visualize product models and data stored on your PLM

For many organizations the Product Lifecycle Management solution is the single source of truth for all product data. PLM underpins the Digital Thread, informs other core systems such as ERP and MES, and ensures critical business processes are managed and optimized according to the most current data.

Canvas Envision can be integrated with many leading PLM solutions, enabling anyone within your organization to create visual documents describing product data, processes, and value, leveraging the most up to date 3D CAD models

To find out more about our PLM integrations schedule some time to talk.

leverage the power of your PLM data

For every engineer with access to rich product data such as 3D CAD models there are hundreds – if not thousands – of downstream colleagues whose success depends on the ability to create, consume, and interact with visual content which accurately depicts that data.

Too often that success is blocked because visual communicators and their audiences lack access to data, and the software and training to work with it effectively.

Canvas Envision is a visual communication and collaboration solution that empowers everyone within the organization to create visual documentation which leverages the power of existing 3D CAD models stored and managed in your PLM.

Quick and easy integration of the Envision Creator with your PLM lets you grant access to the power of your product data to everyone who needs it.

“Integration with our PLM gives me the ability to roll this out to the entire organization. The amount of power this unlocks for us is insane.”
case study

the combined power of Canvas Envision and Aras Innovator

Check out this video to see how our unique combination of sophisticated 3D model handling, rich 2D graphics, and intuitive illustration features make it easy to create precise visualizations for Technical Documents using data stored within Aras Innovator.

Show exactly what your audience needs to see, and insert graphics into Technical Publications, product manuals and other documentation, with support for version control, digital thread traceability, and more.

3D visualization for .everyone

Canvas Envision Creator is a powerful and easy to use desktop graphics application which gives everyone – even non-technical users – the ability to leverage real 3D CAD models to create interactive visual documents.

With the Envision Creator you get easy to use 3D visualization combined with text layout, 2D drawing tools, vector graphics and photo editing, and a host of smart tools and features to help you visually communicate key information about your products.

Whether you’re creating technical documentation, marketing collateral, or sales presentations, the Envision Creator gives puts you in complete control, so you can put your audience in the picture.

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With an Envision Creator PLM integration, anyone can import and manipulate 3D CAD models stored on your PLM to create custom views and perspectives which show precisely what they want their audience to see.

  • Single platform for the creation and consumption of all visual content
  • Empowers everyone – including non-technical users – to embed interactive 3D CAD in any document
  • Smart tools including instant annotation, single-click call-outs, auto-trace, and more
  • Autonomous and optimized workflows reduces dependency on engineering teams saving time and expense
  • Content can be consumed through any browser, audience able to interact with models to view individual parts, metadata, and view from all angles
  • Real-time collaboration with mark-up and chat function
  • Rapid updates and linked models removes stale data and reduces document maintenance

collaborative creativity

Envision is about working together.

You can share the documents you’re working on with colleagues and team members wherever they’re located. They can interact, mark-up, feed-back, clarify, and sign off. Perfect for working in distributed teams, for checking product details with your engineering team and for clearing the finished document with sales and business development teams.