3D  PDF Consortium – June, 2016 News.

3D PDF Consortium – June, 2016 News.

Greetings and welcome to the fourth publication of the 3D PDF Consortium newsletter.  All consortium members are encouraged to contribute to future newsletters.   News 3D PDF Implementor Forum (3DPDF-IF) – Test round 2 We want to thank our partners on this project, PDES, Inc., MBD 360 and Action Engineering for their continuing contributions to the 3DPDF-IF. Thanks to input from our members and partners, this test round is developing nicely. We have used the feedback obtained in the definition phase to develop our test plan and have started the testing phase. We are taking a different approach in this test round compared to the traditional implementor forum approach of focusing on conversion and validation of CAD models. In Test Round 2, we are still testing CAD models but we are expanding the testing to include how to best use 3D PDF in the context of a complete Technical Data Package (TDP). This test round is focused on using 3D PDF in conjunction with STEP AP242 to create production level TDP’s that conform to MIL-STD-31000A. The result of this test round will be Recommended Practice documents designed to assist enterprises in developing TDP’s in a consistent, repeatable, standardized manner that meets the unique needs of their MBE. Our goal is to be complete and to present our results at GPDIS 2016 in September. If you want to find out more, please contact Phil. Classes Development of the web-based 3D ECMAScript class is moving forward. The class will be complemented by the “Introduction to 3D PDF” class that was offered last year. We have scheduled a 3D PDF introduction webinar...
3D  PDF Consortium – May, 2016 News.

3D PDF Consortium – May, 2016 News.

Greetings and welcome to the third publication of the 3D PDF Consortium newsletter.  All consortium members are encouraged to contribute to future newsletters.   News 3D PDF Implementor Forum (3DPDF-IF) – Test round 2 There is a lot of interest in what has been called “an innovative approach” to the Implementor Forum concept.  In addition to the traditional approach of validating CAD models, the 3DPDF-IF is testing how to best use 3D PDF in the context of a complete Technical Data Package (TDP).  This test round will include an evaluation of using 3D PDF in conjunction with STEP AP242 to create production level TDP’s that conform to MIL-STD-31000A.  The end result of this test round will be a series of Best Practice documents designed to assist enterprises in developing TDP’s in a consistent, repeatable, standardized manner that meets the unique needs of their MBE. Our plan is to be complete in advance of the DMC 2016 show in November.   Members of the consortium are making good progress while working with representatives of our partners on this project, PDES, Inc. and MBD 360.  If you want to find out more, please contact Phil. New class Development of the web-based 3D JavaScript class is moving forward.  The class will be complemented by the “Introduction to 3D PDF” class that was offered last year.  We are planning to deliver the class two times via webinar, sometime in June. We will be sending out a Doodle soon to let you help us choose the dates for the webinar. New membership categories The 3D PDF consortium is considering the addition of subsets to...