Press Release: 10 May 2013
PDF3D® Announces 3D PDF Generation Family Version 2.7.0
PDF3D® version 2.7.0 incorporates performance enhancements and new features for Scientific, Engineering, Energy and Geographical 3D PDF technical reports.
Full Story, PDF3D Press Release: PDF3D-SDK_v270_PressRelease_10may2013.pdf
Press Release: 05 February 2013
Visual Technology Services Celebrates Tenth Anniversary
PDF3D® Platform author Visual Technology Services, an independent technical software product and service company based in the United Kingdom is this week celebrating 10 years of successful trading.
Full Story, PDF3D Press Release: Company_Tenth_Anniversary_PressRelease_05feb2013.pdf | on PressReleasePoint
Press Release: 17 January 2013
PDF3D® Platform Releases Improvements to Core Engine
PDF3D® Platform version 2.6.0 from Visual Technology Services incorporates performance enhancements, new large geometry processing methods and platform updates for 3D technical publishing.
Press Release: 12 November 2012
Patent Awarded for PDF3D® Geospatial Reporting Technology
Novel Representation of Geospatial Grid Data in 3D PDF Technical Reports Enables Distribution of Larger 3D Maps
Press Release: 29 October 2012
PDF3D® Integration Supports Coin3D Open-Source License Transition
The PDF3D® toolkit provides a wrapper for open-source Coin3D® following migration to a community license.
Full Story, PDF3D Press Release: PDF3D_Coin3D_OpenSourceTransition_PressRelease-29oct2012.pdf | PRWEB Press Release 10065322
Press Release: 22 October 2012
PDF3D® Integrates XSL-FO for 3D Technical Report Generation
PDF3D® system provides XSL-FO report generation leveraging the leading ECRION document generation engine.
Press Release: 15 October 2012
PDF3D® Enhances Tools for Enterprise Server Report Production
PDF3D XML Server version 2.5.0 includes industry standard formats, 3D PDF templates, all major server integration languages
Press Release: 09 October 2012
PDF3D® Toolkit Releases Usability, 3D Scene Management, Visual Quality Improvements
PDF3D-SDK Software Toolkit version 2.5.0 includes over 100 substantial improvements, revised scene management, interface updates and upgraded visual quality
Press Release: 26 September 2012
PDF3D® ReportGen Doubles Format Types, Adds PDF Templates
The PDF3DŽ ReportGen version 2.5.0 includes 70+ formats and extensible 2D and 3D PDF template operations
Press Release: 23 July 2012
PDF3D® ParaView Plugin Enhances Data Capture to Secure Technical Reports
The PDF3D ParaView Plugin package is updated with features for protected scientific reports
Full Story, PDF3D Press Release: PDF3D_Paraview_Plugin_Update_PressRelease_23july2012.pdf | PRWEB Press Release 9722864
Press Release: 28 June 2012
PDF3D® Enables Interactive 3D Slide Presentations
Plugin adds 3D PDF interactive views inside PowerPoint® slide presentations.
Press Release: 14 June 2012
Intrasense Medical Imaging System Adopts PDF3D® for Myrian®
Medical imaging pioneers Intrasense choose PDF3DŽ technology for integration into MyrianŽ XP Liver.
Press Release: 04 May 2012
PDF3D® Server Integration and Reporting Extended
PDF3D® version 2.4.0 includes updated server architecture, performance and feature updates.
Press Release: 28 February 2012
ISD Group Selects PDF3D® for HiCAD®
World-leading CAD and PDM vendor ISD Group selects PDF3DŽ technology for new improved reporting and documentation features.
Press Release: 15 February 2012
PDF3D Enhances OpenSceneGraph Applications
PDF3D toolkit includes advanced multi-platform OpenSceneGraph integration for technical publishing
Press Release: 28 November 2011
Visual Technology Services Receives Patent for PDF3D Compression Technology
Investment in 3D PDF Compression Allows 3D Technical Reports at Reduced Size with No Loss of Quality
Press Release: 21 November 2011
PDF3D Improves User Interface, 3D Content, Encoding and Platforms
PDF3DŽ version 2.3.0 includes over 79 new significant features and updates.
Full Story - PDF3D Release Announcement: PDF3D_v230_PressRelease_21nov2011.pdf
Press Release: 12 September 2011
ParaView PDF3D Plugin Redefines Technical Report Generation
The ParaView scientific visualization application is extended to produce secure, multi-page animated technical reports with new PDF3D Plugin for highly compressed 3D PDF documents.
