Lattice Technology Blog

Embed Interactive 3D Models in Microsoft Excel for Improved Communications

Posted by Chris Hughes on Wed, 01 Nov, 2017 @ 06:55 PM

Simplify product communications by using Microsoft® Excel®. Using XVL, interactive models and associated data (including assembly work instructions) can easily be embedded into Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and distributed for FREE to any stakeholder or even customers.

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Tags: microsoft excel, 3D PDF, Work Instructions, Service Instructions, 3D Visualization & Sharing

3D PDF – Squeezing Value from CAD Models by Sharing Technical Data

Posted by Bill Barnes on Wed, 13 Aug, 2014 @ 03:20 PM

Get more value from your 3D data by effectively sharing complex engineering data inside and outside your company through Interactive 3D work instructions.  Your 3D design data has many uses outside of engineering, allowing you to:

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Tags: Interactive Assembly Instructions, engineering processes, Work Instructions, 3D PDF

New XVL Studio Release - Increases Productivity with Enhanced Work Instructions, Support for 3D PDF and 3DConnexion Mouse Devices

Posted by Chris Hughes on Thu, 23 Jan, 2014 @ 05:06 PM

“With this release, we continue to make our products easier to use and more powerful,” explained Bill Barnes, General Manager, Lattice Technology, Inc. “Our goal is to make it easy for users from multiple disciplines to leverage their 3D CAD data using XVL. For instance, interactive 3D models can be used by manufacturing engineers to quickly and easily model the assembly process. These models can also be used by writers to create clear documentation and by service engineers to create maintenance documentation or create interactive web pages for ordering spare parts. This latest release of XVL Studio delivers new capabilities that improve productivity in all of these areas.”

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Tags: Interactive Assembly Instructions, Work Instructions, 3D PDF