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LightWave 3D Group Offers $695 LightWave 11.6 Crossgrade to 2D and 3D Artists
News: LightWave 3D Group Offers $695 LightWave 11.6 Crossgrade to 2D and 3D ArtistsAdd the powerful, Easy-To-Use Modeling, Rendering and Animation Tools in Lightwave 3D to any Creative Pipeline at an Exclusive Price
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., is offering a $695 (USD) crossgrade price for a full license of LightWave 11.6 software to current owners of other 2D and 3D software programs—a savings of $800 over the current $1495 (USD) retail price of LightWave. The $695 crossgrade offer is set to end September 30, 2014.
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IBC 2014: Facilis Delivers TerraBlock Integration for NewTek Multi-Camera Live Video Production Tools
Joins NewTek Developer Network to Bring Advanced Shared Storage Capabilities to TriCaster and 3Play Customers
Conference Stand 7.E08 – At the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2014 in Amsterdam, Facilis Technology announced that it has aligned with NewTek to provide TerraBlock shared storage support for NewTek's TriCaster multi-camera live video production systems, as well as its 3Play integrated sports solutions. As a result of the collaboration, Facilis is now part of the expanding NewTek Developer Network, affording NewTek customers the flexibility to record and play out multiple live-streams simultaneously, using an industry-leading multi-platform, high-capacity shared storage server that supports both 8/16Gbps Fibre Channel and 1/10Gbps Ethernet.
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CatDV Plays Well with Others as New Technology Integrations are Announced At IBC 2014 (7.J15C)
News: CatDV Plays Well with Others as New Technology Integrations are Announced At IBC 2014 (7.J15C)CatDV Expands Workflows with YouTube, Vimeo, Adobe, Aspera, Autodesk Smoke, Xendata and Archiware
Square Box Systems, developer of leading digital asset management systems, (DAM/MAM) has expanded the vital technology integrations that form the bedrock of effective media asset management, with the announcement of brand new integrations and workflow capabilities at IBC 2014, 12-16 Sept, Amsterdam (Hall 7.J15C).
published 7 days ago   read more
Latest TV Goes Live with QNews
News: Latest TV Goes Live with QNewsStand 9.B14ci - aQ Broadcast Limited, which designs, develops and manufactures an integrated range of newsroom, scripting, automation and media management software alongside video server and production hardware has announced that “Latest TV” in Brighton and Hove, England, went live on 28 August with aQ’s “QNews”, a robust and reliable platform that offers full-scale NRCS functionality.
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News-Press & Gazette Co. Station Group Uses TriCaster to Gain Advancements, Efficiencies and Huge Cost-Savings for TV Newscasts
News: News-Press & Gazette Co. Station Group Uses TriCaster to Gain Advancements, Efficiencies and Huge Cost-Savings for TV Newscasts––Stations in California, Arizona and Missouri transform newsroom production environments by integrating TriCaster and NewsCaster with AP ENPS feeds––
NewTek™ today announced that TriCaster™ multi-camera live production systems have been chosen by News Press & Gazette Co. as their primary production hub for newscasts at KCOY CBS 12 in Santa Barbara, CA; KNPN Fox 26 in St. Joseph, MO; and KECY Fox 9 in Yuma, AZ. News Press & Gazette is pairing TriCaster with NewsCaster, the media object server (MOS) protocol-based software from Newsmaker Systems, to significantly reduce costs while enhancing the automated production and story workflow. The result is a modernized TV news station with equipment that costs hundreds of thousands of dollars less and requires significantly less space and fewer operators; additional savings with virtual set technology that replaces the traditional static set; and all the production automation capability and flexibility of a traditional newsroom.
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IBC 2014: Facilis Technology Streamlines Complex Creative Pipelines
At the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2014 in Amsterdam, Facilis Technology will showcase TerraBlock shared storage qualifications for popular production, ingest, asset management and archiving tools that are designed to simplify post production and content creation workflows. From September 12-16, in stand 7.E08 at the RAI, the company will also preview new features to be incorporated into future versions of Facilis’ TerraBlock multi-platform, high-capacity shared storage system supporting 8/16Gbps Fibre Channel and 1/10Gbps Ethernet, and highlight customer deployments of its systems worldwide.
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LightWave 3D Group Offers the Ultimate Creativity Bundle Featuring LightWave 11.6 and OctaneRender 2.0 Software
News: LightWave 3D Group Offers the Ultimate Creativity Bundle Featuring LightWave 11.6 and OctaneRender 2.0 SoftwareTeams with OTOY to save 3D artists and designers up to $500 by pairing leading 3D modeling, rendering and animation software with a high-performance GPU-based rendering program
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., today announced the Ultimate 3D Bundle, a special promotion pairing a new license of LightWave 11.6 with OTOY’s OctaneRender 2.0 software for the price of $1595, a combined savings of up to $500. Registered users of LightWave 10 or earlier can save up to $300 when upgrading to the bundle, which is priced at $995. The Ultimate Creativity Bundle is set to end September 30, 2014.
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Swimming with the "Sharks in Sharknado 2: The Second One"
News: Swimming with the "Sharks in Sharknado 2: The Second One"The Creative Team at The Asylum Turns to LightWave 3D Software to Deliver 99% of the Visual Effects for the Sequel to the Syfy Network’s Popular Sharknado Franchise
When actors, chainsaws, and shark-filled tornadoes come together onscreen, it’s television magic. Such is the case with "Sharknado 2: The Second One," which delivers even more excitement than the original "Sharknado" of 2013.
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Dr. Andrew Cross Named President of NewTek
News: Dr. Andrew Cross Named President of NewTekTriCaster’s Chief Architect will Set Strategic Direction for the Company
NewTek™ today announced that Dr. Andrew Cross has been named president of NewTek with responsibility for the overall strategic direction of the company’s video business. Dr. Cross will retain his current title and duties as chief technology officer and report to NewTek chief executive officer, Jim Plant. Dr. Cross joined NewTek in 1998 as a senior software engineer and after several promotions was named chief technology officer in 2010. His technology leadership and guidance shaped the initial concept and development of the TriCaster multi-camera live video production system, which has evolved into the global gold standard for integrated live video production and streaming. Other key products among the more than 50 shipped under his direction include the NewTek Video Toaster and 3Play integrated sports productions systems.
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LightWave 3D Group and Sketchfab Create a Free Plug-in to Interactively Share and Publish 3D Models Online
News: LightWave 3D Group and Sketchfab Create a Free Plug-in to Interactively Share and Publish 3D Models OnlineNew Plug-In for LightWave 3D Software Creates a Seamless Path for Content Creators To Export 3D Models to the Sketchfab Web Platform
The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., has teamed up with Sketchfab Inc. to deliver a free plug-in for LightWave 3D software version 11.5 or higher that seamlessly exports 3D models from LightWave to Sketchfab, a popular online web platform that allows users to publish, share, embed, and view interactive 3D models in real time.
