to-end pipeline for uncompressed content and color metadata. IRIDAS’ applications are used by filmmakers around the world and most major animation and postproduction houses. IRIDAS is an independent, privately held company headquartered in Munich, Germany. For more information, visit www.iridas.com.