SOURCE: Tech Soft America

July 07, 2005 08:00 ET

Webcast to Launch Latest Toolkit Product From Tech Soft America

HOOPS Branded Viewer Program Will Help Companies Quickly Create and Ship Feature-Rich, Custom-Branded 3D Part Viewers

OAKLAND, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 7, 2005 -- Tech Soft America (TSA), the leading provider of graphics components to the CAD/CAM/CAE software industry, will introduce their latest product, the HOOPS Branded Viewer Program during a Webcast on Thursday, July 14th at 10:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time.

Based on core TSA component technologies, the HOOPS Branded Viewer Program enables companies to quickly deliver a sophisticated 3D Viewer with no application development. Customization is achieved by defining a unique "skin" to be applied to the viewer with custom logos and icons, making customization as simple as modifying an HTML Page. Markets served by this new lightweight viewer offering include CAD, CAM, CAE, AEC, GIS and Earth Sciences.

The HOOPS Branded Viewer Program also includes a license to the HOOPS Stream Toolkit (HOOPS/Stream), which is used to export visualization data from authoring applications or to convert existing data to be displayed in your custom viewer.

Some of the capabilities of the HOOPS Reference Viewer include:

--  Common Visualization Operations such as Orbit, Pan and Zoom
--  Animation Playback
--  Model Walkthrough
--  Crisp Hardcopy Output
--  Embedded Model Browser for Navigating Visualization data via User-
    defined Information
--  Rendering in Shaded, Wireframe and Hidden-line modes
--  Model Interrogation Capabilities such as Measurement and Sectioning
--  Advanced Viz. Features such as Shadows, Textures, Environment Mapping
    and more
--  Ability to be Deployed as a Desktop Application or as a Web Plug-in
--  Easy Customization of Viewer Logo, Icons, Background Color and More
--  Built for Windows platform
The Webcast will be held on Thursday, July 14th to introduce the Branded Viewer Program, including a live demonstration of the viewer's capabilities and how simple it will be for companies to customize the viewer with their own look-and-feel. Sign up to attend the Webcast by visiting: And click on the "Enroll" button.

More detailed information on the viewer is also available online by visiting:

About Tech Soft America

Tech Soft America (TSA) provides premier customer-driven development tools, consulting and support services enabling its partners to rapidly deliver world-class technical software. TSA develops software components that dramatically simplify the design, development and maintenance of high-performance, interactive 2D and 3D applications. HOOPS technology has been incorporated into over 175 commercial software applications, including many of the leaders in CAD/CAM and CAE software. The company maintains corporate headquarters in Oakland, California, and can be reached through

HOOPS is a registered trademark. All other product and company names are the property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Ron Fritz
    Tech Soft America
    510.434.7630 ext. 201
    Email Contact