Press Release: 6 September 2011
BOCAD Integrates PDF3DŽ Reporting into Construction Plans
CAD/CAM Solutions firm BOCAD teams up with Visual Technology Services for steel structure civil engineering 3D PDF construction documents.
Full Story, PDF3D Press Release: BOCAD_Integrates_PDF3D_Reporting_PressRelease_6sept2011.pdf | PRWEB Press Release 8764420
Press Release: 15 August 2011
PDF3D Reaches New Heights of Usability and Performance with Security Control and PMI Annotation
PDF3DŽ version 2.2.1 from Visual Technology Services includes an enhanced security encryption to AES-256 methods, PMI annotation generation with XML server controls, an expansion of geospatial grid and point cloud import formats and general performance enhancements to improve speed and generate smaller files.
Press Release: 28 February 2011
PDF3D Raises the Quality Standard Once Again with Unparalleled New Features for Developers and End Users
PDF3DŽ Version 2.1.0 provides new, exciting enhancements to end users & developers, leveraging PDF files in applications and the development toolkit library from independent 3D component vendor. Updated PDF3DReportGen, added ParaView Plug-in and much more...
Press Release: 17 December 2010
PDF3D Confirms Adobe Reader X Improved Features & Compatibility
AdobeŽ Reader X (version 10) offers more secure viewing, comment markup of PDF3DŽ generated highly compressed 3D documents.
Press Release: 01 November 2010
PDF3D Offers Independent PRC 3D PDF Generation
PDF3DŽ Version 2 offers generation of PRC 3D PDFs in applications and development toolkit library from an independent 3D component vendor.
Press Release: 28 October 2010
PDF3D technology selected by Reverse Engineering Software leader, GeoMagic
Company selects PDF3DŽ technology from Visual Technology Services for 3D PDF technical publishing.
Press Release: 16 September 2010
New Generation PDF3D Hits Major Milestone
PDF3DŽ Version 2 series comprises a major architectural overhaul, new compression efficiency and encoding options.
Press Release: 07 September 2010
PDF3D Sets Sail with CFD Experts Cape Horn Engineering
Computational Fluid Dynamics specialists Cape Horn Engineering have chosen PDF3D to bring complex engineering analysis to life with interactive PDF client reports.
Full Story, PDF3D Press Release: PDF3D_Cape Horn Engineering_PressRelease_07sept2010.pdf | PRWEB Press Release 4442484
Press Release: 01 September 2010
CHIˇLLC Selects Visual Technology Services' PDF3DŽ Solution for Use with Herman Miller's Z-Axis 3D Software
Both companies announce partnership event, where Software for space planning and configuration of office furniture to be enhanced with PDF3D.
Full Story, PDF3D Press Release: VisualTechServices-CHI-LLC-3DPDF-PressRelease_01sept10.pdf
Press Release: 28 June 2010
CT Core Technologies Invests in a partnership with Visual Technology Services PDF3D Global Solution
CT Core Technologies announces partnership with Visual Technology Services, with the goal to provide end users of both 3D_Evolution and 3D_Kernel_IO the ability to write 3D PDFs.
Press Release: 29 March 2010
PDF3D Release Extends Workflows and Annotations
PDF3D Version 1.11.0 adds grid data, spreadsheet data, compass and legend annotations, enabling advanced reporting controls for interactive 3D PDF generation.
Press Release: 21 January 2010
Visual Technology Services gains certification at latest version of ISO2001:2008
Visual Technology Services Ltd. is pleased to announce the recently gained ISO2001:2008 certification, the internationally recognised standard for quality management in late 2009.
Press Release: 30 November 2009
PDF3D 10th Release Extends Rich Media Creation to Windows 7
PDF3D Version 1.10.0 adds Flash Rich Media Controls for 3D PDF creation on Windows 7, Windows 2008 R2 platforms enabling advanced animation and complex scene controls for the 10th release.
Gallery Update: 29 November 2009
PDF3D Sample Files with embedded Flash Controls added to Gallery
PDF3D Sample Gallery updated with several examples showing new feature
of Flash Rich Media Controls for 3D PDF, including animation control bar,
geospatial layer maniplation.
See New Gallery Entries:
Event: 23-24 November 2009
PDF3D at TechnologyWorld09, Coventry UK
PDF3D will be attending TechnologyWorld09, sponsored by UK Trade & Investment, for a series of briefings discussing client, partnership and distribution opportunities. To book a meeting, please register at the conference website.
