Editor’s Pick: 3D PDFs Enhanced for 3D Print Workflows // Mar. 2017
Tech Soft 3D’s Tetra4D applications trio is all about integrating 3D PDFs into engineering, manufacturing, technical publications and other workflows. That makes it as much of a productivity aid as a communications toolset.
What’s New with Tetra4D? // Nov. 2016
Tetra4D, a market leader in creating 3D PDF. They are poised to really shake things up in the world of PDF and document presentation, yet again. Tetra4D took the opportunity at Autodesk University to announce two exciting products: Automate and a mobile viewer.
Tetra4D Update Enriches 3D PDFs // Sept. 2016
For Tech Soft 3D, the addition of export support for STEP AP242 format is another step toward the goal of perfectly packaged 3D data… The greatest advantage of 3D PDFs, however, may be that anyone equipped with the free Adobe Reader program can open and use them — unlike a native CAD file.
Tech Soft 3D Updates Tetra4D Suite // Sept. 2016
Aside from the fact that they make sharing and collaborating on drawings much easier, [Tetra4d Suite is] a great tool for exploring design intent on the fly. For that reason, 3D PDFs play a critical role in the development of the emerging model-based definition (MBD) paradigm.ante porta.
3D PDFs Using Tetra4D Enrich // May 2016
In March, Tech Soft 3D finally released Tetra4D Enrich. For those who are working 80 hour weeks and not aware, Enrich is how you crush it with 3D PDFs. It’s a tool to make interactive tech documents quickly, from inside Acrobat.
Review: Tetra4D Enrich // Mar. 2016
Things have been quiet on the 3D PDF front, but there is now renewed interest in embedding 3D data into the document format. Al Dean takes a look at the beta version of a new tool from the team that manages 3D PDF creation for Adobe.
Rescue by Acrobat // Jan. 2016
Adobe’s Acrobat solves many problems with format compatibility in the 2D world. What many don’t know is how well it can do the same for you in 3D. It’s spawning a growing number of solutions for fabricators.
Rethink What’s Possible with 3D PDFs // Jan. 2016
By identifying dimensional data and included entry fields for shop floor inspectors to enter measured values that automatically check against drawing values, it makes quick work of identifying differences between the engineering drawing and the manufactured product, all within the document.
A Review of Tetra4D Converter // Jan. 2016
Although I found the Autodesk University Exhibit Hall a bit underwhelming in the manufacturing realm this year, there were a few that really stood out as in something to “write home about“. One of these, Tetra4D, has an existing product that is a market leader for creating 3D PDF and an upcoming product (it’s in beta) that seems poised to really shake things up in the world of PDF and document presentation.
Tech Soft 3D Launches Tetra4D Enrich // Dec. 2015
3D PDF is Essential for a Model Based Enterprise. Model based enterprise (MBE) is a business strategy, a set of practices and technology with the goal to leverage the outcome of a model based design (MBD) activity by delivering all of the information relevant to a workflow or set of workflows in the most efficient way possible.