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Chris Hughes

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IoT, Digital Twins, XVL

Posted by Chris Hughes on Sat, 02 Apr, 2022 @ 12:08 PM

This is really cool, out of this world or rather under the surface. It combines my love of water, technology, and innovation. Thanks to Beth Stackpole of DigitalEngineering for this very interesting article for us underwater, geek, and farmer types.

To make this work, there is a lot of tech being used and in conjunction with IoT (Internet of Things) and digital twins (a digital representation of a physical thing).

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Lattice Technology Announces that Dassault Systèmes Natively Supports XVL on the 3DEXPERIENCE® Platform

Posted by Chris Hughes on Fri, 19 Nov, 2021 @ 12:36 PM

After a three-year joint development project between Dassault Systèmes and Lattice Technology Co. Ltd, working with Toyota Motor Corporation, native XVL on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform for Japan is available now (worldwide release is planned for 2022). The inclusion of native XVL with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform enables increased usability downstream of product design in areas such as production engineering and service.

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Tags: Data Interoperability

Create Robust Technical Illustrations Directly from Your 3D CAD

Posted by Chris Hughes on Wed, 11 Aug, 2021 @ 11:27 AM

Benefit of XVL for Technical Documentation

Usually, illustrations and figures in technical documents are created manually using actual products and photographs, at considerable time and cost. XVL can create technical illustrations directly from the 3D model, enabling you to start the process early.  

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Tags: Digital Manufacturing, Technical Illustrations

Publish Work Instructions (and more) Using Microsoft Excel

Posted by Chris Hughes on Mon, 28 Jun, 2021 @ 12:15 PM

Publish Work Instructions (and more) using Microsoft Excel

Lattice3D Reporter brings the intuitive power of 3D visualization to anyone by enabling consumption of interactive 3D models and associated information to anyone using a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.

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The Virtual Product Model – A Steppingstone to the Model-Based Enterprise

Posted by Chris Hughes on Tue, 08 Jun, 2021 @ 12:28 PM

The Virtual Product Model can be used to implement “MBE-light”. Implementing MBE (Model-based Enterprise) is a huge undertaking. Using the Virtual Product Model approach will save your company time and money, without upending your entire organization.

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Tags: 3D Visualization & Sharing, Digital Manufacturing, Manufacturing Processes, Data Interoperability, Quality

XVL Enables Concurrent Processes Across Development & Manufacturing

Posted by Chris Hughes on Thu, 10 Sep, 2020 @ 02:56 PM

KCM Corporation is a manufacturer of construction machinery. 

Due to market pressures, KCM was forced to shorten time-to-market, reduce costs and focus on improving customer satisfaction. 

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Tags: Digital Manufacturing, Manufacturing Processes

Virtual Capability Brings Stakeholders Together Using 3D CAD Model

Posted by Chris Hughes on Fri, 17 Apr, 2020 @ 02:16 PM

Lattice Technology Offers 3D Product Design Review Capabilities for Work at Home

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Tags: Design Review, Digital Manufacturing, Concurrent Engineering

XVL Web3D Manager Enables Access to Gigabyte-Size 3D Models

Posted by Chris Hughes on Mon, 24 Feb, 2020 @ 12:47 PM

— New technology gives fast access to complete product data regardless of their size or originating CAD system —

XVL Web3D Manager provides controlled sharing to any stakeholder using a modern web browser without add-ons. Even gigabyte-size CAD model files can be viewed with a web browser, including those with thousands of parts.

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Tags: Digital Manufacturing, Interactive Assembly Instructions, Lattice News

Announcing Release of XVL Content Manager

Posted by Chris Hughes on Wed, 18 Dec, 2019 @ 10:15 AM

Augments PDM/PLM systems delivering fast performance to stakeholders downstream from product development for even the largest 3D product models 

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Tags: Lightweight & Accurate 3D Format, Lattice News

Mitsubishi: Improving assembly processes using XVL

Posted by Chris Hughes on Mon, 28 Oct, 2019 @ 10:07 AM

Planning and Validating the Assembly Processes Using XVL

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