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Acis

(ā`sĭs): see GalateaGalatea
, in Greek mythology. 1 Sea nymph, daughter of Nereus and Doris. She was loved by the brutish Polyphemus, a Cyclops who wooed her with love songs; but Galatea loved Acis, the handsome son of a river nymph.
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Acis

blood turned into a “river of ice.” [Gk. Myth.: Metamorphoses]

ACIS

(graphics)
Andy, Charles, Ian's System.

A geometric engine that most CAD packages now use. ACIS uses a sophisticated object-oriented approach for modelling, the data is stored in boundary representation. Acis is owned by Spatial Technologies.

ACIS

(Alan Charles Ian Spatial) A 3D modeling engine from Spatial Corporation, Broomfield, CO (www.spatial.com). ACIS is the 3D kernel used in a wide variety of 3D CAD programs including MicroStation Modeler, CorelCAD and, as of release 13, the venerable AutoCAD.
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EtherAct's positive experience with ACIS is just one example of how Spatial continues to focus on the success of our customers," said Keith Mountain, president and COO, Spatial.
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PA) company and market-leading provider of 3D subsystems, today announced that TurboCAD(R) Professional version 10 from IMSI(R), released March 15, utilizes the 3D ACIS Modeler R11, 3D Deformable Modeling and two translators from Spatial's 3D InterOp line.
ACIS has now granted to VSI a nonexclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual license to use, copy, import, modify, enhance, and create derivatives of any implementation of the Willie-event-kernel(TM) (the "ACIS Kernel"), the tools, class libraries, utilities and other programs developed or acquired by ACIS relating to the ACIS Kernel, as well as any derivatives thereof created by or for ACIS; and to make, have made, copy, distribute and sell VSI products solely for use with and running on top of any Microsoft platform.
PA) company and market-leading provider of 3D subsystems, today announced that Spatial has successfully completed the initial port of its 3D ACIS Modeler and 3D Deformable Modeling components for the AMD64 Opteron(TM) platform.