e frontier Announces Poser 7
Special Edition Preorder Promotion Kicks Off New Version of 3D Figure Design and Animation Software
e frontier today announced the anticipated release of the new English version of Poser, the company’s popular 3D figure design and animation software. Poser 7 will include many new features, new content and improvements to its architecture. Poser was first introduced in 1995 and is used by graphic artists, illustrators, hobbyists and animators worldwide.
The launch of Poser 7 begins with a limited time offer of the Poser 7 Special Edition that includes an exclusive “High Stakes Content Pack” of Secret agent and casino themed Poser content worth $79.99. This offer will be available only during the preorder period and will expire when Poser 7 ships. The key new features of Poser 7 will be individually introduced with e frontier’s, “7 Reasons to Get Poser 7” campaign. The campaign starts on October 12, 2006 and can be viewed at www.e-frontier.com/go/Poser_7 ; .
The release of Poser 7 will introduce two, new realistic 3D Poser figures, “Sydney” and “Simon”. Poser 7 Special Edition will feature exclusive content of high fashion formal clothing for the new figures, a complete casino scene with props, a sports car and many extras that are essential for secret agents working a casino. In addition, Poser 7 Special Edition will include a $10.00 coupon redeemable at ContentParadise.com plus a free, six month Passport Membership to Content Paradise valued at $49.99. Content Paradise is e frontier’s content marketplace offering more than 20,000 3D models, audio, books and software from some of the top content creators and artists from around the world. The Passport Membership includes member discounts on 3D content, weekly “Freebies”, exclusive bonus content, monthly rewards and community forums.
Uli Klumpp, Director of Product Development at e frontier and long-time Poser Product Manager said, “Compared to all previous versions, this release is the most significant one to date. Poser 7 will have a powerful combination of new content, new features and improvements that modernizes and invigorates its foundation. We have also added many features that our long time customers have requested. The bottom line is that both the Poser professional and the casual enthusiast will have more robust and more powerful 3D figure design and animation software. Poser 7 will make their creative workflow more enjoyable.”
Pricing and Availability
Poser 7 Special Edition for Windows and Macintosh English versions will be available direct from e frontier’s online stores during the limited preorder promotional period only. Upgrades from previous versions of Poser to Poser 7 Special Edition will be $129.99 (USD). New users may order Poser 7 Special Edition for $249.99 (USD). Customers who upgrade or order new versions of Poser 6 between October 12, 2006 and the official Poser 7 launch date will receive a free electronic download upgrade to Poser 7 Special Edition.
Preorders of Poser 7 Special Edition are available at e frontier’s web site,
www.e-frontier.com/go/preorder_Poser_7 ; and at Content Paradise www.contentparadise.com/Poser_7.
After the preorder period, Poser 7 for Windows and Macintosh will be available from e frontier and its partners worldwide for an estimated street price of $249.99 (USD). Upgrades will be available for $129.99 (USD).
About e frontier America, Inc.
e frontier, Inc., and its subsidiary companies publish and distribute computer graphics software for digital artists and hobbyists worldwide, including Poser, Shade, Amapi Pro, Manga Studio, Anime Studio and MotionArtist, and produce quality computer graphic content and software-related books and magazines. The company is headquartered in Scotts Valley, California and is a fully owned subsidiary of e frontier, Inc. based in Tokyo, Japan.
For more information, go to www.e-frontier.com.