Wednesday, April 30, 2008

The Loremo

The Loremo, designed with Rhino, needs only 2 L. diesel/100Km (118 mpg) and has all the comfort of German cars: airbag, ABS, ESP and air conditioner starting at less than 15,000 €.

At you'll find the complete article originally published at German magazine Digital Engineering Magazin

Save plug-in details to a text file

This script save the names of loaded and unloaded plug-ins to a text file. It may be useful when you are debugging scripts or having problems with Rhino. Details and download...

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

User News: Reichel-Pugh Yacht Design

Visione is a 147-foot high-performance cruiser that was designed by Reichel-Pugh using a combination of analysis-based surface modelers and Rhino design software.

Reichel-Pugh Yacht Design, based in San Diego, CA, specializes in designing world-class racing yachts. The company’s designs have won 17 major competitions so far this decade, including nearly every major Grand Prix-level sailing contest on the planet. Details...

Rhino 4.0 upgrade guide

This new PDF upgrade guides show you how to take advantage of the new Rhino 4.0 functionality.

Monday, April 28, 2008

New tutorial site

If you haven't discovered Ivan Vuzem's Rhino tutorials web site, check it out.

You can watch for his latest additions on the right side of this page.

rhinoreverse™ 2.8.0 released

rhinoreverse is fully integrated in Rhino 4.0. It enables the user to transform digitized surfaces (point meshes) to NURBS surfaces. New features include:

  • Powerful "healing" algorithm - RRHeal
    Already existing NURBS-face models can be healed: Small gaps, steps and overlaps will be filled automatically.
  • Relief surfaces - RRRelief
    In geography and architecture large relief surfaces are given in STL format, but for engineering tasks often NURBS face data are needed. To transform them, the method RRRelief was designed.
  • Complex Patches - RRPatch
    In order to create complex patches, RRPatch allows adding curves in order to define the inner shape of the patch. A tolerance-based interpolation algorithm generates joinable surfaces.

More details and download...

madCAM for Rhino 4.0 - new release

The new madCAM supports 4 and 5 axis in Rhino 4.0 for under US$2,000. Give it a try...

More details and videos...

Pro/ENGINEER supports Rhino

Pro/ENGINEER users can now import data directly from native Rhinoceros version 1.0 through 4.0 files, including boundary representation surfaces, facet data, curves, and colors.

As of Wildfire 3.0 M140 which shipped on 28-Feb-2008, Wildfire users can download a plug-in that will enable direct import of Rhino data into Pro/E.

As of Wildfire 4.0 M010 which shipped on 14-Mar-2008, the plug-in is integrated in standard Pro/E.