CAD File Translation from Spatial now included in ESPRIT CAM from DP Technology

Camarillo, Calif., and Broomfield, Colo. — Sept. 30, 2008 — DP Technology, an innovative leader in the computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) sector and author of the ESPRIT® CAM systems, recently signed an agreement with Spatial Corp., a leading provider of 3D software components for technical applications, to extend the use of Spatial’s InterOp Suite, which delivers the highest level of CAD file translation between CAM and computer-aided-design (CAD) formats, in its ESPRIT CAM software.

ESPRIT 2009 and ESPRIT Mold v10 will both include Spatial’s InterOp Suite as a standard feature of the product line. ESPRIT uses Spatial InterOp for CAD file translation to support the direct native transfer of ACIS-based CAD data into the ESPRIT CAM system. Additionally, in ESPRIT Mold InterOp is used for a variety of optional CAD data translators.

“Utilizing this new technology, ESPRIT will now offer significantly more CAD file translation capabilities within the software,” said Chuck Mathews, DP’s vice president. “We now support more than 15 different CAD formats within ESPRIT, including the ability to directly read native CAD data from Autocad, Catia, Inventor, Pro/Engineer, Solid Edge, SolidWorks, and Unigraphics.”

Existing ESPRIT customers with active software maintenance contracts will receive these upgrades at no additional cost as part of their existing service agreement with DP Technology.

“We are very pleased to be partnering with DP Technology to provide their ESPRIT CAM software customers a full suite of proven and reliable CAD file translators,” commented John Alpine, Spatial VP of Research and Development. “Spatial’s comprehensive InterOP Suite delivers the highest quality data exchange between CAD and CAM formats.”

About ESPRIT
ESPRIT is a high-performance computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) system for a full range of machine tool applications. ESPRIT delivers powerful full-spectrum programming for 2–5 axis milling, 2–22 axis turning, 2–5 axis wire EDM, multitasking mill-turn machining and B-axis machine tools, and high-speed 3- and 5-axis machining.

About DP Technology
DP Technology is a computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software market leader with a mission to provide CNC programmers with the most powerful CAM software ever. DP Technology’s flagship product, ESPRIT, captures the company’s vision of technology’s potential and its passion for excellence.
DP Technology maintains its worldwide headquarters in Camarillo, Calif., and product development teams in California and Florence, Italy. Sales and support operations are located in Europe, Asia, and North and South America. For additional information about DP Technology and ESPRIT, call +1-805-388-6000, send an e-mail to esprit@dptechnology.com, or visit the company Web site at www.dptechnology.com.

About Spatial
Spatial Corp., a Dassault Systèmes S.A. brand, is a leading provider of 3D software components for technical applications across a broad range of industries. Spatial’s 3D modeling, 3D visualization, and 3D CAD file translation technologies and Professional Services help application developers deliver market-leading capabilities, maintain focus on core competencies, and reduce time-to-market. Spatial 3D components have been adopted by some of the world's most recognized software developers, manufacturers, research institutes, and universities. Headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, Spatial has offices in the USA, Germany, Japan, China, and the United Kingdom. For more information, please visit Spatial's Web site or contact Spatial by email at info_spatial@3ds.com or by phone at 303-544-2900.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Stacey Wiebe
Public Relations Coordinator
DP Technology
(805) 388-6000
Stacey.wiebe@dptechnology.com

TECHNICAL CONTACT:
Chuck Mathews
Vice President
DP Technology
(805) 388-6000
chuck.mathews@dptechnology.com

Howie Markson
Director of Marketing
Spatial Corp.
(303) 544-2966
Howie.Markson@3ds.com

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