Press Release: 27 October 2009
PDF3D Publishing Plug-in for OpendTect v4 Available Under New License
Following dGB Earth Sciences announcing OpendTect v4 change to free license, PDF3D Plug-in released with new license terms, enabling extended seismic interpretation community to publish to 3D PDF.
News: 25 October 2009
Visual Technology Services & ARKCLS show PDF3D at SEG Houston Conference
At the annual Society of Exploration Geophysicists held in Houston Texas, demonstrations of interactive seismic interpretation from geophysics data, using 3D PDF technical reports, in collaboration with ARK CLS Ltd. are shown at booth #2206.
Release Announcement: 7 October 2009
SpaceXform Major Update enables 3D Mouse within 64-bit Visualization Projects
Major redesign of SpaceXform enables wide range of 3D mouse devices for interactive visualization on expanded platforms.
Full Story: SpaceXform_Release_Announcement_07october09.pdf
Press Release: 5 October 2009
Leading Hydraulics Research Group Extends 3D Visualization, Deploys PDF3D
HR Wallingford deploys site license for PDF3DŽ from Visual Technology Services, leverages 3D PDF document generation for hydraulics engineering reports.
Press Release: 29 September 2009
PDF3D Integration Success for ERPA Packaging CAD CAM Solutions
By integrating PDF3DŽ from Visual Technology Services, ERPA Systeme GmbH leverages AdobeŽ PDF for interactive 3D Packaging animation design tools for Cutting Folding and Digital Printing.
Press Release: 7 September 2009
PDF3D.COM Domain Acquisition Consolidates PDF3D Brand
Visual Technology Services has acquired the PDF3D.COM domain from VB2S, enhancing the internet brand for PDF3D suite for 3D PDF technical report generation.
Update: 5 September 2009
LiDAR Elevation model from ESRI ArcScene, 3D Analyst, added to PDF3D Gallery
A LiDAR derived elevation model, with two layers was exported from ESRI ArcScene to 3D PDF using PDF3DReportGen with the new GeoSpatial conversion settings. This is a preview of new features soon to be released. One layer is false-colour of elevation, with second layer as opaque hill-shade representation. The two layers can interactively be separated in the PDF view.
Further information and PDF download on Gallery page.
Press Release: 2 September 2009
dGB Earth Sciences Offers Free Seismic Interpretation System
dGB Earth Sciences announced that OpendTect v4 is now completely free, under new licensing policy. The advanced seismic interpretation system also includes the commercial PDF3D plug-in, soon to be released to accompany OpendTect version 4.
Press Release: 15 July 2009
PDF3D Upgrades 3D Technical Reporting Suite Efficiency
PDF3D Version 1.9.0 dramatically improves efficiency adds conversion application with expanded file formats and server integration for enhanced team collaboration through 3D PDF technical reports.
News: 8 June 2009
Visual Technology Services shows PDF3D at EAGE Amsterdam Conference
At the annual European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers held in Amsterdam, the company demonstrated interactive interpretation and review of complex 3D data from geophysics, geomagnetic and gravity survey data using 3D PDF technical reports, in collaboration with ARK CLS Ltd.
News: 22 May 2009
Visual Technology Services Ltd. Acquires GeoExpress Software
Today marks the acquisition of GeoExpress Software technology and products from Oxford Visual Geosciences Ltd. The GeoExpress application supports analysis and interactive interpretation and review of complex 3D data from geophysics, geology, geomagnetic and gravity survey data.
Press Release: 03 April 2009
PDF3D Releases 3D Technical Reporting Suite
PDF3D Version 1.8.0 update enables enterprise integration on 64-bit systems, enhanced team collaboration and distributed decision making through 3D PDF technical reports.
New Website: 24 March 2009
Website Launch: Visual Technology Services PDF3D, Case Studies, Expanded Services
Major website refresh for both Visual Technology Services and PDF3D products. New site includes re-organised gallery, product overview, new case studies and expanded services including new Qt consultancy.
Press Release: 12 December 2008
PDF3D Toolkit 1.7.0 Released Enabling Transient Scientific Animation
PDF3D-SDK Version 1.7.0 enables transient scientific model sequences and articulated 3D animation movement within PDF3D document generation.
