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Smartscape Joins 3D PDF Consortium Board

 

Tokyo, Japan June 11, 2012 – Smartscape Inc., a Japanese company specializing in high-value system integration and software development services to the automotive and heavy machinery industries, has joined the 3D PDF Consortium as a governing member. At their annual meeting held in conjunction with the 3D Collaboration and Interoperability Conference (3D CIC) in Denver, CO on May 24th, 2012, Smartscape was also elected to the 3D PDF Consortium Board of Directors. Smartscape is the first Japanese company to join the Consortium, and will assist the 3D PDF Consortium by localizing critical information, holding seminars in Japan regarding 3D PDF, and assisting companies with their membership needs.

The 3D PDF Consortium is a world-wide community of software providers, systems integrators, government agencies, and businesses dedicated to achieving 3D ubiquity by leveraging the PDF platform. “Due to the global nature of manufacturing, construction, oil & gas, and other 3D-based industries, the Consortium believes that the Japanese community is extremely important to the success of our efforts in promoting the use and advancement of 3D PDF” said David Opsahl, Executive Director of the 3D PDF Consortium. “We felt that a strong partner who is well respected in the Japanese marketplace was a critical need for the Consortium, and we are very pleased and fortunate to have someone of Smartscape’s reputation and ability to represent our organization in Japan.”

As part of its role as a board member, Smartscape will promote the idea of 3D PDF Consortium and start localizing the latest information regarding 3D PDF and promote the value of 3D PDF by holding a seminar regarding 3D PDF Consortium and 3D PDF related products to the Japanese industries. As its first step, Smartscape will have a booth in the Japan’s largest IT solution exhibition for the manufacturing industry, the Design Engineering & Manufacturing Solution Expo (DMS), held June 20th – 22nd 2012 in Tokyo. On the final day, Smartscape will hold a seminar of the potential power of 3D PDF and the 3D PDF related products.

About 3D PDF Consortium

The 3D PDF Consortium is a community of software providers, systems integrators, government agencies, and businesses dedicated to achieving 3D ubiquity by leveraging the PDF platform. Our members look to the 3D PDF Consortium to demonstrate the success of these solutions within the market and promote 3D PDF as a solution to improve business results. The 3D PDF Consortium mission is to promote 3D PDF adoption through demonstrating best practices, providing technical input to the standards process, and generating awareness of the power of 3D-enabled PDF to solve a multitude of communication and collaboration challenges across various industries. For more information on the 3D PDF Consortium, please visit http://3dpdfconsortium.org and follow us on Twitter @3DPDFConsortium.

 

About Smartscape

SmartScape specializes in high-value system integration and software development services to the automotive and heavy machinery industries. Working with worldwide companies for almost a decade, SmartScape works to continually improve the customers’ ability to visualize and share 3D data beyond the PDM system. SmartScape also focus on expanding the use of 3D PDF as the portable PLM document format of choice for the Japanese market by collaborating with partnership companies worldwide. For more information please visit:

Smartscape Company website : http://www.smartscape.co.jp/ (Japanese)

Smartscape 3D PDF related product website : http://www.3dpdf.jp/ (Japanese)

Design Engineering & Manufacturing Solutions Expo (DMS) website : http://www.dms-tokyo.jp/en/Home/ (English)