Canon Medical Systems Switzerland is one of the first of our European offices to adopt a new software called EnVision 360 – it’s the first interactive 3D site planning tool designed specifically for Canon Medical imaging equipment. As the new tool rolls out, Project Manager Marcel Loepfe explains how it’s already delivering benefits to customers and Canon Medical experts.
The software creates photorealistic and interactive 3D renderings of highly specialised equipment and room layouts, bringing new efficiency to the planning process by customising these spaces in real-time. Previously, to design such rooms could take weeks, but this new tool makes it possible to do the same work in a single planning meeting. "Collaboration with our customers can be maximised by using easy-to-understand 3D visualisations at all points of their project – right through from tender to sales to installation and go-live," explains Marcel.
"Designing medical facilities involves long-term decisions, with the eventual room in use for ten to fifteen years." Yet, in the past, there were elements of the design which could only really be determined during the construction phase, and at that time existing 3D solutions simply didn’t have the sophistication to offer variations, comparisons and live collaborations. Comparatively, adds Marcel, "EnVision 360 is easy to use, fast and gives results in 3D that reflect realistic layouts and room situations.”