News Article: 27 November 2008
PETEX (Petroleum Exploration Technology Exhibition and Conference) Announcement
PETEX2008 show daily news publication from Hart Energy Publishing included anouncement and notice of demonstrations of the new OpendTect plug-in.
Full Story: PETEX2008-DailyNews-PDF3D.pdf
Press Release: 24 November 2008
ARK CLS and Visual Technology Services Announce PDF3D Publishing Plug-in for OpendTect Seismic Interpretation Software Suite
By integrating PDF3D, ARK CLS leverates Adobe PDF document generation for interactive 3D seismic interpretation with OpendTect plug-in. Demonstrated at PETEX 2008.
Press Release: 2 September 2008
PDF3D Toolkit Adds XML Server for 3D File Creation, Acrobat 9 Compatibility
PDF3D-SDK Version 1.6.0 includes an XML specification conversion server for 3D files, Adobe Acrobat 9 support and many technical improvements in PDF3D document generation.
Press Release: 2 May 2008
PDF3D Toolkit Adds Unified 3D File Conversion Architecture, Linux, Image Loading
PDF3D-SDK Version 1.5.0 includes an application architecture for conversion of 3D files, new Linux and Visual Studio 2008 support, multi-format image loading and many technical improvements in PDF3D document generation.
Press Release: 22 January 2008
PDF3D Adds VTK Integration for Interactive 3D PDF Documents
The PDF3D-SDK development kit from Visual Technology Services now includes Visualization ToolKit (VTK) integration for technical report generation to PDF files with the novel ability to inject interactive 3D models into new or existing PDF files.
Press Release: 18 January 2008
PDF3D Toolkit Adds 3D Labels, VRML Application, PowerPoint Viewing, VTK Integration
PDF3D-SDK Version 1.4.2 includes novel 3D dynamic labels, a VRML to 3D PDF application, interactive viewing inside PowerPoint presentations and many technical improvements in PDF3D document generation.
Event: 13 December 2007
Biologicial Sciences Visualization Day Presentation
Scientific Visualization with Interactive PDF Documents was presented at the University of Manchester Research Computing event, focusing on PDF3D for Scientific 3D Visualization. The Abstract for this presentation is:
Recently introduced 3D interactive views within standard PDF files provide a new platform for scientific visualization. Visualization results may be published in electronic research papers, where in addition to static 2D representations, readers may interact with 3D models. Such 3D technical documents may be created by PDF3D-SDK or Adobe Acrobat3D. Examples of 3D documents representing biological, geological and physical simulations are described, including isosurfaces, contours, slices and volume rendering.
Presentation: PDF3D-SciViz-Manchester_13dec07.pdf (5.7Mb)
Press Release: 6 November 2007
PDF3D Toolkit Includes AVS/Express 7.2 Integration Module
Coincident with the release of AVS/Express 7.2 by Advanced Visual Systems Inc., the PDF3D SDK development kit from Visual Technology Services includes AVS module integration, allowing interactive 3D scenes to be published as interactive 3D PDF files.
Full Story: PDF3D_AVS72_PressRelease_6nov07.pdf
News Story: 23 October 2007
Visual Technology Services achieves ISO9001:2000 Certification status!
Visual Technology Services Ltd. (the company behind PDF3D) is pleased to announce BS EN ISO9001:2000 Certification, audited by Bureau Veritas, one of the world's leading UKAS accredited ISO 9001 certification bodies.
Full Story: news/iso9001.pdf
News Story: 25 September 2007
Geosoft Release New Edition of Oasis montaj, with 3D PDF Creation powered by PDF3D
Oasis montaj 6.4.2 allows Creation of 3D PDF documents in the latest release from Geosoft. New to this version is the ability to export a 3D subsurface view as a PDF file. Within Adobe Acrobat you are able to interact with the 3D view. It can be zoomed, rotated and individual data layers may be toggled off and on, or made transparent. This PDF export provides a simple way for you to share 3D subsurface data with colleagues and allow them the opportunity to interact with the data.
Press Release: 22 September 2007
Mira Geoscience and Visual Technology Services Announce Agreement to Integrate PDF3DŽ Publishing Capability into 3D Mining Software Suite
By integrating PDF3DŽ technical publishing capability from Visual Technology Services, Mira Geoscience leverages AdobeŽ PDF documents for interactive 3D earth models.
