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3Dconnexion releases the SpaceMouse Pro

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The SpaceMouse Pro is the newest 3D mouse from 3Dconnexion to offer professional navigation and application control for 3D artists

The SpaceMouse Pro is the new 3D mouse from 3Dconnexion

Whether you’re working in media and entertainment. architectural visualisation, product design or mechanical engineering, the 3D mice in the 3Dconnexion line up have been designed to improve comfort and offer a more productive workflow for all.

SpaceMouse Pro is the newest in the product line to help change the way artists work with 3D content. Antonio Pascucci, vice president of products at 3Dconnexion says: “We are committed to developing products that meet the needs of 3D users. SpaceMouse Pro provides a professional 3D navigation experience, enabling users to better understand their 3D content, while its new advanced ergonomic design ensures a comfortable working experience.”

The SpaceMouse Pro has plenty of features:

  • Professional navigation – the patented ‘6-degrees-of-freedom’ sensor provides intuitive 3D navigation, while 5 QuickView keys offer one-touch access to 12 views combinations: top, right, front and 90-degree rotation
  • Advanced ergonomic design – SpaceMouse Pro ensures a balanced and comfortable workflow with full-sized, soft-coated hand rest, plus 15 large, tactile and easy to locate buttons
  • Application control – 4 large, fully customisable Intelligent Function Keys provide fingertip access to frequently used application commands, while the new on-screen display provides visual feedback on key assignment. SpaceMouse Pro’s Keyboard Modifiers also give convenient access to Control, Shift, Alt and Esc functions

The SpaceMouse Pro is designed to improve 3D workflow

If you’re in Las Vegas between 29 November and 1 December, you can check out a demo of the new SpaceMouse Pro at booth #136 at Autodesk University 2011.

The SpaceMouse Pro is now available at the suggested retail price of £249.00, and is supported by:

  • Windows 7, Vista, XP
  • Mac OS 10.4.6 or later
  • Sun Solaris 8 (SPARC), Sun Solaris 10 (x86/x64
  • Linux (Redhat Enterprise Linux WS 4, SuSE 9.3 or later)

For more information visit the 3Dconnexion website.