Studio release

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Studio is zSpace’s rich model exploration and presentation tool allowing students to compare, dissect, analyze, measure, annotate and explore 1500+ 3D models from zSpace Model Gallery or 3D models created by students.

Teachers will find Studio a natural fit for creating complex scenes of content. It's easy to add labels, make annotations, take measurements, integrate multiple models to build a rich scene and create video tours of their models to share.

For more information please visit our zSpace EDU website

Complete list of included Activities

For a complete description of all activities, including support materials and standards, refer to edu.zspace.com/activities.

Downloads

zSpace Studio, activity pack, and model packs are now available via the zSpace App Manager.

Please contact your zSpace Authorized Reseller or sales representative to purchase a license.

Release Notes

Summer content update

  • 18 new activities added
  • Updates to more than 30 activities
  • Over 150 new models

Version 2.5.1

  • Known Issues:
    • If zSpace system is set to language other than the 3 supported languages, text may be missing in application.
    • No export prompt when disconnected from EDU Server in Sandbox.
    • Some models may not dissect into as many pieces as previous releases.
  • Numerous bug fixes, including:
    • Fixed “show labels” context menu option sometimes having no effect.
    • Fixed deleting models while labels are visible, sometimes leaving behind orphaned labels.
    • Fixed ability to re-save an already submitted activity (progress) to an Edu Server causing that
    • submission to temporarily disappear from the Teacher Dashboard.
    • Fixed images in PDFs sometimes being too blurry.
    • Fixed username and password criteria mismatched between in-application and at Teacher Dashboard.
    • Fixed inability to sign in using Guest account in some environments.
    • Fixed inability to scroll to the bottom of some question text.
    • Fixed import tooltip text.
    • Fixed some models sometimes loading with yellow color.
    • Fixed note pointers sometimes remaining when creating Tour Builder slides.
  • Improvements and Enhancements:
    • One installer now supports United States English (en-US), United States Spanish (es-US), and Chinese (zh-CN).
    • Video & audio recording capability added.
    • It is now possible to search and launch activities from the main menu.
    • Activity Menu now easier to navigate, including support for arrow keys.
    • User interface buttons, checkmarks, etc. now easier to activate when using the stylus.
    • Multiple-choice and true-false question types now available when authoring activities.
    • Immediate feedback option available for multiple-choice and true-false questions.
    • Keyboard shortcuts added for common functions.
    • Users may now choose languages other than English, at the Settings Window in-application.
    • Users may now choose between small, medium, and large font sizes.
    • Improvements to loading times when using Chinese locale.
    • Additional folder shortcuts added to file browser.
    • It is now possible to use links-to-launch URLs with user-created activities.
    • Simplified language describing server connections.
    • Multiple objects can be selected and manipulated at the same time.
    • Undo & redo commands added.
    • Audio files can now be embedded in activities.
    • Models and model selections can now be duplicated.
    • Model nameplates can now be disabled when authoring activities.
    • Label viewing now has choice of nearest labels or all labels
    • Label viewing can now be disabled per model when authoring activities.
    • Keyboard shortcuts added for application-specific functions.
    • Full support for mouse input added.
    • Experimental support for running Studio on non-zSpace devices added.
    • Application upgraded to 64-bit. More models may now be loaded concurrently.
    • Question-to-question scene transition speed improved.

Fall and Winter 2016 content update

  • More than 100 new activities added
  • 18 activities have been updated
  • Removed Activity: Building a solar cooker
  • New categories added: Storytelling, ELA, Arts, and Field Guides
  • Over 150 models have been added or updated

Version 2.0.0

Improvements and Features

  • Import photos into scene.
  • Quick search for Model Gallery now available in the Backpack.
  • Model labels now appear by part as the stylus points at the part.
  • Animation controls.
  • Over 100 new activities.
  • Over 500 models have been added

All zSpace learning applications have the following new features.

  • Importing activities are no longer required! Simply double-click a zSpace activity file and the application launches the activity.
  • zSpace activities can be saved to disk and opened from disk.
  • Guest users can now submit answers when connected to an edu server, no user accounts are required to submit answers.
  • Help Screen is now available through the Home control bar.
  • Activity search improvements – search by category, activity, or keyword.
  • Background sound now stops when Text to Speech is playing.

Known Issues

  • Animation controller is now present for models with idle-only animations

Version 1.5.0.45774

  • Stylus beam and tip change visually when in dissect mode.
  • Rest Screen now appears when the application has been idle.
  • Background sound and sound effects added to all applications
    with settings panel controls for sound created.
  • Context Menu (right-click) has major usability improvements including:
    • Click right button to open (rather than press & hold).
    • Select menu item using the front button of the stylus.
    • Context menu will remain present in scene until menu option is chosen or user clicks on something else in the scene.
    • Improvements made to minimize Context Menu not appearing when activated.
  • Added stylus haptics to the UI.
  • UI and application environment updates to improve performance of applications.
  • Server connection now remembered between zSpace applications.
  • zView file recording location is shown accurately in the file browser.
  • UI no longer appears in the Augmented Reality mode of zView.
  • Imported activities can now be Reset.

Known Issues

  • Animated models are not real-life scale.
  • The context menu can appear fully or partially off screen.
  • If an icon on a context menu is selected using the mouse, the desired action may not occur.
  • Ambient sound does not fade out when Text to Speech is playing. Sound level can be reduced or muted in Settings to make Text to Speech audible.

Version 1.0.1.42755

  • Label positioning is now closer to the model
  • Missing label anchors have been replaced
  • Model size has been adjusted so models are positioned correctly within activities

Version 1.0.0

  • Will prompt you for a license key the first time you open Studio.
  • Added Windows 8.1 support
  • 28 New Activities
  • Activity updates to reposition models, fix questions and improve grammar
  • Activity packs and model packs are now installed using zSpace App Manager
  • New and improved tools, including:
    • Simplified measurement tool
    • Auto-arrange feature for models
    • Improved tool for comparing models' sizes
    • Camera and Picture-in-Picture window
  • Option to tie specific scenes to questions in Activity Builder
  • Simplified tour builder
  • Guest user option allows for application use without a username and password
  • New user interface including:
    • Context menus for common actions
    • Activity tiles with descriptions of the activities
    • Larger buttons for easier selection
    • Auto-hiding control bars and toolbars to maximize space
  • Text to speech available for Activity Guide prompts and in-scene Notes
  • Improved offline experience, including Export to PDF option for activity answers
  • Export to PNG option for Media Gallery photos
  • Cover photos for activities
  • Additional settings options

 

 

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