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Smith Micro Treats Poser Fans to New Characters, Features and an Exclusive Reality 3 Partnership at SIGGRAPH 2012

Aug 03, 2012
Preview the Reality 3 Rendering Engine for Poser 9 and Poser Pro 2012 Get a sneak peak at Miki 4 and new Tyler characters for Poser 9 and Poser Pro 2012 Poser Service Release 3 featuring a GoZ plug-in for Pixologic's Zbrush

ALISO VIEJO, CA - August 3, 2012 - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI) Productivity and Graphics Group announced today that it will introduce exciting new features and exclusive partnership news for its acclaimed Poser® 3D character animation solution at SIGGRAPH 2012 held August 5th to 9th at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Get a special sneak-peak of the upcoming Reality 3, for Poser at the Smith Micro booth #1130. SIGGRAPH attendees will also be the first to see Poser Service Release 3 (SR3), featuring a GoZ™ plug-in for ZBrush. Attendees will also get a special chance to preview the upcoming fourth edition of the popular Miki figure and the much-anticipated new Tyler GND character, created by Poser artist Blackhearted.

"For 18 years Poser has dominated the market as the standard for easy to use 3D characters for illustrators, graphic designers and animators - and SIGGRAPH has been a pivotal part of our release cycle," said Steve Cooper, Senior Product Manager for Smith Micro Software Inc. "We announced our hugely successful Poser Pro 2012 version at SIGGRAPH last year and this year we have three major releases that will thrill our loyal base of more than 500,000 dedicated Poser artists."

Smith Micro's Graphics Products:

  • NEW - MotionArtist® - Digital comic and interactive graphic novel creation. Bridging the gap between your comics and your readers. More info about MotionArtist
  • Anime Studio® - Cutting-edge tools and techniques to produce popular styles of animated 2D movies, cartoons and cutout animations. More info about Anime Studio
  • Poser® - The world's most complete solution for creating art and animation using 3D characters, used by beginning and experienced artists alike. More info about Poser
  • Manga Studio® - The most popular comic and manga creation software in the industry featuring powerful drawing and coloring tools. More info about Manga Studio

About Smith Micro Software, Inc. - Productivity and Graphics Group:

Based in Santa Cruz, Calif., the Smith Micro Software Productivity and Graphics Group produces award-winning software that inspires consumer creativity and enables efficiency. The group's creative suite of programs provides artists of all skill levels - from novice to professional - with the tools to illustrate, animate and create 2D and 3D art. Some of the Productivity and Graphics Group's award-winning creative and utilities products include Poser, Anime Studio, Manga Studio and StuffIt. For more information, please visit:

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