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PTC unveils Vuforia in ThingWorx product line

PTC unveils Vuforia in ThingWorx product line

PTC acquired Vuforia from Qualcomm in October 2015 for $65 million. The company has wasted little time incorporating the AR technology into its ThingWorx IoT product line. PTC introduced its product group, Vuforia, to the world with a slick web cast called The Thing Event. The show featured Vuforia’s augmented reality (AR) technology being used as a visualization […]

By February 2, 2016 Read More →
Mcor launches next-generation paper-based 3D printer

Mcor launches next-generation paper-based 3D printer

ARKe aims its new desktop printer at education and creative professionals. Mcor has been building intriguing 3D printers for several years using reams of copy paper as its build medium. Its new ARKe takes that technology to the next level, putting full color and high resolution into a selective deposition lamination printer. Mcor appeals to […]

By January 18, 2016 Read More →
Hololens for design and designers

Hololens for design and designers

Microsoft is working with Autodesk and Trimble to develop applications for mixed reality. By Jon Peddie and Kathleen Maher When Microsoft introduced Hololens at the beginning of 2015, it was generally agreed that the blue giant had a good idea, and like many of Microsoft’s big ideas, it might well be many years before the […]

By January 6, 2016 Read More →
PTC’s latest version of Windchill 11 knits IoT, ALM, and more  into PLM

PTC’s latest version of Windchill 11 knits IoT, ALM, and more into PLM

Major Windchill 11 release integrates PTC’s technologies into a PLM for a broader range of customers.

By December 6, 2015 Read More →
ArtCAM Pro update adds 3D printing aids

ArtCAM Pro update adds 3D printing aids

The CAM program for artistic machining also offers new vector drawing aids. The latest release of Delcam ArtCAM Pro features improvements in design and machining, including the ability to create support structures for 3D Printing, easier designing with vectors, more design options with real-time updating and faster machining simulations.   Unlike most computer-aided machining (CAM) […]

By November 6, 2015 Read More →
Autodesk launches Memento Gallery with new build

Autodesk launches Memento Gallery with new build

Photogrammetry tool adds a 3D viewer to share models. Non-traditional 3D end users including archaeologists and miners are among the user base.   Memento has gotten many launches. Formally unveiled last spring and showcased at Siggraph this year, Memento is available for people to experiment with in the Autodesk Labs. Surprisingly, the company is still […]

PTC to Acquire Qualcomm’s Vuforia Augmented Reality technology

PTC to Acquire Qualcomm’s Vuforia Augmented Reality technology

Qualcomm announces the sale of its AR subsidiary Vuforia to PTC. Most see this as a move to raise value and placate restive investors who are seeking the breakup of Qualcomm. The acquisition will help PTC build its IoT division.

Ford virtual reality lab brings ultra-high definition to immersive collaborative design

Ford virtual reality lab brings ultra-high definition to immersive collaborative design

Using Autodesk VRED, Ford has become the first automotive company to equip its design team with 4K real-time virtualization.    In recent years Ford Motor Company has become a leader in exploring new technology for design and engineering. The company’s newest initiative is the Ford Immersive Vehicle Environment (FIVE) Lab, led by Elizabeth Baron, Ford […]

3D printing personalized heart models for surgical planning

3D printing personalized heart models for surgical planning

MIT researchers say their system can convert MRI scans into 3D-printed, physical models in a few hours. Researchers at MIT and Boston Children’s Hospital have developed a system that can take MRI scans of a patient’s heart and, in a matter of hours, 3D print them to create a tangible, physical model that surgeons can […]

By September 29, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Immersive 2015 to connect creators with technologists and investors

Immersive 2015 to connect creators with technologists and investors

The Chief Content Officer at HTC and JPR’s Jon Peddie are among this year’s speakers. Toronto is becoming a hub for work at the intersection of 3D and immersive technologies. Last year we told you about a new conference designed to connect creative professionals in gaming and media with the toolmakers and investors of immersive […]

By September 14, 2015 0 Comments Read More →