Jun 22 2010

Dassault Systèmes’ V6R2011 Now Available

New Collaborative Creation, Collaborative Innovation and Academia Solutions Headline Latest Release

DASSAULT SYSTÈMES SWYM CONFERENCE – Vélizy-Villacoublay, France, June 22, 2010 – Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today launched V6R2011, the latest release of its PLM 2.0 platform as part of its Lifelike Experience strategy.  Today’s release includes unprecedented new advances in collaborative creation with 874 new features, additional collaborative innovation enhancements, as well as an entirely new V6 Academia solution. 

V6R2011 delivers new capabilities in collaborative creation, one of the key tenets of PLM 2.0.  It includes CATIA advancements in systems functionality and content, such as various automotive-focused Modelica libraries, as well as Lifelike Human and Lifelike Conveyor, two new DELMIA production solutions for enterprise resource modeling.  SIMULIA V6R2011 delivers to designers the power of Abaqus technologies for complex assemblies.  3DVIA Composer continues to extend its competitive advantage in 3D lifelike technical publishing experience. Finally, V6R2011 also updates Dassault Systèmes’ PLM Express offer with new key attributes for the mid-market.

V6R2011 features new capabilities in collaborative innovation, extending the depth of ready-to-use solutions in its eleven target industries, including CPG, fashion, high tech, aerospace & defense, and automotive.  These ENOVIA-based solutions deliver a strategic foundation for all communities to participate in the product lifecycle online. 

“To properly design and build Meyn’s industry-leading poultry processing equipment, we need as ‘lifelike’ an experience as possible,” said Steef Klein, chief information officer, Meyn Food Processing, the leading Dutch food processing technology manufacturer.  “There are many reasons to choose V6: from an IT perspective it lowers the PLM IT total cost of ownership; it is able to manage our complete product portfolio, which is a mix of legacy 2D and advanced CATIA 3D models, but most of all it enables collaboration, which gives us the possibility to create business networks, not only in Research and Development, but throughout the whole enterprise.  V6 brings a better understanding of the complex industrial processes in the poultry processing industry and, therefore, this new technology acts as an enabler to enhance equipment design and production.”

“Lifelike experience is about putting the customer’s voice at the heart of collaborative creation and collaborative innovation.  V6 is the best way to do that.  Its platform and solutions, at their core, give our customers a unique competitive advantage,” said Dominique Florack, senior executive vice president, Products, Research and Development, Dassault Systèmes. “The power to ‘See What You Mean’ cuts across language barriers, enterprise barriers, and value stream barriers, to create an innovative, collaborative product development culture within a company.”

In addition to addressing current and prospective users, Dassault Systèmes addresses future PLM users with a new V6 offer for educational institutions. The V6 for Academia solution is tailored to the needs of universities and research facilities in a ready-to-use environment engineered for rapid deployment.  Because understanding and practicing the entire range of PLM domains is crucial to future engineers, V6 for Academia includes CATIA, DELMIA, SIMULIA, ENOVIA, and 3DVIA in an integrated collaborative platform.

A complete list of functionality enhancements in V6R2011 is available at http://www.3ds.com/products/v6/latest-release/.

See also today’s additional press release about customer SOPAL’s use of V6 solutions.