Fast, Efficient and Automated CAD Data Preparation for XR

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The latest release of Theorem-XR delivers a robust and format rich automated data preparation tool between CAD and XR using Theorem’s Visualization Pipeline (Theorem-VP) and sees added support for Microsoft Azure Remote Rendering to deliver large quantities of high-quality streamed data directly to your Microsoft HoloLens 2.

For many, the ability to quickly prepare and optimize 3D engineering design for use in an extended reality XR device is a real issue, but one that is easily solved using the Theorem-VP, which is helping to remove the barrier to Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality adoption.

Installed on the Cloud or on premise, a user can simply drag and drop their data directly on to the server, ‘Save as’ from within CAD, export directly from PLM, or run-in batch mode to deliver rich, high-quality assets for use in any Augmented, Mixed or Virtual Reality XR device-without the need for time intensive rework. Data only needs to be prepared once for use on all supported device types.

Theorem-XR supports all major CAD and lightweight input formats and outputs to Theorem’s engineering focused XR experiences for Design Review, Factory Layout, Training, Visualization and Visual Digital Twin, or for the creation of Unity or Unreal assets for use in internally developed XR solutions.

Whether 3DEXPERIENCE, CATIA V5, Creo, Creo View, ICEM Reference Manager, Inventor, JT, NX or SOLIDWORKS are the input type of choice, Theorem-VP supports inputs/outputs for photo realistic rendering using Alias, Maya, VRED, existing lightweight viewing technologies JT, Creo View.pvz, glTF, or FBX for use in XR based technologies powered by Unity.

As well as processing (part files) geometry, Theorem-VP retains product structure and metadata-including animation data to further enrich the value of XR content.

Data Preparation and Optimization is fully configurable by the end user enabling options for: Shrink Wrapping, Part Culling, Model Decimation/Tessellation, Assembly Structure, Quads Support (for FBX) users) and the addition of import options for Material Mapping, Defeaturing and Metadata extraction, to give the best XR asset experience to meet device performance and use case.

Theorem-VP saves time and reduces cost by eliminating manual activity, whilst maximising visualization performance and quality, meaning it’s never been easier to use existing 3D assets to create XR content.

New extended reality solutions and devices for delivering XR Experiences are evolving at a breath-taking pace, however, without data prepared and optimized correctly, they struggle to deliver value. 

Theorem-XR is a complimentary technology that works for the individual, the enterprise, at all levels and at all stages of the Extended Reality journey, enabling the user to optimize, visualize and collaborate around their design data.

Backed by 30+ years of CAD data optimization and preparation experience, as a member of the Microsoft Mixed Reality Partner Program (MRPP), and partner to all major CAD vendors, Theorem-XR provides a robust and agile solution for now and the future.

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