|GiveMePower Ships PowerCAD Pro 6; Next-Generation CAD Software Delivers Major Gains in Productivity and Compatibility for Design and Drafting Professionals|
LAS VEGAS -- (Business Wire) -- June 24, 2004
GiveMePower Corporation (OTCBB:GMPW), a leading
provider of computer-aided design (CAD) and graphics development
software for Windows(R) mobile, wireless and desktop computing, today
shipped PowerCAD(R) Pro 6, its next-generation CAD software optimized
to save time and money for design and drafting professionals using
Windows(R) desktop, laptop and XP tablet PC computers. Thousands of
beta users around the world contributed to making PowerCAD Pro 6
smarter, faster and easier to use in the creation, management and
sharing of 2 and 3-dimensional designs and drawings in
industry-standard file formats.
Â¶ PowerCAD Pro 6 is ideal for architectural, engineering,
construction, design, manufacturing, mapping and GIS professionals
who are seeking to lower costs and improve productivity, while
maintaining compatibility with their existing CAD systems. Featuring
nearly 400 AutoCAD(R)-compatible design, drawing, customization and
data exchange tools, PowerCAD Pro 6 is an affordable alternative or a
complementary companion system to programs such as AutoCAD(R) by
Autodesk, Inc. and MicroStation(R), by Bentley Systems, Inc., as well
as other PowerCAD Anywhere(TM) mobile and desktop product family
Â¶ "The design and construction process has long needed a powerful,
affordable and compatible solution that can be easily and confidently
implemented alongside existing systems to improve profitability,"
said John Spencer, president of International Construction Data, Inc.
of Keller, Texas. "PowerCAD Pro 6 is the right technology combined
with the right experience - at the right price."
Â¶ PowerCAD Pro 6 is able to work directly with billions of existing
drawings stored in industry-standard DWG(R) and DXF(R) file formats,
with support for the latest R12 to R2005 formats. In addition to its
extensive 2D and 3D design and customization capabilities, PowerCAD
Pro 6 features a wide variety of unique productivity enhancing tools
such as VoiceNOTE(TM) audio note keeping, digital photo management,
inspection lists, freehand redlining, unattended batch plotting, and
direct publishing of email-ready DWF(R) (design web format) files for
viewing and collaboration by others using the included and
freely-distributable DWF viewer.
Â¶ PowerCAD Pro 6 System highlights include:
Â¶ Create, Manage and Share Results With Others
Â¶ - Create, edit and save results in AutoCAD(R) R12 through R2005
DWG(R) and DXF(R) file formats, allowing direct exchange of data with
AutoCAD and other leading CAD systems.
Â¶ - Publish results in lightweight DWF(R) (design web format)
format for emailing or posting over the Internet.
Â¶ - Collaborate with others using stand-alone, freely distributable
DWF file viewer.
Â¶ - Ideal desktop, laptop or XP tablet companion for PowerCAD
CE(TM) mobile/wireless handheld CAD systems.
Â¶ - New FxRAY(TM) (added cost) plug-in creates photo-realistic 3D
renderings and animations for customer presentation.
Â¶ Faster Designs With Tighter Windows Integration
Â¶ - Optimized for high-speed operation on Windows 98, NT, 2000, ME,
XP and XP tablet PCs.
Â¶ - New Microsoft-standard interface supports Object Linking and
Embedding (OLE) and ActiveX(R) control, with in-place insertion and
editing of objects such as Microsoft Word(R) and Excel(R) documents.
Â¶ - Intuitive and customizable user interface virtually eliminates
the learning curve for AutoCAD-familiar operators, and reduces the
learning curve for new users.
Â¶ - Faster drawing creation and editing with new grips and
form-based property editing.
Â¶ - New EnterPOINT(TM) system speeds drawing creation, with
"point-and-click" angle, distance and coordinate entry.
Â¶ - Create sophisticated designs with complex line types, leaders,
tolerances, and other previously unsupported objects.
Â¶ - View, render and print 3D solids using the new Spatial
Technologies' ACIS(R) solids viewing engine.
Â¶ New Project Management And Collaboration Tools
Â¶ - Enhanced VoiceNOTE(TM) audio note-keeping system allows users
of any skill level to record and play back highly compressed,
hands-free audio recordings, reducing errors and improving project
Â¶ - New inspection list feature allows creation of detailed
inspection/task lists, with options to assign tasks, add VoiceNOTEs,
"red flag" critical areas, and import tasks to and from popular text
Â¶ - New digital signature stamp helps ensure the right person has
signed off on project change requests.
Â¶ - Enhanced redline and markup tools lets managers and inspection
personnel create clear and concise change requests.
Â¶ Unique Productivity Tools For Mobile Applications
Â¶ - New support for Leica DISTO(TM) or Hilti PC 25/28 portable
laser measuring devices facilitates on-site creation of as-built
floor plans using a laptop or XP tablet PC. Also available for
Windows CE Pocket PCs and handheld PCs.
Â¶ - Enhanced digital image support allows instant insertion and
management of digital inspection photos and raster images. Supports
popular formats, including BMP, PNG, JPG, RLC and TIF (including
Â¶ New Customization and Programming Features For Power Users
Â¶ - New Visual Dialog, Menu and toolbar Editor (DME(TM) 2) lets
users customize PowerCAD Pro any way they like. No programming
Â¶ - New Lisp, C++ and Delphi application programming interfaces
(APIs) feature dozens of new and powerful programming extensions,
with a completely new open-architecture design which allows
programmers to create custom applications and system extensions in a
multi-threaded, ActiveX environment.
Â¶ - Familiar environment for AutoCAD programmers and 3rd party
Â¶ On sale for $595, PowerCAD Pro 6 is part of GiveMePower's
complete family of CAD Anywhere(TM) 2D and 3D design, viewing and
mobile/wireless collaboration solutions - each designed to save time
and money in the office, in the field, or on the shop floor. PowerCAD
Pro 6 is immediately available for purchase or free 30-day trial
through a network of authorized PowerCAD resellers, by calling
1-888-97-POWER, or by visiting the company's website at
Â¶ About GiveMePower Corporation
Â¶ GiveMePower develops, markets, and supports affordable,
high-performance mobile, wireless and desktop graphics software for
end-users and OEM business partners involved in design, engineering,
construction, manufacturing, mapping and related industries. A
Microsoft Mobile Solutions and Windows(R) Embedded Partner, an
Intel(R) PCA Developer Network member and an IBM Business Partner,
GiveMePower is the first company to offer full-featured 2 and
3-dimensional, AutoCAD(R)-compatible design and digital blueprint
processing for Windows(R) desktop, laptop and XP tablet PCs, as well
as the latest mobile and wireless Windows CE(R), Windows CE. NET(R)
and Windows Mobile(TM) equipped Pocket PCs, Pocket PC cell phones,
Smartphones, tablet PC's, handheld PC's and industry specific
devices. For more information, call 1-888-97-POWER or visit
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that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are
not limited to, the continued demand for the Company's products and
services, worldwide economic conditions, changes in governmental
regulations and policies, the emergence of competitive products and
services, unforeseen technical issues and those risk factors
contained in the Company's filings with the SEC.
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