A sneaky peek of the new features are:
The new remeshing API provides a way to modify the shape and size of the polygons representing a solid, while maintaining the overall shape and topology of the solid, in other words, altering the geometry to improve the quality of the solid. The aim of remeshing is to make more regular faceting, a highly desirable quality for algorithms used in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) or Finite Element Analysis (FEA).
Point cloud processing functionality is now much more comprehensive and suitable for interactive applications. Many extensions have been made including point cloud set registration, filtering, smoothing, sampling and normal calculation.
Clash detection algorithms have been optimised and extended to allow the severity of a clash to be measured. A negative clash tolerance can now be specified to discount insignificant clashes where solids only marginally intersect each other.
The Polygonica library now supports not only the Windows platform, but also MacOS and Linux.