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Nano-Hive brings the power and speed of distributed computing to Nanorex

Nanorex acquires Nano-Hive, adding distributed computing and advanced simulation capability to its molecular engineering platform

Bloomfield Hills, MI | Posted on August 31, 2006

Nanorex today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Nano-Hive LLC, a pioneer and leading developer of distributed molecular simulation software. The acquisition integrates two powerful open source software solutions under the same roof. NanoEngineer-1, developed by Nanorex, is the first computer-aided design (CAD) program for the nanotech age, featuring a 3-D molecular modeling environment with an integrated molecular dynamics engine for simulating the movement and operation of mechanical nanosystems. NanoHive-1 is an advanced nanosystem simulation platform with the ability to integrate several molecular physics plugins and distribute calculations over a network to many computers. Nano-Hive is renamed to NanoHive-1 for consistency with the rest of the Nanorex product line.

Nanorex small bearing
The animation above shows an ESP area of the middle of the Small Bearing as it turns. The ESP Image has been oriented so that it slices through a coplanar group of atoms in the center of the bearing.

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"With NanoHive-1's molecular physics plugin architecture and distributed computing power, NanoEngineer-1 users will have even more speed and options at their disposal," said Mark Sims, Nanorex's president. "NanoHive-1 will give our users better-quality simulations faster."

Brian Helfrich, Nano-Hive founder and architect of NanoHive-1, joins the Nanorex team where he continues as the lead architect for NanoHive-1. "The integration of NanoHive-1 and NanoEngineer-1 will provide a powerful computational toolset for nanotech researchers and students," Helfrich said. "While NanoEngineer-1 already has an excellent molecular dynamics simulator, NanoHive-1 enhances it by giving users more options. Now users can run their simulations on a wide variety of computer architectures and handle jobs that would otherwise take too long to complete."

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About Nanorex:
Nanorex Inc., based in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., is a developer of computational modeling tools made specifically for the design and analysis of productive nanosystems. Nanorex's first product, NanoEngineer-1, is a 3-D molecular engineering program. It includes both a sophisticated CAD module for the design and modeling of atomically precise components and assemblies, and a molecular dynamics module for simulating the movement and operation of mechanical nanodevices. NanoEngineer-1 is currently under development and is scheduled for release in spring 2007.

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Mark Sims
248-456-0700
msims@nanorex.com

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