solidThinking to Exhibit Capabilities of Latest Software, Will Present During Whitepaper Session at TCT LIVE 2010 in the UK

solidThinking to provide demonstrations of intuitive new software features for product development and manufacturing experts

TROY, Mich. – Sept. 28, 2010 – solidThinking, Inc. ( will exhibit the latest capabilities of its upcoming software releases at booth G8 at the TCT LIVE 2010 event from Oct. 19-20, 2010 at the IEC Ricoh Arena in Coventry in the UK.

Organized for concept, design, manufacturing and specification experts, TCT LIVE will feature the latest in software and technology advancements for designers, prototype specialists, product managers, engineers, and other manufacturing professionals.

“solidThinking is designed for compatibility with leading design manufacturing and engineering software, making it an ideal tool for users who require collaboration between concept and computer-aided design software,” said Alex Mazzardo, solidThinking’s vice president of product strategy and marketing. “We are pleased to be presenting at TCT LIVE 2010 and look forward to gaining insight from attendees in order to better improve our software for product development and manufacturing professionals.”

In addition to solidThinking’s product developers providing live demonstrations at the booth, solidThinking’s Vice President of Business Development and Customer Relations Jim Hassberger will present "Human Thinking and Computational Inspiration, New Challenges and Opportunities for Product Design" during a white paper session in Theater 5 at 2:15 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 20. The presentation will explain how morphogenesis™, a computational form-generation technology, can help designers to explore virtually countless design options during the conceptual phase.

solidThinking, a NURBS-based software, offers conceptual 3D modeling, high-quality visualization tools and fast real-time photorealistic rendering for design presentation. Its best-in-class ConstructionTree™ technology allows designers to experiment with designs without having to start from scratch when changing their minds. solidThinking is available on Mac and Windows operating systems and is compatible with leading CAD/CAID/CAE software.

TCT LIVE exhibits cover the vast range of machines and technologies. The exhibition brings together representatives fromthe Inspection, Scanning and Digitizing, CAD/CAM/CAE Software and Materials industries to showcase the latest technologies on the market.

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About solidThinking, Inc.(
solidThinking, Inc. develops and markets industrial design/styling software that helps designers invent, explore and evaluate new ideas easily, rapidly and cost-effectively, without the limitations of traditional software. Using solidThinking’s conceptual 3D modeling capabilities, visualization interface and fast real-time rendering, designers can model, render and share their projects on the fly, from architecture and automobiles to electronic devices, jewelry, product packaging and yachts. solidThinking is a wholly owned subsidiary of Troy, Mich. (USA)-based Altair Engineering, Inc. ( Altair Engineering, celebrating its 25th year, is privately held and employs more than 1,300 in North America, South America, Europe and Asia/Pacific.