- The hidden magic in the conversion process is Okino’s unique and proprietary CAD optimization processor, integrated into each of our CAD importers. This processor is by far the most complex aspect of our entire 3D CAD conversion software pipeline. Turn it on and it’ll wrangle large and unwieldy CAD assemblies into refined datasets for efficient animation, rendering or interactive viewing.
- Most importantly, Okino does not use reverse engineered CAD modules as is done by others, but rather licenses, utilizes and/or accesses the industry standard CAD geometry engines from Autodesk (Inventor), Dassault Systemes (CATIA), PTC (Pro/E), Solid Edge, SolidWorks, Spatial (ACIS solids engine), UGS/Siemens (JT Open toolkit) and others.
- Import parts, assemblies, hierarchy and materials directly from a running copy or native file of Autodesk Inventor, Solid Edge or Solid Works into any Autodesk product. Unique!
- Strong ties to the visual simulation (VisSim) community with proven OpenFlight, VRML 1.0 +2.0 and X3D support.
- Controllable via a MEL-script interface (Maya) or MaxScript (for 3ds Max) for both importing and exporting of files.
- Dozens and dozens of options are provided via multi-pane dialog boxes inside PolyTrans-for-Maya and PolyTrans-for-3ds-Max to finely control the data conversion process.
- Automatic conversion of foreign 2d bitmap image file formats to/from those recognized by 3ds Max and Maya.
- Access to robust polygon processing tools which can take impossible-to-render datasets and turn them into renderable models (auto-weld, auto-unification, reorientation of normals, polygon reduction).
- We actively support 9 legacy + 2 current versions of : 3ds Max 8.x/9.x/2008/2009/2010/2011 and Maya 8.x/2008/2009/2010/2011. This would allow, for example, a company with Maya 8 to migrate to 3ds Max 2011.
- Okino provides free, quick and highly educated support for its software direct from the main management team and senior developers, and not from online forums or untrained front-line tech support people. Unlike faceless companies where support may be non-existent, we personally know our customers by first name, email address and company background.
Applicable WEB pages
The following are pertinent pages on the Okino WEB site relating to this press release:
PolyTrans-for-Maya home page. http://www.okino.com/conv/pt4maya.htm
PolyTrans-for-3ds-Max home page. http://www.okino.com/conv/pt4max.htm
PolyTrans-for-Softimage home page, http://www.okino.com/conv/pt4xsi.htm
Okino PolyTrans home page, http://www.okino.com/conv/conv.htm
Supported file formats, http://www.okino.com/conv/filefrmt.htm
Okino’s CAD compatibility chart, http://www.okino.com/conv/filefrmt_cad.htm
List of notable users, http://www.okino.com/conv/users.htm
Customer testimonials and product reviews, http://www.okino.com/testimon.htm
Recent Okino press releases, http://www.okino.com/press/releases.htm
Recent customer related imagery, http://www.okino.com/mainpic13.htm
About Okino Computer Graphics
Okino Computer Graphics can best be understood as two distinct sub-companies: one which specializes in the CAD market, CAD products and CAD users, and one which specializes in the animation/DCC/VisSim markets. We excel at providing the industry standard converters to an extensive user base for these distinct, yet often overlapping, markets. If you are new to Okino and our software then please take a moment to review http://www.okino.com/conv/users.htm which enumerates what has made our software's usage wide spread throughout the 3D industry.
With development starting January 28th 1988, Okino Computer Graphics, Inc. (Toronto, Canada) is an industry leader + pioneer in the development and deployment of 3D data re-purposing software that allows professional 3D software users to intelligently and accurately convert/view/render/modify 3D data and assets between most major CAD, DCC and VisSim software packages. Okino software is used the world over by all major Fortune 1000 companies, 21 of the top defense contractors, the top 17 automotive manufacturers, and tens of thousands of production studios, 3D content creation, game development, CAD, engineering and product design companies. For more information about Okino, please visit http://www.okino.com.
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