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ODA Announces Teigha PRC Production Release

Open Design Alliance (ODA) today announced the production release of Teigha PRC, a 3D PDF component for Teigha. This component can be used to export a .dwg or .dgn file to PRC-based 3D PDF (Portable Document Format).

The accurate and highly compressible PRC file format is optimized to store, load and display 3D data such as geometry, assembly structures and product manufacturing information. PRC files encapsulated within PDF, an open standard, can be viewed universally which means that detailed 3D designs can be widely communicated.

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ODA Announces New Director of Development

Open Design Alliance (ODA) today announced the appointment of Sergey Vishnevetsky as its new Director of Development.

Vishnevetsky joined the ODA in 2002 as a software developer and was involved in the early stages of the Teigha® platform, before its first release. His ability to solve engineering problems along with his technical knowledge and experience led to his appointment as Development Manager in 2013.

ODA Announces Teigha® 4.1

Open Design Alliance (ODA) today announced the release of version 4.1 of Teigha, its software development platform for engineering applications.

Teigha 4.1 introduces support for graphics cache files that optimize regeneration speed for complex drawings. Using this new technology, a Teigha-based application can reduce initial render time by up to 80% when opening a cache-enabled drawing. Also included are performance improvements for Teigha Cloud, ODA’s framework for building custom web-based solutions. 

Second Annual Teigha® Developer Conference

The second annual Teigha® Developer Conference will take place September 7-8, in Prague, Czech Republic.

Designed to assist ODA members as they create innovative engineering applications, the conference will provide members with technical guidance and code-level assistance for all aspects of Teigha development. It is suitable for both experienced members and new Teigha based application developers.

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Open Design Alliance Updates Teigha® for Android 5

Open Design Alliance (ODA) today announced support for the Android 5 mobile operating system in the latest release of Teigha, the ODA’s software development platform for engineering applications.

Built against the latest Android NDK 10, the new release is designed for ODA members developing Android applications on Teigha, a cross platform solution. Android NDK, a companion tool to Android SDK, allows developers to build the performance-critical portions of an application in native code.

Open Design Alliance Announces Teigha® 4.0.1

Open Design Alliance (ODA) today announced the release of version 4.0.1 of Teigha, its software development platform for engineering applications.

Open Design Alliance Releases 3D PDF Support

Open Design Alliance (ODA) today announced the release of a 3D PDF component for Teigha, its software development platform for engineering applications. This component can be used to export a .dwg or .dgn file to PRC-based 3D PDF (Portable Document Format). 



Open Design Alliance Announces Prague Developer Conference

Open Design Alliance (ODA) is establishing a new channel of communication with member organizations, the annual ODA Developer Conference. The inaugural event will take place September 8-9, 2014 in Prague where attendees will be given direct access to the Teigha® development team.

“Good things happen when our members sit down with our development team,” comments ODA President, Neil Peterson. “We gain valuable strategic insight, and our members receive a level of personalized attention that is rare in today’s software development world.”

Open Design Alliance Announces New Corporate Membership Level

Open Design Alliance (ODA) today announced the availability of a new ‘Corporate Membership’ level, designed to meet the unique requirements of large corporations.

A Corporate Membership provides the convenience of managing multiple business units and affiliates within a large corporation, under a single contract. It also grants consistent rights and licensing terms across all such business entities.

ODA Promotes Neil Peterson to President

Open Design Alliance (ODA) announced that Neil Peterson, formerly chief technical officer, was appointed president of the ODA on the retirement of Arnold van der Weide.