3D PDF Conversion

PDF3D V2.13 Release Targets Engineering and Manufacturing Workflows in 3D

3D PDF conversion software leaders, PDF3D, today announce V2.13, a major update for their entire suite of products including PDF3D SDK, XML Server, ReportGen and PV+. ReportGen users can expect a step-change in the user experience, while developers can exploit expanded API features.

London, UK, July 14th, 2016 – Visual Technology Services, the developers of the popular 3D PDF conversion 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. […]

PDF3D Launch Is A Big Hit With InterGEO 2014 Visitors

Now that the dust has settled and we’re back in the UK after attending the 20th InterGeo in Berlin last week, we’ve had a chance to take stock of what was an incredibly interesting and successful event.

We hardly had time to breath at our stand this year, which was in part thanks to a few newsworthy pieces that hit the media in […]

PDF3D Release Revealed At InterGeo 2014

As the GIS, surveying and land management communities from around the world descend on the year’s big conference in Berlin, PDF3D will be revealing their latest geospatial 3D PDF features in V2.11.

London, UK, October 07, 2014 – InterGeo 2014 is set to be bigger than ever this year with over 16,000 visitors from 92 countries expected to attend in Berlin this October. With […]

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 […]

Did You Know? How to add Annotations and Dimension layers to PRC in 3D PDF

One of the special features of PRC (Product Representation Compact), as a modern best-practice method to embed 3D scenes in an interactive PDF View, is to add annotations and dimensional layers as special options.

Normally the full 3D model can be rotated, scaled and positioned in a 3D view for review, taking advantage of the PRC high compression features. Each view can optionally reveal other […]

PDF3D V2.10 Release Gives Engineers Advanced Customization for 3D Reporting

PDF3D announce latest V2.10 release with advanced customization and styling for users of PDF3D-ReportGen for 3D PDF reporting.

London, UK, June 24, 2014 – In PDF3D’s new V2.10 version released today, the leading 3D PDF developers have added many advanced styling options to enable engineers to customize 3D modelling and reporting much further than before in 3D PDF. The PDF3D ReportGen release coincides with a major update of […]

PDF3D SDK V2.10 Delivers Strong PMI Theme for 3D PDF Developers

PDF3D announce latest V2.10 release with eagerly anticipated PMI theme for developers using the PDF3D-SDK for 3D PDF reporting.

London, UK, June 17, 2014 – PDF3D have spent the past few months building in some key PMI features for developers in their V2.10 SDK released today. Until now annotation layers are often lost when PMI is published in visual formats outside of native CAD systems. This new release […]

PDF3D Make 3D PDF Reporting Possible for COMSOL® Users with PV+

PDF3D announce latest format support for COMSOL® users with their 3D PDF reporting PV+ software.

London, UK, April 02, 2014 – London, UK, April 02, 2014 – PDF3D have been busy this spring with yet another feature development. This time, the 3D developers have enhanced their ParaView derived product PV+ which now enables COMSOL® simulation software users to easily create interactive 3D reports in Adobe’s […]

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 […]