Planning and Urban Planning (City Planning)
3D modeling of the La Défense district was carried out by the EPAD and CCS Company using a 3D modeling software able to unite and to readjust heterogeneous sources of 3D information (Cadastre, IGN Communities Motorway companies Companies Public Works, Aerial Photogrammetry, Surveying, DDE, etc.) in a coherent 3D model structured by districts, with an accuracy of 1 cm.
Spazio3D, society BrainSoftware
Some retailers, such as IKEA, offer a tool for designing furniture, and so provide a more accurate quote and faster control.
CAD software now gradually replaces the plaster in the daily work of orthopedic-orthotist. The plaster mold of the patient is in effect replaced by 3D modeling techniques (eg using a camera or a 3D scanner suitable for orthopedics). 3D shape obtained is then modified by a CAD software to design corset, prosthesis.
The best known are the (DXF and DWG) and IGES formats used to exchange files between CAD systems.
The STEP format is recognized and standardized by the ISO 10303 standard.
The IFC (Industry Foundation Classes) is a format object used by the construction industry to exchange and share information between software oriented file.