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  • Virtual Prototyping
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    Move from inspiration to innovation through iteration, using the right tools
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Make systems decisions by design

The mechatronics engineering workflow is a complex, multi-stage process involving many iterations and fine-tuning.

Vortex Studio will help you accurately predict real-world performance early in the design process to reduce development risk and design iterations. It is a real-time simulation and visualization platform that supports your mechatronics systems design process, providing the ability to create and test virtual prototypes at your desktop for fast design iteration when you need it most.

Virtual prototyping with vortex studio

Key Benefits

Vortex Studio in Action

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Build Complex mechanisms

Quickly construct vehicle models, tire/track interactions with terrain and accurate models of manipulators with contact and grasping.

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Build a simulation scene

Create a variety of scenarios from subsea to off-highway, and emergency response to complex worksites with dynamic, animated objects.

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Add controls to virtual prototypes

Debug simulation performance issues, optimize settings and parameters, and run scripted test suites to automate processes.

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Implement cable systems

Model hoisting and rigging systems from the drum to the hook, as well as tethers and towing cables.

Compare Vortex Studio Software Packages

Vortex Studio is CM Labs’ advanced suite of real-time simulation and visualization software, offering fast-paced, user-centric mechanical prototyping and streamlined deployment of immersive virtual experiences for enhanced testing, training and customer engagement.

Simulation Creation

All the tools needed to build and optimize interactive real- time simulations on the desktop, Vortex Studio Create is the creation-point for all development in the Vortex Studio ecosystem.

Simulation Deployment & Distribution

Vortex Studio Activate brings single simulators to life with multi-channel 3D graphics, connect to hardware systems for HIL and DIL, or create exciting experiences for product marketing.

Broadening your reach with limitless distribution, Vortex Studio Engage empowers teams to create simulations for unique, enterprise-level visualization, training and marketing applications.

Simulation Creation

Simulation Deployment & Distribution

All the tools needed to build and optimize interactive real- time simulations on the desktop, Vortex Studio Create is the creation-point for all development in the Vortex Studio ecosystem.

Vortex Studio Activate brings single simulators to life with multi-channel 3D graphics, connect to hardware systems for HIL and DIL, or create exciting experiences for product marketing.

Broadening your reach with limitless distribution, Vortex Studio Engage empowers teams to create simulations for unique, enterprise-level visualization, training and marketing applications.

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Innovate Faster with Professional Services

CM Labs’ professional services team can help you accelerate your integration of Vortex Studio, improve user onboarding, and reduce the time required to embed within your enterprise.

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I’m proud to announce the third Vortex Studio release of the year, Vortex Studio 2018c. It’s an unusually large release, bursting at the seams with upgrades and new features. We’ve done some significant work to …

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Welcome to my guided tour of the Vortex Studio interface! If you’ve never used Vortex Studio before, this tutorial will familiarise you with the Vortex Studio interface components you’ll be working with throughout your simulation …

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In product development, a requirement is a physical or functional need that a particular design must fulfill. It defines the gap that a necessary or desired capability, feature or characteristic will bridge to provide value …

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Plant life and other vegetation typically comprise an important visual element in realistic driver training simulations, particularly for off-road vehicles. With this in mind, Vortex Studio’s Vegetation Library allows you to add realistic trees, plants, and …

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A few releases back, we added a “daylight preview” feature to the Gallery. Shortly after, we began getting user requests to allow manual re-positioning of the 3D View’s light source – the idea is that …

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Hi there! We just wanted to take a quick moment to spotlight Vortex Studio Editor, CM Labs’ complete desktop-based 3D editing environment on the Vortex Studio platform. It’s designed for the development & deployment of interactive …

How will you innovate?

From mechanical modeling and scene construction to design validation, optimization and deployment, Vortex Studio fully integrates with your workflow.

Arrange your personalized demonstration with a sales engineer through the link below.