HumanCAD® Modules

HumanCAD's plug-in architecture can support a variety of modules from NexGen. The following modules are currently available:

Advanced Functions Set

Selections of nodes even at the vertebrae level for inverse kinematics

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Skeleton representations of both standard and advanced mannequins


With the optional CADExchange module, HumanCAD customers can import IGES, STEP & STL file formats and export IGES, STEP, STL and DWF file formats. The IGES v5.3 and STEP (AP203 and AP214) formats are supported.

DXF, FBX, OBJ, OSG, OSGB, OSGT, OSGX, IVE, and 3DS file format support come standard with HumanCAD.


ErgoTools is an optional HumanCAD module that includes:

Child Module

Create digital mannequins of children from a variety of age groups from 1 to 19 years of age using various databases. Ranges of Motion (ROMs) are available as well as BSIPs.

Elderly Module

Digital elderly mannequins can be created from multiple databases and age ranges.

Ranges of Motion (ROMs) are available (for each age group, gender and ethnicity of the added elderly databases) as well as BSIPs databases for elderly populations.

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