Spatial Corp

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Spatial Corp.
Industry Computer software
3D modeler
Founded 1986
Headquarters Broomfield, Colorado, USA

Spatial Corporation was founded in 1986, and had one main product: ACIS, the first commercially available 3D modeling kernel. Through subsequent years, Spatial added products to its portfolio that enabled ISVs mostly in the CAD/CAM industries, to build applications. These components included extensions and updates to the ACIS modeler, visualization products, as well as acquisitions in translator technology.

A significant transformation took place at Spatial when it was purchased by Dassault Systèmes in late 2000. Spatial Corp. became a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes.

Flagship products[edit]

  • CGM (Convergence Geometric Modeler) - the core geometry and topology modeler for Dassault Systèmes’ V5 and V6
  • 3D ACIS Modeler - features an open, object-oriented C++ architecture that enables robust, 3D modeling capabilities
  • 3D InterOp - CAD data translation framework.
  • 3D Visualization - the HOOPS 3D Application Framework enables the development of 3D Visualization applications with advanced 2D and 3D graphics functionality.
  • 3D Constraint Manager - the General Geometric Constraint Manager (GGCM) solves simple thru complex design problems in CAD/CAM/CAE and other technical software applications.
  • 3D Mesh - an object-based software development toolkit providing fully configurable surface and volumetric meshing capabilities.
  • Constraint Design Solver (CDS) - provides variational constraint solver solutions for design and engineering applications.