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PDF3D Version 2.16 is Here

PDF3D have released their latest update, Version 2.16: we look at some of the key new features including support for the latest DWG format, 3D image textures, panoramic 360 images, enhanced CAE analysis and support for 3D WebGL. 
Key Features of v2.16
As with every new update, ReportGen and the SDK have received many incremental bug fixes and updates, but this time […]

PDF3D Version 2.16 Focuses on CAD, CAE, Panoramic 360 and Engineering

PDF3D have released their latest update, Version 2.16, and deliver a powerful list of features for CAD users, CAE engineers, panoramic 360 photographers and 3D designers.

June 25, 2018, London – Leading 3D PDF conversion developers, PDF3D, have released their latest suite update: Version 2.16, which goes far beyond a bug fix and general update.  This latest release demonstrates PDF3D’s commitment […]

PDF3D’s Global Expansion Continues with IDI Collaboration in Japan

Visual Technology Services Ltd. and IDI (Interactive Digital Innovation) announce distributor partnership for PDF3D products, Tokyo-based sales & support.

June 14, 2018 – Tokyo and London – PDF3D continues to increase support for the Japan market with the announcement that Tokyo-based IDI (Interactive Digital Innovation Co., Ltd) will become their main distributor for the entire suite of 3D PDF software products.

Visual […]

PDF3D Release PV+ 5.4 Visualization & Publishing Update

PDF3D release PV+ version 5.4, extending the ParaView visualization application with additional formats, filters and 3D PDF generation.

London, August 2nd, 2017 – PDF3D, leaders in 3D PDF conversion technology, have today announced the latest release of their popular PV+, extending the award-winning ParaView application to convert the 3D visualizations generated by ParaView into 3D PDFs.

PDF3D’s latest PV+, based on Kitware’s […]

Orthodontic Lab Fully Integrates 3D PDF to Improve Communications and Dental Patient Privacy

London, UK, 14th September 2016 – Dobson Ortho Laboratory, based in Gainesville, Georgia USA, has enhanced communications with orthodontists and improved patient data security by converting 3D STL orthodontic treatment plans  into 3D PDFs. By representing multiple STL files within a 3D context directly from dental scans in a compressed and secure PDF, the lab’s communication with orthodontists has been […]

PDF3D Releases Microsoft OFFICE Enhancements with 3D Plugins

New plugins from PDF3D allow Microsoft Office users to enhance documents by adding interactive 3D images at the click of a button.

London, UK, September 9th, 2016 –PDF3D, the leaders behind interactive 3D PDF conversion software ReportGen, have today announced a new suite of plugins for Microsoft OFFICE users that enables the creation of powerful, interactive 3D documents from standard WORD, […]

Converting STL to PDF

3D CAD users and STL users can now easily convert and enhance STL files into 3D PDFs at the click of a button using PDF3D ReportGen.
Why Would You Need to Convert STL into PDF?
STL is the format generated for 3D printing and is used by many who work within engineering, design, dentistry and additive manufacturing – as well as a […]

What’s the alternative for sharing STL files?

Thanks to the rise in 3D printing, those working in design, engineering, dentistry and additive manufacturing are now very familiar with the STL format and use it regularly. With this widespread use comes a closer look into the file type to see where and how it could be improved for those who rely on 3D printing within a professional environment.

STL, […]

Moving ISO Standards Forward in Preparation for PDF 2.0

As a UK representative for PDF standards, I’ve just returned from the first of two week-long annual meetings called informally PDF ISO Week.

The meeting is attended by a select group of individuals from around the world, including representatives from Adobe, who come together to form an ISO committee that contributes to the evolution of PDF standards including PDF, PDF/E, PDF/A, […]

Interactive 3D Visualization During Live PowerPoint Presentations Made Possible

PDF3D’s free plugin enables presenters to integrate interactive 3D PDF viewing into live PowerPoint slide presentations to visualize and explain key 3D ideas

Typical PowerPoint presentations contain slide transitions and gradual reveals, and can embed other material such as video clips – but the one thing all these features have in common is that they need to be set up and […]