Lattice Technology Announces New Version of Lattice3D Studio for Creating Advanced Technical Communications from 3D CAD Models

—Industry-leading software for the manufacturing industry increases productivity with new user interface and features such as direct publishing to Excel and 3D PDF and support for mBOM variations—

San Francisco, Oct 6, 2014—Lattice Technology, Inc., an industry leader of technical communication software for the manufacturing industry, today announced Lattice3D Studio version 13. This latest release of the company’s authoring tool contains features that improve productivity and increase functionality for companies that create 2D and interactive 3D technical documentation for internal use, external stakeholders and customers.

Lattice Technology delivers technical communication solutions that may be used across the product lifecycle. These solutions build on top of an organization’s 3D design data, allowing companies to leverage 3D CAD model data (including PMI/GD&T) and business data (such as price, material, and supplier information from ERP, MES or other systems). Ideal for  assembly process planning, work instructions, technical illustrations, electronic spare part catalogs and service portals, the innovative technology is used by manufacturing and engineering companies as the backbone for sharing and using 3D model data across the extended enterprise.

Lattice3D models are ultra-lightweight (usually one half of one percent of the native CAD model) and accurate. Because of their small size, these 3D models can be consumed on virtually any Windows® computer as well as many Windows and Apple® tablets for free, using applications from Lattice Technology.

“We continue to add features and functionality that provide our customers with better tools and more efficient ways to leverage their 3D design data,” explained Bill Barnes, General Manager, Lattice Technology, Inc.  “Lattice3D Studio version 13 provides even more time-saving and robust capabilities such as direct publishing to Microsoft Excel and 3D PDF.  Additionally, we continue to grow our mobile computing capabilities by adding support for Windows 8.1 and SurfacePro.”

Work Instructions

Using Lattice3D Studio, complex operations are captured in easy-to-understand, step-by-step work instructions that are linked to parts and animations. A work instruction may contain hundreds of steps that also include animations and related parts.

With this release, the authoring process is simplified and new features such as cross-section animations are included. These enhancements to the software allow companies to easily produce robust technical communications faster and easier (in 2D and interactive 3D), providing capabilities that improve training, shop floor assembly instructions, and field service instructions.

Manufacturing Bill of Materials (mBOM) Variations

Lattice Technology offers easy-to-use, yet powerful methods for creating mBOMs – where a master Engineering BOM may have multiple mBOM views for different purposes. 

With Lattice3D Studio version 13, the mBOM includes support for design variations. A single mBOM that includes all of the variable parts can easily be used to create assembly processes for all models and variants. The variations can easily be viewed side-by-side to aid in understanding. 

Sharing and Review

Lattice3D Studio enables comprehensive, broad-based design reviews by allowing any stakeholder to engage in the review using free consumption alternatives such as Windows applications, Microsoft Excel®, 3D PDF, interactive web pages and apps for the iPad® and other iOS devices. These tools provide accurate geometry along with related annotations and product manufacturing information (PMI).

Lattice3D Studio version 13 adds enhanced collision detection and interference analysis—features that increase quality and improve productivity.

About Lattice Technology, Inc.

Lattice Technology’s powerful software tools set the standard for technical communication for the manufacturing enterprise. Using Lattice Technology solutions, engineers and non-engineers alike can easily simulate assembly processes and create work instructions or technical illustrations—directly from 3D engineering data. Solutions from Lattice Technology benefit companies who produce products with high part counts, complex geometry, detailed manufacturing processes or any ongoing lifecycle support requirements such as documentation, maintenance, and training. Target industries range from those developing large products such as airplanes and automobiles to small, complex machinery and medical devices. Founded in 1997, Lattice Technology, Inc. is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and San Francisco, USA. For more information, visit  www.Lattice3D.com.

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