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Tech Soft 3D Releases Latest Versions of HOOPS Exchange and HOOPS Publish

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HOOPS Exchange v5.0 connects with ACIS kernel while HOOPS Publish v5.0 expands native 3D PDF features.

Berkeley, CA – March 12, 2012 – Tech Soft 3D, leading provider of 3D component technology to the engineering software industry, is pleased to announce powerful new enhancements to its HOOPS Exchange and HOOPS Publish toolkits.

HOOPS Exchange v5.0, a data access SDK for fast, accurate read/write of multiple 3D CAD file formats, features SAT export for easy integration with ACIS applications, PMI support for CATIA V6 (3DXML) files, CATIA V5 drawing support, and updates to recent  file format versions. It also includes precise measurement enhancements, including APIs for curve and surface simplification, and optimized capability to project points to curves or surfaces. 

HOOPS Publish v5.0, a 3D PDF publishing toolkit based on PRC, the native 3D file format used in Adobe® Reader® and Adobe Acrobat®, offers a variety of new functions for developers to generate sophisticated 3D PDFs. Enhancements include the ability to create multi-page PDFs and multiple 3D windows per page, enhanced JavaScript functionality, and support for international text strings including Japanese, Chinese and Hebrew.

“Our products free data to move easily within workflows, around the world and on multiple platforms,” says Gavin Bridgeman, VP of SDK Products. “We’re proud to create high-value SDKs with the powerful features and portability the industry requires, and we look forward to seeing these new enhancements implemented in our customers’ applications.”

Both HOOPS Exchange and HOOPS Publish are critical technologies in a large and growing community of developers, software vendors, end users, and standards and governmental organizations that rely on PRC and 3D PDF as open standards. To read more about this movement visit www.3dpdfconsortium.org

About Tech Soft 3D
Tech Soft 3D is the leading global provider of premier component technologies and related services that enable software developers to rapidly create world-class technical software. The company develops the HOOPS Product Suite, consisting of HOOPS Visualize, HOOPS Exchange and HOOPS Publish, SDKs for visualization, CAD data import/export and 3D PDF publishing respectively. It also resells premium components such as Autodesk’s RealDWG® Toolkit and AutoCAD® OEM platform and the Parasolid® Modeling Kernel from Siemens PLM Software. Tech Soft 3D technologies are used in nearly 450 applications worldwide. The company maintains corporate headquarters in Berkeley, California and can be reached through www.techsoft3d.com.

Tech Soft 3D Media Contact
Jackie Aaro
Phone: 541-385-6158
jackie@techsoft3d.com

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