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LightWave 3D Group Teams Up with “Space Command” Creators to Launch the Ultimate 3D Spaceship Challenge
News: LightWave 3D Group Teams Up with “Space Command” Creators to Launch the Ultimate 3D Spaceship ChallengeThe LightWave 3D Space Command Challenge is on! Design Spaceships in LightWave3D Software for a Chance to be Featured with Full Screen Credits in the Upcoming Space Command Movie
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today it has teamed up with Marc Scott Zicree’s "Space Command" franchise to deliver the ultimate sci-fi challenge to the LightWave 3D community—The LightWave 3D "Space Command" Challenge. Artists will have the opportunity to design spaceships that will be featured in the upcoming "Space Command" movie—winning artists will receive full screen credits and an invitation to be top-level modelers on the “Space Command” project. The deadline for the competition is July 31, 2014. Winning designs will be announced August 2014.
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LightWave 3D SIGGRAPH 2014 Live Stream Call for Content
The LightWave 3D Group is gearing up for its SIGGRAPH 2014 Live Stream and is looking to feature video, tutorials, demo reels, project and interview of 3D artists and studios using LightWave 3D software. Deadline for submissions is June 19, 2014.
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Rapidly Expanding NewTek Developer Network Adds 22 Customer Workflows
NewTek Product Ecosystem Now Includes 57 Customer Solutions In Graphics, Streaming, Automation & Controllers, Content, Asset Management & Storage
NewTek™ today announced the addition of 22 new customer workflows into the NewTek Developer Network. The rapidly growing program now offers 57 innovative and seamlessly integrated workflows for TriCaster™ and 3Play™ users, extending significant time-and cost-savings efficiencies to anyone using NewTek live production tools.
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NewTek Unveils Transformed 3Play Product Family Starting at $9,995
Integrated Sports Production Systems Set New Price-Performance Standards; Breakthrough Pricing Provides Replay Opportunities For Producers At All Levels
NewTek™ today unveiled a new family of 3Play™ sports production solutions that includes major enhancements to the 3Play 4800, the introduction of a new 3Play 440 model, and the 3Play 425 model now starting at $9,995 USD. Unlike most replay systems that typically rely on linear, tape-based workflows, 3Play systems feature a broad range of new integrated production capabilities for creating dynamic sports programs that drive audience growth, brand awareness, and social media engagement––all with the beautiful, network-style look of a professional sports broadcast.
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EditShare Provides High-Performance Shared Storage Integration for NewTek Customers
Integrated Live Production Environment Features Shared Storage Platform with Comprehensive Media Asset Management Capabilities to Facilitate Capture-to-Archive Workflow
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, today announced its participation in the NewTek Developer Network. NewTek is the innovative provider of the TriCaster™ multi-camera live video production solution and 3Play slow-motion instant replay servers. Integrating EditShare and NewTek products gives users a unified live production and shared storage platform with a powerful media asset management (MAM) layer to track and control assets from capture and playout to post-production and archives.
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EditShare Expands Media Workflow Options with New Third-Party Integrations
EditShare Workflow Supports Servers and Applications from Adobe, Avid, Broadcast Pix and NewTek – Showcased at NAB 2014 on Booth SL5709
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, is qualifying a number of new third-party integrations for use across the EditShare workflow. New and enhanced integrations include Adobe® Anywhere®, Avid® ISIS® storage systems, Broadcast Pix live production systems, and NewTek Tricaster™ and 3Play products. “One of our big themes at NAB 2014 is third-party collaboration. EditShare has significantly increased its integration with third-party applications and systems,” comments Andy Liebman, founder and CEO, EditShare. “Many of our customers have existing equipment they want to keep using, not replace. So our open solutions are designed to augment third-party systems and enhance the overall workflow, whether a facility is running Adobe Anywhere with EditShare as their main shared storage, or EditShare Flow and Ark for media asset management and archiving with Avid ISIS storage.”
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Studio Network Solutions (SNS) Joins NewTek Developer Network™
EVO Shared Storage Server Integrates High-Performance, Extensive Connectivity Options for NewTek TriCaster™ and 3Play™
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), manufacturer of the industry leading EVO shared storage system for video and audio workgroups, today announced its entrance into the NewTek Developer Network. This allows integration of EVO servers with NewTek TriCaster™ multi-camera live video production and 3Play™ integrated sports production systems.
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CatDV Extends Leadership in Asset Management Partnerships at NAB 2014 (SL5025)
Square Box Systems, developer of leading asset management system CatDV, has further extended the essential technology integrations that form the solid foundation stones of effective asset management, with today’s announcement of new integration partners, and with CatDV appearing on more partner booths than ever during NAB 2014.
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New ProMAX Tech PartnersFuel New Connected Workflows at NAB
Shared Storage System Manufacturer Announces New Platform Software Innovations, New Technology Partners, and Platform Studio Giveaway
ProMAX Systems, manufacturer of multi-functional, high-performance shared storage servers and editing workstations continues to add smart improvements to their Platform shared storage systems, with new feature previews and new technology partnerships launching at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 7th- 10th.
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KHQ Rolls With ABS For New Mobile Production Trailer
Professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) today announced it has been contracted to design and build a 21-foot mobile production trailer for KHQ, the NBC affiliate in Spokane, Wash. (DMA #73). Scheduled for delivery in late spring, the new trailer will be used to expand coverage of local sports and other live events.
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ProMAX Announces Platform Series Shared Storage Solution for NewTek Products
ProMAX Platform Fills Need for High-Performance Storage Support to NewTek TriCaster™ & 3Play™ Content Streaming
ProMAX is joining the NewTek Developer Network by providing ProMAX Platform series shared storage solutions, a first for NewTek’s TriCaster™ and 3Play™ multi-camera production and instant replay systems. ProMAX’s Platform integration meets the demanding performance criteria needed to support the variations of branded program output, multi-channel delivery with simultaneous streaming, and live social media publishing that NewTek’s advanced media production content publishing systems provide.
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Free 30-Day Full Feature Trial of ChronoSculpt Time-Based Sculpting Software Now Available
News: Free 30-Day Full Feature Trial of ChronoSculpt Time-Based Sculpting Software Now AvailableOffers 3D Artists Time-Based Content Sculpting and Correction of Cache Animation and Dynamic Simulations From 3Ds Max, Maya, LightWave 3D, Softimage, Modo, and Cinema 4D Software
The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today a free 30-day full feature trial version of ChronoSculpt software is now available for download at chronosculpt.com. Chronosculpt offers an intuitive way for artists using any professional 3D modeling and animation software on Windows, Macintosh, and Linux operating systems to create content with custom morph targets or fluidly sculpt animation performances over time.
