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Vancouver, Canada – August 1, 2013 – NGRAIN®, award-winning provider of 3D interactive visualization technology and software, today announced that it has been named a “Cool Vendor” in the Cool Vendors in Product Design and Life Cycle Management, 2013* report by Gartner, Inc. NGRAIN is the creator of interactive 3D visualization tools that have set the standard for real-time, interactive 3D visualization, technical training and operational support.

“NGRAIN is proud to be acknowledged by Gartner, the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, for its innovative and impactful enterprise solutions,” said Gabe Batstone, Chief Executive Officer, NGRAIN. “We see the opportunities in augmented reality, big data, 3D visual analytics and printing, and are actively developing 3D visualization products that leverage these emerging technologies in a range of industries for design, manufacturing and support” he added.

NGRAIN recently released Constructor™ 5.0, a 3D visualization software development kit (SDK), and NGRAIN AR Builder, an easy-to-use tool that enables the rapid creation of augmented reality (AR) applications. Developers can use Constructor 5.0 to quickly create interactive 3D apps, visualizations, and simulations. They can then take the digital models and data streams integrated with Constructor and publish them as robust AR experiences with NGRAIN AR Builder, to be used for enhanced field-based performance support and decision making.


NGRAIN® provides interactive 3D visualization technology and software based on its patented voxel-based 3D rendering engine. Offering development platforms and authoring tools, NGRAIN is focused on solving business problems while delivering value. Transforming the way people share knowledge, NGRAIN is in use by organizations worldwide.


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* Cool Vendors in Product Design and Life Cycle Management, 2013 report by Marc Halpern and Janet Suleski


For additional information, please contact:

Nadia Ballard, Product Marketing Manager, NGRAIN

+1 (407) 545-7344