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Press Release

TurboSquid to Become Newest Reseller of Hypercosm’s Web-Enabling Tools

(New Orleans, LA and Madison, WI – January 19, 2009) – TurboSquid, the world’s largest online marketplace for 3D assets, announced that it has become an official reseller of the Hypercosm LLC suite of web-enabling tools. Hypercosm LLC is a leader in 3D interactive simulation software for web-based training, education, communication, and design visualization.

"We were very excited to add the Hypercosm LLC lineup of products to TurboSquid”, said Beau Perschall, Vice President of Business Development at TurboSquid. "The ability to display models and animations online in an interactive fashion is something that we think will appeal to a large number of our 1.5 million member community."

Hypercosm LLC offers a unique set of tools which allow users of a variety of 3D modeling applications, such as 3ds Max and Google SketchUp, to display their models and animations safely in a web browser. TurboSquid will feature the Hypercosm Teleporter products, each available as either a Free or a Pro version, and the Hypercosm 3D Player.

  • Hypercosm Teleporter is a tool that makes web-based presentation practical for 3D models and animations. A 3ds Max or SketchUp user can now get more value out of their 3D models by creating an on-line portfolio or sharing with customers, colleagues, friends and family through webpages or email just like other electronic documents
  • Hypercosm Player is a free viewer that integrates with standard web browsers for displaying Hypercosm applets

"We’re really excited to be working with TurboSquid to bring effective, practical interactive 3D simulation to the web,” said Abe Megahed, Chief Technical Officer of Hypercosm LLC. “We hope that our partnership will enable 3ds Max and SketchUp users to get the most out of their 3D models."

Pricing and Availability

Hypercosm LLC tools, including Hypercosm Teleporter and Hypercosm Player are available now via the TurboSquid Marketplace and are priced at $199 for the Pro versions.

About TurboSquid

Founded in 2000, TurboSquid is dedicated to the management and distribution of digital products and other relevant content for 3D and 2D designers and creative professionals. TurboSquid provides a global market for digital products by enabling individual and corporate users to list, promote and sell their content to users around the world. In 2003, TurboSquid was named as the exclusive publisher and worldwide distributor for the Autodesk Certified Animation Plug-in Program. TurboSquid is a privately held and venture-backed company. More information can be found at the company's web site: www.turbosquid.com.

Contact:
Paul Teall
Director of Marketing - TurboSquid.com
TurboSquid, Inc

About Hypercosm

Hypercosm LLC is a leader in 3D interactive simulation software for web-based training, education and design visualization. Hypercosm's patented approach to encoding object geometry and behaviors results in low file size simulations that can be delivered over the web practically and effectively, even with low bandwidth connections. Hypercosm has been used for web-based interactive astronaut training, assembly instructions, familiarization training, science education aids and 3D architectural designs. For more information and to view solution demonstrations, visit us on-line at www.hypercosm.com.

Contact:
Marty A. Gustafson
Hypercosm LLC
Phone: 608-229-2787
Fax: 608-827-5050