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LightWave 3D Group Offers Educational Pricing for NevronMotion Plugin for LightWave 11.6
News: LightWave 3D Group Offers Educational Pricing for NevronMotion Plugin for LightWave 11.6Robust Microsoft Kinect-Based Mocap and Retargeting System Easily Captures, Adjusts and Retargets Motion to 3D objects and Characters in LightWave 11.6 3D Software
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today a new educational pricing program for NevronMotion™, motion capture and retargeting software for LightWave 11.6 on Windows. Qualifying students and educators can now take advantage of the full-feature version of NevronMotion for the special price of $99 (USD); regularly priced at $299 (USD).
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LightWave 3D Group Offers Softimage Artists Special $495 Crossgrade Price for LightWave 11.6 Software
Invites Current Softimage Artists to Adopt LightWave 3D Modeling, Animation and Rendering Software at an Exclusive Price Point
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today a special program for current Autodesk Softimage software users to “Join the Rebellion” and move to a full seat of LightWave 11.6 software for the special crossgrade price of $495 (USD).
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NewTek Integrates TriCaster and 3Play For YouTube Live
–TriCaster, 3Play, YouTube Sports set standard for quality, compatibility, affordability, ease-of-use–
NewTek today announced it has completed work with YouTube to ensure the compatibility of TriCaster and 3Play as powerful and affordable tools for sports enterprises of any size to live stream a wide range of competitive events over YouTube’s live sports streaming service. With more than a billion visitors every month, YouTube is playing a growing role as an online distributor of live sports coverage. TriCaster is the industry standard for high quality yet affordable HD multi-camera video production and live streaming. 3Play is a professional slow motion replay server, a must-have for sports broadcasting, available at a fraction of the cost of traditional replay systems. Together they level the playing field for sports producers on YouTube.
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OTOY’s acclaimed OctaneRender™ Software Now Free for Students
Technology Used By The World’s Best Professional Artists, Animators, and Designers Now Available at No Cost to Emerging Talents
Cloud graphics pioneer, OTOY Inc., today announced that its renowned 3D rendering software, OctaneRender™, along with OctaneRender™ plugins for Blender™ and Autodesk’s 3ds MAX® and shortly, Maya®, are now free for students. The move puts the same cutting-edge software that’s used by hundreds of thousands of professional artists, animators, and designers, in the hands of today’s up-and-coming talents at no cost if purchased using a .edu email address.
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New HDR Light Studio Live Connection Plug-in Offers Real-Time Creation and Editing of HDRI Maps in LightWave 3D
Advanced plug-in Software for LightWave 3D Takes Advantage of the Viewport Preview Renderer to Offer Real-Time Lighting Sessions and Instant Feedback of HDRI maps
Software developers continue to create powerful new enhancements that complement the features of LightWave 3D software. The newest to market is HDR Light Studio Live Connection, from the developers at HDR Light Studio, which offers real-time lighting sessions for the creation of HDRI maps with instant feedback in the LightWave Viewport Preview Renderer (VPR).
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LightWave 3D Group Congratulates “Space Shuttle Atlantis” 2014 Visual Effects Society Winners
Artists Rely on LightWave 3D Software in the Pipeline to Deliver Stunning Visual Effects and CG for Kennedy Space Center Special Venue Project
Experiencing the Kennedy Space Center’s “Space Shuttle Atlantis” exhibit for the first time can be captivating, but add to it an immersive experience filled with computer graphics and animation, and you’re heading toward mind-blowing realism.
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Ensemble Designs Showcases BrightEye NXT Router Integration with NewTek TriCaster
Ensemble Designs is showcasing the BrightEye NXT Router interface for the NewTek TriCaster 8000 multi-camera live production system at ISE in Amsterdam, 4-6 February, 2014, on stand 9-G132.
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Educational Pricing Now Available for ChronoSculpt Time-Based Content Sculpting Software
News: Educational Pricing Now Available for ChronoSculpt Time-Based Content Sculpting SoftwareDelivers powerful time-based content sculpting and correction of cache animation and dynamic simulations from 3ds Max, Maya, XSI, LightWave 3D, Modo, Cinema 4D software and more
The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today a new ChronoSculpt educational pricing program that offers the full version of ChronoSculpt to qualifying students and educators for the special price of $149 (USD); ChronoSculpt is regularly priced at $399 (USD).
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NewTek Gets International Java Jazz Festival Swinging Live In HD
Festival uses six TriCasters with goal of increasing online audience to 100,000 viewers per day
NewTek today announced that organizers of the 10th Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival are using six TriCaster multi-camera video production systems to live stream the three-day musical event in HD on three YouTube channels. By using a trio of TriCaster 8000’s and three more TriCaster 460’s, online audiences will be able to watch whatever live performances they choose from four main stages at the Jakarta International Expo in Indonesia. For the first time they will also get to experience impromptu after-hours jam sessions live from the lounge at the nearby Hotel Borobudur. All cameras will record direct to the TriCasters for simple archival and video on demand purposes. Portions of the event will also be simulcast over three national Indonesian TV channels including FirstMedia HD, BigTV, and TelkomVision. The event runs Friday through Sunday, February 28 to March 2, 2014. More than 120,000 jazz aficionados are expected to attend plus an estimated 100,000 viewers per day over the Internet.
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LightWave 3D Group Congratulates Shuhei Morita of Sunrise Inc. for “Possessions” 2014 Academy Award Nomination
News: LightWave 3D Group Congratulates Shuhei Morita of Sunrise Inc. for “Possessions” 2014 Academy Award NominationTalented artists rely on LightWave 3D software to create the stunning visuals and animation for 2014 Oscar® contender
Known throughout Japan as “Tsukomo,” the animated short film “Possessions” continues to capture the attention of audiences worldwide, including perhaps the ultimate audience—the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences—which has nominated “Possessions” for a 2014 Academy Award® in the category of Animated Short Film. “Possessions” is part of Katsuhiro Otomo’s Short Peace omnibus project that brings together top creators at the leading edge of animation.
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Columbus Consolidated Government TV Builds New Control Room around Broadcast Pix
News: Columbus Consolidated Government TV Builds New Control Room around Broadcast PixWhen Georgia’s Columbus Consolidated Government opened its new City Service Center in June, it helped address parking issues for citizens and more than doubled the capacity of the council chambers. For Columbus Consolidated Government TV, its local government channel, relocation to the new building meant a chance to upgrade equipment that had not changed in more than a decade. The new control room is anchored by a Broadcast Pix™ Granite™ 2000 integrated production system.
