Tech Soft 3D’s HOOPS Visualize Powers Graphics in 3DS SolidWorks eDrawings for iPad
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Pivotal new offering relies on high-performance graphics engine to deliver compact visualization.
May 2, 2012 – Berkeley, CA and Waltham, MA – Tech Soft 3D, leading provider of component technology to the engineering software industry, and 3DS Solidworks, a world leader in 3D solutions that help millions of engineers and designers succeed through innovation, announced that the new eDrawings® for the iPad® will use Tech Soft 3D’s HOOPS Visualize to power its graphics. Yesterday, 3DS SolidWorks announced the availability of its popular eDrawings software tool for the iPad, which allows users to easily view, create and share 3D models and drawings.
Since 2000, HOOPS Visualize has provided eDrawings with advanced file compression, real-time collaboration and 2D, 3D, text and hardcopy capabilities on Windows, Mac − and now iOS.
”Tech Soft 3D continues to be a valuable technology provider to 3DS SolidWorks,” says Fielder Hiss, vice president of product management, 3DS SolidWorks. “Tech Soft 3D’s focus on innovation has helped enable us to stay ahead of developments in our industry – and the deployment of eDrawings on iOS is just the latest example.”
”HOOPS Visualize is well known for offering developers a fully functional 3D graphics engine as a platform for their engineering applications,” says Tech Soft 3D CEO, Ron Fritz. “We’re excited to be able to continue to introduce new technology, like mobile platform support and cloud based viewing to our customers.”
eDrawings for iPad is now available on the Apple® iTunes™ App StoreSM and is priced in local currency based on $1.99 (USD) for the U.S. App Store.
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 from leading CAD vendors. Tech Soft 3D technologies are used in nearly 450 applications worldwide. The company maintains corporate headquarters in Berkeley, California and can be reached through http://www.techsoft3d.com
About 3DS SolidWorks
3DS SolidWorks, a Dassault Systèmes brand, is a world leader in 3D solutions that help millions of engineers and designers succeed through innovation. Our products deliver an intuitive experience in product design, simulation, publishing, data management, and environmental impact assessment. For the latest news, information, or an online demonstration, visit our Web site (www.solidworks.com) or call 1-800-693-9000 (outside of North America, call +1-781-810-5011).
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