08/27/2021 | Tag : Release

3DViewStation v2021.1 Release

We have released 3DViewStation version v2021.1 with a series of enhancements, described below. Please also review our recent BLOG preview entries for details. The new 3DViewStation versions are available for download .

Import 3D:

  • Catia V5-6 R2021
  • Creo 8
  • FBX: all versions, faster
  • Inventor 2022
  • JT 10.5
  • NX 1953, 1980
  • Parasolid 33, 33.1
  • Rhino3D 7

Export 3D:

  • GLTF 2.0
  • FBX: binary 7.5

Import 2D:

  • Catia V5-6R2021 (R31)
  • Creo 8
  • NX 1953, 1957, 1961, 1965, 1969, 1973

Functions & Features:

  • Selection mode: Face
  • Measurement:
    • Cumulated area 
    • Distance point to face
  • Transform: Boundary conditions: X, Y and Z axis added
  • 3D-Markups: 
    • Multiple references to curves and faces
    • Variables and attributes can be used
    • References for dimensionings of surfaces and edges
  • Offset lines are now removable
  • Change the color of faces: Add vertex colors
  • Optional prompt to save when closing a scene

WebViewer, VisShare:

  • Ad hoc session sharing with multiple users

VR:

  • Different controller models can be displayed
  • VR menu settings will be saved

API:

  • VSXML: XSD for validation
  • XML-API:
    • New method for writing custom log messages
    • Reference to part NodeIds and CustomIds added in VSXML
    • Camera Zoom/Pan limits
    • OpenFile extended: Load from URL

More at https://viewer.kisters.de/help/productfamily/en/3dvs_versioninfo_intro.php

02/26/2021 | Tag : 3DViewStation Desktop VR Release

3DViewStation v2021.0 Release

We have released 3DViewStation version v2021.0 with a series of enhancements, described below. Please also review our recent BLOG preview entries for details. The new 3DViewStation Desktop & VR-Edition versions are available for download . WebViewer version and VisShare will follow soon...

Import 3D:

  • 3MF
  • Solidworks 2021

Import 2D:

  • CATIA V6 / 3DEXPERIENCE R2021x
  • Solid Edge 2021
  • SOLIDWORKS 2021
  • UG NX: NX 1938, NX 1942, NX 1946

Export 2D:

  • export all views incl. preview images to PDF

Functions & Features:

  • visualization: support for textures
    • supported file formats:
    • import: OBJ, FBX, GLB/GLTF, DAE, U3D, 3DVS, 3MF
    • export: 3DS, 3DVS
  • draft angle analysis: new option to show undercuts
  • section:
    • filled by geometry color
    • new method:
      create section plane perpendicular to selected edge
      section plane orientation follows contour of the edge
  • measurement: calculate minimum distance between several selections of solids
  • measurements using points: snapping of end or center of lines or edges
  • PMI: select all PMI attached to the selected geometry
  • BOM:
    • Extend BOM table by attributes
    • generate callout ID by attribute
  • assign attributes to markups
  • create intersection point of 2 edges
  • Offset lines can now remember transformation path
  • position camera perpendicular to surface
  • show current mouse coordinate in the status bar
  • VR only:
    • 2 new fly modes
    • improved teleport marker
    • reposition camera in fix steps
  • WebViewer only: share session between several users

More at https://viewer.kisters.de/help/productfamily/en/3dvs_versioninfo_intro.php

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

01/27/2019 | Tag : Release

3DViewStation Desktop V2019.0 Release

We have released a new 3DViewStation Desktop version v2019.0 with a series of enhancements, described below. The new version is available for download now...

