Latest Headlines

Spicer Corporation unveils thin client 3D CAD Model Viewing Capabilities in ViewCafe 2.0 12.10.2001

December 10, 2001
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
The product is powered by two different types of technology.

Spicer Corporation, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, a developer of interoperable document viewing, markup, editing and scanning software, introduced new Java thin client 3D CAD model viewing and manipulation capabilities in ViewCaf?.0.

Powered by Java 2 and Java 3D technology, ViewCaf?.0 gives users the ability to view and manipulate 3D CAD models such as IGES, STL, VRML, and XGL/ZGL in addition to viewing and markup capabilities for over 150 CAD, vector, raster and office formats. Java 3D offers 3D rendering API to deliver cross-platform, high quality 3D graphics for the networked, collaborative enterprise. ViewCaf? client-side Java components and server-side components are compatible with Microsoft's new Windows(TM) XP operating system.

Java 3D complements ViewCaf? existing Java 2 architecture to create a pure Java applet that benefits from high security client communications and 3D rendering capabilities. Users require only a standard Java-2-enabled Web browser such as Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Internet Explorer to view and markup documents online. Administrators can also choose to deploy ViewCaf?s a Java Bean or application independently of the Web browser.

In addition to 3D model viewing and manipulation capabilities, ViewCaf?adds several features including: New File format support for AutoCAD 2002, Gerber RS 274-D and RS 274-X, Cadra 11, SVG, and Microsoft XP Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents; enhanced support for RTL and Adobe PDF formats; New Text Search Tool and New languages.

To learn more about ViewCaf?.0, visit the Spicer Web site at www.spicer.com or request information by e-mail at info@spicer.com.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to POB

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EDT

Technical Workflows on the Job Site Using 3D Laser Scanning

The purpose of this webinar is to dig into different laser scanning workflows and techniques.

POB

POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Surveying Career

Would you recommend surveying as a career to a current college student?
View Results Poll Archive

Point of Beginning Store

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\POB\epubsite\Statues-pic-large.gif
Surveyor Statues

The perfect gift or award for any special occasion.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Geo Locator

Buyers Guide

The #1 buyers' guide for land surveyors and geomatics professionals. Search listings for software and equipment manufacturers, equipment dealers and professional services. CLICK HERE to view GeoLocator.

STAY CONNECTED

Facebook logo Twitter logo  LinkedIn logo  YouTube logoRPLS small logo

Google +