pdf standards

An Important Visit To Adobe HQ, Silicon Valley

There’s definitely a buzz about being in the heart of Silicon Valley. Not only is San Jose framed by the stunning backdrop of Californian mountains, beaches, giant redwoods and San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, this tech metropolis is bursting with so many big names in the technology arena, it reads like the Hollywood A-list. From the first transistor to mobile […]

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) […]

Did You Know? PRC Supports a Range of Geometric Precision Options

Modern 3D PDF, documents based on the PRC (Product Representation Compact) standard include a range of possible geometric precision schemes. This guide offers help in selecting the most appropriate mode for your application.
PRC Encoding inside 3D PDF Files
First, the PRC 3D geometric encoding standard has two main categories of encoding, either pure or tessellated. In the “Pure” form, full fidelity geometric shapes are encoded preserving full […]

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 […]

It’s PDF Week in NYC

It’s an exciting week to be involved in the development of PDF standards, particularly the derivative versions specific to engineering and geospatial of which we have a real interest.

We’re in New York, USA at the International ISO committee meeting, and honoured to be in the unique position of representing the UK in these standards through our participation with the BSI […]