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LightWave 11.6 and NevronMotion Final Releases Now Available
News: LightWave 11.6 and NevronMotion Final Releases Now AvailableOffers Advanced Previsualization, Production And 3D Printing Tools In Lightwave 11.6; Nevronmotion Plug-In For The Microsoft Kinect Camera Captures And Retargets Motion In Lightwave 11.6
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., today announced the final release of LightWave 11.6 software for 3D modeling, animation, and rendering is now available worldwide. Also announced today is the final release of the NevronMotion plug-in for LightWave 11.6, which uses the Microsoft Kinect camera to capture motion in real time for retargeting to 3D or live-performance characters. NevronMotion also simplifies retargeting data from standard motion capture files directly into the LightWave interface.
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ChronoSculpt Software Final Release Now Available
News: ChronoSculpt Software Final Release Now AvailableDelivers powerful time-based sculpting of geometry cache animation and error correction for cached dynamic simulations from 3ds Max, Maya, XSI, LightWave 3D, Modo, Cinema 4D software and more
ChronoSculpt™ software introduces a new concept of error correction to the animation pipeline—sculpting over time. The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., today announced the final release of ChronoSculpt is now available worldwide.
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LightWave 3D: Creating a Superhero’s Challenging Past
News: LightWave 3D: Creating a Superhero’s Challenging PastLost Hero: The Search for Dr. Obsidian moves toward final release with LightWave 3D software powering the production pipeline
Superheroes are conceived for the realm of myth and might. This is especially true for the masked character Dr. Obsidian, a comic-book hero created by Mark Kochinski in hopes of captivating movie audiences.
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Key Code Media Team Up for Social Media Integration
Bannister Lake Software, the leading provider of automated broadcast display solutions, announced a new business partnership with turnkey digital media communication systems industry leader, Key Code Media, at SMPTE 2013 in Hollywood.
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Tally-Lights, LLC new Controller Integrates with NewTek TriCaster Multi-Camera Video Production System
Tally-Lights, LLC announced today that it has integrated with the industry-standard TriCaster family of products with USB connectivity. This new controller allows TriCaster owners to use either tally light or USB output depending on the model being used.
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Rundown Creator Integrates with NewTek TriCaster Multi-Camera Video Production System
News: Rundown Creator Integrates with NewTek TriCaster Multi-Camera Video Production SystemRundown Creator announced today that it has integrated with the industry-standard TriCaster family of products as one of the newest members of the NewTek Developer Network.
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Patriot League Launches Online Sports Network With JVC GY-HM600 PROHD Cameras
News: Patriot League Launches Online Sports Network With JVC GY-HM600 PROHD CamerasJVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced that the Patriot League, a Division 1 conference with sponsored championship competition in 24 sports, has purchased 30 JVC GY‑HM600 ProHD cameras as part of 10 portable video production systems to stream live coverage of sporting events from its member schools to its digital network, in partnership with Campus Insiders.
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Meet the Jedi Knights of SyFy’s "Defiance"
News: Meet the Jedi Knights of SyFy’s "Defiance"LightWave helps Defiance CG artists create everything from virtual environments to Hellbugs for the popular Syfy channel series
In a darkened studio on the Universal lot, a small, tight knit group of CG artists created 1,100 visual effects scenes—including 3D creatures, exotic flora, and virtual environments—for the first season of the Syfy series "Defiance."
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Ensemble Designs Announces BrightEye NXT Router Integration with NewTek TriCaster
News: Ensemble Designs Announces BrightEye NXT Router Integration with NewTek TriCasterEnsemble Designs today announced its BrightEye NXT Router interface for the NewTek TriCaster 8000 multi-camera live production system.
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Online Game Developer Kingslsle Entertainment Taps Clockwork VFX For 3D Animated ‘Wizard101’ And ‘Pirate101’ Ads
News: Online Game Developer Kingslsle Entertainment Taps Clockwork VFX  For 3D Animated ‘Wizard101’ And ‘Pirate101’ AdsVisual Effects/Animation Studio Takes Hollywood Blockbuster Trailer Approach To New Online Games
Take the imaginative characters found in the popular online games Pirate101 and Wizard101 and add a healthy dose of Hollywood trailer spectacle and you have the stunning launch spots created by the visual effects/CG animation studio Clockwork VFX for popular game developer KingsIsle Entertainment, Plano, TX, and agency Uproar!
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NevronMotion Transforms Mocap in LightWave 11.6
News: NevronMotion Transforms Mocap in LightWave 11.6Powerful new cost-effective Microsoft Kinect based motion retargeting system allows users to easily capture, adjust and retarget motion to 3D objects and characters
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., today unveiled NevronMotion™, an exciting new motion capture retargeting software for LightWave 11.6 that supports the popular Microsoft Kinect camera. With NevronMotion, artists and animators can quickly and easily capture, adjust and retarget motion data to 3D models inside LightWave.
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ChronoSculpt is a Game Changer for 3D Sculpting
News: ChronoSculpt is a Game Changer for 3D SculptingBrings revolutionary time-based cache sculpting to all 3D software pipelines
Interactive 3D sculpting software has forever changed the way 3D modelers, texture artists and designers create and manipulate CG content. ChronoSculpt™ from the LightWave 3D® Group, introduces sculpting over time, a revolutionary way to review and correct cache animation and dynamic simulation using time-based sculpting tools. Its flexible interface supports leading file formats for all professional 3D software programs, including LightWave 3D®, Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya, Luxology Modo, and Maxon Cinema 4D.
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LightWave 3D Group Unveils LightWave 11.6
News: LightWave 3D Group Unveils LightWave 11.6Artists and designers can animate in new ways, streamline real-time and stereo virtual production, previsualization and game development, support 3D printing, and more
The LightWave 3D®Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., today announced new features in LightWave 11.6, the newest version of its award-winning 3D modeling, animation and rendering software for artists and designers. LightWave 11.6 software offers modeling, rigging, animation, effects, dynamics, and near limitless render nodes in an award-winning integrated LightWave render engine—providing studios and artists with everything they need to create an affordable and powerful end-to-end production pipeline.
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John Naylor Joins Ross Video
News: John Naylor Joins Ross VideoJohn Naylor has joined Ross Video in the position of Marketing Product Manager and Business Development Manager, DashBoard. John is an industry veteran who has held a variety of senior engineering, product management, business development and executive positions with organizations including Grass Valley, Snell and NewTek.
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JB&A Partners with Exterity for InfoComm 2013
News: JB&A Partners with Exterity for InfoComm 2013JB&A Showcases Powerful New Lineup of IPTV Video Distribution and Streaming Solutions
JB&A, experts in media management and distribution announced it will be showcasing powerful new IPTV video distribution products and streaming solutions at the InfoComm trade show June 12-14, 2013 at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, Booth 4765, Hall C.
