MPDS4 REVIEW 1.2 Release: 3D Review Tool for Industrial Plants and Data (CAD Schroer)

The new version of CAD Schroer’s external 3D review tool for MPDS4 and MEDUSA4 data makes it even easier for industrial designers to communicate ideas and changes to project stakeholders and customers


Cambridge, UK and Pittsford, NY – 24October 2013: CAD Schroer has announced the release of version 1.2 of MPDS4 REVIEW.  The latest version includes new structure information, measuring and 3D view options.

MPDS4 REVIEW is an external 3D review and feedback tool. The software is used to interactively review MEDUSA4 3D CAD data in detail, or to walk through an entire industrial plant, generated by CAD Schroer’s MPDS4 plant design system. The system enables users to see model properties and attach comments for designers, which are saved with the model.

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Gaining a Structural Overview
In addition to showing details and attributes for selected components within a plant or factory, version 1.2 now allows users to gain an overview of the structure of the 3D data by providing a structure tree, which lists systems, subsystems, and individual components.

Measuring Distances
Version 1.2 now also allows users to measure distances between components, and to display these distances on the screen. The model can be saved with distances displayed.

Saving 3D Views for Collaborators and Customers
In addition to the existing tools for choosing different views and conducting camera-like 3D walk-throughs, MPDS4 REVIEW now allows users to name and store different views of a model or plant, which can then be selected and displayed at any time.

This makes the tool even more ideal for collaboration with suppliers, colleagues and customers, as different views can be saved with a model, which can quickly be selected during a presentation to (or by) a customer, or during a meeting with collaborators.

MPDS4 REVIEW version 1.2 is available for immediate download for CAD Schroer maintenance customers via its Customer Portal. For more information, please visit:

About CAD Schroer

CAD Schroer is a global software development company and engineering solutions provider, helping to raise the productivity and competitiveness of customers working in manufacturing and plant design, including the automotive sector and its supply chain, the energy sector and public utilities. CAD Schroer has offices and subsidiaries throughout Europe and in the United States.

CAD Schroer’s product portfolio includes 2D/3D CAD, plant design, factory layout and data management solutions. Customers in 39 countries rely on MEDUSA4®, MPDS4™ and STHENO/PRO® to provide an efficient, flexible and integrated design environment for all phases of product or plant design – cutting costs while raising quality. CAD Schroer emphasises close customer partnerships and supports its clients’ objectives through extensive consultancy, training, development, software support and maintenance services.

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