Cooperation between ASCON, Bricsys and LEDAS Brings Variational Direct Modeling to KOMPAS-3D
20 Sep 2012
St. Petersburg and Novosibirsk Russia, and Ghent Belgium: September 20, 2012 -- ASCON, developer of KOMPAS-3D three-dimensional modeling system, and LEDAS, a leading provider of R&D services in the field of engineering software, along with Bricsys, provider of constraint-based design technology, jointly announced today that they successfully implemented variational direct modeling technology in the upcoming KOMPAS-3D V13. The importance of this significant milestone is that any history-free 3D model, including ones imported from other computer-aided design systems, can be now modified using KOMPAS-3D. Users will have the ability specify the size and position of 3D model features by applying geometric and dimensional constraints, such as distance, angle, parallelism, and tangency.
The primary advantage of the new KOMPAS-VDM application is its ability to combine traditional history tree modeling from KOMPAS-3D with new variational direct modeling.
“This project was an important step of our developing cooperation with ASCON,” explained Alexey Ershov, CEO of LEDAS. “In this collaboration, LEDAS acted not only as the provider of development services using Bricsys technology, but also as a worldwide reseller of Bricsys software products.”
"Licensing of our variational direct modeling technology by the largest Russian CAD vendor validated our decision to acquire the corresponding IP rights from LEDAS last year," said Erik De Keyser, CEO of Bricsys NV. "Successful implementation of the project was able thanks to close cooperation of ASCON, Bricsys and LEDAS engineers. We are ready to apply the same implementation scheme with other companies who are interested in our state-of-the-art technologies for parametric design in 2D and 3D."
About ASCONASCON is Russia's largest developer of engineering software and integrator of IT solutions, specializing in the field of design automation and manufacturing processes. The company was founded in 1989, and now ASCON has customers in more than 6,000 enterprises in many sectors of the economy in Russia and abroad. Its flagship software products are KOMPAS-3D, VERTICAL, and LOTSMAN:PLM.
For more information about ASCON, please visit www.ascon.ru.
ASCON Press Contacts:Kalyagina Olga
ASCON Head of Corporate Communications
phone and fax +7 (495) 784-74-92
About LEDASFounded in 1999, LEDAS Ltd. is a private employee-owned Russian software company. LEDAS provides a wide range of high-quality technology-intensive software development and consulting services to the CAD/CAM/CAE/PDM market. LEDAS operates in the world-famous Novosibirsk research center and technology park, and has close contacts with Novosibirsk State University. LEDAS is a worldwide distributor of Bricsys technology. For more information about LEDAS, please visit www.ledas.com.
LEDAS Press Contacts:LEDAS Marketing department
phone or fax +7 383 335 6504 / +7 383 335 6256
About BricsysThrough a network of 70 offices on four continents, Bricsys is a global provider of engineering software and software components for three-dimensional modeling. The company’s portfolio consists of Bricscad CAD software, Vondle SaaS platform, Bricsys Meeting Point technical support network, and the VDM constraint-based technology purchased from LEDAS recently. Bricscad is a powerful alternative DWG platform for CAD users that makes it possible for .dwg applications to serve the needs of the growing markets of GIS, AEC, mechanical design, and construction.
For more information about Bricsys, please visit www.bricsys.com.
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