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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) […]

Hypotopia: A Truly Inspiring Example of 3D Visualisation

If you haven’t already heard of Hypotopia, we urge you to spend a few minutes watching this inspirational TEDx talk:www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-hQxbfPVeU

 

As a brief background to Hypotopia, the idea and name came about as a result of a protest project created by a team of Austrian students in response to the Hypo bank scandal. Hypo-Alpe-Adria-Bank, after various criminal acts such as balance sheet falsification, […]

Beagle Geoscience Incorporate 3D PDF Technology from PDF3D

Beagle Geoscience, consultants to the petroleum exploration community, will be showcasing their latest development featuring PDF3D’s 3D PDF technology at the oil industry’s Prospex conference in London, December 10th and 11th 2014.

London, UK, December 02, 2014 – PDF3D, the software developers behind PDF3D ReportGen and PDF3D-SDK, are continuing to forge strong relationships with key providers in the geosciences industry. After a successful show at InterGeo in […]

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 […]

Carlson Software to Showcase New 3D PDF Features in CADnet 2015 At InterGeo

As the new Carlson Takeoff Suite 2015 hits the worldwide market, the company takes CADnet to InterGeo 2014 to showcase the new 3D PDF conversion features powered by PDF3D technology.

London, UK, October 07, 2014 – With workflow, collaboration and 3D GIS being the big themes at this year’s InterGeo exhibition in Berlin this October, Carlson Software is keen to showcase their latest Carlson CADnet release […]

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 […]

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? 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 […]