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AutoCAD customization v/s Revit Customization

Designers of computer-aided design would be aware of the popularity of Revit and AutoCAD. Both these softwares are owned by Autodesk and have been developed to meet the needs of designers, but their varying architecture sets them apart. Improving the productivity is the immediate need for designers and architects, who look to apply intelligently customized… Read More

4 ways to build your own CAD application

We all know the benefits of CAD applications but if you are a specialist in engineering domain or allied areas like architecture, you may want more from your CAD applications as your business needs are different. You are probably looking for industry specific applications that offer the features, menus, commands relevant to your needs or… Read More

6 different Platforms for 3D Shape Search

“Design, reuse or source?” is a standard dilemma being faced by all the engineering firms for a long time now. It’s not an easy decision, as engineers must first determine if the part or something similar to it exists in the company’s design vault, which may contain a million files or so. Sometimes it is… Read More

Virtual Reality –the New Era in 3D Engineering.

Video games are addictive; recently an engaging game of search and acquire (Pokemon Go!) has been actually driving young and old into a frenzy. It has successfully merged the real word into the virtual world and created an exciting experience for the gamers. Virtual reality or immersive virtual reality system entails of virtual reality software,… Read More

SKETCHFAB! AUTOMATE YOUR MODEL UPLOAD SETTINGS WITH US..

For engineering enterprises TIME and QUALITY are always at a premium and so anything that optimizes either is welcome.  Way forward is working collaboratively across the organization to streamline designs, processes, workflows and structures for the best outcome.  At ProtoTech we understand these challenges and demands because we have been designing, developing and implementing bespoke… Read More

2 Powerful Tools to improve code quality

Good Code quality is vital for any business that depends on software. I have been using two very powerful tools to improve my code quality and increase my productivity (to be used along with Visual Studio). You may find it available on internet but let me write them down my experience and how they work.… Read More

Lasso Selection and Point Cloud Alignment

Introduction : This blog describes a mechanism to select a point in point cloud, select points using lasso selection and alignment of two point clouds using manual registration and global registration. Applications: 3D Scanners TM (Digital terrain model) Laser Scanner Airborne Laser Scanning   1. Point Selection and Lasso Selection : We have implemented Ray… Read More