Quantum3D Appoints Seawind Group as Distributor for Embedded Visual Computing Products and Solutions in Italy

Seawind Specialist Companies Elesia and Swintel to Distribute Thermite, Sentiris and IData to Italian Market

San Jose, CA, November 14, 2006 --(PR.com)-- Quantum3D, Inc., a leading provider of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS), open-architecture, realtime visual computing products and solutions, announced today that it has appointed Seawind Spa. as its distributor in Italy for Quantum3D's Embedded Visual Computing (EVC) products and solutions which include the Thermite® family of Tactical Visual Computers, the IData® Embedded Visual Computing Application Development Framework and the Sentiris® family of PCI Mezzanine Graphics and Video Adapters.

Seawind, through its companies Swintel and Elesia (part of the Seawind Group), is a leading supplier of integrated software and hardware solutions for the embedded market. Software design and development specialist, Swintel, is a market leader in Italy in the supply of real-time and open-architecture software through the use of the latest technology for industrial and military mission-critical application environments. Hardware development specialist, Elesia, is an industry leader in integrating and supporting mission critical, realtime embedded systems.

"Quantum3D's relationship with the principals at Seawind, combined with Seawind's solid capabilities in integration and application of realtime, open-architecture software and hardware systems in extended environments, makes them an ideal partner for bringing Thermite, Sentiris and IData to wide range of key civilian and military EVC customers in Italy," said Ross Smith, Quantum3D's co-founder and President.

"Quantum3D is recognized as a leader in the Embedded Visual Computing market and we are very proud to be able to represent its innovative new products in the Italian market. Seawind's mission is to offer to our strategic partners the best technical and commercial sales coverage for open architecture embedded computer and communication systems in the Italian market," said Ercole Maccioni, President of Seawind.

About Seawind
Seawind includes Italian Subject Matter Experts with over 20 years or experience in electronic and information technology in the mission-critical systems market as well as managers who are seasoned in project management, marketing and business development. Based on the experience and know-how of its technical and management personnel, Seawind is uniquely qualified for assisting customers with mission-critical applications and projects in areas that include defense, aerospace, transport, telecommunications, environment and security. For more information on Seawind, please visit www.seawindspa.it. For more information on Swintel (a Seawind Company focused on embedded software products), please visit www.swintel.it, email info@swintel.it or contact Fabio Basile at +39 077436 14262. For more information on Elesia (a Seawind Company focused on embedded hardware products), please visit www.elesia.it or email info@elesia.it.

About Quantum3D
Quantum3D develops and markets COTS realtime, open-architecture Image Generation (IG) solutions, Embedded Visual Computing (EVC) systems and subsystems, development software and support services for the synthetic environment visual and sensor simulation and training and tactical and industrial visual computing markets. Quantum3D is a privately held company headquartered in San Jose, California, with development centers located in Phoenix, AZ, Huntsville, AL, and Orlando, FL and with sales and logistics in Europe via Quantum3D, Ltd., located in Reading, UK. For more information about Quantum3D realtime visual computing solutions, please see www.quantum3d.com. For more information on Quantum3D in EMEA, please contact Andy Pinkard at +44 (0) 118903 6085 or apinkard@quantum3d.com.


Quantum3D, Thermite, IData and Sentiris are registered trademarks of Quantum3D, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Quantum3D Contacts:
Quantum3D U.S. EVC
Barbara Stewart
Patterson & Associates

Quantum3D U.S.EMEA EVC
Celia Turner
+44 (020) 7485-7760

Quantum3D U.S.EMEA EVC Sales
Andy Pinkard
+44 (0) 118903 6085
Patterson & Associates
Barbara Stewart