February 27, 2007
Media Machines Releases Flux Studio(TM) 2.0 and Flux Player(TM) 2.0 Virtual Worlds Software
Media Machines, Inc., a leading provider of 3D virtual worlds software and services for the Web, today announced the final release of their new software tools, Flux Player 2.0 and Flux Studio 2.0.
Flux Player 2.0 is an award-winning and open source Web browser plugin (1.5MB) for viewing and playing real-time 3D content and virtual worlds in Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers. Flux Player 2.0 works with Windows XP and Vista and now supports streaming audio and video, including mp3, mpg, wmv, and avi files. Flux Player 2.0 now also supports 2D Layers, allowing for the creation of graphic overlays such as heads-up displays (HUDs) widely used in game and virtual world user interfaces.
Media Machines has developed an Ajax 3D mash up using Google Earth 3D buildings, Flux Player, and Web-based Google Maps. This mashup can be viewed at www.mediamachines.com/maps.
Flux Player 2.0 and Flux Studio 2.0 are free for private and educational use. They are now available for download at www.mediamachines.com.
About Media Machines, Inc.
Media Machines is a leading provider of virtual world tools and content services for real-time 3D communication on the Web. Media Machines is spearheading the development of standards and technologies that lower the barrier of entry and total cost of ownership for developing real-time, rich media applications. Media Machines released the Flux Player source code into open source under the Gnu Lesser Public License (LGPL). Media Machines was founded in 2003 by Tony Parisi, co-creator of the Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML) and X3D. www.mediamachines.com
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SOURCE: Media Machines, Inc.