VG Academy: Training Courses 3.0

The release of VGStudio MAX 3.0 has inspired us to completely overhaul our training courses, not simply in terms of content, but also conceptually. Going forward, you can choose from VGStudio MAX training courses with different emphases: geometry-related or material-related analyses.

We also offer a new training course especially tailored to users switching from VGStudio MAX 2.1 and 2.2 to VGStudio MAX 3.0.

VGStudio MAX 3.0 Basic Training Courses

In both 3-day courses, you will learn the basics of VGStudio MAX 3.0: User interface, visualization, segmentation, and reporting.

Objectives of the Basic Training Courses

At the end of this course, you will understand:

  • What information CT data contains and how to derive this information from the data using VGStudio MAX 3.0, as well as how to add prior knowledge about the scanned object to improve or supplement the analysis results
  • The basics of VGStudio MAX 3.0
  • Which factors affect the accuracy of analysis and measurement results and how to handle them
  • How to perform analyses and measurements effectively and accurately and to document the results with images, reports, and movies

It’s the focus that makes all the difference:

VGStudio MAX 3.0 Basic Training – Geometry

The 3-day VGStudio MAX 3.0 training course with a focus on geometry-related applications is for users who measure and analyze the geometrical properties of parts. No preliminary knowledge is required for this introductory training. Introductory training courses work exclusively with selected training data provided by VG Academy.

The training course covers:

  • coordinate measurement;
  • nominal/actual comparison; and
  • wall-thickness analysis.

The price for the 3-day training course including training material and business lunch is EUR 1,600 per person for courses in Heidelberg, Germany, and USD 2,800 per person for courses in Charlotte, NC, USA (plus VAT, where applicable).

To get to know all the capabilities of VGStudio MAX 3.0, simply combine this Basic Training course with our VGStudio MAX 3.0 Focus Training – Material.

VGStudio MAX 3.0 Basic Training – Material

The 3-day VGStudio MAX 3.0 training course with a focus on material-related applications is for users who require detailed insight into the material properties of parts. No preliminary knowledge is required for this introductory training. Introductory training courses work exclusively with selected training data provided by VG Academy.

The training course covers:

  • segmentation;
  • porosity/inclusion analysis; and
  • fiber composite material analysis.

The price for the 3-day training course including training material and business lunch is EUR 1,600 per person for courses in Heidelberg, Germany, and USD 2,800 per person for courses in Charlotte, NC, USA (plus VAT, where applicable).

For users of VGStudio MAX 3.0 with an interest in material- and geometry-related applications, we recommend combining this Basic Training with the VGStudio MAX 3.0 Focus Training – Geometry.

VGStudio MAX 3.0 Focus Training Courses

Both 2-day Focus Training courses build on your existing knowledge of VGStudio MAX and help you to hone your expertise in your chosen area of focus.

VGStudio MAX 3.0 Focus Training – Geometry

The 2-day VGStudio MAX 3.0 training course with a focus on geometry-related applications is for users who measure and analyze the geometrical properties of parts. The training course covers coordinate measurement, nominal/actual comparison, and wall-thickness analysis. Basic knowledge of VGStudio MAX is required. Combined with our VGStudio MAX 3.0 Basic Training – Material, this Focus Training course provides you with a comprehensive introduction to VGStudio MAX 3.0.

The price for the 2-day training course including training material and business lunch is EUR 1,400 per person for courses in Heidelberg, Germany, and USD 2,500 per person for courses in Charlotte, NC, USA (plus VAT, where applicable). A discounted price of EUR 1,100 (Germany) / USD 1,900 (USA) per person is available to customers who have already completed our Basic Training (plus VAT, where applicable).

VGStudio MAX 3.0 Focus Training – Material

Our Focus Training courses require preliminary knowledge of VGStudio MAX. The 2-day VGStudio MAX 3.0 training course with a focus on material-related applications is for users who require detailed insight into the material properties of their parts. The training course covers segmentation, porosity/inclusion analysis, and fiber composite material analysis. . In combination with the VGStudio MAX 3.0 Basic Training – Geometry, this Focus Training course provides you with a comprehensive introduction to VGStudio MAX 3.0.

The price for the 2-day training course including training material and business lunch is EUR 1,400 per person for courses in Heidelberg, Germany, and USD 2,500 per person for courses in Charlotte, NC, USA (plus VAT, where applicable). A discounted price of EUR 1,100 (Germany) / USD 1,900 (USA) per person is available to customers who have already completed our Basic Training (plus VAT, where applicable).

VGStudio MAX 3.0 Power Training (Geometry & Material)

In our Power Training courses, you will learn the entire range of functions available in VGStudio MAX 3.0 in just 4 days.

The VGStudio MAX 3.0 Power Training (Geometry & Material) is for users who measure and analyze the geometrical properties of parts and require detailed insight into their material properties. The training course covers the topics coordinate measurement, nominal/actual comparison, wall-thickness analysis, segmentation, porosity/inclusion analysis, and fiber composite material analysis. Advanced knowledge of VGStudio MAX 3.0 is required.

The price for the 4-day training course including training material and business lunch is EUR 2,000 per person for courses in Heidelberg, Germany, and USD 3,500 per person for courses in Charlotte, NC, USA (plus VAT, where applicable).

VGStudio MAX 3.0 Upgrade Workshop

This workshop is for past participants of our trainings courses on VGStudio MAX 2.1 or 2.2, as well as for users with several years of experience working with VGStudio MAX. During this workshop, we will take a more in-depth look at the topics covered in the basic training course (2.1 or 2.2) and learn about the new features available in version 3.0. If you haven’t participated in one of our training courses before, please contact us.

The price for the 3-day training course including training material and business lunch is EUR 1,800 per person for courses in Heidelberg, Germany (plus VAT, where applicable). For past participants of one of our VGStudio MAX 2.1 or 2.2 basic training courses, the price is EUR 1,500 per person (plus VAT, where applicable). This course is currently only available in German.

VGStudio MAX 3.0 Basic Training – Life Sciences, Paleontology, Archeology

This 3-day VGStudio MAX 3.0 basic training is exclusively made for scientists from the fields of life sciences, paleontology, archeology, and related disciplines and their specific CT-data sets.

No preliminary knowledge regarding Volume Graphics products is required for the 3-day VGStudio MAX 3.0 training course. However, to get the most out of your time at VG Academy, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with the software before the course begins.

Objectives of the training course

At the end of this course, you will understand:

  • The basics, concepts, and workflows in VGStudio MAX 3.0
  • How to handle organic and multi-material CT-data sets
  • How to apply the various analysis modules of VGStudio MAX 3.0 to your scientific data
  • How to perform advanced segmentation and generate visualizations and animations

The training course covers:

The use of VGStudio MAX 3.0 on scientific CT-data with a focus on:

  • Analysis
  • Segmentation
  • Visualization

The price for the 3-day training course including training material and business lunch is EUR 1,200 or USD 1,700 per person for courses in Heidelberg, Germany (plus VAT, where applicable).

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Exclusive trainings and on-site trainings are available upon request. 

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