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Discreet Inferno for Linux

Posted: May 11, 2006
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Autodesk Introduces Discreet Inferno Visual Effects System on Linux Operating System

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Apr. 18, 2006 — Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today launched its Academy Award-winning* Discreet Inferno visual effects system running on the Linux operating system. The Discreet Inferno system enables the world’s top digital artists in broadcast facilities, post-production houses and film studios to deliver extraordinary moving imagery. This system contains a robust creative toolset for high-speed compositing, advanced graphics and interactive design. It has shaped blockbuster feature films and television programming – such as Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, as well as numerous Super Bowl commercials and premium television channel branding.

“Autodesk’s Discreet Inferno system on a blazingly fast dual-core Linux workstation allows our artists more time and opportunity to do what they love best – be creative,” commented Wilaiwan Leelachart, Managing Director, Fame Post. “Moreover, the system has strong brand recognition and incomparable performance, delivering top results that help us attract and retain the prestigious clients that drive our business. We’ve adopted the Discreet Inferno system because we need to deliver complex, high-end visual effects work without compromising quality or wasting time.”