Tips & Tricks

Here you will find articles on how to solve specific issues related to ESI's software solutions. Missing ESI products will be added progressively. Each article has a short abstract which is accessible to everyone. As logged users you can see the full article with all attached screenshots, and you can post comments related to each article.

New pattern in Visual-Mesh 3D split
The aim of this new 3D pattern is to allow users to refine mesh on a restricted area
Sandrine Dischert
Multiphysics, Virtual Integration Platform
58

Computation Manager - Basic & Advanced mode
The computation manager help users to generate the computation input with parameters adapted to the model to study
Sandrine Dischert
Multiphysics
50

SteamVR Binding errors when using HTC Vive Tracker (ADMINISTRATOR)
Recent Vive Tracker Changes: Latest SteamVR Updates in October 2018 have changed the default behavior for Vive Trackers, and it is causing some confusion. We want to explain how to mitigate the setup for using Vive Tracker with IC.IDO.
Gregor Altmann
Virtual Reality
138

New Physics Solver "ICA Stiff Solver" (USER)
IC.IDO 12.1 introduces the next generation of physics solver. The new solver focuses on improvements of performance and stability in general, but also puts focus on Elastic1D-Elastic1D and Elastic1D-Rigid contact situations resulting in improved collision handling and...
Frank Schoeffel
Virtual Reality
54

Conversion Files .fdb in .erfh5 on Network Drive
It is not straightforward to do the conversion Files .fdb in .erfh5 on Network Drive in Visual Viewer. In order to make it work properly, it is necessary to map network drive to the local machine. In this way, the files on network could be handled like on local...
Yonggang Duan
Multiphysics, Welding & Assembly
52

Material Properties visualization
Check material properties on model
Sandrine Dischert
Multiphysics
130

Tips for Immersive Workspace Parameters (USER)
This is a description of several parameters of the Immersive Workspace module within IC.IDO. This document helps you to understand the different parameters in order to set up your immersive environment for your needs.
Frank Schoeffel
Virtual Reality
130

Switch Ergonomics module in IC.IDO 11.2 (ADMINISTRATOR)
IC.IDO 11.2 introduces the new IDO.ErgonomicsRAMSIS module with the digital human model based on RAMSIS, while still offering as well the previous IDO.Ergonomics module based on CharAT. If users need to switch frequently between the two modules, we describe here the...
Frank Schoeffel
Virtual Reality
128
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Laptop Graphics Support with IC.IDO (ADMINISTRATOR)
IC.IDO 11.2 supports HMD-ready laptops, i.e. laptops with NVIDIA Quadro P4000/P5000 graphics cards. However on systems with both onboard- and dedicated Quadro graphics card, care has to be taken that IC.IDO utilized the High-Performance graphics card.
Frank Schoeffel
Virtual Reality
99

Using HTC Vive Tracker in IC.IDO (ADMINISTRATOR)
Since version 11.2, IC.IDO supports trackers from HTC Vive (additional external tracking targets) as mockup trackers with IDO.SpecialTrack, for example to include physical objects into immersive reviews for validating reachability/accessibility, tool access and fit,...
Frank Schoeffel
Virtual Reality
133