15 July 2009
Conduit v2.6, from Mechdyne, is the latest version of its real-time graphics distribution software that displays applications in 3D stereo and virtual reality environments.
Compatible with popular engineering, design and geoscience applications such as CATIA, Pro/Engineer, NX, 3ds Max, Maya, ESRI, Schlumberger Petrel and Google Earth, Conduit enables users to view and interact with application data with no time consuming data conversion and no resolution scaling limits. It drives graphics through PC clusters to support any advanced visualisation environment, including immersive displays such as the Cave and PowerWall and ultra-high resolution tiled projection environments.
The new release of Conduit allows users to navigate and interact with models much faster than before. Depending upon the particular data model and application, the new version of Conduit achieves a 2x to10x improvement in performance compared to its previous version. When working with large datasets such as aerospace, automotive and large terrain models in immersive displays, interaction and analysis becomes more natural. Data review in advanced visual environments can provide new insights, foster collaboration and generate better decisions. The enhanced performance of Conduit V2.6 can accelerate and improve engineering data review sessions, which can reduce design cycles that can add up to significant cost savings and faster time to market.