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Schneller und kostengünstiger 3D-Simulat zur Gestaltung und Simulation kompletter Produktionssysteme oder eines Proof of Concepts zur Beschleunigung von Verkaufszyklen.

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Vorteile:

Being able to present layouts and simulations in 3D PDFs, high quality renderings or lightweight animation format makes it easy to distribute content to anyone.

Nachteile:

Also the female operator wears heels, has an inch of midriff showing, and a large chest - it is weird.

Bewertungen zu Visual Components

Durchschnittliche Bewertung

Benutzerfreundlichkeit
4,0
Kundenservice
4,4
Funktionen
4,1
Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis
3,9

Weiterempfehlungsquote

8,2/10

Visual Components hat eine Gesamtbewertung von 4,3 von 5 Sternen basierend auf 18 Nutzerbewertungen auf Capterra.

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Nicholas
Proposals Engineer in Deutschland
Industrieautomation, 5.001–10.000 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: 6-12 Monate
Herkunft der Bewertung

Getting to grips

5,0 vor 3 Wochen Neu

Kommentare: So far I'm happy with it and with more practice (and using it more often) I think it will be incredibly useful for our bidding process.

Vorteile:

- Easy to assemble initial layout of conveyor system - Extensive library of parts

Nachteile:

- Definitions of elements of the processing unclear to someone who is a beginner, e.g. 'container' for a conveyor capacity - Mouse inputs are slightly different to Solidworks so switching between them can be confusing

Frank
Lead Laser Welding Technician in UK
Forschung, 501–1.000 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Strong DELFOI user and supporter

5,0 vor 9 Monaten

Kommentare: Great, cant waiting for the upgrades and enhancements to come through. Always looking forward to new functionality.

Vorteile:

The whole product is such a valuable addition to our digital manufacturing capability, allowing us to support our partners and member companies in the quest to improve and enhance their manufacturing capabilities.

Nachteile:

The software needs to be used constantly to maintain proficiency. More online video examples of functionality. More online training videos.

Verifizierter Rezensent
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Maschinenbau oder Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen, 1.001–5.000 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen:

Does less than we hoped

2,0 vor 5 Jahren

Vorteile:

Easily drop in Solidworks models and get a true sense of the layout vs. 2D AutoCAD. We purchased VR goggles so the user can be "dropped into" the cell to feel it out. We attended a training and it really helped us get up and going.

Nachteile:

Animating the cell takes more time invested than the reward reaped from seeing it animated. The data we need is better gathered from a 2D simulation vs. a 3D so that it is more accurate/exact. Also the female operator wears heels, has an inch of midriff showing, and a large chest - it is weird.

Tim
Robotics Engineer in Deutschland
Logistik & Lieferkette, 201–500 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: 6-12 Monate
Herkunft der Bewertung

Overall a great software product!

5,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: The support was great!

Vorteile:

I love how smooth even the largest plant simulations run.

Nachteile:

Unfortunatly for simulations only the software was a little too expensive for long term use in our company.

Andreas
Technical sales support in Schweden
Industrieautomation, 201–500 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Versatile simulation software with unsurpassed CAD data support

4,0 vor 3 Jahren

Kommentare: The software helps me to quickly extract different components and create a preliminary layout. It wasn't until recently I really understood the importance of defining the components. If you put in the extra time to create frames in the right places of the component then the software will do a lot of the grunt work for you, and there are great tools for snapping and aligning that speeds up the process. Creating custom components has become increasingly easier the last couple of years and the programming of the components is really visual and hands on. I think one pretty unique thing that separates Visual Components from other simulation software is that it's being used in such a wide variety of applications, and even though some scenarios don't exist "out of the box" they're usually possible to script thanks to the API.

Vorteile:

You can throw basically any CAD model into the software and it will handle it with ease. The CAD data simplification tools are easy to use and can drastically increase simulation performance. Being able to present layouts and simulations in 3D PDFs, high quality renderings or lightweight animation format makes it easy to distribute content to anyone.

Nachteile:

One could wish that the user interface would become a bit more responsive. I usually experience a slight latency when switching between tabs and that can get a bit frustrating when a certain task requires a lot of back and forth between tabs.

Miha
Researcher in Slowenien
Bildungsmanagement, 201–500 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen:

Education and industry use

4,0 vor 3 Jahren

Vorteile:

The software has the best 3D user interface and exellent tools for programing of production logic.

Nachteile:

Since it is 3D can run slow in you progra it to calculate different what-if scenarios.

Toni
Project manager / Lecturer in Finnland
Forschung, 201–500 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Long-time user review

4,0 vor 3 Jahren

Kommentare: We've been using Visual Components products for over a decade and have been very satisfied with the software. We are using the software in research and development, education and training, and business cases with companies. Due to its multipurpose nature, we are continuously facing new possibilities where we can use Visual Components and achieve more sophisticated solutions.

Vorteile:

The overall flexibility and customizing possibilities make the software very powerful for various domains. High-level visual representation capabilities extend the software use range also to marketing and selling functions.

