Leading industry analyst firm AMR Research awards DS for its visionary 3D For All strategy
Paris, France, January 20, 2006 ─ Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced today that it has received the Innovation Award from AMR Research for its thought leadership and vision of 3D as a democratizing force in industry and society. The company’s 3D For All initiative, including its acquisition of pioneering 3D behavior company Virtools, as well as its development and roll-out of the Cosmic Blobs 3D design software for children, were cited by AMR Research as illustrative of how Dassault Systèmes is working to take 3D beyond the confines of the engineering domain.
“Dassault Systèmes is providing leadership by thinking beyond the traditional uses of 3D design data,” said Bruce Richardson, AMR Research’s chief research officer. “Their efforts have extended the possibilities of 3D to a broader community and extended the way manufacturers can leverage this important digital asset.”
Dassault Systèmes’ 3D For All is a strategic DS initiative with the goal of enabling everyone to share, imagine and experience 3D. It encompasses:
“It is an honor to receive this award,” said Joel Lemke, general manager, PLM Americas, Dassault Systèmes. “Dassault Systèmes’ belief in 3D as a communication medium is critical to our strategy towards business, education, and worldwide industry. This award is recognition of our vision for the market and for 3D.”