3D CAD

Hand-Held 3D Scanner and Advanced Point Cloud Meshing Enables 3D PDF of The Alamo

The image shows the The Alamo, which has been initially created using a DotProduct hand-held scanner and enhanced using Pointfuse advanced point-cloud meshing. PDF3D ReportGen has been used to capture an interactive 3D experience inside a PDF document.
Full 3D Data Scan of the Alamo Turned into Interactive 3D PDF
Tom Greaves of DotProduct grabbed his chance to scan the famous and […]

Case Study: How Offshore Engineers Use 3D PDF for Laser-Scan Data Discussions

Image shows laser-scan point cloud integrated with CAD and converted to 3D PDF for clash detection and pipe routing.
3D Scan-to-PDF Improves Workflow
An increasing number of professionals now routinely work with scanned 3D data (drones, laser, etc.) in the manufacturing, geospatial and mining industries, and consequently need efficient ways to process, share and invite reviews on that data.

Take our recent ReportGen […]

Gold & Silver Mining Optimized with 3D PDF

INFA, the engineering, construction and manufacturing company that provides custom, on-site mineral processing at a large Gold and Silver mine in the Santa Cruz region of Argentina, explains how the engineering team uses 3D PDF to improve communications with clients when sharing 3D CAD designs for custom Gold & Silver processing plants.

“We mostly send 3D PDF documents to our customers […]

DEEPINTERFACE Architectural Design Interactive Report Integration

The collection of architectural models on the sample gallery from DEEPINTERFACE show very highly polished 3D development and integration using advanced 3D techniques using PDF3D technology for producing highly compressed 3D PDF reports. Supporting commercial clients for architecture, design, marketing and planning, the Vienna based practice is leading the way for both 3D PDF and interactive “Smart3D” web model presentations sensitive to the specific […]

Converting DWG to 3D PDF

Converting DWG to 3D PDF with PDF3D ReportGen
3D CAD users can now easily convert DWG files created in AutoCAD 2014 into 3D PDFs using PDF3DReportGen.

With fast, intuitive installation and integration, ReportGen allows design engineers to create beautifully animated, highly compressed 3D PDFs at the touch of a button. No matter how large or complex the DWG files are, the 3D […]

PDF3D Announce Major New Release for 3D PDF Software Suite

After many months in development, PDF3D have today announced the public release V2.11.0 of their 3D PDF software suite, which promises a wealth of new features for the engineering, manufacturing and geospatial communities.

London, UK, February 10th, 2015 – Developers and end users of PDF3D ReportGen, SDK and XML Server will be delighted with today’s announcement from 3D PDF experts PDF3D. In […]

After 7 Years, ISO Publish Technical PRC Document For 3D PDF Standards

In December 2014, ISO announced their approval of the standard for PRC in 3D PDF documents. On the 31st January 2015, the BSI officially publishes the long awaited accompanying technical document.

London, UK, January 31st, 2015 – London, UK, January 31st, 2015 Visual Technology Services, the company behind PDF3D, has spent many years campaigning for the approval of standards for PRC in 3D […]

PRC Format ISO Standard Approved After 7 Years

If you work with 3D visualisation and 3D modeling, you’ll be interested to know that, after 7 years, the PRC format for 3D data has now finally been approved as an ISO standard as of December 2014 under ISO 14739-1:2014.

This ISO announcement marks the release of a 284 page document titled, ‘Document management – 3D use of Product Representation Compact (PRC) […]

Hypotopia: A Truly Inspiring Example of 3D Visualisation

If you haven’t already heard of Hypotopia, we urge you to spend a few minutes watching this inspirational TEDx talk:www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-hQxbfPVeU

 

As a brief background to Hypotopia, the idea and name came about as a result of a protest project created by a team of Austrian students in response to the Hypo bank scandal. Hypo-Alpe-Adria-Bank, after various criminal acts such as balance sheet falsification, […]

Carlson Software to Showcase New 3D PDF Features in CADnet 2015 At InterGeo

As the new Carlson Takeoff Suite 2015 hits the worldwide market, the company takes CADnet to InterGeo 2014 to showcase the new 3D PDF conversion features powered by PDF3D technology.

London, UK, October 07, 2014 – With workflow, collaboration and 3D GIS being the big themes at this year’s InterGeo exhibition in Berlin this October, Carlson Software is keen to showcase their latest Carlson CADnet release […]