Latest Version of the 3DVIA Game Engine Includes Terrain Editor, Environmental Effects and More
CONCORD, Mass. & VÉLIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France — May 19, 2011 — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced today the latest release of its free 3DVIA Studio game engine. The software update contains several new features, including a terrain editor and customizable environmental effects, enabling users to build and publish realistic 3D worlds faster than ever. “The latest version of 3DVIA Studio continues to reduce development cycles,” said Lynne Wilson, CEO of 3DVIA, Dassault Systèmes. “The addition of a terrain editor for dynamic terrain generation and fully customizable environmental effects that users can drag and drop into projects, allow 3DVIA’s over 260,000 users to publish professional quality interactive 3D applications quickly. We are very excited to offer this release of 3DVIA Studio to the 3DVIA.com community for free.” In addition to a terrain editor and customizable environmental effects, the updated 3DVIA Studio includes the following new features and enhancements: sound engine, 3D curves support, global search, multi-threaded scripting, pro camera effects, enhanced pathfinding, enhanced virtual reality, improved handling of SolidWorks 3DXML files and GUI evolutions. To learn more about 3DVIA Studio, or to download it for free, visit the engine’s web site at www.3dvia.com/studio.
3DVIA delivers lifelike 3D experiences to the world’s rapidly expanding digital communities. It represents a bold commitment to extend 3D technology to new users, businesses and consumers. 3DVIA products are online, multi-platform and mobile enabled. 3DVIA targets non-traditional users of 3D applications and establishes entirely new forms of communication, teaching, learning and consumer engagement. For more information, visit: http://www.3dvia.com . About Dassault Systèmes As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 130,000 customers in 80 countries. A pioneer in the 3D software market since 1981, Dassault Systèmes applications provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. The Dassault Systèmes portfolio consists of CATIA for designing the virtual product - DELMIA for virtual production - SIMULIA for virtual testing - ENOVIA for global collaborative lifecycle management, EXALEAD for search-based applications- SolidWorks for 3D mechanical design and 3DVIA for online 3D lifelike experiences. For more information, visit http://www.3ds.com. CATIA, DELMIA, ENOVIA, EXALEAD, SIMULIA, SolidWorks and 3DVIA are registered trademarks of Dassault Systèmes or its subsidiaries in the US and/or other countries.
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Dassault Systemes' new release of its free 3DVIA Studio game engine allows users to quickly build realistic 3D worlds with a terrain editor, drag and drop enviromental effects and more.