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Applying Secure 3D Brush

You can use Secure 3D Brush to protect your intellectual property (IP) by degrading information at the geometrical level while preserving total model coherence.

Notes:
  • Secure 3D Brush affects only selected actors. When no actors are selected, it affects the entire model.
  • Measurement collaborative actors added to secured models do not have accurate values, and some measurements are not possible.
  • Secure 3D Brush moves tessellation vertices to reduce accuracy. To remove tessellation vertices without affecting model accuracy, use Decimation Tab.
  • You can degrade the geometry of the entire model when you save it by selecting the Reduce accuracy option.
  • The Composer degradation approach prevents unauthorized reverse engineering because it is not based on a technology that traps the list of graphic primitives as they are sent to the graphic card (which is the case for Acrobat3D ®, for example).

See Also
Secure 3D Brush
  1. If you want to apply Secure 3D Brush to one or several specific actors, select these. Otherwise, Secure 3D Brush affects the entire model.
  2. On the Geometry tab, click Secure 3D Brush .
  3. In the Secure 3D Brush dialog box, select a Radius and Precision.
  4. In the viewport, hold down the left-mouse button and drag over the selected actors.
  5. Press Esc when finished.


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