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NewTek and eyeon Software Extend LightWave 3D/DFX+ Professional Graphics Bundle
Posted Oct 28, 2003 Print Version   Page 1of 1

NewTek, Inc., manufacturer of industry-leading 3D animation and video products, announced that the special offer combining LightWave 3D with eyeon's DFX+ professional compositing package has been extended up to the date LightWave [8] is released. Currently in the beta test phase and expected to ship in the fourth quarter of this year, NewTek's LightWave [8] includes enhancements in dynamics, character animation, modeling workflow and tools, animation workflow, texturing tools, and more.

Since announcing and previewing LightWave [8], NewTek has offered purchasers of new or upgrade seats of LightWave a free electronic update to [8] when it ships, and also eyeon Software's professional compositing application, DFX+, a $995 value, with Module 1 - Visual Effects, a $495 value, and Module 4 - 3D Tools, a $295 value, at no additional charge (a total value of $1785.) NewTek's LightWave combines a state-of-the-art photo-realistic renderer with intuitive and powerful modeling and animation tools, and is used worldwide as a Complete 3D production solution for broadcast graphics, games, print, web, and Visual effects for film and television. Version [8] adds hard body dynamics to LightWave's suite of physical simulations tools, and enhances soft body dynamics with more intuitive controls and more versatile performance. The character animation system is improved with faster inverse and forward kinematics, a more powerful and flexible control system, and the ability to apply LightWave's dynamics to the skeletons of character or object meshes. Modeling workflow has been enhanced and a suite of new modeling tools added. 

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