3D CAD Neutral File:

Export to QIF for multi-CAD, multi-use interoperability.

Automatic FAI & Other Reports

View Bill of Characteristics and auto-generate customizable inspection reports with one click. AS9102, PPAP, and more.

True MBD:

Use MBD CAD data for downstream manufacturing and inspection software.


See what MBDConnect for NX does:



True MBD CAD-Neutral Export

Publish a QIF model directly from NX.

Multi-CAD interoperability throughout the digital thread and workflow. Compatible with NX 11, 12, and 1867 series.



Make Your PMI Machine-Readable

Provide a 3D CAD file with machine-readable PMI that enables downstream processes in manufacturing to quality.



Open the Door to MBD

Endless possibilities with MBD: Automated FAI, CMM, and SST (single source of truth) data. Harvest measurement data for improved product and business insights.




3D CAD-neutral file with semantic PMI (GD&T, 3D annotations, etc.) that is interoperable with multiple CADCAM sytems. 



Capvidia Priority Support

Second to none in personal support. We don't sell software; we provide solutions no matter how big or small.

Request a trial evaluation with MBDConnect for NX:

MBDConnect for NX enables MBD workflows directly from your NX software. Request a trial evaluation and start your digital transformation journey today.

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Why MBDConnect for NX



  • Increased Inspection Quality

    Rely on an automated, structured process.

  • Bring Data Back into Digital Thread

    Import precious data beyond PASS/FAIL back into MBD.



  • First Article Inspection Automation

    100% automated workflow with a couple of clicks. Export to Excel easily.

  • Reuse Your PMI

    With MBD ready check, make sure your PMI is machine readable to drive downstream automation.



  • Reduce Inspection Costs

    Stop manually entering GD&T- automation saves time & money.

  • Lower Risk for Transcription & Interpretation Errors

    Free from human reading, typing, and validation errors.

More Than CAD Translation: It’s About MBD CAD Models & Digital Transformation In The 21st Century.


Capvidia is your partner and source for the best MBD practices in Industry 4.0. 

We're the ground-floor, roll-up-your-sleeves company, so we work directly with CAD engineers & designers as they transform their work, department, or company into MBD/MBE. 

Personnel focus. Process focus. ROI-driven focus.

Our MBD specialties:

  • 1. PLM integration, measurement data harvesting & digital twin.
  • 2. Metrology and CMM automation.
  • 3. Derivative model validation & CAD revision comparison
  • 4. Inspection reporting (FAI, PPAP, etc.)
  • 5. Pilot projects & more!

You're busy and limited on time & resources.
Capvidia provides personal attention to detail to get the job done.

110% Expert
Consulting & Ownership

Some sell software, others sell services. We provide solutions, period. From CAD to CAD, CAM, CAE, CMM, and other software, we assist you in getting complete file interoperability throughout the process– most importantly, RESULTS.

"I’ll Be There" 
For You Support

When you call or email us, we’re fast to respond. It’s always nice to have a Robin to your Batman, right?

Updated Software

We are partners with major CAD vendors to ensure consistent performance of MBDVidia 24/7. We’re always current & on top of the latest trends.

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    Frequently Asked

  • Which CAD file formats export from MBDConnect for NX?


  • Can I generate FAI, PPAP, or other inspection forms with MBD Connect for NX?

    No, MBDConnect for NX does not generate inspection forms. MBDVidia is a standalone software that does this.

  • What's the difference MBD Connect for NX and MBDVidia?

    MBDConnect for NX allows for exporting in QIF.

    MBDVidia is a standalone software that exports QIF and also MBD workflows such as MBD first article inspection and PMI healing.

  • What is MBD and semantic PMI?

    Model-based definition (MBD) is the practice of embedding 3D annotations aka semantic PMI into the 3D model itself. It's the next evolution as the industry transitions away from 2D drawings and into human & machine-readable 3D models.

  • Moving to MBD is tough. How can I make that jump?

    Start small and on the ground floor. Don't try to boil the ocean. Find a manageable pilot project and measure ROI. Optimize then expand.


Software | Services | Support | Projects

Capvidia focuses on true MBD workflows: 3D CAD translation & validation featuring MBD CAD with semantic PMI that is human & machine-readable for downstream use from design to manufacturing. 

With one single source of truth, interoperable data is shared among different teams, partners, and personnel with their current systems (CAD, CAM, CMM, etc.) powering automation, AI, and Big Data insights. 

We've been trusted for over 26 years pertaining to all things CAD software.

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