3Di, Inc. Announces New Releases of 3Di Cloud to Support Large-Scale Avatar Social Communities: Enterprise Edition, Unlimited Edition, and Free Community Edition

Create your online avatar social community without script programming

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 3Di, Inc., which develops and offers 3D Internet solutions (head office: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; representative Director and CEO: Satoshi Koike), announces new releases of 3Di Cloud, a cloud service supporting easy creation of 3D avatar-oriented virtual worlds. The new offerings include the large-scale Enterprise Edition and Unlimited Edition, as well as a free-of-charge Community Edition. Sales are expected to start on October 5, 2012.

A license for the Enterprise Edition allows creation of a maximum of 10,000 separate virtual spaces and 500 simultaneous user connections. The price is USD 499 per month.

The Unlimited Edition places no limit on the number of separate virtual spaces that can be created, and is available based on an individualized revenue share agreement.

An additional new offering, the Community Edition, allows no-charge usage of 3Di Cloud servers, on the condition that the users' 3Di Cloud project files and contents are published as open source.

Previously offered Personal Edition and Professional Edition licenses will migrated to the new monthly billing system.

"3Di Cloud Server" Editions and Pricing

(1) Community Edition (free)

The Community Edition may be used free of charge, if the user's project files and contents are published as open source. One virtual space can be created.

(2) Personal Edition (for individuals)

The Personal Edition is intended for individual use. One license can be used to create one virtual space. The price is USD 9.99 per month (including one free trial month).

(3) Professional Edition (for commercial use)

The Professional Edition should be used when commercial usage is intended. One license can be used to create one virtual space. The price is USD 99 per month (including one free trial month).

(4) Enterprise Edition (for large-scale services)

The Enterprise Edition allows creation of up to 10,000 virtual spaces with one license.
The price is USD 499 dollars per month (including one free trial month).

(5) Unlimited Edition (royalty-based)

The Unlimited Edition allows unlimited create of virtual spaces. An individualized revenue share agreement is required.

To accompany the newly released editions of 3Di Cloud, 3Di will hold the following seminar.

Free Seminar for CG creators: 3Di Cloud for Unity
Create your online avatar social community without script programming

As a compilation of know-how surrounding 3Di's high-efficiency server technology developed over a number of years, this seminar complements the recently announced 3Di Cloud, a specialized cloud service for creating avatar communities and virtual worlds. The seminar introduces the necessary steps to start an original online social community service using self-created 3D models and environments. By using 3Di Cloud together with the de-facto standard and mobile-enabled development environment Unity, content creators, even those for whom scripting may be a weak point, can easily launch their own original services.

Event date and time: Tuesday October 9, 2012, 14:00-17:00
(registration desk open from 13:30-13:55).

Entry fee: free of charge.

Capacity: 100 persons.

Location: NTT Learning Systems (Learning Square Shinbashi), 4-21-3 Shinbashi Minato-ku, Tokyo. http://www.nttls.co.jp/map/shinbashi.html

Presentation titles:
- Creating an avatar service with 3Di Cloud in 5 minutes
- The virtual revolution and its future
- An introduction to Lightwave data export workflow for Unity
- Importing Blender 3D contents and avatars into 3Di Cloud
- Introduction to Unity for content creators
- 3Di Cloud smart phone demonstration and MMD (MikuMikuDance)

Seminar details and application form can be found here: http://atnd.org/events/32332

Company Name: 3Di, Inc. http://3di.biz/en/
Major Shareholders: NTT Investment Partners Fund, L.P., motionBEAT Inc.
Paid in Capital: 87,801,580 JPY
Address: Shibuya Mark City W22F 1-12-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo 150-0043 Japan
Website : http://3di.biz/en/

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3Di, Inc.
Norman Lin, +81-3-4360-5654

Source: 3Di, Inc.