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CADtoEarth for Autodesk® Inventor®

CADtoEarth for Autodesk® Inventor® is a POC application that establishes a bi-directional connection between Autodesk Inventor and Cesium®. 

Using Forge platform, CADtoEarth is integrated with Autodesk A360 cloud service allowing users to better collaborate on projects.

CADtoEarth provides a wide range of capabilities, including an ability to:

  • Upload a model directly from a modeling session onto Cesium;
  • Import a section of the earth’s surface directly from Cesium into a modeling session;
  • Position a 3D structure on the imported surface within a modeling session and subsequently upload it back to Cesium;
  • Perform the same operations on 2D objects in a modeling environment and Cesium.


  • Direct access to the surface profile with ground elevations
  • Automated process of uploading Inventor model to Cesium
  • Ability to visualize Inventor models in a 3D view of Cesium environment

Target Industries:  Industrial Machinery, AEC, Consumer products

Compatible with Autodesk products: Autodesk® Inventor® 2018, Autodesk® Inventor® 2017, Autodesk® Inventor® 2016, Autodesk® Inventor® 2015

Integration: Fully integrated with the Autodesk Inventor application environment.

Languages:  English

Countries:  USA


Company Information:

AMC Bridge is a vendor of choice for software development services in the areas of computer aided design, engineering, manufacturing and construction. Since 1999 we have been delivering solutions for CAD, CAE, CAM, PDM, BIM and PLM applications. Over 15 years we have participated in the development of commercial software products and custom solutions for the engineering markets based on the variety of platforms from desktop and web to mobile and clouds.

Contact Information 
AMC Bridge LLC
303 Wyman Street, Suite 300 Waltham, MA 02451, USA