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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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PDF3D Releases Microsoft OFFICE Enhancements with 3D Plugins

Update: These OFFICE Plugins are now replaced by a simplified work flow, see the “Using PDF3D with OFFICE documents” article. 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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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ISO

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 […]
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