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Kurtis
04-16-2007, 10:00 AM
New Plug-In Provides Feature-Film Quality Rendering for Adobe® Photoshop® CS3
NewTek Announces LightWave® Rendition™ for Adobe® Photoshop®


Las Vegas, Nevada -- NAB -- April 16, 2007 -- NewTek, Inc., manufacturer of industry-leading 3D animation and video products, today announced launch plans for their latest development, LightWave Rendition for Adobe® Photoshop®. The product created by NewTek's 3D division provides photorealistic 3D render output, such as recently used in the feature film "300", for Adobe’s just revealed Photoshop CS3 Extended. Based upon the Emmy® Award-winning render engine native to LightWave 3D®, Rendition™ for Adobe Photoshop gives creative artists the ability to render models imported through Photoshop CS3 and deliver the richness of detail, textures and lighting attributes found in the original 3D object format, all within the Photoshop environment.

Full press release... (http://www.newtek.com/news/releases/04-16-07b.html)

cresshead
04-16-2007, 10:16 AM
and so it begins....:D

theo
04-16-2007, 10:18 AM
Fascinating!

cagey5
04-16-2007, 10:26 AM
extraordinary!

Limbus
04-16-2007, 11:45 AM
Can we get the mentioned Collada import for LW as well?

Florian

Andyjaggy
04-16-2007, 11:48 AM
Awesome. Now maybe when I say I use LW people will know what I am talking about :)

warrenwc
04-16-2007, 12:04 PM
Nice!
Ordered CS3 Extended yesterday. As soon as it arrives, I'm signing up for the BETA!!!:boogiedow

T-Light
04-16-2007, 12:16 PM
Limbus -

Can we get the mentioned Collada import for LW as well?
I was thinking the very same thing :D

:newtek: Good luck with it :)

Gary Wales
04-17-2007, 05:01 AM
'My' LightWave has grown up and is playing with the big boys!

Don't you forget your best mates though...

Phil
04-17-2007, 07:11 AM
Not to be too much of an arse about this, but the images on the web site don't seem to do a great job of showing off the feature-film quality rendering. The buddha statue looks....strange to me. Something about the surfacing looks wrong. I'm also concerned by the small print that the screens are simulated. *How* simulated is simulated?

jasond
04-17-2007, 07:23 AM
Not the best sell, imho.

Pavlov
04-17-2007, 07:54 AM
agree too.
Product looks very interesting, but imho it's better to show something awesome, this is an important debut.

Paolo