iMove™ and Autometric Partner to offer enhanced Visualization Products and Services
Two leading visualization companies join forces and create powerful interactive visualization tools.
December 11, 2000
Portland, Ore. – iMove™ Inc., the provider of Multiview Interactive Video™ , today announced a partnership with Autometric, Inc, a leading provider of end-to-end visual computing solutions, to represent iMove’s full product line to the US Government and other high-end visualization customers. Autometric plans to include the powerful iMove Viewer and Multiview Interactive Video Production software with its current line of products to provide its customers the best possible combination of interactive video solutions. Autometric will represent iMove in the resale of iMove products to include the Multiview Interactive Video Production Suite, iMove Content Delivery Services, and the iMove Spherical Video System 2000. Autometric’s first order has shipped and subsequent software, content delivery services and software ordered by Autometric, will be used to produce immersive content for various government agencies.
Multiview Interactive Video includes the functionality to deliver multiple camera views into a single video playback file, creating spherical video and adding user control of camera angles, viewing directions and zooming capability. This video format also includes the capability to link to embedded audio, text and website hotspots.
“By teaming up with the industry leader in visual computing systems, iMove will reach an even wider market of professional content providers and help provide the US Government with the best video computing software solutions available” said Kermit Yensen, CEO of iMove. “Multiview Interactive Video is an innovative new format for video content which engages the user in a rich interactive experience”.
iMove and Autometric will be demonstrated the iMove Spherical Video System at the I/ITSEC show (November 27, 2000) Orlando, Florida. At the show, iMove and Autometric highlighted capabilities of the iMove Multiview Interactive Video along with specific demonstrations of the Spherical Video System.
“The addition of iMove technology and services provides an excellent fit for Autometric’s current product and service offering,” said Bob Casullo Director and General Manager, Advanced Visualization and Integration
Group at Autometric, a Boeing Company. “With iMove technology on board, we will be uniquely positioned to add value for our customers.”
iMove’s Multiview Interactive Video transforms video from a passive to an active experience for users of the Internet and interactive TV. iMove provides a production and delivery system that enables users of video content to select different camera angles, including a 360-degree spherical view, control playback speed and direction, rewind and freeze frames and delve into audio, text and Web site hotspots. Located in Portland, Ore., iMove created Multiview Interactive Video to serve the interactive video needs for online sports, news/entertainment and e-commerce. For more information, consult the iMove website at www.imoveinc.com or call 503-221-2449.
About Autometric, Inc.
Autometric, Incorporated, a Boeing Company, has been a world leader in geospatial information technology and solutions for almost 50 years. Autometric is a leading provider of end-to-end geospatial solutions, providing commercial products and services for modeling, simulation, visualization and analysis of geospatial data storage, data ware-housing, data production, and data visualization. Autometric supports defense and commercial customers in modeling, simulation analysis, system design and engineering, software engineering, and data production.
iMove and the iMove logo are trademarks of iMove, Inc. Multiview Interactive Video is a trademark of iMove. Autometric and the Autometric logo are registered trademarks of Autometric, Inc. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.