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Tech Soft 3D’s HOOPS Visualize Now Available from Siemens PLM Software


BEND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tech Soft 3D, leading provider of development toolkits to the engineering software industry, today announced that HOOPS Visualize, the gold standard graphics engine that powers hundreds of successful engineering applications worldwide, can now be licensed from Siemens PLM Software. HOOPS Visualize is integrated with a variety of Software Development Toolkits (SDKs) including Siemens’ Parasolid® software for 3D modeling kernel and Tech Soft 3D’s HOOPS Exchange data access technology. Companies across the globe rely on HOOPS Visualize for extreme power, performance and consistent stability to rapidly render stunning graphics across platforms, devices and graphics cards. This frees the developer to focus on application development rather than infrastructure development. It saves time and money and shortens time to market.

“The integration of HOOPS Visualize with Parasolid gives developers comprehensive graphical support. This makes it easy to add visualization to applications without devoting resources to building a graphics infrastructure,” said John Whetstone, director of marketing for PLM Components, Siemens PLM Software. “When our customers can focus on building in value instead of a graphics infrastructure, they save time, money and are faster to market.”

All Tech Soft 3D toolkits are purpose-built with integrations that further optimize the development experience. Its HOOPS data access, visualization and engineering data publishing SDKs integrate together, and integrate with the Parasolid modeling kernel to leverage additional efficiencies and help deliver unmatched performance, power and speed for cloud, desktop and mobile applications.

“With rapidly evolving technology trends and the surge in computing power across platforms, developers who are creating engineering applications are constantly seeking higher quality graphics,” said Gavin Bridgeman, CTO, Tech Soft 3D. “The engineering visualization capabilities for 3D formats in HOOPS Visualize 2018 are unmatched by anything else on the market, and we are thrilled to partner with Siemens to bring this capability to their customers worldwide.”

Learn more about HOOPS Visualize, Parasolid and all HOOPS Platforms.

![devices](// *HOOPS platforms provide data translation, visualization and publishing on all major operating systems and devices.*

About HOOPS Visualize
Tech Soft 3D’s flagship graphics engine has powered cutting-edge graphics in hundreds of successful applications for over 20 years, including software from Oracle, SOLIDWORKS, Trimble, Hexagon, ANSYS, 3D Systems, Mitutoyo, Actify and many more. Companies across the globe rely on HOOPS Visualize for extreme power, performance and consistent stability across platforms, devices and graphics cards. Developers interested in evaluating HOOPS Visualize can sign up for a free 60-day trial.

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, France, England and Japan. The company’s toolkit products power nearly 500 unique applications running on hundreds of millions of computers worldwide. For more information, visit

HOOPS is a registered trademark of Tech Soft 3D. Parasolid is a trademark or registered trademark of Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries. All other products or company references are the property of their respective holders.

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