Technical Communications

SOLIDWORKS Composer

SOLIDWORKS Composer

Easily repurpose existing 3D models to rapidly create and update high-quality graphical assets that are fully associated with your 3D design.

SOLIDWORKS Visualize

SOLIDWORKS Visualize

Quickly and easily create professional, photo-quality images, animations, and other interactive 3D content to get your products to market faster.

SOLIDWORKS Inspection

SOLIDWORKS Inspection

Reduce the time needed to create inspection documentation, helping to eliminate input errors, improve quality, and reduce time to market.

Your company and your customers rely on your technical product communication for detailed information about your product—how it works, how to assemble it, how to use it, and how to service it. Does your shop floor have to accommodate last-minute design changes frequently? Does your technical communication reflect the high quality of your products? Do you have to wait for the physical product or prototype to take photos before starting your assembly instructions? Do your manuals and brochures stay up-to-date? Do you keep recreating the same images for different materials?

Historically, manufacturers have simply had to accept the high costs and delays associated with creating product documentation, maintenance instructions, training materials, and product visualizations. Today however, product manufacturers are growing their competitive advantage, cutting costs, and saving time with the next generation of integrated software tools. Improve your technical communication with 3D product manufacturing information, automated creation of inspection documents, and re-purposing of design data for high-quality graphics, illustrations, and interactive 3D content.

Technical Communication Products offered by CATI:

SOLIDWORKS Composer

SOLIDWORKS Composer enables you to easily repurpose existing 3D design data to rapidly create and update high quality graphical assets that are fully associated with your 3D design.

  • Manufacturing assembly instructions
  • Product manuals
  • Installation instructions
  • Maintenance and repair guides
  • Training systems
  • Operation Method Sheet (OMS) Product web pages
  • Interactive, configurable product demos

Packages:
SOLIDWORKS Composer

Features:
Technical Product Communication and Interactive 3D Communication

Capabilities:
Technical Illustration, 2D and 3D Content Publishing, and Concurrent Product Communication Development

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize

Industry-leading rendering capabilities with visual design-oriented features that enable easy and fast creation of visual content that communicates a design’s vision, passion, and emotion.

  • Lifelike photo-quality images
  • A mood board of different colors and finishes
  • High-resolution images ready for print and the web
  • Technical illustrations of key features

Packages:
SOLIDWORKS Visualize
SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional

Features:
Blazing fast performance and results that are easily scalable, quality images indistinguishable from photos, intuitive interface and minimal learning curve, and industry-leading GPU (graphics card) support.

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SOLIDWORKS Inspection

SOLIDWORKS® Inspection helps you streamline the creation of inspection documents by leveraging your existing 2D legacy data, regardless of whether files are SOLIDWORKS, PDFs, or TIFFs.

  • First Article Inspection (FAI)
  • Inspection Reports (AS9102, PPAP, etc.)
  • Ballooned Drawings
  • Record Inspection Measurements

Packages:
SOLIDWORKS Inspection

Features:
First Article Inspection (FAI), Inspection Reports (AS9102, PPAP, etc.), Ballooned Drawings, and Record Inspection Measurements.

Capabilities:
Optical Character Recognition (OCR), Handle revisions with Ease, Improve Time to Market and Inspection Done Faster.

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