About the transaction
Caligari Corporation develops collaborative 3D authoring technology that enables participants to work and learn online. The company’s award-winning flagship product, trueSpace, is a 3D modeling, rendering and animation program used by 3D artists, game designers, illustrators and animators worldwide. Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
Caligari is best-known for developing the trueSpace 3D graphics and animation software. The company will become part of Microsoft's Virtual Earth division, which is building an immersive 3D Web mapping application.