ACTIFY JOINS 3D PDF CONSORTIUM AS FOUNDING MEMBER
San Francisco, CA – June 12, 2012 – Actify Inc., a global leader in visual product knowledge solutions, today announced that the company has become a founding member of the 3D PDF Consortium, an organization committed to promoting PDF as a platform for achieving 3D ubiquity. The 3D PDF Consortium organization is focused on standardizing on 3D PDF and the PRC data format for transforming visualization, communication and collaboration. It consists of a community of companies that employ 3D data in its solutions. With Actify’s commitment to helping make all types of product data available to anyone, anywhere and at any time, 3D PDF is high on Actify’s Viewing 2.0 agenda, making the membership a necessary and beneficial step.
“The 3D PDF Consortium is thrilled to welcome Actify as a founding member,” says David Opsahl, Executive Director of the 3D PDF Consortium. “With its history in helping make 3D Data more available within the manufacturing industry, Actify’s efforts in 3D PDF greatly align with the Consortium’s goals.”
“We fully support the mission of the 3D PDF Consortium,” said Chris Jones, President and CEO of Actify. “As a company devoted to Viewing 2.0, which is all about making product data, specifically 3D data, easily and visually accessible enterprise wide, it is important for us to be able to produce 3D PDF as many companies are standardizing on this format. Being part of the 3D PDF Consortium allows us to be engaged and help formulate the latest 3D PDF innovations. This reinforces to our customers our commitment to democratizing product data for everyone.”
About the 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 www.3DPDFConsortium.org and follow us on Twitter @3DPDFConsortium.
About Actify Inc.
Actify Inc. is a privately held, global leader of Viewing 2.0 solutions that extract product data from different repositories including CAD, enabling businesses and their extended enterprise visual access, for anyone, anywhere, and at anytime. Founded in 1996, Actify is headquartered in San Francisco, California with customer companies throughout the automotive, aerospace, industrial automation, and discrete manufacturing industries. For more information please visit www.actify.com and follow us on Twitter @actify_inc or call 415.227.3800.
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