real-time collaboration

real-time collaboration, with simple markup and review functions

In a world where distributed teams have become the norm, the ability to collaborate regardless of location is an operational essential. The Envision web viewer gives users a suite of tools which allow them to inspect, comment, clarify, and request more information. The ability to control privileges makes it easy for teams to work together to create perfect documents, and for content consumers to check their understanding.

  • View separate document layers and revisions
  • Instant comments and mark-up
  • Freehand annotations
  • Presentation mode
  • Easy access instructions

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2D and 3D CAD Design Review

Canvas Envision’s Design Review capability makes it easy for every stakeholder to access and review critical product information, including 2D drawings, 3D models, images, and more.

All stakeholders are able to access and view designs in the Envision cloud, including fully interactive 3D models, and add mark-ups, comments, suggestions and requirements. Perfect for distributed teams and organizations.

  • Full interactivity for maximum clarity
  • Work with a huge array of CAD 2D and 3D file formats
  • Full control and security
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3D CAD visualizations
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Easy 3D CAD visualization

Canvas Envision is the quickest and simplest 3D visualization software on the market. It gives everyone the ability to easily import 3D CAD models and create every kind of product content your organization needs - from techical work instructions to sales and marketing collateral. What's more you can animate your visualizations to show important processes and workflows.

No other 3D visualization software comes close for ease of use. Envision even makes your product content fully interactive so your audience can explore and interact with the models in the documents you create - all carefully managed to protect your valuable IP.

  • Rotate, pan and zoom your model to get exactly the right angle
  • Show exploded views with linear, spherical, and cylindrical explode modes
  • Ghost, hide and isolate individual components to focus your audience
  • Use cutting planes to create precise cross-section views
  • Use model meta data to create BOM tables and smart labels.
  • Save and edit visualizations with ease

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one format that handles .everything

The .evdoc delivers unbeatable versatility. It can handle text, photographs, vector graphics and 2D drawings, and 3D CAD models created in all leading packages.

No more messing about with different files for different uses. With the .evdoc you have everything in one place.

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real-time collaboration
3D CAD visualizations

2D and 3D CAD Design Review using Canvas Envision

Canvas Envision’s Design Review capability makes it easy for every stakeholder to access and review critical product information, including 2D drawings, 3D models, images, and more.

All stakeholders are able to access and view designs in the Envision cloud, including fully interactive 3D models, and add mark-ups, comments, suggestions and requirements.

Perfect for distributed teams and organizations.

  • Ease of use
  • Improve accuracy and efficiency
  • Achieve maximum clarity with full interactivity
  • Gain full control and security
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browser-based interactive digital instruction viewer

With our integrated Web Viewer, you can deliver interactive and audio-visual instructional experiences directly from your MES or document management system.

Envision allows downstream document users to not only view instructional documents on connected devices but to interact directly with embedded 3D models and animations, so they can learn autonomously and understand precisely what they need to.

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browser based viewer

extend the digital thread to the frontline

Canvas Envision integrates with Aras Innovator PLM, enabling anyone within your organization to create and consume interactive digital instrucitonal documents that leverage up-to-the minute design data.


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Aras Innovator integration

“You really don’t have any competitor doing what Envision does. The amount of power this unlocks for us as a business is unbelievable.”

See how Canvas Envision is driving success for our customers by changing the way they communicate about their products.

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