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Avid Continues Leadership in Education with Support of European Launch of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
Yoko Ono Lennon unveils ‘recording studio in a bus’ today in Liverpool, aimed at enabling students to produce hands-on music, audio and video projects
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced its continued partnership with the non-profit John Lennon Educational Tour Bus by supporting the new mobile recording studio on its debut European tour. Yoko Ono Lennon will unveil the European bus today in Liverpool, before the tour kicks off in London in June. She is co-founder of the project, which is dedicated to providing the young people of Europe with free hands-on access to state-of-the-art studios as a way of inspiring them to create original projects reflective of their ideas, values, and creativity.
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Adorama Introduces Its First Annual Post-NAB Event
The NAB buzz comes to Manhattan at Adorama’s spin-off event, where companies including Canon, Sony, Blackmagic Design and RED will have the latest innovations on display this Thursday, May 9th; admission is free
Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, imaging, pro video and electronics retailers, is hosting its first-ever post-NAB* event this Thursday, May 9th from 1pm to 8pm at 55 West 17th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues in New York City. After a wildly successful show at NAB 2013, Adorama is keeping the momentum going with a trade show-like event for the East Coast, which will feature a handpicked selection of pro video gear manufacturers.
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Systems Integrator, TSE, Installs Hitachi Z-HD5000 Cameras And HD Control Room At Eastern Michigan University
News: Systems Integrator, TSE, Installs Hitachi Z-HD5000 Cameras And HD Control Room At Eastern Michigan UniversityHitachi Kokusai Electric America announces that TSE (Total Sports Entertainment) Services—a systems integrator based in La Crosse, WI—has installed three new Hitachi Z-HD5000 HDTV studio cameras, a YESCO video board, and a full HD production control room in the Convocation Center on the campus of Eastern Michigan University (EMU) in Ypsilanti, MI.
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3DGarage.com Delivers New "LightWave 3D v11.5 Up to Speed” Training Video
News: 3DGarage.com Delivers New "LightWave 3D v11.5 Up to Speed” Training VideoHighlights Robust New Features in More than Four Hours of Instructional Video
3D Garage.com™, a worldwide producer of instructional training videos for 3D modeling and digital content creation, announced today its new “LightWave 11.5 Up to Speed” instructional training video from Dan Ablan is now available.
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The Day Dragons Attacked the World
News: The Day Dragons Attacked the WorldRogue State turns to LightWave 11.5 3D software to conquer CG dragons and220 visual effects shots for Dracano
In Dracano, a volcanic eruption in the Pacific Northwest spews lava, steam and fire—along with eggs that hatch ancient, menacing, winged dragons that prey on man. Since similar volcanic eruptions in Russia, Japan, and other “Ring of Fire” regions are also releasing these menacing creatures into the world, scientists fear they are witnessing the start of a global dragon apocalypse.
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Adorama Hosts NAB Spin-off, Puts Top Manufacturers’ Hot New Products on Display in New York City
Must-attend post-NAB event Thursday May 9th gives East Coast video pros a first-hand look at the latest gear from Sony, Canon, Blackmagic, RED and more
Adorama, the leading supplier of professional video, photographic and consumer electronics products, is bringing the NAB buzz to the Big Apple this May. The retailer, just back from a hugely successful NAB appearance a few weeks ago, will be hosting a post-NAB* spin-off event on Thursday, May 9th from 1-8pm at its new event space at 55 West 17th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, in New York City. Following close on the heels of NAB 2013 and sticking to a format similar to that of tradeshows, the event will feature a handpicked selection of manufacturers.
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LightWave 11.5 Streamlines Broadcast and Motion Graphics with New Adobe After Effects Interchange
News: LightWave 11.5 Streamlines Broadcast and Motion Graphics with New Adobe After Effects InterchangePowerful new features give artists greater flexibility when working with 2D and 3D elements
At NAB 2013 (booth SL4610), the LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., is demonstrating its new LightWave 11.5 3D modeling and animation software, including the new After Effects Interchange feature and workflow enhancements for broadcast and motion graphics.
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Teradek Hosting Live NAB 2013 Broadcast
“Best of NAB” Live Event Featuring well-known Industry Veterans, Dignitaries, and Guests from Nikon, NewTek, and Go Pro will Provide Breaking News from the Show Floor
Teradek, an innovator of wireless video devices, will be hosting a live broadcast from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show from April 8-11, 2013. The live show, in partnership with Streaming Media, TV Bay, Planet 5D, and News Shooter, will bring together several major industry influencers such as Sony, Blackmagic Design, Philip Bloom, and others for panel interviews, new product demonstrations, and roundtable discussions about the latest technologies announced at NAB. This year's show will be hosted online by Ustream, the world’s most popular live streaming platform.
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Bexel Contributes Broadcast Solutions and Expertise to Zuckerberg Media
News: Bexel Contributes Broadcast Solutions and Expertise to Zuckerberg MediaNew Silicon Valley Studio Puts Foothold on Content Creation Outside of Hollywood
Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, collaborated with Zuckerberg Media on the launch of its new 12,000-square-foot production studio in Menlo Park, Calif., which recently began broadcasting original content, both live and streaming.
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Mobile Studios and NewTek Collaborate on Compact OB Video Production Vehicle
News: Mobile Studios and NewTek Collaborate on Compact OB Video Production VehicleMobile Studios equips a Ford Transit Connect with a NewTek TriCaster to create a powerful and cost effective mobile platform for producing sports and live events.
Mobile Studios, Inc, a leading builder of video production vehicles and PortaCast® flypacks for multi-cam video production just released a Ford Transit Connect van equipped with NewTek's TriCaster 855 and 3Play 425 replay system.
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LightWave 3D Group Unveils Architectural Design Bundle
News: LightWave 3D Group Unveils Architectural Design BundleOffers everything designers need for3D visualization with industry-leading modeling, rendering and animation tools
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today a new Architectural Design Bundle that couples LightWave 11.5 3D modeling, animation and rendering software with WTools3D’s LWCAD 4.5 CAD tools for LightWave. The bundle includes a powerful set of features that architects, set designers and interior designers can use to cost-effectively create professional 3D visualization and animation for the most demanding design projects.
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LightWave 11.5 Now Available
News: LightWave 11.5 Now AvailableEnhances 3D creativity with new Soft Body Bullet Dynamics, After Effects integration, Interactive Modeling Tools, Genoma character rigging system and much more
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today LightWave 11.5, the newest version of its award-winning 3D modeling, animation and rendering software for artists and designers, is now available for purchase at http://www.lightwave3d.com. A no-charge upgrade to LightWave 11.5 is available to all registered LightWave 11 customers via the LightWave 3D website.
