AnimaTek International, Inc.
AnimaTek was a software development company founded in 1988 in Moscow, Russia, by the inventor of Tetris, Alexey Pajitnov, his partner, Vladimir Pokhilko and international entrepreneur, Henk Rogers. It had two development studios, one in Moscow, Russia and one in San Francisco, USA.
The company was known for its Caviar Technology, a surface pixel real-time rendering engine. AnimaTek disappeared near the end of the '90s, but most of the staff and the technology moved on to Digital Element, Inc., a company founded in 1999 by AnimaTek's former General Manager Don McClure.