Reprinted from a Contour Design press release:


Windham, NH June 3, 2002 -Contour Design continued improving their award-winning ShuttlePRO Multimedia Jog & Shuttle controller today with the release of pre-programmed settings for Alias|Wavefront’s Maya 3D animation software. These pre-programmed settings make it possible to control Maya’s keyboard-based functions with the ShuttlePRO, giving users another easy, fast, intuitive way to create and edit content in Maya. The settings are available for free and immediate download from the Contour Design website at www.contourdesign.com .

About the Contour ShuttlePRO:
The Contour ShuttlePRO Multimedia Controller provides natural and total control over audio, video, graphics, and animation software. As a programmable input device and powerful control surface, the ShuttlePRO offers multimedia editing capability that a computer mouse and arrow keys can’t deliver, and its 13 programmable buttons let users work faster and more easily than ever before by placing total control at their fingertips. The ShuttlePRO connects to computers via USB port, and is compatible with Apple Macintosh OS 8.6 – 9.2, OS X, Microsoft Windows 98, 98SE, Me, 2000, and XP operating systems.


Pricing and Availability
The ShuttlePRO is priced at MSRP $125.00 (USA), with an average street price of $99.95 through major retailers, catalog houses or dealers. Maya Complete 4 is priced at $1,999 (US) and includes modeling, rendering, animation, dynamics, Artisan, Paint Effects and Maya Embedded Language (MEL), an open interface for programming and scripting. Maya Unlimited 4 is priced at $6,999 (US) and includes Maya Fur, Maya Cloth and advanced modeling features. Maya is available through the Alias|Wavefront network of authorized resellers or may be purchased online at: http://www.aliaswavefront.com

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