updated 11:10 am EDT, Thu July 17, 2003
Alias|Wavefront announced today -- its 20th anniversary -- the launch of a corporate identity change from Alias|Wavefront to . "The name Alias signifies the rich heritage of the company and provides a simple yet powerful name that is well known throughout the 3D industry and beyond." Alias Research was founded in 1983, in Toronto, Canada, with Wavefront Technologies launching one year later in Santa Barbara, California. In the mid-90’s, the two companies were acquired and merged under Silicon Graphics as Alias|Wavefront.