Kisters enhances 3DViewStation

Kisters North America has released version 2017 of its 3DViewStation Desktop, a powerful 3D CAD viewer and universal viewer for engineers and designers. The new version features several updates, including revolutionary rendering performance and rendering quality.

Known for its modern user-interface, high performance viewing, advanced analysis and integration capabilities into leading systems, 3DViewStation ships with current and mature importers for a broad range of 3D and 2D formats including i.e. Catia, NX, Creo, SolidWorks, SolidEdge, Inventor, JT, 3D-PDF, STEP, DWG, DXF, DWF, MS Office and many more.

“The goal of the 2017 release was to ensure that even ultra large assemblies can be rendered fluently on average to small PCs with standard onboard graphics accelerators like Intel’s HD series. Kisters 3DViewStation proves that this is possible.” said Jim Eardly, Kisters North America Sales Manager. “Graphics speed is now even better on built-in Intel HD series, compared to external graphics accelerators. Using 3DViewStation’s progressive load and rendering, there are no long wait times during load of large assemblies. And users will experience smooth rotation and zoom.”

“Additional options have also been added to 3DViewStation to render CAD models more realistic,” he added. “Materials can be applied as well as a Skybox, which influences reflections, as well as a static background image.”

Upgrades include:

1. New file format support has been added for:

SolidEdge ST9
Solidworks 2017
NX 11
2. New functions have been added:
• save selections
• prevent object from section / recoloring / ghosting / transparency / material / visibility change
• wall thickness analysis method: rolling ball
• animations - allow rotation of objects
3. The vectorization and 2D output to DXF has been significantly enhanced

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