1. Platforms, prices, and supplier/creator
o Merlin3D: http://www.merlin3d.com
o Merlin 3D is a modeling, rendering, and animation package supporting features like subdivision surfaces, radiosity rendering and more
o It can be used by creative professionals for a variety of applications such as CAD, digital video, game development, design, architecture, etc.
3. Web Resources
o Official website: http://www.merlin3d.com