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LightWave 3D Helps Deploy “Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome”
News: LightWave 3D Helps Deploy “Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome”NBCUniversal’s visual effects artists use LightWave 3D software to create stunning visuals for the highly-anticipated sci-fi series
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome is a new science-fiction drama from NBCUniversal premiering tonight on Machinima Prime’s YouTube channel for 10 episodes until February 2013 when Syfy, a division of NBCUniversal, is expected to televise the pilot and also offer it on DVD, Blue-Ray, On Demand, and digital download. Throughout the history of the Battlestar Galactica franchise, LightWave 3D® software has been a constant in the show’s production pipeline for everything from otherworldly atmospheres to earth-shattering visual effects. Blood & Chrome continues the tradition, adding Cylon robots, snake creatures, and more than 20 sets constructed entirely in LightWave 3D.
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University of Idaho Uses Six Hitachi Cameras to Produce HD Video for Idaho Vandals’ Football Webcasts and Large-Screen Display
News: University of Idaho Uses Six Hitachi Cameras to Produce HD Video for Idaho Vandals’ Football Webcasts and Large-Screen DisplayHitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd., today announced that the Video Production Center (VPC) at the University of Idaho, in Moscow, Idaho, uses six Hitachi Z-HD5000 HDTV studio/field production cameras to produce high-definition video during Idaho Vandals football games.
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Groundbreaking Workshop in Multi-Camera Live Streaming Technology Enables Media Professionals to Produce Live Web Productions
Renowned director, editor and author Mitch Jacobson presents Multicamp.TV a six city, two day cutting edge workshop in multi-camera live streaming technology. There are four cities left in the tour.
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New “DR0NE” Series for YouTube YOMYOMF Network Created with LightWave 11 Virtual Production Tools
News: New “DR0NE” Series for YouTube YOMYOMF Network Created with LightWave 11 Virtual Production ToolsOrigami Digital delivers feature film-level visual effects for new web series with Virtual Studio Tools in LightWave 11 3D modeling and animation software
War drone technology has advanced and a new weapon has been unleashed - a humanoid drone that is stronger and faster than any soldier. But in the aftermath of a mysterious incident, a damaged battle drone is forced to go on the run with its programmer to try and take down their corrupt commander.
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NewTek Showcases Significantly Expanded TriCaster Family
Company now offers the industry's most complete, multi-camera video production solutions for any need and every budget
NewTek today announced that for the first time the company is presenting its full line of new TriCaster™ multi-camera video production solutions. With systems starting at US$4,995, it is now possible for anyone to create professional, network-style TV programs, and broadcast, stream, publish, project and record—simultaneously. NewTek will showcase the entire TriCaster family—TriCaster 40, TriCaster 455, TriCaster 855 and TriCaster 8000—which together, comprise the most complete, multi-camera video production systems on the market.
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Groundbreaking Workshop in Multi-Camera Live Streaming Technology Enables Media Professionals to Produce Live Web Productions
Renowned director, editor and author Mitch Jacobson presents Multicamp.TV a six city, two day cutting edge workshop in multi-camera live streaming technology.
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LightWave 3D Group Brings Real-Time Virtual Production Tools to Everyone
Industry-first real-time performance and data capture with Playstation Move device in LightWave 11.5 demonstrated at SIGGRAPH 2012; additional virtual studio tools in development
The LightWave® 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today it is making virtual production available to everyone with LightWave® 11.5’s Virtual Studio Tools, which offer real-time performance capture for virtual cameras, character puppeteering, and virtual lighting tools. Demonstrated publicly for the first time at SIGGRAPH 2012, actors used five individual Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Move controllers concurrently to capture and play back live performance in real-time using LightWave 11.5 Virtual Studio Tools.
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LightWave 3D Group Brings Real-Time Virtual Production Tools to Everyone
Industry-first real-time performance and data capture with Playstation Move device in LightWave 11.5 demonstrated at SIGGRAPH 2012; additional virtual studio tools in development
The LightWave® 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today it is making virtual production available to everyone with LightWave® 11.5’s Virtual Studio Tools, which offer real-time performance capture for virtual cameras, character puppeteering, and virtual lighting tools. Demonstrated publicly for the first time at SIGGRAPH 2012, actors used five individual Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Move controllers concurrently to capture and play back live performance in real-time using LightWave 11.5 Virtual Studio Tools.
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LightWave 3D Group Reveals LightWave 11.5
New Genoma rigging system for Modeler, soft-body Bullet Dynamics, modeling enhancements and interchange support for After Effects and GoZ FiberMesh create a robust end-to-end pipeline
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today LightWave 11.5, a powerful new edition of its Emmy® Award-winning 3D modeling, animation and rendering software. A complete 3D pipeline, LightWave 11.5 includes many new features to streamline productivity, including a new Genoma character animation and rigging system for Modeler, predator and prey flocking, Instancing, soft-body Bullet Dynamics, interchange support for Adobe After Effects and Pixologic’s GoZ Fiber Mesh, major workflow enhancements, and more.
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The LightWave 3D Group Appoints Dominick Spina Vice President Worldwide Sales and Marketing
Former NVIDIA senior product manager for digital media and film to expand global reach through strategic sales, marketing and product development initiatives
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today Dominick Spina has joined the company as vice president of worldwide sales and marketing of the newly formed LightWave 3D Group. Spina will work closely with the LightWave 3D Group’s President Rob Powers to lead worldwide sales with strategic marketing and branding, the introduction of new products and technologies, and ongoing business and relationship development.
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LightWave 3D Group Launches New Website and Online Store
The road to SIGGRAPH 2012 begins with the launch of Lightwave3D.com to connect, educate and empower LightWave 3D artists all over the world
The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., has launched a new LightWave 3D® website and online store -- the first of many new LightWave-based announcements planned for SIGGRAPH 2012.
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NewTek Announces the LightWave 3D Group – Names Rob Powers Group President
New dedicated business division will accelerate product growth worldwide through advanced software development, strategic partnerships and targeted sales and marketing initiatives
NewTek announced today the creation of the LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., based in Burbank, Calif. The new division will focus on delivering visualization and 3D products for a range of industries—from architecture, computer-aided design and product development to advertising, game development and feature films. NewTek also announced former NewTek VP and Head of 3D Development Rob Powers has been promoted to president of the LightWave 3D Group. Powers will leverage his extensive experience in the visual effects and film production industries to accelerate growth worldwide for the LightWave 3D Group with new product offerings, strategic partnerships, and targeted sales and marketing initiatives.
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Key Code Media Announces the Formation of New Consulting and Design Division
News: Key Code Media Announces the Formation of New Consulting and Design DivisionKey Code Media announces the formation of their new Consulting and Design Division. Ed Locke will lead this division, which focuses on developing sources of competitive advantage for our clients. The team’s expertise spans engineering, IT, media workflows and financial modeling. The new Consulting and Design Division’s specialization and experience are in providing workflow automation, distribution pipelines, and solutions for effective asset management, all focused around metrics justifying the business’ investment.
