07/31/2020

Moving into our new building

This week the visualization team moved into our new building. Kisters headquarter has now grown to this area:


06/15/2020 | Tag : DMU Digital Mockup

Digital Mockup (DMU) with 3DViewStation

Find a few impressions of typical Digital Mockup (DMU) functions of Kisters 3DViewStation. Yes, we allow to load CAD data from various sources, which we call MultiCAD-DMU. But we do also do all these kind of analysis like clash, clearance (distance band), wall thickness, draft angle, undercut, split, convex hull, neutral fiber calculation and more...


04/13/2020 | Tag : 3DViewStation Desktop Release

3DViewStation Desktop v2020.0 Release

We have released a new 3DViewStation Desktop version v2020.0 with a series of enhancements, described below. Please also review our recent BLOG preview entries. The new version is available for download now...

  • New and updated file formats:
  • Import 3D:
       NX 1899, Parasolid 32 , Revit 2020, Revit reading performance improvement
  • Import 2D: 
       CATIA: V5-6R2020 (R30), NX: 1899, 1903, 1904, 1907
  • New and updated functions:
  • Fresh UI layout with several color schemes
  • supporting the evaluation processes of our customers:  
      in the application settings there are now options to select UI configurations according to available optional modules
  • faster start of 3DViewStation Desktop
  • Neighborhood Search (Linear, Box trap) (since v2019.1)
  • Edge color (wire) is customizable, several options
  • Merge objects: merge all selected objects to a single one or to several by selected sub-assembly
  • re-design of clash:
          much faster, more accurate
          calculation of intersection curves, penetration depth and volume
          more display options, better presentation of results
  • Font recognition& replacement for 2D drawings (Advanced 2D file formats only)
  • "Filter" has been renamed to "Search"
  • Searching Semantic PMI has been added
  • introduction of a statusbar, information displayed will grow over time
  • discontinuations:
         we dropped HiCAD file format support
         we dropped 32-bit 3DViewStation Desktop version
         we dropped Addon DropConvert

04/01/2020 | Tag : 2d drawings 2D Zeichnung Zeichnung Font Ersatz font substitution

PreView v2020: 2D Font substitution table

2D drawings may contain a set of fonts, which are typically not included with the drawing file, but which need to be installed on the local system in order to render the drawing correctly. So far we allowed to substitute all fonts by a configurable single one. 3DViewStation now will prompt, if one or several fonts could not be found and allows to maintain a font substitution table, assigning different fonts to each one, which could not be found.


03/31/2020 | Tag : model tree Strukturbaum

PreView v2020: merge objects evolution

Sometimes it is convenient to merge several objects into a single one, which will reduce the number of nodes. This might simplify the future processing of an assembly, re-selecting a group of objects instead of just the clicked one, less nodes for clash...We now added a new option, which allows to select several subassemblies inside the structure tree and will merge each sub-tree to a single object. 


03/05/2020

Discontinuations

We hereby inform about discontinuations related to all our 3DViewStation products:

We no longer support

  • 3DViewStation for 32-bit systems
  • HiCAD file format

03/01/2020 | Tag : UI UI switch cutomize UI

New: UI layout variants to evaluate 3DViewStation options

To simplify the evaluation process related to the various 3DViewStation options we now added corresponding settings in the "applications" area.