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02-28-2007, 12:10 PM
LightWave 3D® Selected For Virtual British Library Project

NewTek’s LightWave 3D chosen as part of Turning the Pages 2.0™, an effort to bring the collection of the British Library to virtual life for all via the Internet.

San Antonio, Texas – February 28, 2007 -- NewTek, Inc., manufacturer of industry-leading 3D animation and video products, today announced that LightWave 3D® was the 3D centerpiece in the production of an initiative by the British Library to make a number of selections from its collection available to the public that may not be able to visit it's halls via the Internet. Dubbed Turning the Pages 2.0™, this project has already made a number of priceless works available to the web-browsing public, including a personal notebook of sketches named the Codex Leicester by Leonardo da Vinci purchased by Bill Gates in 1994 for $31 million. This marks the first time in almost 500 years that both works by Leonardo da Vinci, the Codex Leicester and the Codex Arundel, have been re-united in one place. Other works now available include works of William Blake, Mozart, Jane Austen and Lewis Carroll.

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