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Cloud-based 3D viewer at UConn 12 Oct 2018

Cloud-based 3D viewer at UConn

The University of Connecticut recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their Innovation Partnership Building (IPB). The IPB includes the UConn Thermo Fisher Scientific Center for Advanced Microscopy and Materials Analysis (CAMMA), one of the world’s foremost facilities for electron m...

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Volume Unfolding 12 Oct 2018

Volume Unfolding

A new image filter in Open Inventor Toolkit 9.9/10 generates an "unfolded" volume by resampling the input volume along the surface of a polygonal mesh defined by the application. Unfolding is a powerful technique that is used, for example, to create a dental "panoramic" volume from a CBCT scan...

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Polygon Simplification 12 Oct 2018

Polygon Simplification

The polygon simplification algorithm (SoShapeSimplifyAction) has been completely rewritten for Open Inventor Toolkit 9.9/10. The new implementation is more than ten times faster, reliably producing well-formed triangles without cracks or holes. Simplification can be applied to any Open Inventor...

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Open Inventor Toolkit 9.9 is available 12 Oct 2018

Open Inventor Toolkit 9.9 is available

There is a new feature release of the Thermo Scientific Open Inventor Toolkit. (Available to all customers with active maintenance.) Some of its powerful new features are highlighted in this newsletter, but please browse the full Release Notes for additional information about new image...

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Need to probe very large reservoirs? 31 Aug 2018

Need to probe very large reservoirs?

Open Inventor Toolkit makes it easy for your application to implement large reservoir probing

Open Inventor Toolkit makes it easy for your application to implement large reservoir probingOpen Inventor Toolkit makes it easy for your application to implement large reservoir probingOpen Inventor...

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Need to detect vessels? 25 May 2018

Need to detect vessels?

Open Inventor Toolkit makes it easy for your application to segment and visualize vessels                                                                                                                                                                                                              ...

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Improvement in release cycle 22 May 2018

Improvement in release cycle

To better serve our customers and their needs, from today, the number of patch releases and the release rhythm will be increased. 

This will allow us to respond even more quickly to your requirements.  It will also be easier for you to match a patch release with your product release cycle...

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Need 3D in your medical application? 19 Dec 2017

Need 3D in your medical application?

Watch the Open Inventor Medical Edition on-demand webcast!

In this webcast, you will learn the advantages of employing the Open Inventor Toolkit in the medical market and what are Open Inventor Toolkit...

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High quality rendering in Virtual Reality environments 22 May 2017

High quality rendering in Virtual Reality environments

Today, the Virtual Reality market is expending exponentially with the release of new devices, the raise of humongous investments and the creation of many VR companies. New ideas, developments, innovations are taking part of this trend, and the Open Inventor software development toolkit is...

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Physically Based Shading for medical image data 17 Feb 2017

Physically Based Shading for medical image data

Classical techniques for rendering medical image data in 3D have been around since the 1980s, including multi-planar reformatting (MPR), maximum intensity projection (MIP) and direct volume rendering (DVR) with color and opacity mapping. These techniques are highly useful but based on very...

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