SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 24, 2013) - zSpace, Inc., a technology provider that is transforming the future of human-computer interaction, announced today that software partner Mechdyne has released a version of trackd® that supports the company's 3D virtual holographic platform, zSpace. With this release, more than 22 trackd®-compatible applications can now take advantage of zSpace's immersive 3D environment.
trackd® is the standard device driver software for leading virtual reality applications, developers, display manufacturers, motion tracking companies and input device manufacturers in the immersive 3D display industry. The software takes information from a variety of motion tracking and input devices and makes the information available for other applications to use.
"When working in 3D, motion tracking is critical to ensuring the user experience is as realistic, comfortable and interactive as possible," said Julien Berta, Vice President of Technology and Innovation for Mechdyne's Software Division. "We are thrilled to take the capabilities of trackd and apply them to a display like zSpace that offers a highly realistic and immersive environment. With the release of trackd®, we look forward to seeing not only Mechdyne's software products in zSpace, but also other leading software applications that use trackd® to enable virtual reality interaction."
Through this collaboration, a wide spectrum of mainstream industries can reap the benefits of virtual realism for product styling, interactive simulations, architectural walkthroughs, and training for military, medical and first responders. zSpace users are able to create and experience visually stunning, interactive content with ease right from their desktop.
"As one of the most innovative, world-wide companies selling immersive software and technologies, we are excited to be working with Mechdyne on multiple fronts," says Dave Chavez, CTO of zSpace, Inc. "trackd® is recognized as a standard for the immersive 3D industry, and allows users to take advantage of the six degrees of freedom necessary to make an experience look and feel real. This partnership will further enable the zSpace developer community to bring innovative and highly realistic virtual reality solutions to the market."
zSpace, formerly known as Infinite Z, is a leading-edge technology provider that enables natural interaction with virtual-holographic 3D imagery through its flagship product, zSpace®. Targeting markets including manufacturing, biotechnology, architecture, engineering, government, medical and research, zSpace aims to accelerate design and development processes and increase productivity through 3D visualization. Join the Developer Community that is leading the way in 3D innovation by visiting www.zspace.com/developers. zSpace is a privately held, venture backed company located in Sunnyvale, CA, and has filed more than 30 patents for its innovative technologies. For more information, visit www.zspace.com.
Infinite Z and zSpace are registered trademarks of zSpace, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
About Mechdyne Corporation
Mechdyne is one of the world's leading providers of innovative visual information technologies. The company bends technology in ways that transform complex data into insights and ideas. To ensure customers succeed, Mechdyne provides comprehensive, customized solutions that include consulting, software, technical services and hardware integration. Mechdyne, with offices around the world, serves a global customer base. Customers include: leading government laboratories, energy companies, universities, manufacturing and design firms, U.S. armed forces, and other users of visual information technologies. Visit www.mechdyne.com for more information.