  • New and updated file formats:
  • Import 3D: Inventor 2019, SolidWorks 2019, Solid Edge 2019, Parasolid V31, Revit 2019, FBX, glTF, JT 10.2, OBJ, 3DS, Collada, Lidar point clouds
  • Import 2D: Catia V5 R28 (V5-6R2018), Catia V6 R2017x, Creo 4.0 / ProE, NX12, SolidEdge ST10, Solidworks 2018
  • Export: JavaScript for 3D-PDF, IFC, FBX, JT 10, OBJ
  • New and updated functions:
  • import dialog (quick settings)
  • Structuretree: Remove empty nodes
  • neutral axis calculation with tesselated data
  • Real time wall thickness measurement
  • drill hole recognition
  • split
  • technical documentation:
    • BOM table: interactive BOM ID generation
    • BOM table: automatic ID generation
    • Ballooning: arrangement as line, rectangle, circle
    • Ballooning: automatic re-arrangement during rotation
    • options for shapes and lines for balloons
    • replace existing SMG files by 3DVS counterparts, limited to supported objects & properties
  • Printdialog:
    • Print range
    • Autorotate document
    • Tiled printing
  • Selection of all instances of a geometry
  • Filtering option: include / exclude unvisible objects
  • Rotation mode "Turntable"
  • 2D text search enhanced
  • Transformation: Align move circle center to circle center
  • Export PNG with transparent background
  • PDF template: configurable date
  • new options for license borrowing
  • Performance optimization:
    • tremendous increase in rendering speed of ultra large assemblies
    • calculation of Level of Detail (LoD)
    • possibility to remove normals (space saving)
  • optimization of instancing

06/19/2018 | Tag : 3d cad web viewer mobile viewer mobile cad viewer web viewer webviewer Release

3DViewStation WebViewer v2018.0 Release

We have released a new 3DViewStation WebViewer version v2018.0 with a series of enhancements, described below. 

  • File formats:
  • Import 3D:
    • NX 12
    • Catia V5-6R2018
    • 3DXML BREP
    • SolidEdge ST10
    • SolidWorks 2018
    • Parasolid v30.1
    • ACIS 2018 (R28)
    • Rhino 6
    • PLMXML
  • Import 2D:
    • Ascii Text, reading using a formatting template 
    • Catdrawing reading now requires 2D Advanced license
  • Functions:
  • optimize instances - results in file size reduction
  • new: remove edges of geometries, i.e. due to bad quality
  • new: re-calculate edges of geometries, i.e. to allow measurements
  • new: calculation of neutral axis of piping objects
  • new: scale geometry interactively
  • new: measure face without need to extract face first
  • new: real time wall thickness measurement
  • new: Skybox creator (Windows Desktop App)
  • new menu layout, close to MS Office:
    • combine windows to custom layout
    • allow windows / panes to be pinned / automatically collapse at the side
    • allow windows / panes to float
  • 2 different menu designs for large PC screens and small mobile devices
  • radial menu for touch devices
  • enhanced: wall thickness analysis color gradated, i.e. multi selection
  • enhanced: mirroring of geometries

05/16/2018 | Tag : 3DViewStation Desktop Release

3DViewStation Desktop v2018.0 Release

We have released a new 3DViewStation Desktop version v2018.0 with a series of enhancements, described below. The new version is available for download now.

  • File formats:
  • Import 3D:
    • NX 12
    • Catia V5-6R2018
    • 3DXML BREP
    • SolidEdge ST10
    • SolidWorks 2018
    • Parasolid v30.1
    • ACIS 2018 (R28)
    • Rhino 6
    • PLMXML
  • Import 2D:
    • Ascii Text, reading using a formatting template 
    • Catdrawing reading now requires 2D Advanced license
  • Functions:
  • optimize instances - results in file size reduction
  • save views separate from geometries
  • load views independent from i.e. revised geometries
  • new: remove edges of geometries, i.e. due to bad quality
  • new: re-calculate edges of geometries, i.e. to allow measurements
  • new: calculation of neutral axis of piping objects
  • new: scale geometry
  • new: measure face without need to extract face first
  • new: real time wall thickness measurement
  • new: Skybox creator
  • enhanced: wall thickness analysis color gradated, i.e. multi selection
  • enhanced: mirroring of geometries

11/21/2017 | Tag : 3DViewStation Release webviewer

3DViewStation WebViewer v2017.1 Release

We have released a new 3DViewStation WebViewer version V2017.1 with a series of enhancements, described below. The new version can be tested online.

