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Leica Geosystems Announces New Plug-in for Working with Point Clouds in 3ds Max

11 November 2013

(Heerbrugg/Switzerland, 11 November 2013) - Leica Geosystems announces a valuable new Leica CloudWorx point cloud plug-in for 3ds Max that increases office efficiency for users working with rich, as-is or as-built laser scan. 

New “Leica CloudWorx for 3ds Max 2.0”
Leica CloudWorx for 3ds Max 2.0 is a new plug-in that replaces the prior Leica CloudWorx-VR application which also let users work more efficiently with point clouds in 3ds Max. The new module eliminates the prior, time-consuming need to export scan data from Leica Cyclone and import to Leica CloudWorx-VR; users now enjoy direct data access to Cyclone data files. 

Leica CloudWorx for 3ds Max also now includes a full set of standard Leica CloudWorx tools for 3ds Max users – tools such as Slicing, Clipping Management, and Grids, that Leica CloudWorx users have long valued for navigating and working more efficiently with point clouds in CAD applications. The initial “Leica CloudWorx VR” application was an OEM solution (available through Leica Geosystems) that did not have these popular tools. Leica CloudWorx for 3ds Max was developed by Leica Geosystems based on the company’s powerful Leica Cyclone point cloud engine which enables efficient viewing and navigation of large point clouds files. 

Availability
Leica CloudWorx for 3ds Max 2.0 is immediately available. 


Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right
With close to 200 years of experience pioneering solutions to measure the world, Leica Geosystems products and services are trusted by professionals worldwide to help them capture, analyze, and present spatial information. Leica Geosystems is best known for its broad array of products that capture accurately, model quickly, analyze easily, and visualize and present spatial information. 

Those who use Leica Geosystems products every day trust them for their dependability, the value they deliver, and the superior customer support. Based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Leica Geosystems is a global company with tens of thousands of customers supported by more than 3,800 employees in 33 countries and hundreds of partners located in more than 120 countries around the world. Leica Geosystems is part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden. 

For further information please contact: 

Leica Geosystems AG
Bill Wallace
Sr. Product Manager, Software

Tel  1-925-790-2356
Fax 1-925-790-2309

E-Mail: Bill.Wallace@leica-geosystems.com  
www.leica-geosystems.com/hds

or

Leica Geosystems AG
Agnes Zeiner
Heinrich-Wild-Strasse
CH-9435 Heerbrugg 

Phone:   +41 (0)71/727-3408
Fax:       +41 (0)71/726-5408

agnes.zeiner@leica-geosystems.com 
www.leica-geosystems.com