(Agoura Hills, California--November 25, 2008) coolux International today announced the release of a special educational edition of its Pandoras Box real-time compositing media server package. Optimized for use by accredited higher educational establishments, this new software-only version of Pandoras Box gives students and educators access to extraordinarily powerful and flexible 3-D media control, whether for classroom training, student projects, or university theaters.
"Pandoras Box is constantly evolving to meet the needs of cutting-edge professional productions, and we're pleased to be introducing the product's unrivaled performance to the educational market," said Steve Gilbard, president of coolux International. "As a valuable teaching and presentation tool, the educational software edition of Pandoras Box promises to revolutionize the way in which students working in video and media production get involved in the creative process."
Pandoras Box from coolux is a 3-D compositing and rendering system that provides real-time, on-location media control that is customizable to the needs of each user and project. The software allows users to arrange video and images freely; change the color, form, and position of images; synchronize 3-D sound; or animate 3-D objects.
In addition to all common features, this latest educational software release includes the benefits of the full-blown Pandoras Box Media Server system to enable 3-D rendering, HD playback, and soft-edge blending. The educational version plays back two video and four graphic layers on two outputs. It also can serve as a Media Manager featuring one timeline for enhanced system control.
Special educational rates, as well as terms and conditions, can be obtained from local dealers and distributors or directly from coolux International. More information about coolux International and Pandoras Box systems is available at www.coolux-us.com