New Features with Simpleware Release U-2022.12

Posted on 5 December 2022 by Ross Cotton


We are excited to announce Simpleware Release U-2022.12. Our latest release of Simpleware software includes many new features and improvements, including the new craniomaxillofacial (CMF) CT tool in the Simpleware AS Ortho/CMF module, smart paint tool, automatic option for 3D printing connectors and additional materials analysis.

What's New in Version U-2022.12

Craniomaxillofacial CT Auto Segmenter in AS Ortho/CMF

  • Fully automatic AI segmentation of CMF CT scans
  • Segments the bony structures, teeth, airways, eyes and more
  • Includes automatic filling of the thin bone within the orbits
  • Automatic positioning of anatomical landmarks 
  • Automatic region of interest detection to speed up inference

3D Printing: Automatic Placement of Connectors

  • New option to automatically place connectors between two neighboring parts
  • Choice of algorithms depending on geometry and connections required
  • Easily fine tune with interactive widgets to resize and reposition

Smart Paint Tool for Faster Segmentation Mask Filling

  • Enhanced paint tool assists painting operations using smart detection algorithms 
  • Can be used to paint on the active slice as well as neighboring slices using a cylindrical brush shape

Simpleware ScanIP: Pores and Particles Analysis

  • Materials analysis now includes fibers, pores, and particles
  • Full workflow for generating, visualizing, and exporting statistics
  • Option to analyse open or closed pores, and for touching or isolated particles

Additional Improvements

Simpleware ScanIP

  • "Slices intersection position" widget for 3D view
  • Centerline visualization interactivity improved
  • Preserve mask color when creating surfaces
  • 3D printing toolkit: Speed improvements of at least x2 and up to x64 for Booleans

Simpleware CAD

  • Improved surface primitive creation

Simpleware FE

  • Support for independent meshing of objects within a model (specialist option)

Key Benefits of the New Release

  • Easily segment CMF CT scans using Simpleware AS Ortho/CMF
  • Reduce the effort of placing connectors for preparing 3D prints
  • Speed up manual fine tuning of masks with “Smart Paint”
  • Streamlined materials analysis to get the statistics you need more easily
  • Faster Booleans in 3D printing toolkit for cutting and partitioning

Get the Latest Version

For existing customers, please visit SolvNetPlus to download the new version. Please contact Simpleware support for further help and information.

If you would like to try Simpleware U-2022.12, download a fully functional trial version:

Any Questions?

If you would like to know more, please contact us. Our technical specialists will be happy to help you with any questions or challenges you are facing.