Joining the 3D PDF Consortium is of Great Value

As I talk to companies that use 3D PDF, I find many users in the supply chain consider it the best thing since the invention of CAD.  Finally, technical CAD information can be shared with all members of the enterprise that do not have CAD at a very, very low cost. The...

The future looks very bright for 3D PDF

What a great three months! Over the past three months I have received an education in 3D PDF due to trade shows that I have attended.  The first show that I attended, Global Product Data Interoperability Summit (GPDIS) 2015, was an excellent show where I got to meet...

3D PDF for Product and Building Information

During years 2009-2014, while working as civilian employee for NAVFAC, the Naval Facilities component of the Navy, I worked on a research project that explored methods to integrate shore facility CAD models with ship CAD models in order to visualize how the two would...

MBE: What’s it all about?

Chances are you have heard talk around the water cooler about MBE, and thought – what’s up with that? This is the first in a series of blogs that will answer that question. What is MBE? The acronym MBE gets people confused. It sometimes refers to model-based...

3D PDF Implementor Forum (3DPDF-IF) Launched

Login for•um a place, meeting, or medium where ideas and views on a particular issue can be exchanged. This past week marked a big step for the 3D PDF Consortium as we launched the 3D PDF Implementor Forum. In case you are not familiar with an Implementor Forum, it is...