3DViewStation is a universal software to view and analyze CAD models. Besides a Desktop-version, we provide an automation server for automatic translation and customization, a WebViewer-version for cloud access, a Virtual Reality version and ActiveX-version for advanced integration. The Kisters 3DViewStation product family provides solutions for Windows desktops and notebooks, as well as for tablet-PCs and smartphones.

3DViewStation Family

3DViewStation is a viewing tool suitable not only for dynamic engineering collaboration but also for downstream users who benefit from visualization and understanding of 3D CAD data. With 3DViewStation you can view, analyze, and annotate engineering data for collaboration within your organization and throughout your business supply chain. Import, Export and view data from all major CAD systems such as CATIA V5, NX or ProE/Creo.

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3DViewStation WebViewer is a version based on our 3DViewStation technology. 3DViewStation WebViewer is a highly performant browser version CAD Viewer, which will allow you to access your 3D CAD data anytime and anywhere and with any device from PC to smartphone. A browser is all you need - no installation necessary. The Viewer allows an easy xMS and PLM systems integration to allow CAD model access for consultation from a portal or a PLM clients.

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3DViewStation Automation Server is a flexible and scalable server-based solution for the automated processing of 3D data, complex 2D and 3D documents, and automated drawing comparisons.

In addition to integrations of the Automation Server in any leading systems, like PDM systems or SAP via a web service (SOA), KISTERS also offers a client for end users, which allows ad hoc use of many of the Kisters Automation Server functions, including conversions of native CAD assemblies into 3D PDF, or the comparison of 2 versions of a drawing. The end user client uses the same server and ensures that enterprise guidelines regarding standardized document creation are complied with.

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3DViewStation VR-Edition is an economical alternative to your Powerwall or CAVE Automatic Virtual Environment. By taking advantage of SteamVR or Windows-based features such as HTC Vive or Lenovo Explorer, our CAD viewer solution 3DViewStation VR-Edition lets you dive virtually into 3D models. 

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The area of CAD data exchange is over! Forgot complex conversions, e-mail, FTP or cloud exchanges. Using these dangerous and painful methods, once transmitted, you can't control your data and associated intellectual properties, lengthen deadlines and increase the risk of information obsolescence. By providing controlled and instant access to your CAD data, VisShare is an easy-to-implement and highly customisable enterprise collaboration environment. VisShare leverages 3DViewStation WebViewer visualization and analysis technology with control and sharing management features.

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input

3D CAD Importer

  • 3D Manufacturing Format (3MF)
  • 3D-PDF (PRC, U3D)
  • 3DVS/3DVSXML
  • 3DXML
  • ACIS
  • Autodesk 3DS
  • Autodesk DWF
  • CGR
  • CATIA V4
  • CATIA V5
  • CATIA V6 / 3DExperience
  • COLLADA
  • CPIXML
  • CREO
  • FilmBox (FBX)
  • GLTF, GLB
  • I-DEAS
  • IGES
  • IFC
  • INVENTOR
  • JT Open
  • LIDAR Point Cloud Data File
  • MineCraft
  • NX Siemens
  • PARASOLID
  • PLMXML
  • PRC
  • PRO/Engineer
  • REVIT
  • RHINO
  • SOLID EDGE
  • SOLIDWORKS
  • STEP AP203/AP214/AP242
  • STL
  • VDA-FS
  • VRML

2D Advanced Importer

  • Catia V4 Drawing
  • Catia V5 Drawing
  • Catia V6 Drawing
  • Creo & ProE Drawing
  • NX Drawing
  • Solid Edge Drawing
  • SolidWorks Drawing

2D Basic Importer

  • 2D_PDF
  • AutoDesk Design Web (DWF)
  • Autodesk Drawing (DXF, DWG)
  • MicroStation (DGN)
  • CGM
  • SVG
  • Gerber (GER)
  • BMP
  • CALS (MIL)
  • GERBER
  • GIF
  • HPGL (PLT)
  • HPGL/2 (PLT)
  • JPEG / JPEG2000
  • EXCEL
  • POWERPOINT
  • WORD
  • Open Office
  • PBM
  • PNG
  • PNM
  • PPM
  • TIFF
  • BMP
  • WebP
 

output

3D CAD Export

  • 3D-PDF (PRC, U3D)
  • 3D Manufacturing Format (3MF)
  • 3DViewStation (3DVS, VSXML)
  • ACIS
  • FilmBox (FBX)
  • IFC
  • IGES
  • JT
  • Minecraft
  • PARASOLID
  • PRC
  • STEP
  • STL
  • VRML
  • Wavefront OBJ

2D Export

  • 3DVS
  • BMP
  • DXF
  • CGM
  • JPG
  • PDF
  • PNG
  • SVG

features

Viewer features

  • Very, very fast viewing
  • Open, view and annotate CAD file with no CAD license
  • Support Part, assembly and drawing
  • Support Virtual CAD assemblies
  • Support Tessellated, BREP and PMI
  • Search and filter
  • Measure & dimension
  • Transform & explode
  • Calculate Volume, surface, thickness, draft angle, ...
  • Feature recognition (Axes, holes ...)
  • Section, Compare, Clash detection
  • Simplification, Alienation, IP Protection
  • Merge several CAD format in one environment, DMU
  • Annotation, Views management, exploded views, BOM, layout
  • Export to neutral CAD formats
  • Rich APIs for integration, hyperlinking

configuration

Configuration

  • Floating or stand-alone license
  • Desktop : Single or all importers
  • Optional module :
    Advanced analysis,
    Feature recognition,
    Technical documentation,
    3D Export,
    2D advanced drawing import,
    IP Protection
  • WebViewer per concurrent sessions or per core
  • VR device : all compatible with Steam VR (HTC Vive, Lenovo Explorer,...)
  • Automation server incl. all importers and export formats
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