Mistal Research is a privately owned Canadian company formed in 2010.   Our goal is to develop innovative software tools for the creative mind.   Mistal Research is located in beautiful Calgary Alberta, Canada.  

Benjamin Mistal, Owner and Developer

Benjamin has been involved with software development and computer graphics for over 20 years.   After graduating in 1998 with a degree in Computer Science from the University of Victoria, Benjamin spent a number of years developing industrial software applications utilizing 2D and 3D laser cloud data.   Joining the 3D Application Research Group at ATI (now part of AMD), Benjamin helped develop, and later lead the development of the popular RenderMonkey shader development tool.   Benjamin has been involved with Right Hemisphere's Deep Exploration and Deep Creator products, and co-founded Esperient Corporation to further develop the Deep Creator (renamed to Esperient Creator) product.   Most recently, he is working with the Advanced Content Group at Qualcomm Technologies Inc., developing various graphics and profiling tools for the next generations of mobile GPU`s and processors.   Often found in various places throughout the Rocky Mountains, Benjamin is an avid hiker, rock climber, and runner.  

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