CyberGlove Systems Announces Technology Partnership with Siemens PLM Software

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Jack Software - part of the Siemens Tecnomatix suite - Now Supports CyberGlove Systems' Wireless CyberGlove® II Data Glove

This marks a momentous occasion for us as it not only shows that Siemens PLM Software, a major software developer, has confidence in the CyberGlove, but also it cements our company as a key supplier to the human modeling and ergonomics product segment

CyberGlove Systems, makers of the CyberGlove® family of data glove and haptic devices, today announced a technology partnership with Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services. CyberGlove Systems joins the Siemens Solution Partner Program as a Software and Technology partner, formalizing a long standing relationship with Siemens PLM Software supporting the CyberGlove. This partnership will continue to deliver solutions that complement both companies' product lines. Siemens PLM Software will now support the wireless CyberGlove® II as an approved peripheral for use with its Jack® software. Jack is a digital human modeling application enabling enhanced ergonomics and product design, and is part of Siemens' Tecnomatix® software suite of digital manufacturing solutions. Siemens PLM Software also provides a specialized hardware device driver that will enable real-time hand motion analysis with the CyberGlove® II.

"This marks a momentous occasion for us as it not only shows that Siemens PLM Software, a major software developer, has confidence in the CyberGlove, but also it cements our company as a key supplier to the human modeling and ergonomics product segment," remarks Faisal Yazadi, CEO of CyberGlove Systems. "I look forward to further collaboration with Siemens PLM Software as we continue to enhance the Jack and CyberGlove product lines for our customers."

"CyberGlove's official membership in the Siemens Solution Partner Program is a testament to the strong commitment both our companies have to offering the latest technologies for enhancing customer productivity and value," said Ziyon Amram, vice president, Digital Manufacturing Solutions, Siemens PLM Software. "The addition of CyberGlove II functionality in Jack software further enhances the Tecnomatix users' ability to perform ergonomic studies."

For more information, contact Faisal Yazadi, CEO of CyberGlove Systems, at fyazadi(at)cyberglovesystems(dot)com.

About CyberGlove Systems LLC (http://www.cyberglovesystems.com)

CyberGlove Systems is the worldwide leader in data glove technology and offers the most sophisticated hand-centric motion capture solutions in the marketplace. CyberGlove Systems' products include four different data glove solutions (CyberGlove®, CyberTouch®, CyberGrasp® and CyberForce®) and its VirtualHand Software Development Kit (SDK). Its products allow users to capture detailed finger, hand, and arm movement in virtual reality, allowing users to interact with digital objects in virtual reality.

CyberGlove Systems technology benefits customers by allowing them to more quickly prototype and animate in virtual reality thereby saving them both time and money. Furthermore, CGS is the only data glove solution offering both kinesthetic force and vibrotactile feedback. This haptic technology benefits customers by simulating realistic physical forces such as gravity and touch for industrial engineering, military, and academic research applications. CGS customers include Fortune 500/Global 500 corporations, government agencies, and universities in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Middle East and South America.

Established in 1990, the CyberGlove® Systems family of products remains the most trusted and widely used data glove solution today with the very best customer support. In 2009, the CyberGlove business was divested by its former parent company, Immersion Corporation. The base CyberGlove® system is a wireless data glove that accurately captures the movement of a user's fingers and hand, and, in conjunction with the software, maps the movement to a graphical hand on the computer screen, allowing users to "reach in and manipulate" digital objects as if they were physical objects. The most sophisticated product, the CyberForce®, adds whole-arm force feedback allowing users to experience the complete sensation of object manipulation in virtual reality.

Note: Jack and Tecnomatix are trademarks or registered trademarks of Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries.

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