U3M 1.1 Blender plugin released

After the release of U3M 1.1, Vizoo officially releases a new version of the U3M blender addon, available on Github

The new plugin allows for reading, editing and writing of U3M materials very easily in blender, and will make the creation of stunning renderings a lot faster and easier!

If you have questions regarding the add-on feel free to reach out

Vizoo announces the release of U3M version 1.1 with fabric raw measurement data to support the standardization of digital materials

Read the official press release.
Find developers information on github.

Talk at the Global Apparel Sourcing Expo

Martin Semsch, CEO of Vizoo, about the history of U3M – The Open Source 3D Material Format for the Apparel Industry

How to use U3M materials in Keyshot

See this video tutorial by Will Gibbons:

Optitex is now supporting U3M

Optitex becomes part of the U3M family. Reading U3M materials is now possible with the material converter in PDS 19. Watch the video to see the full process:

Atom shoemaster: first footwear CAD software supporting the U3M format

Thanks to Atom Shoemaster the U3M has it’s first supporter amongst 3D CAD software for footwear.

beProduct social PLM supporting U3M

With release 2.8 of beProduct the U3M material can be managed inside the platform. Uploaded visuals and physics data can be downloaded as a combined U3M file from beProduct.

swatchbook partners with Vizoo to revolutionize the digitization of materials

It is now possible to upload scanned materials from Vizoo xTex directly to swatchbook. Read the full press release here.

A Question About (Material) Standards

A comprehensive article about materials and standards from Which PLM’s author Lydia Mageean. Read the full article on WhichPLM.