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Evolving Artist(ry): One Man, One Tool
News: Evolving Artist(ry): One Man, One ToolAnimator and illustrator Chris O’Riley continues to hone his craft and meet artistic challenges head-on, armed with the latest tools in NewTek’s LightWave 3D
Artist Chris O’Riley can never predict what his next project will be, but he is always certain of one thing: the tool he will use to achieve it. For nearly two decades, he has been tackling various animation and illustration assignments from major news outlets and advertisers, growing and expanding as a digital artist, using NewTek’s LightWave 3D.
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"Red Tails" Delivers Monumental Maneuvers with LightWave
News: "Red Tails" Delivers Monumental Maneuvers with LightWaveRadical 3D pre-visualization artists tap the power of LightWave 3D to deliver impressive aerial combat motion and scene files for "Red Tails", the latest film from George Lucas
The first African-American military aviators to serve in the U.S. armed forces endured and overcame adversity, including racial segregation and discrimination, during World War II to fight in defense of freedom. Despite others’ attempts at denying them their own freedoms, the Tuskegee Airmen risk life and limb to help bring an end to what was to become the deadliest conflict in human history. These trailblazers trained and flew with distinction, achieved success in virtually all their missions, aided in the Allies in victory, and, nearly 70 years later, continue to win accolades.
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Broadcast Minds Discussion Now Available Online; Leaders Cite Social Interaction as Key Driver for the Future of TV
NewTek today announced that its third annual Broadcast Minds™ thought leadership event is now available for viewing on the Web at http://www.newtek.com. The event, which was held in front of a standing-room only 500-person audience on April 16 in Las Vegas, featured an interactive conversation between TWiT.tv founder, Leo Laporte, MTV, Turner Studios, Yamaha Corporation, and actor and Web chat show host Kevin Pollak. Of the themes that emerged during the discussion, one of the most prominent was how social interaction with viewers is now becoming standard for professional live shows produced for the Web.
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Kevin Pollak, Kidd Kraddick, Producers from the New York Giants and Turner Sports to Share Insights on Live Social Video at NAB
NewTek has confirmed that award-winning actor, Kevin Pollak; radio personality, Kidd Kraddick; along with Don Sperling, vice president and executive producer for the New York Giants; and John Servizzi, CEO of Webstream Productions and producer for Turner Broadcasting, will be on stage at the NewTek booth discussing how they use live streaming and social media to engage fans, grow their audiences, build their brands, and increase revenues.
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NAB 2012: NewTek Revolutionizes TriCaster


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Lightbeam Systems Delivers up to 2.66 Teraflops of Raw Computing Power in New E5 Series Workstations, Render Nodes and GPU Nodes at NAB 2012
Utilizes latest Intel Xeon processor E5 2600 series, NVIDIA Quadro 6000 and Tesla M series GPUs to achieve ultra high performance for 3D, broadcast and film
Lightbeam Systems®, manufacturers of specialized storage, workstation, and rendering systems for the broadcast, film and visual effects industries, today introduced the Lightbeam E5 series of professional workstations, render nodes and GPU nodes based on the latest Intel® Xeon® processor E5 2600 series, NVIDIA® Quadro® professional graphics, and NVIDIA® Tesla GPUs. Designed to accelerate high-performance computing (HPC) applications such as Autodesk Maya and 3ds Max, NewTek LightWave 3D, Maxon Cinema 4D, Nuke, Adobe Creative Suite, MARI, Mental Ray, V-Ray, V-Ray RT, Final Render and Bunkspeed PRO, the Lightbeam E5 series delivers up to a 10x performance gain over previous-generation computing systems.
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NewTek Delivers SXSW Experience to Fans Everywhere
SXSW, John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, Gibson Guitars, GeekBeat Live and TechCrunch use TriCaster™ to deliver live video streams from music, film and interactive festival
NewTek today announced that for the third consecutive year, SXSW and other industry notables will use the company’s live production and streaming solutions to bring the SXSW experience to fans and viewers, over the Web. Leading music and technology brands, and bloggers, including SXSW, John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, Gibson Guitars, GeekBeat Live and TechCrunch will use NewTek TriCaster™ to deliver keynotes, events, performances, announcements, interviews, and more from SXSW, March 6-15, 2012.
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NewTek Expands Global Presence with UK Office
New corporate office will serve the needs of distributors, channel partners and customers throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa
NewTek announced today that the company has opened a corporate office in the United Kingdom. The NewTek office in Windsor, Berkshire will serve as the sales and marketing hub for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). NewTek personnel in the EMEA office will work closely with 3D Storm, the regional distributor, and the reseller channel to provide resources and support to customers throughout the area.
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NewTek Ships LightWave™ 11 Software
News: NewTek Ships LightWave™ 11 SoftwareFrom massive duplication, to realistic forms in flight—studios and artists push boundaries, speed up production, and improve productivity in their 3D pipelines
NewTek is now shipping LightWave™ 11, the latest version of its Emmy® award-winning, professional 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software that lets artists broaden their creative exploration. LightWave 11 incorporates many new features, such as instancing, flocking and fracturing tools, flexible Bullet Dynamics, Pixologic™ Zbrush® support, and much more. With its innovative tools and unlimited creative possibilities, LightWave 11 is ideal for all genres of 3D content creation—from film and broadcast visual effects production, to architectural visualization, and game design.
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NewTek Applauds Winners and Nominees of 10th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards
Productions achieve award-winning results with NewTek LightWave 3D®
NewTek congratulates the winners and nominees of the 10th Annual VES Awards for outstanding visual effects artistry in 23 categories of film, animation, television, commercials, special venues and video games.
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Livestream Integrates with NewTek TriCaster™
New Livestream plugin makes it fast and easy to deliver multi-camera, HD live content to mobile devices, including iPhone® and iPad®
Livestream today announced a new plugin for NewTek TriCaster™ that provides a streamlined workflow for live content producers.
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NewTek Unveils TriCaster™ Certified Operator Program
Live video producers now have resource to locate qualified live production and streaming experts
NewTek today introduced a certified operator program for live video producers who use TriCaster™. Live video production experts can qualify for the program by completing and passing the certified operator exam. The 75-question multiple choice and multiple response exam covers nine skill and knowledge areas. Certified operators will be listed on the NewTek website as live production and streaming professionals who meet the NewTek standards of excellence.