Nachteile:

Visual Components doesn't provide a standalone simulation model player. Therefore, if one wants to share a simulation model with a customer, and the customer needs to play simulation dynamically and change the parameters of the model, then the customer needs to purchase a license for the software. Only recorded 3D animations can be shared and played without additional costs.

Erik
Project Manager, Simulation & Visualisation in Schweden
Maschinenbau oder Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung

A Swedish review of Visual Components

5,0 vor 3 Jahren

Kommentare: Very positive

Vorteile:

The versatility of the software has been a pleasant surprise. It has a lot of functionality and you can program pretty much anything in Python. There is also a vibrant community that has made great addons.

Nachteile:

Sometimes the CAD import requires some additional work, it often help to go through CAD softwares, but that takes a bit more time.

Ricky
Technical Director in Dänemark
Maschinerie, 2–10 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Fantastic simulation tool

5,0 letztes Jahr

Kommentare: Simulating many different types of robot systems for automation

Vorteile:

It is relatively easy to use and can import many 3D models and modify them

Nachteile:

The text size for everything is really small and it is not possible to adjust

Corentin
Project Manager in Frankreich
Automotive, 201–500 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

A great software for engineering, marketing, and pre-studies

4,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: Workshop problems : We use the software on the factory floor to explore ways to improve the cycle time of the robot cell without having to disturb the production schedule.
Project porblems : We use a 3D dynamic visualization of our concept to explain to the customer how the solution we designed solved his issues.

Vorteile:

Visual components is very flexible, affordable and easy to use

Nachteile:

Some bugs that results in corrupted layout that the customer support could not fix

Sergey
Lead Engineer in UK
Forschung, 1.001–5.000 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

One of the best Virtual Engineering tools

5,0 vor 3 Jahren

Vorteile:

Good graphics capabilities, ease of use, huge components library

Nachteile:

Manual operations (humans) can be improved: e.g. timings studies, ergonomics, etc. Moret PLC drivers/communication protocols can be added. DES features can be improved

Wiktor
Mr in Polen
Maschinerie, 51–200 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

More and more annoyed

3,0 letztes Jahr

Vorteile:

Possibility to program in Python language.VCMX video format.

Nachteile:

Deprecated Python 2.7 - this is the cause of most trouble :(Poor efficiency of simulation despite using NVIDIA T500 - not significantly better then when we use integrated graphics adapter.HTC Vive with all those cables and wall-mounted base stations is very cumbersome.We can see big effort in developement in areas we don't use (Robot programming, Process Modeling) and no progress where it would be much welcome (Python 3.11, cable-free VR).

Kashyap
Applications Engineering in USA
Maschinenbau oder Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen, 201–500 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Engineering Review

4,0 vor 12 Monaten

Kommentare: My overall experience with Visual Components has been great. I love using it for my automation projects and the help I have gotten when I have had a questions has been good too.

Vorteile:

Being able to model something for an automation project quickly

Nachteile:

Lack of more parametric components on the library

Kashif
Researcher (including teaching) in Estland
Forschung, 51–200 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Hopeful learner

4,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: Excellent for the study and learning of virtual factory concept and 3D simulation of production lines. It's a virtual learning factory tool to enhance the knowledge of production systems and their analysis.

Vorteile:

It's easy to use as the connection and simulation features are plug and play, quite many tutorial available for learning purpose.

Nachteile:

Integration with some production planning and control software such as ERP software.

Ninan
Doctoral student - Research in Schweden
Maschinenbau oder Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Regarding DES using VC

4,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: Overall experience is good. But I feel the software could improve in terms of features that helps in simulation optimization of production flow

Vorteile:

The 3D Visualization of manufacturing components are very realistic. Easy plug and play options with good library

Nachteile:

Simulation analysis or optimization analysis is quite hard. No direct options.

Nathan
Senior Engineering Manager in UK
Forschung, 10.000+ Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung

Excellent tool for 3D simulation

5,0 vor 3 Jahren

Kommentare: We have succesfully used visual components on multiple occasions to simulate automated solutions to establish feasibility and provide a business case for a solution for our clients

Vorteile:

The range of features that can be added in to enable an automated solution to be presented to the client and modelled for deployment

Nachteile:

Some suppliers are missing or take a while to get new products on the package

Michal
Developmnet Engineer in Tschechien
Maschinenbau oder Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen, 201–500 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung

My Review

5,0 vor 10 Monaten

Vorteile:

I like the multiple access to all brand of robots in one software.

Nachteile:

The whole solution is a little bit expensive.

David
Manufacturing Engineer in UK
Maschinenbau oder Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen, 10.000+ Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung

Visual Components a great piece of software for evaluating factory improvements.

5,0 vor 3 Jahren

Kommentare: Was good to know about the software, but we really needed more specialist knowledge to make the most out of the investment.

Vorteile:

Great integration with 3D modeling software and overall easy to use to get up and running.

Nachteile:

To really get the most out of this software you really need to be using it every day as the number of variables and options are almost endless!