Tech Soft 3D Launches New HOOPS Desktop and Cloud Platforms

Friday, April 1st 2016

Improved performance, ease of use and support for the latest CAD formats continues to make the 2016 HOOPS Desktop and Cloud Platforms the leading platform choice for building world class engineering applications

February 26, 2016, Bend, OR USA – Tech Soft 3D today announced availability of the newest versions of its two high-performance platforms, HOOPS Cloud Platform and HOOPS Desktop Platform, designed to give developers full access to integrated HOOPS toolkit functionality. The Platforms combine market-leading 3D technologies for CAD data exchange, visualization and 3D PDF creation, along with tight connections to popular modeling kernels. The two Platforms provide an unprecedented level of performance for developers in the engineering market, while also providing up to date support for all the latest versions of the CAD authoring systems, making them the easiest and most cost effective way for developers to leverage the full spectrum of HOOPS functionality for both existing applications and future development projects.

“Whether they are building applications for CMM, CAE, or PLM system, our customers have realized the benefits of using our integrated toolkit technologies through our HOOPS Platforms,” said Ron Fritz, CEO of Tech Soft 3D. “Time is money. And a platform that is best in class, can jumpstart their development projects for the web, desktop or mobile, supports all current CAD systems and is affordable translates to faster time to market and revenues. We are committed to investing in the technology that our customers value and have come to rely on to scale their offerings quickly and easily without sacrificing performance or quality.”

The toolkits in both the HOOPS Desktop Platform and the HOOPS Cloud Platform have been updated to be even more tightly integrated, making it much easier for Tech Soft 3D partners to develop their own applications to solve business problems. A recent integration between HOOPS Exchange technology and Siemens’ Parasolid® software helps developers enhance data re-use by providing easy access to a broad range of CAD formats. Tech Soft 3D worked closely with Siemens PLM Software to deliver an integrated product that helps developers leverage the full breadth of Parasolid functionality, even when working with imported data.

Performance continues to be a focus for the Platforms, making sure features such as file load speed and interactivity are as fast as possible.

The HOOPS Cloud Platform delivers a full framework of proven 3D development technologies for creating compelling applications that run on any and all devices: whether in a browser, hosted on a server, or on a mobile device. Development teams gain access to rich web and mobile functionality designed for developing the new generation of cloud-enabled products.

HOOPS Cloud Platform 2016 includes the following toolkits:

HOOPS Exchange 2016

HOOPS Visualize 2016

HOOPS Communicator 2016

HOOPS Publish 2016

The HOOPS Desktop Platform harnesses the same proven, market-leading HOOPS technologies that power advanced 3D on millions of desktops every day. With HOOPS Desktop Platform, development teams can deliver high performance, compelling visualization, fast and accurate data exchange, and the best native 3D PDF technology available.

The HOOPS Desktop Platform 2016 includes the following toolkits:

HOOPS Exchange 2016

HOOPS Visualize 2016

HOOPS Publish 2016

Learn more about licensing or evaluating HOOPS Cloud Platform and HOOPS Desktop Platform.

About HOOPS Desktop and Cloud Platforms

The HOOPS Platforms combine market-leading 3D technologies for CAD data exchange, visualization and 3D PDF creation, along with tight connections to popular modeling kernels. With a single licensing fee, these offerings are the most cost-effective way to leverage the full spectrum of HOOPS functionality for both existing applications and future development projects.

About Tech Soft 3D Tech Soft 3D is the leading global provider of development tools that help software teams deliver successful applications, as well as the creator of the 3D format that is part of the PDF standard. Established in 1996 and headquartered in Bend, Oregon, Tech Soft 3D also has offices in California, Ohio, France, England and Japan. The company’s toolkit products power nearly 500 unique applications running on hundreds of millions of computers worldwide, while the tetra4D brand of end-user products are used by many of the top manufacturing and construction firms for converting CAD data into 3D PDF. For more information, visit http://techsoft3d.com and http://www.tetra4d.com.

HOOPS is a registered trademark of Tech Soft 3D. All other products or company references are the property of their respective holders.

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