Cortona3D: The Final Frontier
Engineering specifications have made total transformation in the last 30 years from vellum and mylar drawings to fully parametric, feature based CAD data all managed within a product data management database. Capturing the design intent can be done completely electronically without drawings at all thanks to the development of model based definition and product manufacturing information. But the published documents that serve the engineering company and their customers have been left behind in a world of their own. Until now that is!
Enter Cortona3D content management and authoring software… enabling you to link your published documents to your CAD and Bill of Materials data! No longer are the catalogs, service manuals, maintenance manuals, bulletins, and even internal training materials a “dead” document requiring manual update and duplication of the changes you make to your product. Cortona3D’s RapidAuthor suite of authoring packages are able to capture and associate to the latest revisions and released engineering data. In addition, animated 3D illustrations can speak 1000’s of words per frame to communicate exactly what is to be serviced, how the product is to be assembled or disassembled or even which parts are to be inspected and by what criteria! RapidAuthor now advances into that final frontier of product specification in a way that goes beyond words but with video exactness and unquestionable definition.