NexGen Ergonomics Announces ManneQuinELITE™

Montreal, September 13, 2004 -- NexGen Ergonomics Inc. (NexGen) is pleased to announce the release of ManneQuinELITE™. The ManneQuin series of products also includes ManneQuinBE™ and ManneQuinPRO™. Thousands of ManneQuin systems have been installed worldwide since the initial version was released in 1990.

ManneQuinELITE features three-dimensional humanoid figures for 11 populations, various population percentiles, and multiple body types. Other features include the NIOSH lifting equation, field of vision cones, reach envelopes, animation, and more.

ManneQuinELITE supports IGES, STEP and STL file formats and includes an interface to the University of Michigan 3D SSPP. The system is also equipped with import/export tools to be used with graphics software such as AutoDesk's AutoCAD™ and 3D Studio MAX™.

NexGen is the leading distributor and developer of systems for ergonomics and biomechanical job analysis, design and research. These include a variety of software analysis tools performing biomechanical, NIOSH, RULA and other analysis, force measurement instrumentation, human vibration analysis, noise dosimeters, sEMG analysis systems, data acquisition systems, 3D human modeling software, video analysis and motion capture systems, as well as many other products. NexGen's Web site also includes the Ergonomics Resource Center that provides a variety of information resources to industry professionals.

For more information, contact:

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