New Introducing HexaViz

Hexapod Simulation Software for
6-Axis Motion Exploration

Discover which Newport Hexapod model best fits your application needs before ordering. Newport's FREE HexaViz Hexapod Simulation Software provides an easy-to-use virtual hexapod interface to evaluate travel range, load capacity, force, and torque characteristics.

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HexaViz main overview screen with current configuration, positions, load and force values.
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Explore multiple 2-D linear & angular workspaces simultaneously.
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Execute manual hexapod moves with sliders and perform absolute and incremental moves with 'Tool & Work' frames.
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Virtual hexapod orientation, coordinate system adjustments, and motion simulation previews.
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Validate entire XYZ workspace in 3-D.
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Performance testing by load, force, and torque (useful in finding worst case positions).

HexaViz Key Features:

  • Compatible with Newport's complete line of HXP Series Hexapods
  • Verify hexapod travel range, load, force, and torque
    • Graphical display of travel ranges axis-by-axis, in 2-D or XYZ 3-D views
    • Hexapod actuator load capacity and overload condition verification, when loads, forces or torque are applied
  • Configure/ change coordinate systems, calculate/display worst case positions
  • Save configurations for easy recall later
  • Manual sliders for motion
  • Incremental motion capability

Software Compatibility:

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7*
Free Disk Space: 2 GB
Memory (RAM): 1 GB
Graphics Hardware: DirectX 9 compatible
Monitor Resolution: WXGA (1366x768) or higher

*NOTE: HexaViz runs on any PC equipped with DirectX 9-compatible graphics hardware capable of a WXGA display resolution. All modern Windows based PCs are capable of running HexaViz. It is possible to run this program under Windows XP SP3 or Vista SP1, provided a DirectX 9-compatible display driver is installed. Although the software works on these machines, we do not provide support for such legacy configurations.