Mimics introduction : A quick mimics tutorial for beginners



In this video, I am going to show a brief and quick mimics introduction. This video will help you get started with the software in a short time. Firstly, I am going to show you the GUI environment of the mimics software and then introduce the planes and tabs of the software. You can find out how to zoom in and out, and pan the images. Also how to changes the brightness of the images with a shortcut. Next, in this mimics introduction video some necessary tabs and features will be discussed. In the future, I will make another video regarding building a 3-D bone model in a very quick way. This mimics introduction video will help you get started with the mimics software very quickly.

Content of the video

In the first linked video, I showed you how to import DICOM images into mimics software. To build a three-dimensional model of a body part you need to utilize a materialize software like mimics to actually produce the 3-D part. You need to provide some CT-scan images of a patient and import these images into mimics as this software reads the DICOM files. This very quick video will be very helpful for the students who want to get started with mimics.

In the second linked video, I gave some information about how to segment a particular mask within mimics in s simple and quick way.

The purpose of this video is to show how you can create a three-dimensional segmentation of a particular part from CT-scan images using mimics software in a simple way. Imagine your CT images include a few bones other than the main bone model. When you want to produce the three-dimensional model, you need to choose and separate that certain bone from the other bones. So in this video, the images include scapula and humerus but I’m only going to build the 3-D model of the scapula bone. This video can be very helpful for Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering students to design and simulate body parts. This clip will show you how to separate the desired bone you need to segment in the fastest way.

If your goal is to improve patient care, the patient’s anatomy is the right place to start. Medical image data, thus, serves as a powerful basis for engineers and researchers striving for solutions that will lead to safer and more predictable patient outcomes.

The Mimics Innovation Suite

The Mimics Innovation Suite was designed to make using medical image data for engineering purposes as easy and rewarding as possible.

As the industry-standard medical image-based engineering software and service, MIS puts you in control with the most advanced tools to support your mission to improve patient care.

The Mimics Innovation Suite software toolbox allows you to import medical image data (DICOM) and segment the anatomy to create accurate 3D models.

Use the 3D models as the starting points for advanced 3D analysis, planning, personalized device design, finite element meshing, or 3D printing.

MIS offers a wide range of tools for orthopedic, cranio-maxillofacial, cardiovascular, respiratory, and other clinical applications.

Personalized engineering and simulation are increasingly seen as core competences for biomedical research teams. To meet this challenge, a powerful and clinically accepted R&D software toolbox is needed.

As professors, providing your students with the technical skill set preferred by hospitals and the medical device industry will prepare them in the best possible way for careers in research or the medical industry at large.

When performing personalized studies, the 3D models you start from should be geometrically accurate and meshed appropriately. Therefore, using a software that is built to accomplish this task in as little time as possible. and that can be automated can make all the difference.

While animals and cadavers are commonly used to validate medical devices and train physicians, their anatomies can be significantly different from those of actual patients. 3D-printed anatomical models offer realistic testing conditions and, when used in pre-procedural planning, can shorten intervention time.

Each patient’s anatomy is both unique and complex. Designing patient-specific devices, preparing 3D anatomical models for printing or creating FEA/CFD meshes based on patient anatomy can therefore be challenging.

With 3-matic’s tools you can use the patient’s anatomy as the starting point. This can lead to anatomically contoured devices that may fit better more accurate anatomical models for 3D printing and more representative finite element models.

Our services

First things first: before starting any new product design you need to see how to create the highest quality while keeping costs in check. Requirements are listed, ideas are brainstormed and/or data files checked to see how to find the best solution to fit the design question at hand.

Regardless of how far into the design process you are talk to us to see if your data can be optimized to take better advantage of 3D Printing. Just starting from a 2D design with A-face data?

We can create the 3D file and get it ready to print. Rely on our engineering team for file repair and preparation. With an array of software tools developed in-house we can handle the heaviest design files, generate reinforcement support structures. design complex cuts, or make your design more functional more esthetic, lighter, smoother or simply better suited for 3D Printing.

We believe that every designer should be able to develop products without being limited by technology or material availability. In our state-of-the-art Factory for 3D Printing you can choose from seven manufacturing technologies and over thirty materials.

Rest assured that our engineering experts will always do their utmost to find a solution for your application and to propose a combination of technology, materials and finishes to shape it with. Also if you’re looking for more in-depth revisions of your design, we’re happy to help.


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  1. HyperLyceum Team (verified owner)

    It explains the model very well.

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