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Thursday, Sep 15, 2005 5:00 AM

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., September 15, 2005 Geomagic announces a new program that helps customers rapidly implement and gain value from digital shape sampling and processing (DSSP). DSSP bridges the physical and digital worlds, delivering substantial productivity gains in inspection, re-engineering and other manufacturing workflow processes.

The Geomagic Services program emerged from an increased demand for the company's consulting work. DSSP has been successfully implemented by Geomagic in applications such as customized surface modeling for finite-element analysis (FEA) at Kimberly-Clark; computer-aided inspection and digital reconstruction for NASA's Discovery shuttle mission; and engineering optimization for a major automotive manufacturer that reduced NURBS surfacing time for complex objects such as engine and transmission housings by as much as 80 percent.

Geomagic provides the following services under the new program:

    Custom software development
  • tailored workflows
  • specialized functionality for vertical markets
  • customer-specific solutions
    Consulting and engineering
  • needs assessment
  • scanning service bureau
  • DSSP workflow definition
    Implementation
  • proof-of-concept studies
  • installation and configuration of Geomagic products
  • optimized rollout in customer environment
    Education and training
  • basic training courses for current products
  • advanced training courses
  • customer site training

“Companies worldwide are recognizing that DSSP is complementary to CAD/CAM and has the ability to positively transform their businesses,” says Ping Fu, Geomagic's president and CEO. “Our new services program extends our leadership role by helping companies implement customized DSSP solutions that have a positive impact on ROI and the bottom line.”

To learn more about Geomagic Services, send inquiries to: servicesinfo@geomagic.com.

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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Rachael Taggart
Geomagic, Inc.
+(1) 919-474-0135
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