  • File formats:
  • Import 3D:
    • Catia V5_6 R2017
    • Creo 4.0
    • Inventor 2018
    • Parasolid v30
    • Acis 2017.1 (R27)
    • CPIXML
    • FBX
  • Import 2D:
    • Catia V4 Drawings
    • Catia V5 Drawings
    • Catia V6 Drawings
    • Creo Drawings
    • NX Drawings
    • SolidEdge Drawings
    • Solidworks Drawings
  • Export 3D: 
    • 3MF - useful for 3D printing
    • FBX - useful for VR/AR gaming engine based systems
    • 3DVS Fully shattered
  • Functions:
  • Settings search bar
  • Import options for layer handling 
  • Validate coordinates to avoid inaccuracies if geometries are positioned far from the origin
  • Node name replacement
  • play views animated: settings for transition and display duration
  • Create coordinate system via circle center and plane
  • 2D: text search & highlight
  • Fly through
  • IP protection (IPP):
    • IPP: alienate BREP, save as BREP or tesselation
    • IPP: remove unvisible parts
    • IPP: remove unvisible triangles
  • several performance related improvements - we are getting significantly faster again:
    • multi-core sectioning
    • multi-core rendering
    • faster compression
    • support for instancing, import & export

11/13/2017 | Tag : 3DViewStation Desktop Release

3DViewStation Desktop v2017.1 Release

We have released a new 3DViewStation Desktop version V2017.1 with a series of enhancements, described below. The new version is available for download now.

  • File formats:
  • Import 3D:
    • Catia V5_6 R2017
    • Creo 4.0
    • Inventor 2018
    • Parasolid v30
    • Acis 2017.1 (R27)
    • CPIXML
    • FBX
  • Import 2D:
    • Catia V4 Drawings
    • Catia V5 Drawings
    • Catia V6 Drawings
    • Creo Drawings
    • NX Drawings
    • SolidEdge Drawings
    • Solidworks Drawings
  • Export 3D: 
    • 3MF - useful for 3D printing
    • FBX - useful for VR/AR gaming engine based systems
    • 3DVS Fully shattered
  • Functions:
  • Settings search bar
  • Import options for layer handling 
  • Validate coordinates to avoid inaccuracies if geometries are positioned far from the origin
  • Node name replacement
  • play views animated: settings for transition and display duration
  • Create coordinate system via circle center and plane
  • 2D: text search & highlight
  • Fly through
  • IP protection (IPP):
    • IPP: alienate BREP, save as BREP or tesselation
    • IPP: remove unvisible parts
    • IPP: remove unvisible triangles
  • several performance related improvements - we are getting significantly faster again:
    • multi-core sectioning
    • multi-core rendering
    • faster compression
    • support for instancing, import & export
    • smaller files
    • own memory management

04/04/2017 | Tag : webviewer web visualization video user interface UI rendering Release Performance localization language 3d web viewer dynamic load / unload

Kisters 3DViewStation WebViewer 2017.0 News Video

We have done a new video showing the news of Kisters 3DViewStation WebViewer version v2017.0.  Available here as MP4 or on YouTube.

11/24/2014 | Tag : export Release PDF-templates v2014.2

Kisters 3DViewStation v2014.2 release

We have done a new 3DViewStation version V2014.2 with a series of enhancements, described below. The new version is available for download now. Impressions see here. Fileformats:

  • import of Catia V5-6 2014 (R24)
  • import of Creo 3
  • import of Inventor 2015
  • import of SolidEdge ST7
  • import of 2D-PDF
  • import: load structure only + load selected parts/assemblies later
  • export of 3D-PDF: new template with views carousel
  • export of 3D-PDF: PMI to feature associativity
  • export of 3D-PDF: associative part list
  • export markups as PMIs to i.e. 3D-PDF, JT
  • export optimization for tesselation, BREP, custom created & modified assembly structures
  • vector export to SVG

Features:

  • fire up standard application for unknown file formats
  • license activation for seat licensing
  • PMI section views: activate section function for such views
  • re-tesselate geometry without re-loading it (BREP mode)
  • analyze: clash detection (as is)
  • analyze: multiple sections in same direction
  • modeltree: create new node, delete node, move node
  • allow to save 3DViewStation application settings as profiles