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LightWork Design Introduces New Family of LightWorks Rendering and Utility
Plug-ins for QuickDraw 3D

LightWorks Advanced Photo-Realistic Rendering and QTVR Movies Showing at
MACWORLD Expo

SHEFFIELD, UK -- LightWork Design, the leading supplier of rendering
engines for
3D design applications, is introducing its new family of LightWorks(R)
rendering and utility plug-ins for QuickDraw(TM) 3D at the MACWORLD Expo,
Apple Developer Central, in San Francisco, January 6-9. The six new
LightWorks plug-ins offer a wide range of features, including ray-tracing,
hidden-line drawing, printing and QuickTime VR movie output.

"Apple and LightWork Design have been working together for the past four
years to provide the Apple community with high-quality 3D rendering," said
Gordon Oliver, Managing Director, LightWork Design. "Our flagship product,
the LightWorks rendering toolkit, is available for the Macintosh system,
and these new LightWorks plug-ins extend our commitment to the wider Apple
community."

The LightWorks plug-ins are available to QuickDraw 3D application
developers for inclusion as part of their products. With the plug-ins,
developers can offer their customers a range of new functionality without
the time and expense of in-house development.

"With the introduction of these new plug-ins, LightWork Design is bringing
its leading-edge rendering technology to QuickDraw 3D, making high-end
photo-realistic rendering both affordable and accessible to all QuickDraw
3D developers who support the QuickDraw 3D Plug-In Renderer Architecture,"
said David Harrington, QuickTime Media Layer Evangelist, Apple Computer,
Inc.

QuickDraw 3D application developers can choose from both rendering and
utility plug-ins:

LightWorks Rendering Plug-ins:

LightWorks PictureMaker - allows developers to quickly deliver many popular
photo-realistic rendering features to their customers, including
anti-aliasing, transparency and soft shadows.

LightWorks ShadeMaker - includes a wide selection of procedural shaders for
producing realistic textures, such as marble, clouds, wood, brick and
metals.

LightWorks RayMaker - provides advanced ray-tracing and other high-end
photo-realistic rendering features.

LightWorks EdgeMaker - provides fast hidden-line rendering, computing which
lines will be visible to the viewer in a rendered image and displaying only
those visible lines.

LightWorks Utility Plug-ins:

LightWorks MovieMaker - allows users to write QuickTime VR panoramic and
object movies with a single button click. When used with one of the
LightWorks rendering plug-ins, users can generate photo-realistic movies of
objects and environments.

LightWorks PrintMaker - allows users to write high-resolution 24-bit images
or resolution-independent vectors of QD3D render styles as Encapsulated
PostScript (EPS) files. When used with one of the LightWorks rendering
plug-ins, users have a convenient, high-quality solution for export of
photo- realistic images.

Compatibility
All six LightWorks plug-ins for QuickDraw 3D are supported on Macintosh,
Windows 95 and Windows NT systems. "It's a real bonus for users of
QuickDraw 3D applications that the new LightWorks plug-ins are available
for both Macintosh and Windows," adds Harrington.

About LightWork Design
LightWork Design is the developer of the world's leading core rendering
system. The LightWorks rendering engine is used in more than 60 software
applications, including products from Kinetix, EDS Unigraphics, SolidWorks,
auto.des.sys, and Parametric Technology Corporation (Pro/REFLEX). The
company's Web site is http://www.lightwork.com

Contact:
Gay Walker
Intl. Marketing Communications Mgr.
LightWork Design Ltd.
Telephone: +44 114 266 8404
Fax: +44 114 266 1383
E-mail: gay.walker@lightwork.co.uk

 

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