|[February 13, 2013]
New App for iPad Unleashes 3D Creatures From Your Imagination Into Reality
SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)--
Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) unveiled Autodesk (News - Alert) 123D Creature, a new iPad app
that gives anyone the ability to create and 3D print amazing 3D
characters. Inspired by the same technology preferred by professional
designers and 3D artists, Autodesk 123D Creature makes getting started
as easy as drawing a stick figure.
The Autodesk 123D Creature app lets users create and 3D print fantastical designs. (Photo: Business Wire)
"Now, for the first time, 123D Creature makes it easy for anyone to
create a sophisticated creature on an iPad, and then have a 3D print
delivered to their doorstep with a few swipes of their finger," said
Samir Hanna, vice president of Consumer Products at Autodesk. "With our
123D family of apps, we strive to put powerful 3D technology into the
hands of anyone who wants to be creative, and we look forward to seeing
the original creatures people will create and share with the community."
Create and Showcase Incredible Creature Features
Making original characters with Autodesk 123D Creature starts with a
simple skeleton creator where users lay out the basic anatomy of their
creature in digital clay. Multi-Touch gestures allow users to thicken,
stretch and sculpt their creature with many of the tools familiar to
users of the popular 123D
Sculpt app. Once finished sculpting and shaping, a creature can be
airbrushed or adorned withdecals and textures imported from the user's
iPad photo library. To show off a finished creation, users can bring the
creature into the render room where they can customize lighting and
shadows, apply filters, and import background photos to generate amazing
images to share with their friends.
Users who want a sculpture of their masterpiece that they can hold in
their hand, can order a 3D print of their creature, with a few steps,
that will be mailed to them from Sculpteo's 3D printing services
embedded within the app. Artists can also enhance their characters at a
professional level in other Autodesk 3D visual effects and animation
software including Autodesk
Maya and Autodesk
The Autodesk 123D Creature App is exclusively available from the App
Store on iPad or at http://appstore.com/AutodeskInc/123DCreature.
The retail price of app will be priced at US $7.99, but at launch, the
app will be offered at a special price of $1.99 for a limited time.
Founded in 2009, Sculpteo offers a fully online 3D printing service -
from the upload of your 3D model to the final object - designed to make
this new technology easy and accessible to all. In addition to
affiliates, Sculpteo, has its own 3D printing facilities in the Pyrenees.
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in professional and personal 3D
design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk tools help
unlock the creativity in everyone, from children and hobbyists to design
and engineering professionals. Customers across the manufacturing,
architecture, building, construction, digital art and entertainment
industries, including the last 17 Academy Award® winners for Best Visual
Effects, use Autodesk software, mobile apps, cloud services and
communities to design, visualize, simulate and communicate their ideas.
For more information follow @autodesk or visit autodesk.com.
Editorial Note: A video of the Autodesk 123D Creature app is available
on the Autodesk YouTube (News - Alert) Channel at http://www.youtube.com/watch v=VVVqvMlfRK8.
Autodesk, AutoCAD and 123D are registered trademarks or trademarks of
Autodesk, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA
and/or other countries. iPad is a trademark of Apple (News - Alert) Inc., registered in
the U.S. and other countries. Academy Award is a registered trademark of
the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. All other brand names,
product names or trademarks belong to their respective holders. Autodesk
reserves the right to alter product and services offerings, and
specifications and pricing at any time without notice, and is not
responsible for typographical or graphical errors that may appear in
© 2013 Autodesk, Inc. All rights reserved.
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