Minor versions updates

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10.15

Post by SimLab » Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:50 am

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New Features:
  • New texture baking algorithm. Faster, produces smaller images, and runs on Windows and Mac.
  • New Share back capability in VR Viewer
  • Supporting reading Adams/CAR Models

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10.16

Post by SimLab » Thu Nov 12, 2020 10:02 am

SimLab Composer 10.16 was released and ready for install on Windows and Mac

Following are the new features of SimLab Composer 10.16
  • Denoising of rendered images (Static, Animation, and 360)
  • Supporting creation of 360 Videos
  • Increment then save file, new option in file menu
  • Adding 3D sound location for videos in VR
  • Adding support for SolidWorks 2021 on Windows
  • Reading nurb based Rhino files
  • Faster Adams import
Fixes in Composer 10.16 include
  • Fixed swapped strength and roughness labels in ground reflection
  • Fixed path drawing on large screen Macs
  • GTLF viewer tested to work with Windows GLTF viewer
  • Improved SimLab Composer stability
  • Improved importers stability
SimLab VR Viewer also was updated.

New features include:
  • Adding Support for Quest 2
    Adding 3D sound location for videos in VR
    Improving FPS/speed on Quest, Android, and iOS
    Keeping user logged in when switching internet connection

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10.17

Post by SimLab » Sun Dec 13, 2020 5:08 pm

Glad to announce the release of SimLab Composer 10.17, which includes the following new features
  • New animation creator for Doors and Cabinets (details)
  • New option to stop auto keyframes for animation (details)
  • New optimize texture for VR and Export (details)
  • Supporting 4K screens
  • Adding support for SketchUp 2021
  • Adding support for Pico VR headset
It improveds
  • Object Align
  • Speed of importing large SKP files
  • Python scripting
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10.18

Post by SimLab » Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:04 pm

SimLab Composer is a minor update for Composer 10, but it includes enough features to make it a major release.

It adds great capabilities to SimLab Composer and VR Viewer to enable more amazing VR experiences to be created NO CODE NEEDED

New features include:
  • Supporting integer and time variables in VR training builder (Details)
  • Supporting wires in VR experience (Demo)
  • New variable writer for VR
  • Fall down/ Fix orientation functionality in VR
  • New Set position/ Get position for objects in VR
  • New decimation algorithm, fast and reliable for large objects (Demo)
  • New smooth normal algorithm
  • Updated Python API and Visual scripting
  • Animated scene states in VR
  • Supporting Mac M1 machines
  • New 2D Text writer
  • New surveillance camera in VR (Demo)
  • Controlling order of responses in training builder
  • Supporting drawers with no handles in animation creator for Doors and Cabinets
  • New Show/Hide response in training builder

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10.19

Post by SimLab » Tue May 18, 2021 10:58 am

Another Major release of SimLab Composer

Many great things were added, I will just share the basic info, and soon after that I will share with you the details, with many tutorials following soon.

Here is the new features
  • Adding support to get/set attributes from nodes in VR training builder (details)
  • Supporting template based diagrams in VR training builder (details)
  • New attribute manager to view/set attributes for multiple objects
  • Billboard support in VR
  • Adding new Random function to expressions in VR training builder
  • New capability to watch sequence progress in VR
  • Controlling text size in variable writer in VR
  • New replace functionality
  • New Walk/Fly mode in SimLab Composer (details)
  • Improving light power to be consistent in Rendering, VR, and 3D PDF
  • Smaller Sim file size
  • Automatic speed control of skeleton based models
  • Better support of exporting animated models to USDZ / GTLF / FBX
  • New Python API to set material properties
SimLab Composer 10.19 also focus on making it very easy to learn SimLab Composer and to make most of it, so here is the start, with many great additions following soon.
  • Adding SimLab Academy to Composer Library (details)
  • New Tooltips for advanced features in Composer
  • New help and support menu

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10.20

Post by SimLab » Sun May 23, 2021 11:26 am

10.20 is a minor update, it includes following
  • SimLab Academy is now accessible for all composer users, it worked before only for trial licenses
  • Fixing initial text size in VR variable writer
  • Adding SimLab Academy tutorial for template support in training builder
  • Adding SimLab Academy tutorial for attributes support (BIM)

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10.21

Post by SimLab » Mon Aug 02, 2021 12:10 pm

SimLab Composer 10.21 release includes the following features:
  • Point Cloud support (e57, LAZ, XYZ)
  • Simplified registration dialog
  • New Material library
  • New render settings
  • Handling larger files in VR
  • Smaller Size of the sim file
  • Scene state list in VR
  • Better support for Unicode in annotations and 3D text
  • Support Boolean items in template based training builder
  • Supporting video streaming in VR (Details)
  • New tutorials in SimLab Academy
  • New import environment option in library, and in SDK
Point Cloud support:

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Simplified registration dialog:

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Better support for Unicode in annotations and 3D text:

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Support Boolean items in template based training builder:

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New Material library:

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10.21.2

Post by SimLab » Thu Aug 12, 2021 2:58 pm

Minor fix release

1- Restore support for HTC Vive and Vive Pro
2- Point cloud importers now only need pro license not ultimate
3- New CADVRter file source in Visual scripting was added

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