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Lifemode Interactive sign up 3 new distributors

September 30th, 2004 - Lifemode Interactive, the facial animation and lip-synching software developer, has signed three more worldwide resellers in Sweden, Australia and Canada to distribute LifeStudio:HEAD 2.6.

Lifemode Interactive are now working in partnership with PCG AB in Sweden, Digital by Design in Australia and International Computers in Canada, bringing the total to eight global resellers and distributors so far.

Sales and Marketing manager, Natalie Polikarpova (pictured below) said, "We are currently in discussions with a number of other distributors and we will soon be making further announcements".

Lifemode, who also recently participated at ECTS in London, demonstrated their new facial animation software package: LifeStudio:HEAD 2.6. The Russian based company has developed a comprehensive real-time facial animation and lip-synching solution for PC games that is compatible with 3ds Max and Maya. A cross-platform support is also in development and due for sales in early 2005.

Lifemode had also shown at ECTS; trailers of their technology in FireFly's new game Stronghold 2, due to be released early next year, by Global Star Software, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive.

"We created a great deal of interest from a lot of people who came to our booth and also we had met several top studios from the UK. Fortunately despite the low attendance at the show, we did amazingly well. We also got a fantastic reception from artists and developers when they viewed our technology in Stronghold 2. We would like to thank all those people who came to see us over the 3 days", Natalie added.

LIFESTUDIO:HEAD 2.6 is intended for games, multimedia products, animation movies, TV graphics, business presentations, interactive help systems, education and training programmes, and an assortment of character-based web projects. You can now download a free demo version at www.lifemi.com.

About Lifemode Interactive:

Lifemode Interactive is an independent software company specializing in development of 3D games-related technologies. Lifemode Moscow employs a strong team of 27 skilled specialists in art, programming and game design. Most of them once formed the core team of Animatek International, a leading Russian-American graphics and software house through the nineties, and produced numerous projects for the likes of Square of Japan, SegaSoft USA, Maxis and GT Interactive.

Contact details: www.lifemi.com Tel: +7 (095) 236 59 67; Fax: +7 (095) 959 74 46.

Press: Eva Rukhina eva@lifemi.com.

Marketing and Sales: Natalie Polikarpova Natalie@lifemi.com

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