--v4.1 of ACUITIV’s Leading CFD Visualization Software Adds Significant Enhancements--
Batavia, IL, October 25, 2004 – ACUITIV Software (
www.acuitiv.com), a leading provider of next-generation Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) visualization software, today announced the availability of ACUITIV v4.1. With the release of v4.1, ACUITIV Software now adds additional capabilities to further deliver an interactive, enterprise-class CFD visualization solution for industries worldwide, including automotive, aerospace & defense, power, and chemical processing.
Built on ACUITIV’s cutting-edge architecture which is based on VR Juggler and OpenGL, ACUITIV v4.1 provides new features responsive to customer requests, a more comprehensive set of tools for reading a wider range of CFD dataset formats and adds AMD Opteron support for the Linux operating system.
“With the latest release of ACUITIV v4.1, we have built upon our existing interactive CFD solution to support additional platforms and formats while offering expanded functionality. By using the sophistication we achieved in v4.0, we are able to offer a superior CFD visualization solution to the market,” said Bill Panepinto, general manager of ACUITIV Software. “By opening a new way for engineers, designers, and marketers to visualize CFD analyses, ACUITIV is able to dramatically reduce time and cost of analysis because a single solution can now be used enterprise-wide to analyze, communicate and collaborate on a design.”
About ACUITIV v4.1
ACUITIV Software provides a rich feature set in the latest release for interactive CFD visualization. ACUITIV v4.1 is built upon the ongoing philosophy that a simplified and intuitive visualization tool usable by engineering, sales and marketing personnel can extend the value of CFD analyses throughout the enterprise.
v4.1 Key Features/Benefits
New File Readers – ACUITIV v4.1 includes additional file readers for steady state datasets from major commercial CFD codes including StarCD and CFX, adding to existing support for files in Fluent, CGNS, Plot3D, Tecplot and STL formats.
New Screen Captioning Tool – With the addition of flexible, powerful features for annotating images, ACUITIV v4.1 is a better than ever tool for creating high quality presentation and report graphics.
Additional Platform Support – ACUITIV v4.1 now supports the AMD Opteron platform for the Linux operating system.
Pricing and Availability
ACUITIV v4.1 is available now. For more information on pricing, please contact ACUITIV Software at 630.845.4500.
About ACUITIV Software
ACUITIV Software, based in Batavia, IL, is a leading provider of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Visualization Software. As a division of Fuel Tech, Inc., a leading technology company providing proprietary advanced engineering solutions for the optimization of combustion systems for utility and industrial customers, ACUITIV Software has the resources and expertise necessary to offer customers the next-generation visualization software solution that can provide quick and impactful business benefits. As the only visualization software package architected with the state-of-the-art OpenGL libraries, developed by SGI and the world renowned VR Juggler created at Iowa State University by CAVE inventor, Carolina Cruz-Niera, the ACUITIV offering can provide customers in many industries, including automotive, aerospace & defense, power, and chemical processing, with a state of the art software tool that facilitates their efforts to uncover new opportunities, improve designs, accelerate decisions, and shorten time to market. For more information, visit
Bill Panepinto Susan Koutalakis
ACUITIV Software Racepoint Group, Inc.
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