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Press Release 06-035
Doodle Search

New software can hunt through online catalogs using only a sketch

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The 3D-Seek software rapidly locates objects with only a few quick steps.

Unlike other part searches, the 3D-Seek software rapidly locates objects with only a few quick steps, as shown in this illustration.

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Even a simple sketch can be used to search the thousands of parts in the 3D-Seek online database

Even a simple sketch can be used to search the thousands of parts in the 3D-Seek online database. This sketch is for a small piece of hardware.

Credit: Imaginestics, LLC

 

In addition to freehand sketches, users can upload and trace photographs of parts they want

In addition to freehand sketches, users can upload photographs of parts they want, then trace them into the 3D-Seek doodler.

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Once 3D-Seek finds the part, the software displays a 3-D, rotatable image

Once 3D-Seek finds a part, the software displays a 3-D, rotatable image and information on the piece.

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In addition to running searches, users can manually hunt for parts in the 3D-Seek database

In addition to running searches, users can manually hunt for parts in the 3D-Seek database.

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