Autodesk to acquire the maker of Maya, Alias

Autodesk, the company of industry's CAD software, AutoCAD, is to acquire Alias, the maker of Maya. The deal will cost Autodesk US$182 million.

Autodesk also owns discreet, the developer of several video compositing tools, including Combustion. Adding Alias to the fold will position Autodesk as a special effects software powerhouse.

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Posted by Antony at October 6, 2005 1:23 AM

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