Diving in to 3D PDF Developer’s Solution – About PDF3D SDK Pro

Shareable 3D PDF Document Production for Your Application with Next-Generation 3D PDF Integration and Code Development.
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PDF3D SDK Pro provides a full set of features to support system integrators and software engineers in building systems that need complex and reliable 3D document production capabilities. The SDK software provides for on-premise installs or embedded PDF generation inside deployed […]

Learn Why Pro Photographers are Turning to PDF for 360

Why presenting interactive 360-degree panoramic photos directly in PDF format is now an option

There’s been a notable surge in interest from professional photographers turning to the PDF format – in particular, 3D PDF, over the past few months. What has predominantly been favoured by CAD designers, engineers, scientists and manufacturers over the past few years is now fast becoming a […]

How to Build PDF3D-SDK C# .NET Examples with Visual Studio

This article illustrates the process of building an example C# .NET console application from the PDF3D-SDK developer toolkit package. This goes through configuration, Compiling, Running and viewing the output 3D PDF. Using this combination of tools, new 3D PDF desktop applications for MS-Windows can be created with the ability to generate interactive 3D PDF document files. The process is broken […]

How to Build PDF3D-SDK Examples with CMake and Visual Studio SLN

This article illustrates the process of using CMake utility to setup and generate a Microsoft Visual Studio Solution (.sln) to build the example C++ 3D PDF applications from the PDF3D-SDK developer toolkit package. This goes through configuration, SLN generation, Compiling, Running and viewing the output 3D PDF. Using this combination of tools, new 3D PDF desktop applications for MS-Windows can […]

Latest PDF3D PV+ Release Broadens Scientific Data Reporting

PDF3D releases PV+ update built on latest ParaView v5.5.x for scientific data reporting with new formats and report layouts.
London, UK, 9 September 2018 – Just a short time after Kitware announced the release of the latest version of their ParaView™ software, which adds some great new features to this already very powerful software, PDF3D is pleased to announce the availability […]

Gravity Geophysical Models of Finland Visualized and Reported with PDF3D

As an example of PDF3D’s use for technical reporting in earth science, geology and geophysics, this case study highlights the work of now retired Seppo Elo, who spent his career as a research geophysicist at the Geological Survey of Finland (GTK), a leading European competence centre on assessment and sustainable use of geological resources.

As an active geophysicist, Seppo managed the […]

PhotoModeler to 3D PDF Work-flow

Convert a collection of photos around an object from drone, DSLR, or smart-phone into an interactive 3D PDF using PhotoModeler and PDF3D ReportGen.

The process of capturing a 3D digital model from an actual object is often performed using a digital camera and photogrammetry to reconstruct a 3D geometric mesh with texture derived from the original photos.

This sample illustrates the process, […]

How to Review a 3D Model in PDF

Cross-team technical reviews of 3D model data using 3D PDF work-flows

If you work with 3D, it’s likely that you’re working within a larger team and perhaps directly with an external client.  Whether you’re sharing a 3D visualisation with a colleague, client,  or other external stakeholder, the review experience is a critical part of your workflow and key to a project […]

Visualization of Quantum Chromodynamics Case Study

Professor Derek Leinweber spends his days working at the extreme scale of just a few femtometers (fm), in a space large enough for just a few protons. A leading particle physicist, Derek is investigating Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD), the theory of the strong interaction between quarks and gluons, the fundamental particles that make up composite hadrons such as the proton, neutron […]

PDF3D V2.16 Develops Powerful Direct Panoramic 360 to PDF Conversion Toolset

PDF3D Version 2.16 is here and brings with it a host of new and updated 3D PDF conversion features to support and enhance 3D visualization and panoramic 360 photography.

July 17, 2018 – London: PDF3D have released their latest update (v2.16) of their suite of 3D PDF conversion tools in.  In this powerful release, the team have developed industry leading technology […]