CADopia to bundle McNeel Rhino and Flamingo with IntelliCAD 4
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CADopia to bundle McNeel Rhino and Flamingo with IntelliCAD 4

Advanced modeling and rendering capability now available to CADopia IntelliCAD 4 users.

San Diego, California, May 21, 2003 - - CADopia, a leading developer and supplier of IntelliCAD and Robert McNeel and Associates announced today that they have entered into a partnership agreement to bundle McNeel Rhino and Flamingo with IntelliCAD Professional Edition.

"Bundling Rhino/Flamingo with IntelliCAD provides CADopia users a complete suite of solutions -- from drafting to advanced modeling, ready for manufacturing and engineering analysis," said Surya Sarda, President and CEO of CADopia. "Architects can also use Rhino to create sophisticated presentation renderings."

“We are happy to work with CADopia and provide IntelliCAD users the advanced rendering and modeling functionality included in Rhino and Flamingo,” said Robert McNeel, founder and CEO of Robert McNeel & Associates.

Rhino can create, edit, analyze, and translate NURBS curves, surfaces, and solids. There are no limits on complexity, degree, or size. Rhino also supports polygon meshes and point clouds. It includes uninhibited free-form 3-D modeling tools.

The models created are accurate and you can design, prototype, engineer, analyze, and manufacture anything from an airplane to jewelry. The product is compatible with most design, drafting, CAM, engineering, analysis, rendering, animation, and illustration software. Visit the product design gallery to see the amazing designs created using Rhino.

Flamingo brings the raytrace and radiosity rendering to Rhino. This plug-in includes:

Photometrically accurate images with reflections, refraction, diffusion, translucency, transparency, color bleeding, shadows, depth of field, depth attenuation, ClearFinish�, and indirect lighting.

Viewpoint animation for walk-throughs and fly-bys, and sunlight animation for shadow studies.

Other features
Procedural clouds, fractal-generated 3-D plants, procedural 2-D and 3-D materials, progressive-refinement for quick preview, and extensive material, plant, and background libraries.

CADopia IntelliCAD is a powerful CAD solution for engineers, architects, designers and drafters - virtually anyone who creates, edits or views professional drawings. It offers a high degree of compatibility with popular CAD systems and supports DWG as its native file format. IntelliCAD can be customized using AutoLisp, Microsoft VBA, and SDS (Solution Development System). Featuring advanced tools such as raster image support, photorealistic rendering, integrated VBA, FlexLM license management, it provides a very comprehensive solution for advanced engineering drafting and drawing.

CADopia IntelliCAD 4 Professional with Rhino/Flamingo bundle is priced at $995.00 and will begin shipping on June 16.

About Robert McNeel & Associates
Founded in 1980, Robert McNeel & Associates is a privately-held, employee-owned company that provides technical professionals with productive tools based on emerging technologies. For the last few years the company has focused on developing and publishing specialty Windows products for engineers, architectural and industrial designers. For more information, email Email Contact .

About CADopia
CADopia ( is creating the industry standard for an affordable and powerful CAD solution. With a network of strategic ISV partners, distributors and resellers, and a user base of over 700,000 users across the globe, CADopia is one of the world's most popular providers of professional CAD software. Founded in 1999 in San Diego, CADopia is a privately held California Corporation. For more details, please visit CADopia’s web site at or email Email Contact.

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