LightWork Design Announces the Release of LightWorks v5.5.Business Editors and Technology Writers
National Manufacturing Week
North Pavilion, Hall B2, Booth No. 584
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 13, 2000
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LightWork Design, the worldwide leading supplier of rendering engines for 3D design software applications, today announced the shipment of the new release of its flagship product A primary product of a company, which is typically why the company was founded and/or what made it well known. For example, MS-DOS, Windows and the Microsoft Office suite have been flagship products of Microsoft. CorelDRAW is a flagship product of Corel Corporation. , LightWorks(R) v5.5.
LightWorks rendering technology is designed for direct integration into 3D software applications, providing fast, leading-edge rendering for producing photorealistic 3D images and animations. The newest release, LightWorks v5.5, features a new Application Layer and enhanced performance.
By using the LightWorks Application Layer, developers can integrate LightWorks into their product within four days. They get their product to market faster with minimal use of in-house development resources -- resulting in a higher return on investment.
LightWork Design is showcasing this innovative new release this week at the National Design Engineering Show (NDES NDES NARM Data Entry Sheet ), part of National Manufacturing Week, McCormick Place
McCormick Place is an enormous exposition complex located in Chicago, Illinois. , Chicago (North Pavilion, Hall B2, Booth No. 584).
Application Layer Provides Quick LightWorks Integration
The LightWorks Application Layer is a suite of high-level C and C++ modules, providing software developers with all they need to quickly build and easily maintain their LightWorks-based products.
It includes a range of well-designed workflow styles, for developers to provide productive and easy-to-use graphical user interfaces graphical user interface (GUI)
Computer display format that allows the user to select commands, call up files, start programs, and do other routine tasks by using a mouse to point to pictorial symbols (icons) or lists of menu choices on the screen as opposed to having to (GUIs). The predefined user-interface element classes can be integrated instantly and are highly customizable through function overriding. The developer also can easily change the visual appearance of the user-interface elements, to match the application's look-and-feel.
Material and Light Studio archives included with the LightWorks Application Layer make it easy for users to create high-quality images. The wide-ranging library of high-quality predefined materials gives users instant material settings, which can be assigned to models using drag-and- drop. Light Studios (predefined collections of lights) allow users to easily select the lighting they require. The Light Studio library contains a range of studios covering standard and specialized lighting effects.
Performance Enhancements Reassert LightWorks Lead
LightWorks v5.5 also features performance enhancements in six major areas for up to four times faster rendering -- reasserting the position of LightWorks as the performance leader in the industry.
The LightWorks rendering engine is used in more than 70 software applications worldwide, including products from Unigraphics Solutions, Parametric Technology Corp., think3, Diehl Graphsoft, IMSI IMSI International Mobile Subscriber Identity
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About LightWork Design
LightWork Design is a leading developer and supplier of 3D visualization and simulation software Simulation software is based on the process of imitating a real phenomenon with a set of mathematical formulas. It is, essentially, a program that allows the user to observe an operation through simulation without actually running the program. . The company has a global customer base that encompasses North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. , Europe and Japan, representing hundreds of thousands of 3D software users. The company's web site is http://www.lightwork.com
LightWorks is a registered trademark of LightWork Design Ltd. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.