Friday, Mar 15, 2002 4:00 AM

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 15, 2002- Geomagic has promoted Peter Scott to vice president of engineering.

Scott joined Geomagic last April. In his new position he is responsible for engineering management of all Geomagic software products, both off-the-shelf and customized offerings. He is also responsible for development planning related to original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and participating in company strategic planning and management.

Before joining Geomagic, Scott was director of software development at Elumens Corp. He has also held engineering and management positions at NxView Technologies, Virtus Corp. and Raytheon. He has bachelors and masters degrees in computer science from Union College and has done additional post-graduate work at Boston University.

"Peter is a great addition to the executive team," says Ping Fu, president and CEO of Geomagic. "He has demonstrated excellent management skills and in-depth 3D industry and software engineering knowledge. Peter will play a key leadership role as we continue to expand the reach of our software and services."

"I am very excited about our current and future products," says Scott. "Our engineering staff is exceptionally talented, with a focus on creating high-quality, easy-to-use software. Our ongoing relationships with our customers enable us to create software and deliver services that address their most critical business needs."

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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