1. Platforms, prices, and supplier/creator
o Windows, Unix, Linux
o Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG): http://www.nag.com
o IRIS Explorer is a visual programming environment for 3D visualization, animation and manipulation
o It has been used by industry, universities, and research institutions in wide areas such as life sciences, mechanical engineering, chemistry, aerospace engineering, automotive engineering, multimedia, medical imaging and research, electrical engineering, etc.
3. Web Resources
o Official website : http://www.nag.com/Welcome_IEC.asp
o Documentation: http://www.nag.com/visual/IE/iecbb/DOC/Index.asp