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Tidbits: LumenRT, Tech Soft 3D and Orthograph news

Mac and iOS CAD/3D News: We have tidbits on OrthoGraph’s latest update which now supports a Bosch device, plus news on Tech Soft 3D’s acquisition of tetra4D; and lastly news on LumenRT 4.4 with CityEngine support


e-on software releases LumenRT 4.4

e-on software has released LumenRT version 4.4 with new features and updates. The big change in this release is the new support for CityEngine, Revit and SketchUp.

The version 4.4 update is free to all registered users of LumenRT 4 Studio. There is also a new version 4.4 free trial version directly available.

Tech Soft 3D Acquires tetra4D

Tech Soft 3D has acquired tetra4D, the world’s largest provider of 3D PDF Converter software. Tech Soft 3D itself has advanced PDF technology for use in the engineering software market and this acquisition adds further to this area of expertise.

“The team at tetra4D has done an excellent job of driving global awareness and adoption of 3D PDF Converter as the de-facto solution for document-based 3D collaboration in both the enterprise and supply chain market,” said Tech Soft 3D VP of Corporate Development, Dave Opsahl. “As the adoption of 3D PDF continues to grow so dramatically within enterprises, we felt the time was right for us to expand our reach in the marketplace.

3D PDF Converter is the world’s leading solution for converting native 3D CAD data into rich, interactive 3D PDF documents, including full support for accurate BREP geometry and product manufacturing information, also called PMI. Only 3D PDF Converter and Adobe Acrobat together allow you to control whether recipients of your 3D PDFs can measure, section, comment on or export 3D data from both Acrobat and the free Adobe Reader. To learn more about this announcement go here.

Orthograph announces new Bosch Support

OrthoGraph Architect version 8.3 now supports the new Bosch model GML 100 C laser distance meter. Together with OrthoGraph Architect the software and device allows you to create accurate floor plans on your iPad.

01 - OrthoGraph Architect 7 can output IFC files directly from the iPad.

01 – OrthoGraph Architect 7 can output IFC files directly from the iPad.

The Hungarian-based company has also recently opened OrthoGraph Cloud which works in tandem with OrthoGraph Architect on your iPad. To learn more about the latest OrthoGraph Architect on iPad visit here.

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