Jun 26 2007

Allegorithmic and Dassault Systèmes’ 3DVIA Team Up for Online Realism

Applying Revolutionary Lifelike Textures to 3D

Paris, France, June 26, 2007- Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced a new partnership with Allegorithmic, an innovative developer of procedural textures, creation, and publication software. Allegorithmic’s technology will be integrated in DS’s 3DVIA online platform and services. Users will be able to apply lifelike textures to 3D virtual objects and environments, with an unrivalled level of realism. This is ideal for use in areas such as publishing and sharing 3D over the Web.

“We are delighted to be one of DS’s first 3DVIA partners. DS’s 3DVIA strategy is extremely exciting for us. Our goal to provide creators of 3D worlds with a set of tools to easily reflect the complexity of reality fits DS’s vision perfectly,” says Sébastien Deguy, CEO and founder, Allegorithmic. “Our tools are designed to enable artists to drive the production process, based on mathematical principles. There is a clear fit with 3DVIA’s broad target audience.”

“Allegorithmic will play a key role in our community of 3DVIA partners, sharing our vision and passion for lifelike 3D, with an inspirational and entrepreneurial team,” explains Florence Hu, vice president, R&D, Dassault Systèmes. “Allegorithmic brings cutting-edge technology that will dramatically improve the visual quality of online virtual environments powered by 3DVIA. We are delighted to be working with a broad variety of partners who share DS’s 3DVIA vision.” Allegorithmic’s procedural textures library and engines will be integrated in upcoming releases of 3DVIA services.

Partners, customers, and professionals from DS will gather at DEVCON, Dassault Systèmes developer conference in Paris, on June 26-27, 2007, to learn how to leverage the CAA partner program and discover the latest information about DS’s key technological advances. More information on DEVCON can be found at:

http://www.3ds.com/news-events/devcon

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