Autodesk launches Maya 2009 in India

Autodesk, Inc. has launched Autodesk Maya 2009 in India, which is the 3D animation and visual effects software, in celebration of the software’s 10-year anniversary at Autodesk Developer Day in Mumbai.

Maya 2009 includes a wide range of advancements in modeling, animation, rendering and effects that maximize productivity, optimize workflows, and provide new creative possibilities.

"We are celebrating the work done with Autodesk Maya over the past 10 years by many artists and creative visionaries in film, television production and games, as well as in industrial design and architecture. We designed Maya 2009 as a tribute to creative innovation and production efficiency. The new release will allow artists to raise the bar and deliver even more ground breaking computer graphics work," said Autodesk media & entertainment senior vice president Marc Petit.

Tata Elxsi’s Visual Computing Labs’ Vishal Anand added, "We are looking forward to the launch of Maya 2009 in India as it will change the way artists think about dynamics, rendering, compositing and pipelines. This new workflow will optimize render times for multiple render layers and, in turn, elevate the quality of work. Maya has an intuitive user interface, which facilitates customization and fine-tuning of effective workflows."