August 5, 2010
Camarillo, CA – August 5, 2010 — Surfware, Inc. announced this week that the beta version release of its flagship CAM software, SURFCAM V5.1, has been completed and is being made available to SURFCAM Beta Users and Resellers worldwide.
"SURFCAM V5.1 is far more than a service pack for SURFCAM V5, which was released to the public February 15, 2010. SURFCAM V5.1, our next point release, contains many new features and functionality, as well as add-on options to give our customers the flexibility to use the tools they need," says Greg Schils, Surfware Product Manager. "SURFCAM V5.1 also makes existing functionality in SURFCAM more efficient and simply faster."
Some of the new features and enhancements in beta SURFCAM V5.1 are:
- Machine Simulation Option
- Advanced 3 Axis Cutting Strategies Option
- 64 Bit Toolpath Verification
- Ability to Open & Machine native STL files
- Enhanced TRUEMill Multi-tool Support with TSRM (TRUEMill Step Reduction Milling) Technology
- "Save As" STL Models for in-process Verification
- Post Processor enhancements for APT code
- Operations Manager Enhancements
- Updated Translators
- Improved memory management for 32 & 64 bit systems
- …plus more
"The majority of the features in this point release of SURFCAM is functionality our customers and end users are asking for," says Peter Marton, Vice President of Surfware. "Our focus at Surfware is to provide our customers with maximum functionality, coupled with ease of use, at an attractive price."
"SURFCAM V5 has brought huge productivity gains to our company since day one, and it just keeps getting better and better," says Joseph Taylor, president of CNC Concepts. "In our business, every minute saved goes directly to the bottom line, and that is why we prefer to use SURFCAM. As a beta partner, we're already appreciating this release's new features and enhancements. SURFCAM V5.1 is a perfect example of how Surfware is expanding the versatility of their CAM system as well as their commitment to helping manufacturing companies become more competitive in today's market."
"Surfware is pleased to offer this beta release of SURFCAM V5.1. We will continue to provide CAM solutions with the excellence our customers have become accustomed to receiving from us," says Marton. "For many years, Surfware has been known for innovation, quality and ease of use. We're certain that our customers will achieve productivity gains and cost reductions using this world class CAD/CAM software."
About Surfware, Inc.
Surfware, Inc., the developer of SURFCAM CAD/CAM systems and the award-winning TRUEMill technology, provides world class solutions for today's manufacturing challenges. Surfware, Inc. is dedicated to continuous innovation and development of new technologies that increase customers' machining productivity and profitability. Surfware's goals are to provide top-quality technology, customer service and world class solutions that allow its customers to gain a competitive edge in a changing global marketplace.