Luxion Appoints TriStar as KeyShot® Reseller

Luxion Appoints TriStar as KeyShot® Reseller

Irvine, California, and Phoenix, Arizona, September 22, 2011 – Luxion, the leading developer of advanced rendering and lighting technology, today announced TriStar, Inc as its newest software reseller for KeyShot. Under this agreement, TriStar now becomes the largest PTC reseller in North America to offer Luxion’s KeyShot rendering software. TriStar provides full sales and technical support for KeyShot throughout North America.

KeyShot is an interactive 3D rendering and global illumination program developed by Luxion for both PC and Mac that breaks down the complexity of creating photographic images from 3D models. Combined with its ease of use KeyShot gives anybody involved with 3D data the ability to create photographic images in a matter of minutes, independent of the size of the digital model. KeyShot directly accepts models from Creo™ Parametric on both PC and Mac, as well as through a plugin. KeyShot also support many other native file formats including ALIAS, Autocad, CATIA, Autodesk Inventor, Rhinoceros, SketchUp, Solid Edge, and SolidWorks.

“The Luxion partnership with TriStar is a natural fit as we take industry leading tools to our customers” says Patrick F. Maderia, President of TriStar. “The KeyShot product has been well received by TriStar’s customers, and we are very pleased with the partnership between our two companies.”

TriStar represents the largest reseller of PTC software in North America. TriStar serves thousands of customers of Creo Parametric and Creo Direct as well as other PTC products in North America.

“TriStar is an impressive company with an equally impressive customer base, says Dr. Henrik Wann Jensen, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist at Luxion. “We are very excited that TriStar has decided to add KeyShot to their already extensive product portfolio to deliver the best rendering solution to their customers. With TriStar’s commitment to excellent sales and customer service, we know we have a great partner that will help us further penetrate the North American market.”

To learn more about the new offering at TriStar, please visit www.tristar.com/ products/keyshot.asp or contact info@tristar.com.

To learn more about the KeyShot, please visit to www.keyshot.com.

About Luxion

Luxion is a leading developer of advanced 3D rendering and lighting technology. KeyShot® is the first realtime ray tracing and global illumination program that uses a physically correct rendering engine certified by the CIE (International Commission on Illumination).

Addressing the visualization needs of designers, engineers, marketing professionals, photographers and CG specialists, KeyShot breaks down the complexity of creating photographic images and animations from 3D digital data.

Luxion’s customer list includes many of the Fortune 1000 product manufacturers and major industrial design companies including Dell, HP, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Procter & Gamble, IDEO, frog design and SMART Design. For more information visit http://www.keyshot.com.

About TriStar

TriStar began serving the CAD/CAM markets in 1988 by providing high-performance workstations and servers for the engineering environment. TriStar became a PTC Platinum Authorized Reseller in 2001, offering the full line of PTC software and certified training. Today, TriStar is PTC’s leading provider in the United States and Canada and offers a complete range of engineering products and services including software; training; PLM, CAD, and CAM implementation and consulting services; and professional staffing services.

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