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Marriott Goes Hi Tech to Attract Convention Business

The Woodlands, Texas, January 2003 - Opened in mid January 2003, the largest hotel convention center in The Woodlands area is using an innovative, high tech CD ROM to showcase their new venue to business prospects. The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center Director of Sales and Marketing, Bradley McCreedy, and The Woodlands Town Center Improvement District Director of Marketing, Nick Wolda, had epic software group, develop this interactive tool. Just pop the CD into any PC and you…

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A Little Bit of Hollywood in Houston

Houston, TX - September 1, 2002 - Film and video audiences today have become accustom to watching dazzling special effects and incredible 3D animation from big budget Hollywood productions. So how is a smaller production company to compete with these visual extravaganzas? "Most of the film and video production companies we work with have much simpler needs, and we can usually help them work within a very limited budget," said Vic Cherubini, President of the epic software group. Cherubini…

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PH Association Goes Hi-Tech to Find a Cure

The Woodlands, TX - July 27, 2001 - Imagine going to your doctor's office with your young daughter who is experiencing shortness of breath, and leaving with a diagnoses of Pulmonary Hypertension - a rare and as of yet, incurable disease. "These two words changed our lives" said Marcia Stibbs, whose daughter Emily was diagnosed with PH four years ago, when she was just five years old. "I left the office wanting to know everything about the disease and how we were going to battle…

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Pennzoil-Quaker State use “e-cards’ to Promote Brands

The Woodlands, TX - January 12, 2001- How does a company with hundreds of consumer products and dozens of brands effectively promote them? Traditionally most large companies have used print ads, television commercials and outdoor advertising. Today the Web is hot, but any company's site is in competition with literally millions of pages that are part of the digital landscape. So how can a company use new media to cut through the clutter and encourage a consumer to focus on their brand? The Pennzoil-Quaker…

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Creating a Compaq Design

Presentations Magazine - October 2000 - Edited by Julie Hill - Page 15 ...One of epic's recent jobs involved preparing a multiuse trade show presentation for Compaq Computer Corp. To launch its Insight LC software, Compaq wanted to create an interactive product demo to run on kiosks throughout its trade show booth. The demo would appear on a CD-ROM handout with a light version of the software screensaver. The business unit manager needed to use the same demo for a white-paper presentation during…

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epic software Creates Waterway Fly-Through

The Woodlands, Texas - May 12, 2000 - When The Woodlands Operating Company L.P. needed a tool to help prospective tenants, residents and the press understand their vision for the new Waterway project, they didn't need to hire a Hollywood special effects company to get the job done. "We found a company literally down the street that specializes in 3D animation and architectural simulations," said Ted Washington, Manager of Visual Communications for The Woodlands Operating Company. Last…

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Epic Creates Artwork for Boy Scout Holiday Greeting Card

The Woodlands, TX - December 1, 2001 - The Sam Houston Council of the Boy Scouts of America asked the epic software group, inc. to create a 3D animation for use as the Council's annual holiday greeting card, and for the cover art of their quarterly newsletter - "The Scouter". Brian Archimbaud, CFRE and Capital Campaign Director, said - ..."Our scouts, their families and our supporters really enjoyed the work that the artists at epic did for us.  On behalf of everyone at our…

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Children’s Books - Go Hi Tech

The Woodlands, Texas - August 1, 1998 - The world of children's literature may never be the same after August 1, 1998. That is when Houston based Jamsa Press plans to release its first interactive title - Happy and Max - Locked in the Attic. Dr. Kris Jamsa, the founder and President of Jamsa Press explains why - "The Happy and Max series of books features state-of-the-art 3D graphics along with a multimedia CD-ROM that works in a PC, a Mac, or in an audio CD player." "In addition,"…

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