The Qt Company Synthesizes Software Development with 3D Design in Qt 3D Studio
Qt Releases 3D User Interface Design Tool for Automotive, Healthcare and Industrial Automation Sectors
The Qt Company today announced the general availability of Qt 3D Studio, a new 3D design and development tool for all major industries, including the automotive, healthcare and industrial automation sectors. Enabled by the contribution of the NVIDIA DRIVE™ Design Studio into the Qt ecosystem, Qt 3D Studio provides a 3D user interface (UI) authoring system that caters to the technology requirements of both software developers and graphic designers.
With the onset of 3D technologies across a wide range of industries, businesses and developers seek innovative 3D design tools to create the next generation of embedded devices, such as digital cockpits, medical devices, clinical wearables, smart homes and many more. Qt’s cross-platform software and device development framework, when paired with a state-of-the-art 3D human-machine interface (HMI) authoring system, empowers designers and developers to easily collaborate and innovate in the world of 3D technology.
The primary features of Qt 3D Studio include:
- Real-time editing of the user interface (UI): Fast iterations on desktop and target hardware allows designers to select the best graphically capable hardware to match your UX vision early in the development process.
- Powerful 2D/3D UI authoring technologies: Developers can leverage Qt’s libraries to easily combine 2D and 3D UIs, using one code to develop across desktop, embedded and mobile devices.
- Open architecture: Qt 3D Studio offers a plugin based architecture for rendering, input, materials and effects with easy access to all source code.
“Qt 3D Studio opens the doors to the development of cutting-edge and visually immersive user interfaces,” said Lars Knoll, CTO of The Qt Company. “As 3D UI design becomes increasingly integral to the development of today’s screens and devices, designers and developers can now work hand-in-hand to meet this growing need and drive innovation in the automotive, healthcare and industrial automation industries.”
Qt 3D Studio is now generally available and is fully supported with Qt 5.9 and Qt 5.10.
About The Qt Company
The Qt Company develops and delivers the Qt development framework under commercial and open source licenses. We enable a single software code across all operating systems, platforms and screen types, from desktops and embedded systems to wearables and mobile devices. Qt is used by approximately one million developers worldwide and is the leading independent technology behind millions of devices and applications. Qt is the platform of choice for in-vehicle systems, medical devices, industrial automation devices, and other business critical application manufacturers, and is used by leading global players in more than 70 industries. The Qt Company is owned by the Qt Group, which operates in China, Finland, Germany, Japan, Korea, Norway, Russia and USA with more than 200 employees worldwide. The Qt Group is headquartered in Espoo, Finland and is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Stock Exchange. The company’s net sales in year 2016 totaled 32,4 MEUR. To learn more visit http://qt.io
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