Foster City, California - December 3rd, 2004 - Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announces the release of COLLADA v1.1.0, now available at the web site. COLLADA is an extensible, open interchange format. 3Dlabs, Alias, Discreet, Emdigo, Novodex, Secret Level, Softimage, and Sony Computer Entertainment are pleased to announce the second release of COLLADA to the interactive 3D industry. New features in the COLLADA 1.1.0 schema include character animation and skinning support requested by game developers and interactive content creators to enhance the existing geometry, lighting, shading language, and asset management capabilities of COLLADA.