SAUSALITO, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Equilibrium today announced
that DeBabelizer Pro 4.5 LE (TM), a new limited edition of the leading
automated graphics processor for Web, multimedia, and print, will be bundled
with Silicon Graphics visual workstations for Microsoft Windows NT (TM). As a
result, users will have an easy-to-use graphics processing and translation
solution for integrating the new Silicon Graphics 320 (TM) and Silicon
Graphics 540 (TM) workstations into existing UNIX and Macintosh
Equilibrium DeBabelizer Pro 4.5 LE converts and optimizes more than
100 bitmapped image, animation, and digital video file types, including all
popular Web formats, SGI Media Player, UNIX, and Macintosh file types.
"Interoperability is an integral part of our dual-platform strategy," said
Murali Dharan, vice president of Marketing, Workstation Division at Silicon
Graphics, Inc. "Equilibrium DeBabelizer Pro 4.5 LE enables our customers to
seamlessly integrate their Silicon Graphics visual workstations into their
The full version of the product, Equilibrium DeBabelizer Pro 4.5, provides
robust automated batch processing, scripting and extensive color optimization
featuring Equilibrium's proprietary SuperPalette (TM) technology. Silicon
Graphics intends to resell DeBabelizer Pro 4.5, enabling users to solve volume
data migration and workflow issues.
Pricing and Availability
Equilibrium DeBabelizer Pro 4.5 LE (Limited Edition) for Windows is
bundled with the Silicon Graphics 320 and Silicon Graphics 540 workstations.
The Silicon Graphics 320 workstation will ship in February 1999 and has a
starting price of less than $3,400. The Silicon Graphics 540 workstation
will ship in the first quarter of 1999 and has a starting price at less
than $6,000. Equilibrium DeBabelizer Pro 4.5 ships at an estimated street
price of $399.95. The full version of DeBabelizer Pro 4.5 is available for
purchase through traditional software distribution channels, including
Ingram Micro, Tech Data, Digital River, retail dealers, mail order, and is
anticipated to be available directly from Silicon Graphics.
Based in Sausalito, California, Equilibrium is the worldwide leader in
automated graphics processing software. For more information, please visit
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