Corel and Antea's New Launch Streamlines the Creation of Technical Illustrations

By CIOReview | Wednesday, September 30, 2015

OTTAWA, ON: Antea, technical communication and publishing software provider and Corel, a software company specializing in graphics processing jointly introduceLeonardo3 for CorelDRAW Technical Suite X7.

In order to accelerate users' productivity, organizations will now get access to a specialized and configurable technical communication while ensuring compliance with S1000D and ATA iSpec 2200. The combined offering brings together the power ofAntea's new Leonardo3, CorelDRAW Technical Suite X7 and Lattice3D Studio CAD Corel Edition.

"S1000D and ATA iSpec 2200 are key requirements for technical communication in the aerospace and defense industries," explains Klaus Vossen, Senior Product Manager, CorelDRAW Technical Suite, Corel. "With these newly integrated suites, Antea and Corel are setting a new standard of efficiency when creating publications that must comply with the specifications. It's never been easier for technical communicators to efficiently create technical illustrations while ensuring they meet all regulatory requirements."

Enterprise accounts can make the optimum use of unprecedented power and simplicity in visual technical communication within the new solution.  Technical illustrators can directly repurpose 3D assembly files from high-end 3D CAD systems and access a breadth of user-friendly tools to quickly create complex and precise illustrations with CorelDRAW Technical Suite X7 and Lattice3D Studio CAD Corel Edition. Leonardo3 for CorelDRAW Technical Suite X7supports easy integration of company-specific and standard-compliant business rules into any project.

"As a leader in technical communications and standards compliance, we're pleased that the new Leonardo3 for CorelDRAW Technical Suite X7 will deliver significant productivity enhancements and new opportunities to technical communicators," says Alberto Franzetti, President, Antea. "Offering an entirely new level of speed and ease of use, this versatile solution covers the entire workflow from 3D CAD to ATA iSpec- and S1000D-compliant technical illustration."

The Leonardo3 for CorelDRAW Technical Suite X7 intelligent features speeds up data entry and illustration tasks related to the specifications while automating the creation of hotspots and metadata used in digital documents such as IETPs. It also extends interactive validation tool, including detailed error reporting and visual feedback to ensure project compliance of data. Furthermore, it delivers enhanced user experience with a fully integrated user interface and features including the multi-function Leonardo docker and Leonardo-specific toolbar in Corel DESIGNER X7.