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Geometric Software Launches 3DSearchIT™ for SolidWorks®
Free geometry based search engine provides essential collaboration across all phases of product lifecycle including concept, design, procurement, manufacturing and inventory.
MUMBAI, India, September 19, 2006
Geometric Software Solutions (Geometric), a leader in product lifecycle management (PLM) services and technologies, today announced the launch of 3DSearchIT™ for SolidWorks®. Geometry (shape) based search allows users to instantly locate files based on shape criteria – unlike conventional search engines which rely only on text based attributes. This allows optimal reuse of existing knowledge bases to dramatically reduce time to market and improve cost efficiencies.
Benefits of 3DSearchIT
  • Quickly locates and re-uses part models based on geometric shape and part attributes
  • Reduces design time
  • Improves design productivity
  • Eliminates duplicate models and disk clutter
  • Improves parts management by automatic “clustering”
Key features of 3DSearchIT™ for SolidWorks®
  • Integrated within SolidWorks® for indexing and locating SolidWorks parts
  • Search results based on shape (geometry) and SolidWorks® attributes
  • Indexes and Searches local and network drives
  • Results ranked by similarity
  • Finds geometric differences between models
  • Automatic indexing of identified drives and directories Indexer automatically tracks addition, deletion and modification of parts
  • Indexer can index files when CPU not in use
The basic version of 3DSearchIT for SolidWorks® is free and allows full attribute searching of models within SolidWorks. 3DSearchIT – Professional contains many powerful advanced features and is available for purchase from Geometric’s website. For more information and to obtain a free download, please visit:
About Geometric Software Solutions
Geometric is a leader in providing the most cost-effective product lifecycle management (PLM) products, technologies, and services to the global mechanical design, manufacturing, and industrial markets. Partnerships with major PLM vendors such as Dassault Systèmes, UGS PLM Solutions, and MatrixOne offer the unique advantage of providing cost effective services on leading PLM platforms. Geometric offers services based on SolidWorks, CATIA®, ENOVIAT, DELMIAT, eMatrixT, Teamcenter ® Enterprise, Windchill®, and other leading CAD/ CAM/ CAE/ PDM software platforms. The company is traded on both the Bombay (BSE) and the National (NSE) stock exchanges in India. For more information visit:
Greg Dare,
Geometric Software