3D Model

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 […]

About U3D

Universal 3D (U3D) Format
U3D is a 3D data structure and file format, one of two systems used in 3D PDF documents. Along side PRC, U3D is the historical foundation used to embed 3D interactive data and models into a PDF file. A PDF file containing U3D based 3D model can be viewed in using the Adobe Reader as well as other tools. […]

About PRC

PRC 3D Format
PRC (Product Representation Compact) is a 3D data structure and file format, one of two systems used in 3D PDF documents. Along side U3D, PRC is now the preferred and most feature-rich method to embed 3D interactive data and models into a PDF file. A PDF file containing PRC based 3D model can be viewed in using the Adobe Reader as well as […]

Did You Know? Discover Key Frame Animation in PDF3D

The PDF3D products do a great deal more than most people realise. In this ‘Did you know?’ series, we’ll be going through each of the features you may not know exist within your 3D PDF tool.

This article is all about the key frame animation feature in PDF3D ReportGen. What makes this a great feature in both our end-user and developer products […]

Patent Awarded for 3D Image Texture Compression Technology

Novel Compression of 3D geometry with image textures improves fidelity and reduces data size for a wide range of computer graphics applications.

 

London, UK, May 27, 2014 – Visual Technology Services announces the Grant of Patent US8736603 today for Compression of Texture Rendered Wire Mesh Models by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, supporting the highly compressed texture implementation in the PDF3D software […]

The Future of Document Management: Intelligent 3D Scanning

For some time now, engineers, analysts and scientists have been discussing that ever-frustrating topic of how best to manage and store the vast amount of information we now generate. The discussion around document management certainly isn’t a new one on anyone’s agenda however there are some very interesting solutions coming to the fore that promise to make it all much […]

PDF3D Announces 3D PDF Generation Family Version 2.7

PDF3D® version 2.7.0 from Visual Technology Services incorporates performance enhancements and new features for Scientific, Engineering, Energy and Geographical 3D PDF technical reports. 

London, UK, May 10, 2013 – The latest PDF3D® 2.7.0 from Visual Technology Services enhances and adds new features to 3D PDF technical report generation, updating both applications and the software developer toolkit PDF3D-SDK (www.pdf3d.com). Improvements for engineering […]