Frequently asked questions

Do I need any special hardware?

Yes, Soda requires a high performance PC’s and graphics cards. As with most tech the bigger the better. Prices can start from £800.

Do I need a touch screen TV?

Soda runs best on a large touch screen. But you can use a keyboard, mouse or game controller to navigate and interact.

Do I need 3D models?

No, we build everything. Just give us the plans and design specification. We do the rest. Can use your existing models. Revit, Max, Maya, SketchUp & more.

I don’t have a touch screen TV but I want one for a short period of time?

Don’t worry you can use ours. Ask about our rental package.

How much does it cost?

No more than an equivalent standard CGI, animation pitch or marketing packages. With the added benefits. In fact you get a whole lot more.

How long does it take?

This depends on several factors. How big is the scene and how many interactive elements there are? The most important factor its quicker than it’s ever been.

We believe we can meet the commercial realities when it comes to time frames.

How much is SoDA.suite live?

We have three options for you to consider. They depend on your overall needs and aspirations. The more people who require access at the same time the higher the associated running costs can be. So what are they? Estimated costs only, reference only.

  1. Local Server, a fit for purpose dedicated PC that runs the application 24-7 out of your office. Live to the world. Free to run, you just need the kit.
  2. Pay as you go sever, accessing a service provider like Amazon Web Services (AWS) when required and billed by the minute. Estimate: £2.00 per minute
  3. Remote server 24-7, limitless servers running multiple instances of your presentation. It can be expensive depending on the size of your audience. Estimate: £1500.00 per month. 4-5 instances/users at any one time.

Presentation by appointment, you might want to consider a more targeted approach. This will allow your optimise your server time and preserve bandwidth.

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