** Poser vs DAZ3D **
In this article I will discuss the historical events that culminated with the split between Poser and its team of 3D content developers. From these events, I will demonstrate the reasons why I consider the future of Poser rather grim (let's hope I am wrong!!).
First of all, whenever I refer to "Poser", I probably mean the company that owns it. Since Poser has been bought and sold so many times, I will simply refer to it as Poser for both the product and the company that owns it. At the moment, Poser is owned by Smith Micro Software (SMS).
In the very beginning, DAZ was part of the Poser team that was dedicated to the creation of Poser figures that were bundled with every new version of it. As time passed, the DAZ team was becoming impatient with the limitations imposed by the way Poser figures were created. For the next 10 years Poser figures were kept inside this rigid structure that quickly became obsolete in terms of current technol