Actify’s SpinFire Ultimate 11.0 uses Tech Soft 3D’s HOOPS software development tools to power 3D CAD data exchange, visualization and 3D PDF output.
Bend, OR and San Francisco, CA, September 9, 2015 – Tech Soft 3D and Actify Inc. announce today that the newest release of Actify’s SpinFire Ultimate 11.0 was built using Tech Soft 3D’s HOOPS Desktop Platform. A global leader in Product Data Intelligence solutions, Actify has long developed advanced visualization products for discrete manufacturing using technology from Tech Soft 3D, the leading provider of software development tools for delivering successful applications. By integrating fast, accurate CAD data access, advanced visualization and native 3D PDF output from HOOPS Desktop Platform, Actify was able to quickly develop and deliver a strong SpinFire release.
Actify first partnered with Tech Soft 3D in 2010, when it integrated the HOOPS Exchange toolkit into SpinFire to enable industry-leading data translation.
“We’re happy to partner once again with a company that understands our unique software development and competitive challenges, and enables us to deliver the most robust product data intelligence solutions in the market today,” says Chris Jones, president and CEO of Actify. “Our positive experience using HOOPS Exchange, and the benefits of using comprehensive technology from a single provider fueled our decision to license the complete HOOPS Desktop Platform, which has helped us accelerate our development and deliver maximum power and performance to our SpinFire user community.”
SpinFire Ultimate 11.0 makes product data, especially CAD data, more easily accessible to both technical and non-technical users, extending powerful 2D and 3D CAD visualization beyond the engineering department, without requiring a CAD system. HOOPS Desktop Platform helps this latest release handle even larger files. Its fast, accurate data translation enables SpinFire Ultimate to read a range of CAD file formats, so users in the manufacturing industries and their supply chains can view, measure, mark-up and share all major 3D data formats with a single software system. HOOPS Desktop Platform also guarantees that this data can be exported and shared through lightweight 3D PDFs, guaranteed compatible with Adobe® Reader®.
“We’re happy we can deliver the underlying technology that helps Actify provide so much value to its users, on so many levels,” says Gavin Bridgeman, Tech Soft 3D VP of Products. “Our goal is to give our partners like Actify a range of 3D tools that help them nimbly respond to market opportunities and develop more quickly. SpinFire 11.0 is an excellent example of how when leveraged together, our integrated HOOPS platforms provide even greater benefits than the sum of our individual toolkits.”
About HOOPS Desktop Platform
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. Learn more about HOOPS Desktop Platform and HOOPS Cloud Platform.
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 www.techsoft3d.com and www.tetra4d.com.
About Actify Inc.
Actify Inc. is a privately held, global leader providing Product Data Intelligence solutions for manufacturers with customer companies throughout the automotive, aerospace, industrial automation, and discrete manufacturing industries. Actify products are sold through authorized distributors in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Actify is headquartered in San Francisco, California. For more information please visit www.actify.com or call 415.227.3800.
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