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Site to provide 24/7 dynamic forum for worldwide user community

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2006 5:00 AM

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., October 24, 2006- Geomagic® (www.geomagic.com), a worldwide software and services company, announces the launch of the Geomagic Knowledge Base. The Geomagic Knowledge Base, in beta, is a first-of-its-kind customer resource for knowledge sharing on Geomagic software and its application in digital shape sampling and processing (DSSP).

The new Geomagic Knowledge Base, an extension of the company’s website support section, is designed as a 24/7 interactive forum that will enable up-to-the-minute, information exchange on best-practice use of Geomagic software. The beta release features regular postings of customer technical issues by Geomagic support staff, which will be augmented by content from partners and customers later this year.

"Our goal with the Geomagic Knowledge Base is to build a self-sustaining forum that builds community by offering the latest tools and information our customers can use to best leverage Geomagic software solutions and services," says Jim Johnson, Geomagic vice president of sales. "The Knowledge Base is one more way we can ensure the success of our users in their work with Geomagic technology and DSSP."

"Geomagic has visibly put their focus on customer and partner needs," says Gabriele Graziosi, product manager, Microsystem Srl, a Geomagic technology partner. "In addition to providing industrial-strength solutions like Geomagic Studio and Geomagic Qualify, the Geomagic Knowledge Base is an example of Geomagic’s leadership in providing an external service, training and support infrastructure for its partners and customers."

As the world’s leading provider of software for DSSP, Geomagic has established a global user base of more than 5,000 product design and engineering professionals. The Geomagic software suite, including Geomagic Studio® and Geomagic Qualify®, provides a technology platform for reverse engineering, digital reconstruction, and part inspection that is at the center of a paradigm shift in the way products are designed, engineered and manufactured.

About Geomagic

Geomagic (www.geomagic.com) is a global company dedicated to advancing and applying 3D technology for the benefit of humanity. Geomagic’s scanning and design software solutions are used to capture and model 3D content from physical objects, organically sculpt complex shapes, and prepare products for manufacturing. In addition, the company produces powerful 3D metrology and inspection software that verifies dimensional quality by comparing as-built products to master designs. Geomagic’s Sensable Phantom haptic devices simulate the sense of touch in a digital environment. 

Geomagic’s software and hardware are utilized by world-class customers in a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, medical, consumer products, toys, collectibles, coindesign, jewelry, fine art, heritage restoration, research, education, mold making, entertainment, training and surgical simulation. In fact, some of the world’s leading companies and research organizationsuse Geomagic software, including Ford, BMW,Boeing, Harley DavidsonTimberland, Mattel/Fisher Price, Lego, Pratt & WhitneyNASA, Schneider Electronic, 3M, Danaher and Invisalign. Geomagic is based in Research Triangle Park, N.C., USA, with an office in Boston, subsidiaries in Europe and Asia, and channel partners worldwide.

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