Studio vs. EnterVol

Feature Earth Volumetric Studio EnterVol
General Capabilities
Native 64-bit Application
Maximum Model Size Based on Grid Nodes
Over 100 Million
Limited only by system RAM
1-2 Million
GPU Support for Over 100x Reductions in Compute Times (for specific modules)
Standalone Application
Requires ArcGIS Desktop and 3D Analyst (ArcScene)
Geologic Modeling
Surface Based Hierarchical Layer Models
Smooth Geologic Indicator Kriging
 G – Size and complexity Limits
Incorporate Surficial Geology with Smooth Geologic Indicator Kriging
Geologic Indicator Kriging
 G – Size and complexity Limits
Simple Faulting with Planar Fault Surfaces
Complex Faulting with Non-Planar Surfaces
Automatic Modeling of Ore Body and Plume Overburden
Complex Erosion Modeling
Mining or Excavation Pits
Tunneling Along Complex Paths
Optimization of Excavation or Building Foundation Cut and Fill
Chemistry Or Parameter Estimation
2D Parameter Estimation Using Expert System Driven Kriging
Subset 3D Data Using Average, Maximum, or Slice at Elevation
Automatic 2D Adaptive Grid Refinement
3D Parameter Estimation Using Expert System Driven Kriging
Automatic 3D Adaptive Grid Refinement
 GS/G Limited
Ability to Automatically Handle Time Domain Data
Compensation for Anisotropic Media Transmissivity
Fully Anisotropic Variography
3D Parameter Estimation Using Inverse Distance Weighted (IDW)
Logarithmic and Linear Data Processing
Geostatistical Confidence and Uncertainty Determination
Min/Max Plume Bounding Computation
External kriging into C Tech geologic models
 GS/G Limited
Analytical And Statistical Capabilities
Computation of Ore Body Plume Overburden Mass and Volume
Integrated Volumetrics & Contaminant/Ore Body Mass
Statistical Analysis of Input Data Files
Statistical Analysis of 3D Models
Integration With Other Applications
Runs Natively in ArcGIS® 10.x
ESRI’s ArcGIS® 10.x (includes ArcGIS Tool Bar)
ESRI’s ArcView® 8.x (includes ArcGIS Tool Bar)
Groundwater Vistas Visualization
 Extremely Limited
Groundwater Vistas Grid Generation
GMS Integration (Femwater, MODFLOW, and MT3D) and Visualization
 Extremely Limited
Animation of Modeling Results (GMS, Vistas, Visual MODFLOW, etc.)
Microsoft Access Database Tools
Earthsoft’s ( EQuiS Data Management
Geotech’s ( EnviroData Data Management
ESDAT ( Data Management
GCA ( gINT 3D Boring Log Export
Integration with Custom Data Management Systems
Input Formats
Finite Element Models EVS Field Files
Finite Difference Models (UCD, Field, and EVS Field Files)
AutoCAD DWG & DXF (2D and 3D CAD Models)
Image Files (all formats) to Use as Texture Maps (overlays)
ESRI Shapefiles (ARC/INFO®, ArcGIS®, and ArcView®)
C Tech 4D Interactive Models (4DIM) Playback
Rendered Output Formats
OpenGL Rendered Bitmpas at Screen Resolutions
High Resolution Rendered Bitmap Images (all formats)
High Resolution Georeferenced BMP and World Files
Animation Output as AVI, MPEG, and HAV (lossless)
 ArcGIS Limited
Vector And GIS Output Formats
Output Complete Models as C Tech 4D Interactive Models (4DIM)
Output Complete Models as VRML (type 1 and 2)
Output Any Object as a 3D ESRI Shapefile or a 3D DXF File
Annotation And Printing
3D Labeled Axes
2D Overlay, True 3D, and 3D Extruded Titles
Direct Output to Any Windows Printer or Plotter
Interactivity Highlights
Rotate, Zoom, Pan, and Query Objects in the Viewer
Interactively Build Fence Diagrams in 3D Geochemical Models
Interactive Fly-Over and Fly-Through Animations
Interactively Build Fault Surfaces and Fault Blocks
Measured Data Posting
Samples as Spheres, Colored Borings, Squares, or Hexagons
Samples as Cubes and Arbitrary Glyph Shapes
Boreholes as Tubes, Wires, or checkmarkn-vertical Borings
Explode Samples and Borings by Lithology
Visualization Techniques
User Definable Color Mapping (Symbology)
Solid Colored Contours and Gouraud Shading
Georeferenced Texture Mapping of Aerial Photos onto Any Object
Surfaces Volumes Edges, Grid, Hidden Lines
Plumes (Isovolumes)
Intersections of Multiple Analytes
 Extremely Limited
Unions of Multiple Analytes
Drape Lines(e.g. DXF Input) on Surfaces
2D & 3D Isolines and Contours
3D Labeled Isolines
Arbitrary or Orthogonal Plane Cutting
Rotated Rectangle or Cylinder Coring
Interactive 3D Fence Diagrams Thin
Interactive 3D Fence Diagrams Thick
Irregular Facility Boundary Cutting
Vector Visualization Using User Specified Glyphs
Particle Advection Animation Using User Specified Glyphs
Streamlines and Streamribbons
3D Fence Diagrams: Chemistry, Geology, or Both
Control Transparency and Properties of All Graphical Objects
Animation Creation & Automation
Integrated Python Scripting to control any function
Create C Tech 4D Interactive Models Playable on Free Players
Ability to Animate Time Domain Data
Create C Tech 4D Interactive Models Playable on Licensed Players
Output to Standard AVI, MPEG, or HAV formats
Support for Broadcast Quality Animation
Automatic (User Editable) Script Generation
Automation Using User Editable Journaling
Grid Generation
2D and 3D Irregular Finite Difference Grids
Convex Hull Bounded by Sample (x,y) Coordinates
2D Finite Element Grid with Multiple Layers
Auto 2D Cell Refinement Based on Sample (x,y) Coordinates
3D Finite Element Grid with Multiple Layers
Auto 3D Cell Refinement Based on Sample (x,y,z) Coordinates
Price: $15,995 $2,500 to $9,000*
Monthly rental cost (applicable towards purchase): $1,595
Eight month fully amortized lease monthly payment: $2,160
C Tech performs consulting services using Earth Volumetric Studio for clients all over the world. C Tech provides geostatistical analysis, visualization, animation, consulting and training. When your schedule seems impossible or the quantity of data is overwhelming, call us. When your project demands broadcast quality animation, poster size 3D visualizations, or web-based visualization integration, contact us to discover new better and more cost effective ways to meet your needs. Call or e-mail for consulting rates or a fixed price quotation for your specific project.
* EnterVol is sold as separate components. EnterVol Volume Analyst is the core component($2,500), and the full Suite is $6,000 for a Fixed License of $9,000 for a Concurrent License.
EnterVol GeoStats (GS) and EnterVol Geology (G)