Informative Graphics' Free ModelPress Publisher 3.0 Released With Support for Inventor R6 and SolidWorks 2003
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Informative Graphics' Free ModelPress Publisher 3.0 Released With Support for Inventor R6 and SolidWorks 2003


Popular 3D Model Publishing and Viewing Software Passes 10,000 Download Mark At Three Months


PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 17, 2003-- Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC), a leader in 2D/3D visualization and Web collaboration technology, announced the release of its free ModelPress Publisher 3.0 3D model software product, which now supports Inventor R6 and SolidWorks 2003.

ModelPress Publisher 3.0 now also has an available programming API specification for software developers. ModelPress can be downloaded for free from IGC at http://www.modelpress.com/news.

Since the release of the ModelPress 3D Publishing and Viewing system in November of 2002, IGC has recorded over 10,000 downloads of the free application. The company continues to receive feedback from users and will add new features to improve functionality and value.

"Without question, ModelPress has received a warm welcome from the 3D community because its compression is unrivaled and usability is very good," said Gary Heath, President and CEO at IGC. "We've seen healthy corporate interest as well, which indicates to us that ModelPress is moving into the mainstream of 3D viewing options. Our plan is to continue to make it attractive in all its facets," he added.

ModelPress Publisher and Viewer is a system that is designed to simplify the distribution of 3D CAD models so that they can become more commonplace in downstream business applications. ModelPress' breakthrough compression technology reduces models' sizes by 70 - 98%, making sharing 3D data online not only possible, but also very practical. ModelPress provides a highly efficient way to share 3D CAD model content with users who don't have access to expensive, complex 3D applications while protecting the intellectual property contained in the design file.

About Informative Graphics

Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC), founded in 1990, is a leading developer of commercial software products for Web publishing, visualization, and collaboration. IGC products are renowned for their cost-saving value, ease-of-use, features and scalability. With its products deployed by hundreds of corporations, OEM partners, and service providers worldwide, IGC is an international company maintaining offices in the United States and Europe, as well as key distribution partners in Japan, Asia and Latin America. The company maintains a Web site at www.infograph.com.

Note to Editors: Informative Graphics is a registered trademark, and ModelPress is trademarks of Informative Graphics Corporation. All other names are property of their respective owners.

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