Alias|Wavefront has shipped its recently unveiled mental ray for Maya technology. As an optional plug-in renderer for the Maya 3D software package, mental ray for Maya provides an integrated rendering solution that maximizes the strengths of both products. In addition to this new rendering option, Alias|Wavefront offers mental ray stand-alone licenses for increased interactive rendering speed within Maya as well as for use in batch rendering. mental ray for Maya is an optional and fully integrated plug-in renderer for Maya that offers the features and tools available in the mental ray renderer version 3.0 from mental images. The new Alias|Wavefront offering is available on the Windows NT and IRIX platforms in either node locked or floating license configurations.