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29Jun2017

Glovius for Android now supports VR

Glovius for Android now supports VR using Google Cardboard. Glovius Android app now supports :

  1. Single Tap VR mode
  2. View 3D Components in full 3D
  3. Navigation controls using head movement

    View Components in 3D using Glovius app and Cardboard

We are excited by the latest advancements in the VR technology and Google Cardboard provides a simple and affordable platform to showcase Virtual Reality use cases. Download Glovius from the Google Play Store, sign into your account and tap the VR button and pop your phone in any of the Google Cardboard devices to experience the next big shift in 3D visualization technology.

Get the Glovius app from Google Playstore now !

You can generate files for Android devices from Glovius desktop by Exporting to Glovius mobile format and transferring the files to your device. Alternately, you can use our online web service Babel3d and to automatically send these files to your device :

  1. Register at our web service Babel3d
  2. Upload your 3D files
  3. Download the Glovius app on your device and Sign in
  4. Your files are automatically synced to your device
  5. Open a file, tap the VR button and experience it with your Cardboard device
18Feb2015

Glovius v3.6 for Android is now available!

Glovius v3.6 for Android is now available on Google Play Store. This release brings in the following new features –

  1. All new design – The complete app has been revamped according to the new design philosophy for Android. The new design is cleaner and better organized. For more details, download the app or check out the image gallery from the link below.
  2. New App Tour – The app tour has been updated to reflect the all new design.
  3. Subscription – You can now subscribe to the Babel3D Mobile Plan from within the app. To subscribe to the $9/month plan with your Google Play account, tap on the Subscription option from the main menu.
  4. Performance improvements – Large assembly files will now open faster with Glovius. A few display bugs have also been fixed in this release.

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Image Gallery

Write to me at sid@glovius.com with your feedback and suggestions!
Posted by Siddhartha Oza, Product Manager for Glovius & Babel3D

09Jan2014

Glovius v3.2 for Android is now available!

Glovius v3.2 for Android is now available on Google Play & Amazon Android Appstore. This release brings in the following new features –

  1. All new “My Files” interface – We have completely overhauled the “My Files” interface, combining the files available on disk, as well as those available in your Babel3D account, but not yet downloaded. You can tap any file to download on the device. Simultaneous downloads are also supported now, making it easy for you to get all your models in one shot. Tap a downloaded file to open. You can also search for files using the new “Search” box on top.
  2. Shadows – Glovius now displays Shadows in the graphics area. You can switch this off from the Settings menu.
  3. Model Views – Files containing “Model Views” will now be able to display them using a preview strip in the graphics area. To switch to a “Model View”, simply press its preview image. Model Views govern the visibility of components and PMI as well as camera orientation. Model Views in JT & CATIA V5 files (known as Captures) are exported in the Glovius mobile format.

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Do write to me at sid@glovius.com with your feedback and suggestions!
Posted by Siddhartha Oza, Product Manager for Glovius & Babel3D

28Aug2012

Glovius v3.0 for Android is now available!

Glovius v3.0 for Android is now available from Google Play & Amazon Android Appstore. The update brings in the following new features :-

1. Add Freehand Markup
You can now add freehand markup and email snapshots from within the app to collaborate and provide feedback.

2. View Material Structure
View material information in the model and Hide/Show components based on their material properties (color/texture).

Android Material Structure

3. Email Glovius models from within the app. Recipients can download the free Glovius Lite app to view your shared models.

4. Standard Views now have built-in animation that loops through them. Touch the screen to stop the animation.

5. All dialogs now align properly on the screen to leave maximum space for displaying your models. Other performance improvements & minor bug fixes.

Download Glovius & Glovius Lite from Google Play

Do write to me at sid@glovius.com with your feedback and suggestions!

Posted by Siddhartha Oza, Product Manager for Babel3d & Glovius

05Jul2012

Glovius apps now available on Amazon Appstore for Android!

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Today, I am pleased to announce the availability of Glovius Lite & Glovius on the Amazon Appstore for Android.

Get the apps on Amazon Appstore for Android : Glovius Lite | Glovius

Glovius Lite is a free, high performance 3D viewer for Amazon Kindle Fire and other Android Smartphones and Tablets. With Glovius, showcase your 3D models on the go. Interact with your 3D models using the intuitive touch interface. Pinch to zoom, single finger drag to rotate, two finger drag to pan and double tap on the screen to reset the model. A few sample models are shipped with both apps to get you started.

To download models on your device, create a free account on Babel3D.com. Upload your SketchUp, 3DS, OBJ, STEP, IGES, JT, CATIA V5, ProEngineer, NX, SolidWorks, Inventor, STL files and select “Mobile” as output format. Now login from within the Glovius app to download. SketchUp, 3DS, OBJ, STEP, IGES, JT, CATIA V5, Pro/ENGINEER, NX, SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor & STL file formats are supported. You get 10 free translations when you register at Babel3D.com. Subsequent translations are charged at $0.99 per file.

With Glovius, take simple sections across the standard XY/YZ/XZ planes, move & flip the section plane. View the product structure and hide/show PMI data (wherever available). Save & Email snapshots of models. Open Glovius models from email, SD Card & other applications and view standard top/bottom, left/right. front/back & isometric views of your model. Android 2.2 (Froyo) and above are required to run the apps.

Do write to me at sid@glovius.com with your feedback and suggestions!

Posted by Siddhartha Oza, Product Manager for Babel3d & Glovius
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