Press Release: 19 September 2007
PDF3D Toolkit Adds Technical Report Framework, Injects Interactive 3D View Ports into PDF Documents
PDF3D Software Development Kit Version 1.4.0 is released with technical report document generation to Adobe PDF files with the novel ability to inject fully interactive 3D embedded windows with appropriate legends into existing documents.
Release Notification: 3 August 2007
PDF3D Toolkit Updated for Improved Visual Quality, Glyph Markers
PDF3D-SDK Version 1.3.1 is released with immediate availability for Adobe PDF files with fully interactive 3D embedded windows.
Full Story: PDF3D_v1.3.1_Release_Notification_03aug07.pdf
News Story: 13 June 2007
PDF3D for Geosoft announced at European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers EAGE2007 annual conference
Hart Energy Publishing ran announcement of integration agreement by Geosoft and PDF3DŽ from Visual Technology Services at the EAGE conference in the daily news, available to attendees.
Press Release: 13 June 2007
Geosoft Inc signs agreement for integrating PDF3DŽ by Visual Technology Services within its Exploration and Geoscience Software and Solutions
Geosoft Adopts PDF3DŽ from Visual Technology Services to improve the ability for its users to publish 3D representations of data to AdobeŽ PDF Reader.
News Story: 26 April 2007
PDFzone: PDF3D Launches Latest Version of its Toolkit
Patrick Hoffman, eWEEK, writes; Visual Technology Services, a software product provider, has released its PDF3D SDK version 1.2.1, a configurable software developement toolkit that provides enterprises with direct generation of 3-D PDF files and U3D specification files.
Press Release: 26 April 2007
PDF3D Empowers Knowledge Transfer and Collaboration Integrating AdobeŽ Acrobat with 3D Frameworks
PDF3D SDK Release 1.2.1 empowers product communication, knowledge transfer and collaborative sharing of 3D technical content to downstream stakeholders across the enterprise leveraging AdobeŽ Document Management by integration with 3D frameworks.
Release Notification: 19 April 2007
PDF3D Toolkit Includes New Interfaces for Automated 3D PDF Publishing
PDF3D-SDK Version 1.2.1 is released with immediate availability including interfaces to .NET, Coin3D, Open Inventor, VRML, AVS/Express and VTK for document generation to Adobe Acrobat 8 PDF files.
Full Story: PDF3D_v1.2.1_Release_Notification_19April07.pdf
Press Release: 11 April 2007
PDF3D Adds View Capture from AVS/Express for 3D PDF Publishing
PDF3D technology is today enhanced with view capture from Advanced Visual Systems' AVS/Express enabling the publication of 3D documents for the free Adobe® Reader and Acrobat® 3D PDF platforms.
Full Story: PDF3D-AVSExpressCapture-PressRelease11apr07.pdf
Press Release: 3 April 2007
GeoExpress Adopts PDF3D for Geophysical Collaborative Reporting
PDF3D technology is adopted by Oxford Visual Geosciences to publish 3D PDF geophysical reports.
Press Release: 21 March 2007
PDF3D Announces Compatibility with Adobe Acrobat 8 Suite
PDF3D-SDK, the 3D technology from Visual Technology Services Ltd., provides an Adobe Acrobat 8 compatible content creation toolkit.
Full Story: PDF3D-Acrobat8-Suite-PressRelease21march07.pdf
Press Release: 8 December 2006
PDF3D Toolkit Enhances Features for Publishing 3D PDF Content
New PDF3D Library version 1.1 adds technical features and Visual Studio support, enabling "Save As 3D PDF" document generation for users of the free AdobeŽ Reader.
Full Story: PDF3D-v11-announce-PressRelease-8dec06.pdf
Press Release: 22 November 2006 - PETEX 2006, London
Toolkit Enables 3D Geologic Models inside PDF Documents
E&P Workflow Software can now use the PDF3D Library to add "Save As 3D PDF" to Geoscience Applications, extending the reach of interactive 3D structural models using the Free AdobeŽ Reader.
NEWS: 20 November 2006
New PDF3D OEM/ISV Program Announced
A new program designed to provide the flexibility customers require from an OEM solution vendor is now available. Specifically aimed at organisations that need to purchase multiple copies/site licenses of PDF3D Products, then this program a number of flexible options.
Full Story, see the OEM/ISV Program page.
Press Release: 5 September 2006
New Toolkit First to Directly Publish 3D PDF Content
Developers can now use PDF3D Library to add "Save As 3D PDF" to their applications, extending the reach of technical data using Free AdobeŽ Reader.