Engineering

Landing Gear Kinematics Movement Captured in Animated 3D PDF Documents

Collins Aerospace Landing Systems Deploys Motion Paths in 3D PDF

Advanced Landing Gear Kinematics – UTC Aerospace Systems Subsidiary Collins Aerospace Landing Systems need to present Landing Gear Design Concepts to colleagues and customers. The concepts are modeled as CATIA PLM kinematic mechanisms to prove the geometry and calculate loads during motion. Previously the designs were exported as large movie files […]

Continental Tire R&D extends workflows with custom 3D PDF solution

Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH R&D enhances processes with custom 3D PDF toolkit

Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH is a long-established German automotive tire manufacture. At Continental’s IT Tire R&D Competence Center in Hannover proprietary R&D methods help to maintain the state-of-the-art tire technology. Critical small details within a large CAD model must be efficiently extracted for review, outside of complex and expensive […]

ISD Group Embeds PDF3D for HiCAD Mechanical Design Publishing

World-leading CAD and PDM vendor ISD Group successfully embeds PDF3D® technology for key 3D model documentation features.

Engineering organizations are benefitting from direct 3D PDF publishing from HiCAD design software, achieving more versatile and immediately communication to extended supply chain teams with the ISD Group’s long-term collaboration with Visual Technology Services to integrate PDF3D. ISD Group’s innovative CAD-Software HiCAD provides powerful […]

More-PDF adds 3D PDF Creation for ANSYS Engineering Analysis Users

New More-PDF extension plugin to ANSYS Workbench provides analysis result capture and 3D PDF reporting for audit and offline secure viewing.

London, UK 7th January 2020 – Visual Technology Services, known for PDF3D software, and engineering services company 7tech GmbH jointly announce More-PDF, a new extension plugin for ANSYS Workbench – the standard analysis platform for world-wide computer-aided engineering (CAE). The […]

pdf3d.io introduces rapid integration and RESTful server for 3D PDF production

New pdf3d.io SDK suite helps developers fast-track 3D PDF engineering applications and on-demand reporting

London, UK 7th January 2019 – Visual Technology Services, known for PDF3D software, announces the pdf3d.io lightweight automation toolkit, a new SDK for batch conversion and server-side integration. The new pdf3d.io low-code toolkit brings 3D PDF processing to command-line scripting, web app and .NET component services. The […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Prevent Leakage When Sharing Prototype Designs, Research and Data

Engineers and scientists working on the latest developments rely on the secure transfer of critical information.   The work that goes into 3D design, research and analysis is extensive – and expensive – and a leakage of that data can be detrimental.

What is the best way to share confidential 3D data?

It turns out that it’s not that difficult to increase the […]

PDF3D Release Marks 10 Years of Continuous Innovation for Technical Reporting Workflows

Leading 3D PDF software vendor Visual Technology Services today announced V2.13.8, an update for their entire product suite as the culmination of a decade of continuous development.

London, UK, December 12th, 2016 – Visual Technology Services, developers of the popular 3D PDF conversion and reporting tools, have released PDF3D V2.13.8, their latest update after 10 years of continuous innovation supporting a […]