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CounterSketch®

Custom Design Technology

Our industry is evolving, and nothing is driving that evolution as significantly as new computer-aided design (CAD) and manufacturing (CAM). CounterSketch is the leading CAD software on the market today, offering a robust yet intuitive interface and a library of convenient prototypes. Designs are built to order here at Stuller.


1

Working alongside customers in your shop, you select a photorealistic digital prototype from a large library of available styles.

CounterSketch Example

2

Starting with this 3D model, you collaborate with your customer to experiment with and enhance the prototype, altering its composition, modifying its shape, or trying different types of precious stone. As these changes materialize onscreen, the software generates updated estimates.

3

Using tools within the software, you pick finishing and setting options and transmit the design to Stuller for manufacturing. A typical job, once approved, takes less than two weeks to complete.

CounterSketch Example 2

The following is a range-set of recommendations meaning that if you choose a computer with specifications within these ranges, you will have a good computer to run CounterSketch on. We recommend that your computer has at least these specifications:

  • Processor

    • Minimum Intel i5 Quad Core 2GHz or Higher
    • Recommended: Intel i7 Quad Core 2GHz or Higher (Preferred for increased performance in rendering)
  • RAM:

    • Minimum: 4GB
    • Recommended: 8GB-12GB or higher
  • Hard Drive

    • Minimum: 250GB free main hard drive space
    • Recommended: 250GB SSD with 1TB HDD
  • DVD Rom

  • Graphics Card (GPU):

    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX with minimum 1GB of Video RAM
      • - Minimum: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 540, 640, 740, 840

        - Recommended: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660, 760, 860 or better

    • NVIDIA Quadro GPUs not supported
  • Monitor Resolution:

    • Minimum: 1440 x 900
    • Recommended: 1920 x 1080 or higher
  • Recommended Anti-Virus:

    • Windows 7: Microsoft Security Essentials
    • Windows 8: Microsoft Defender (comes with Windows 8)
    • Due to incompatibility issues outside of our control, Gemvision does not recommend the following Anti-Virus programs:
    • Recommended: 1920 x 1080 or higher
    • Norton, McAfee, Karpersky, AVG, and Avast
  • CounterSketch Operating Systems:

    • Supported Operating Systems for CounterSketch:
      • (32 or 64-Bit) Windows 7 Home Premium, Profession, Ultimate
      • (32 or 64-Bit) Windows 8/8.1 Standard, Pro, Enterprise
    • Not Supported Operating Systems for CounterSketch:
      • (32 or 64-Bit) Windows 7 Home Basic, Starter
      • Windows XP or Vista
      • Mac OS or Linux
    • CounterSketch is ONLY supported in English version Windows.

2015 CounterSketch Training Dates:

January 19-20 Moline, IL
February 24-26 Lafayette, LA
March 9-10 Moline, IL
April 14-16 Lafayette, LA
May 19-21 Lafayette, LA
June 23-25 Lafayette, LA
August 25-27 Lafayette
September 15-17 Lafayette, LA
October 6-8 Lafayette, LA
October 20-22 Lafayette, LA

2015 Matrix Training Dates:

Matrix Essentials
February 24-26 Lafayette, LA
March 9-10 Moline, Il
Intro Matrix & Milling Solutions
Dates coming soon
Matrix Essentials Plus
January 16 Moline, IL
March 6 Moline, IL
Matrix 8 Conversion
May 19-21 Lafayette, LA
June 23-25 Lafayette, LA
Intermediate
February 23-24 Moline, IL
Intro to T-Splines
February 25-26 Moline, IL
IRender Tools
February 27 Moline, IL
Advanced
March 18-19 Moline, IL
Advanced T-Splines
March 20 Moline, IL
Master
Dates coming Soon

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