Dassault Systèmes, provider of 3D design software, 3D digital mock-up and product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions, has announced the general availability of the latest release of its Version 5 PLM applications.

The V5-6R2013 release adds new composite fibre modelling technology, increased openness and standards support and enhanced high-end surface modelling capabilities. The release also includes additions to the V6-to-V5 multi-version compatibility announced last year, further enabling internal and external V6-V5 collaboration.

'The announced enhancements bring a new level of capability to our V5 install base.  It is rich in features, functions and new products. At the same time, we are thinking far beyond that,' said Dominique Florack, senior executive vice president for products and R&D at Dassault Systèmes. 

'We are considering how our customers develop their products and their own customers’ experiences, how they work with suppliers regardless of version, and how they adopt new software over time.'

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