TransMagic R8 to Support 3Dconnexion's 3D Mice
Productivity Increases with Simultaneous Pan, Zoom and Rotate
WESTMINSTER, CO – April 16, 2009 – TransMagic Inc., the leading developer of precise, easy-to-use 3D data exchange software, today announced that 3Dconnexion's 3D mice will be supported in TransMagic R8.
TransMagic R8 will introduce many productivity enhancements including the incorporation of 3Dconnexion's 3D mice, sometimes referred to as SpaceBalls. By pushing, pulling and tilting a 3D mouse, TransMagic users will be able to simultaneously pan, zoom and rotate 3D objects without stopping to select individual commands.
“As one of the few 3D data translation applications with a graphical user interface, it was logical to support 3Dconnexion devices to enhance viewing capabilities and ultimately increase the productivity of our customers,” said Craig Dennis, CTO of TransMagic. “The beauty of 3D mice is that they greatly simplify the tasks of visual inspection and model orientation when using TransMagic’s sophisticated repair tools with complex parts and assemblies.”
3Dconnexion’s 3D mice integrate seamlessly with TransMagic’s workflow providing an intuitive 3D data exchange work experience. Engineers who spend time with complex 3D models can increase productivity with the ability to navigate models in all three dimensions simultaneously, using six degrees of freedom.
TransMagic reduces the costs of translating, repairing and repurposing design data for use in 3D applications. Visit
www.transmagic.com for a free 7-day trial.
About 3Dconnexion, a Logitech Company
3Dconnexion, a wholly owned subsidiary of Logitech, is the leading provider of 3D mice for 3D design and visualization. 3Dconnexion devices support today's most popular and powerful 3D applications by offering users a more intuitive and natural way to interact with computer-generated 3D content. Visit
www.3Dconnexion.com for more information.
TransMagic, Inc. develops highly efficient and easy-to-use 3D data exchange software to seamlessly translate, repair and view computer-generated 3D models in multi-CAD environments. Products range from desktop applications to scalable solutions for enterprise systems integrated with PLM applications. TransMagic supports all major CAD systems and most other CAD/CAM/CAE applications for analysis, manufacturing and simulation. Supported formats include Autodesk (Inventor, Mechanical Desktop), Dassault Systèmes (CATIA, SolidWorks, ACIS), PTC Pro/Engineer, Siemens PLM Software (NX, NX I-deas, Solid Edge, JT, Parasolid), IGES and STEP.
TransMagic’s intuitive interface and rapid implementation help customers worldwide increase interoperability efficiency, production and profitability. TransMagic's customers include Boeing, Chrysler, Caterpillar, Honda, Lockheed Martin, Ericsson, Exxon Mobil, GE Global Research, Siemens, Nemco Medical, Florida Turbine Technologies, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, NASA, SAAB, SEMA, Toyota and ZEMAX.
For more information, visit
www.transmagic.com or call +1 303.460.1406.