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How to create a 360-degree interactive panorama inside a 3D PDF Document

Work-flow steps for creating Panoramic 3D PDF Brochures
The steps in this work-flow are an outline of how to create a highly compelling 3D panoramic scene embedded inside a PDF brochure or report. The steps start with digital photography and end with the production of a secure, stand-alone PDF file.

There are a number of high quality production interactive photographic panorama methods […]

PDF3D-SDK Pro V2.15 – PDF3D’s Highest Performing 3D PDF Conversion Toolkit for Developers – is Here

Putting the developer first in the latest 3D PDF Development Toolkit Release
London, 15th January 2018 – After extensive development and substantial investment in 2017, PDF3D has released SDK Pro V2.15: their most powerful version of the popular developer’s toolkit to date.  It brings with it a major ramp up in performance and a host of new features that will allow […]

Spatial Modeler 3D PDF Generation

ERDAS IMAGINE Spatial Modeler Geospatial 3D PDF publishing work-flow
Create High Quality Geospatial 3D PDF Documents from Hexagon Geospatial ERDAS IMAGINE’s Spatial Modeler, where –

Professionals without GIS skills can access 3D reports
3D PDFs can be viewed offline, archived & distributed
Location, Distance, Grade and Angle Measurement
Only needs Adobe Reader, without toolbar extensions

Generate 3D PDF Documents within IMAGINE Workflows, […]

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 […]

3D PDF Forensic Reconstructions for Rescue Training

UAV Photography Captures Reality in 3D for Secure 3D PDF Forensic Reports
Pix4D is a popular and well-respected 3D reconstruction and photogrammetry application suite based in Switzerland, increasingly used in the area of digital forensics.

The image above shows a reconstruction of a crash site, deliberately staged for training fire and emergency response rescue teams in South Carolina. The site is used […]

3D PDF Panoramic 360 Views for Architects

Whilst we’ve worked with architects for some years helping to covert 3D CAD models into 3D PDF, the area of 3D PDF panoramic 360 photography is a relatively new one but one that is gaining ground in architectural circles.

Panoramic 360 walk-throughs have been around for a while with many methods available, but the delivery is always the same – it’s […]

Using 3D PDF for Collaboration

As featured on ConnectPress.com, April 2016 and written by Ian Curington, CEO of PDF3D

Drawing on a decade of experience as 3D PDF developers in the industrial engineering and CAD space, Visual Technology Services (the company behind PDF3D software), has observed that 3D PDF is now well used and established within the market.  3D PDF has evolved considerably over the past […]

The Perfect CFD and 3D PDF Partnership in Automotive

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is increasingly big news in the automotive industry and F1, where it is used by engineers to conduct design simulations and solve problems in a virtual environment, which is much faster, easier and more cost effective than physical testing.

CFD software has come a long way since the 1980s when it was first introduced to collect fluid […]

PDF3D and Pix4D Come Together To Offer Geospatial Community 3D PDF for UAV Data

As Pix4D continues its rapid expansion as one of the leaders in aerial image processing software, the latest release of Pix4Dmapper features 3D PDF technology from the experts at PDF3D.

London, UK, October 07, 2014
The InterGeo 2014 conference in Berlin marks the anniversary of a fortuitous meeting between Pix4D and PDF3D which, one year ago, has bought the highly anticipated release of […]