Dassault Systèmes announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire controlling interest in Realtime Technology AG. Dassault Systèmes, "the 3DEXPERIENCE Company," adds the high-end 3D visualization software from Tealtime Technology into its already impressive stable of solutions for 3D design, 3D digital mock-up, and product lifecycle management (PLM). With this purchase, Dassault Systèmes extends it product portfolio into high-end 3D realtime visualization.
The acquisition of RTT includes its software division known for the DeltaGen, PictureBook, POS Configurator, and other solutions. The purchase also includes RTT’s Bunkspeed subsidiary and its line of rendering software. Monica Menghini, Executive Vice President, Industry & Marketing, Dassault Systèmes, stated that “Dassault Systèmes values the software and service portfolio that RTT will bring to our 3DEXPERIENCE strategy because 3D marketing, interactive movies and catalog generators represent the hallmark of successful marketers in the age of experience.”
With this purchase, the Dassault Systèmes portfolio of products includes Enovia, Catia, SolidWorks, and now DeltaGen—all global leaders in 3D. The lineup is also enhanced with the Delmia, 3Dvia, Simulia, and other forward-thinking customer experience apps, as well as by the expertise that Realtime Technology now brings. If Dassault Systèmes continues down this path, it might corner the market on 3D computer-aided design (CAD) and 3DEXPERIENCE.