NexGen Ergonomics Appointed North American Reseller for HumanCAD® Systems MQPro™

Montreal, May 21, 1997 -- NexGen Ergonomics Inc.(NexGen) is pleased to announce it's selection as HumanCAD® Systems'(HumanCAD) first North American Reseller of MQPro™. MQPro was introduced in March, 1997 at the National Design Engineering Show.

Complete with a powerful set of 3D modeling and editing tools, MQPro is also equipped with import and export capabilities to be used with graphics software such as Autodesk's AutoCAD and 3D Studio MAX. MQPro allows industrial designers, engineers, architects, and safety professionals to include human body dynamics in the design of a wide range of products, equipment and facilities. Priced under $1,000, it includes an extensive array of features and remarkable ease-of-use.

MQPro Features:

  • Extensive anthropomorphic database with eleven populations.
  • Mannequin representation with 5 levels of detail.
  • Comprehensive viewing features including wire frame, 3 levels of shading, hidden line removal, various perspectives, camera placement fields and sources of light.
  • Drawing and modeling features including 2D & 3D drawing and editing tools, primitive solid creation, extrusion and revolution.
  • Biomechanical simulation and automatic calculation of force, torque and statistical anthropomorphic information.
  • Frame by frame animation features with export capability.
  • Articulation of individual body parts within human ranges of motion, field of Vision cones, and reach envelopes.

NexGen provides the most extensive product line of systems for ergonomic and biomechanical job analysis, design & research. These include sEMG analysis systems, data acquisition systems (including goniometers and force sensors), 3D human modeling software, ergonomic design systems, video analysis systems, as well as many other products.

HumanCAD was originally founded in 1991 by BCAM International, Inc., a leading developer of ergonomic software with 13 years of experience in modeling technology, workplace risk assessment and ergonomic product design. HumanCAD and BCAM International, Inc. have provided ergonomic software technology to hundreds of satisfied customers including many Fortune 1000 companies.

For more information, contact:

David Pinchefsky, B.A.Sc.
President
NexGen Ergonomics Inc.
Montreal, Canada
(514) 685-8593

Craig McLean
Director, Channel Development
HumanCAD Systems, Inc.
Melville, NY
(516) 752-3550