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Top Music Industry Brands Turn to NewTek to Deliver NAMM Experience Live Over the Web
Yamaha, Dean Guitars, John Lennon Educational Tour Bus and NAMM use TriCaster™ to produce and deliver live stream from the show floor
NewTek today announced that a range of leading music industry brands including Yamaha, Dean Guitars, John Lennon Educational Tour Bus and NAMM will use TriCaster™ to produce and live stream events, demos, announcements, artist interviews and more from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show, January 19-22, 2012. For the third consecutive year, music industry powerhouses have turned to NewTek to bring the NAMM experience to fans and viewers over the Web. Almost a million viewers are expected to tune in over the course of the show – both on-site and from remote locations. NewTek will also be exhibiting at the NAMM Show in booth #1821 Hall E.
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NewTek Congratulates 69th Golden Globe Winner "The Adventures of Tintin"
The 69th Golden Globe awards have been announced and Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson’s The Adventures of Tintin was a resounding winner for Best Animated Feature Film. NewTek would like to congratulate Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson, and the entire crew for their win of the acclaimed award.
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NewTek Appoints Carter Holland Executive Vice President, Worldwide Marketing
News: NewTek Appoints Carter Holland Executive Vice President, Worldwide MarketingFormer Avid Technology VP of marketing helps company expand global reach
NewTek announced today that Carter Holland has joined the company as executive vice president of worldwide marketing, with responsibility for NewTek’s global brand image and integrated marketing efforts.
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“The X Factor” Uses NewTek to Power Interactive Second Screen Experience
Live pre-show and behind-the-scenes cameras use NewTek TriCaster™ and 3Play™ to deliver VIP access to fans across multiple platforms and mobile devices
NewTek announced today that “The X Factor” uses NewTek TriCaster™ 850 EXTREME™ portable live production and 3Play™ instant replay systems to power “The X Factor” live pre-show and backstage camera views. The weekly live pre-show is part of “The X Factor” digital, multi-platform fan experience and includes live broadcast, fan interaction through Twitter, Facebook and Skype and delivery to multiple platforms and mobile devices.
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Kickstand Launches Campaign to Make Surface Deformation Software Available to All 3D Artists
Popular StretchMesh Surface Deformation plug-in for Autodesk Maya software moves toward Open Source model
Kickstand, innovators of the popular StretchMesh plug-in for Autodesk Maya software, announced today it has launched a campaign to evolve StretchMesh Surface Deformaton software into Open Source technology.
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All American Games and NewTek Announce the 2012 All-American Video Crew
Four high school seniors have been selected as America’s best video broadcast students, and will serve on the production crew for the annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl events
All American Games, producer of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, and NewTek, a worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, today announced the winners of their 2012 All-American Video Crew competition which sought out the best high school video production students in the country. The four students selected will be part of the All-American Video Crew at the 2012 U.S. Army All-American Bowl events during bowl week in San Antonio, January 3-8, 2012. The video crew will be operating the same technology currently in use by MTV, NBA Development League and the New York Giants―the award-winning, NewTek TriCaster™ portable live production system, and 3PLAY™ instant replay system.
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Inhance Digital's 3D artists bring innovative VFX from concept to completion with NewTek LightWave 3D software
News: Inhance Digital's 3D artists bring innovative VFX from concept to completion with NewTek LightWave 3D software
 
Inhance Digital is as unique as the computer graphics (CG) and visual effects (VFX) it delivers. Since its inception in 1997, Inhance Digital has delivered innovative, interactive, and visually compelling marketing and communications campaigns to an impressive list of corporate clients, including global Fortune 500 firms. In 2007, the interactive marketing agency extended its talents, technologies, and techniques to the entertainment market, serving up visual effects, animation, and compositing projects for commercials, television programs, and feature films.
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NewTek Expands Professional Video Product Support with ProTek℠ Program
NewTek has expanded its customer service program to include ProTek℠, a tiered support plan for the TriCaster™ line of portable live production systems and 3Play™ line of instant replay devices.
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Big South Conference Relies on NewTek TriCaster™ 850 EXTREME™ to Produce and Stream Men’s and Women’s Basketball
Conference upgrades to HD portable live production systems for launch of basketball season
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, announced today that the Big South Conference has upgraded its live streaming capabilities with the addition of 12 TriCaster™ 850 EXTREME™ HD portable live production systems. With conference play beginning the first of December, the Big South will use the new HD TriCasters to produce and live stream all men’s and women’s home basketball games, and will continue to use TriCaster as the heart of their streaming operations in the sports seasons to follow.
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NewTek's LightWave 11
NewTek has unveiled version 11 of its professional 3D modeling, animation and rendering software, LightWave, with new features developed to answer the needs of creative professionals in cinema and television.
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NewTek 3Play™ 425 Ships, Making HD Instant Replay Accessible to All
New four-in, two-out, 2U replay system delivers a revolutionary price-performance value to producers
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, today announced the availability of 3Play™ 425, a four-input, two-output, slow motion system that supports the simultaneous display, recording and instant replay of all channels.
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Leading Comics Use NewTek TriCaster™ to Produce and Live Stream Global Fundraising Effort
November 16, 2011 Transforming the World Through Comedy launches their inaugural event streamed live from New York, Chicago and Los Angeles
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, announced today that the NewTek TriCaster™ portable live production system will be used to produce and live stream the Transforming the World Through Comedy (TWTComedy) inaugural event.
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NewTek Unveils LightWave 11
News: NewTek Unveils LightWave 113D animation software boasts powerful new features like instancing, flocking and fracturing tools, flexible Bullet Dynamics options, Pixologic ZBrush support, and more
NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, today announced NewTek LightWave™ 11, a powerful new version of its Emmy® Award-winning, professional 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software. LightWave 11 fits into any studio pipeline seamlessly, offering support for Autodesk Geometry Cache and FBX, including pixel-perfect camera matching with Autodesk Maya cameras. It also supports the Unity game engine and Pixologic GoZ ZBrush workflow, making it ideal for all production environments, including smaller specialized studios and individual artists.
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NewTek to Host Free Instant Replay Webcast
Find out how to enhance your live production with NewTek 3Play™
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, is hosting a free webcast to showcase their slow motion instant replay systems, 3Play™ 820 and 3Play 425. This informational webcast will be streamed live on Thursday, November 3rd at 2pm CT, on the NewTek Facebook page.
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NewTek Honors Emmy® Winning Visual Effects Artists at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Actor Jeri Ryan and special guest Dick Van Dyke join industry icons and VFX artists on November 10, 2011 to celebrate amazing work created by NewTek LightWave™ artists
NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, announced today Emmy® winning, NewTek LightWave 3D® visual effects artists will be honored at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in Hollywood on Thursday, November 10, 2011. Actor Jeri Ryan, having achieved cult status early in her career as the character Seven of Nine in the hit series, “Star Trek: Voyager,” will host the evening. She will be joined by special guest, Dick Van Dyke, to celebrate the numerous Primetime Emmy Award-winning visual effects created with LightWave 3D software.
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