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3D view station Kisters The company has released the 2014.1 version of its 3DViewStation, known for its modern user-interface, high performance 3D-viewing and Digital MockUp, current and mature CAD-importers for Catia, NX, Creo, SolidWorks, JT, 3D-PDF, and STEP, plus a set of functional tools to view, analyze and communicate 3D-data, the company says. The new version ships with a fresh Office 2013 compliant user interface and provides functionality that can be leveraged by the user quite intuitively, the company says.
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