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Cyborg3D merges surface modeling with NURBS solids

Cyborg3D merges surface modeling with NURBS solids

IntegrityWare takes its popular plug-in tech and build a stand-alone 3D platform for translation, design, and 3D printing. The boutique maker of 3D modeling technology known for combining the rigor of CAD geometry with the beauty of surface modeling has released a new software platform for 3D modeling. IntegrityWare’s Cyborg3D is both a platform and […]

By March 18, 2016 Read More →
Autodesk and Siemens announce interoperability deal

Autodesk and Siemens announce interoperability deal

The two CAD leaders are already working together on the 3MF Consortium to create a new 3D printing data format. Autodesk and Siemens today announce an interoperability agreement regarding their CAD and PLM products. The two companies agree to “significantly improve the interoperability between their companies’ respective software offerings,” says an announcement from Autodesk. It […]

By March 1, 2016 Read More →
Introducing SolidWorks as a platform

Introducing SolidWorks as a platform

Thousands gather in Dallas for a glimpse of the future at SolidWorks 2016. By Kathleen Maher SolidWorks users represent the largest platform of 3D modelers in the world. They’re an important demographic in the digital world. SolidWorks CEO Gian Paulo Bassi opened this year’s conference in Dallas telling the folks that SolidWorks is a platform, […]

By February 29, 2016 Read More →
TurboCAD 2016 enhances 3D mechanical design feature set

TurboCAD 2016 enhances 3D mechanical design feature set

Other updates include rendering, architectural and user interface enhancements. The 2016 update to TurboCAD from IMSI/Design includes enhancements to its 3D mechanical design feature set, including the ability to generate a variety of 3D shapes by using “law-based” design. Other new features include updates to its visualization rendering engine, new features for architectural design, and […]

By February 25, 2016 Read More →
Aerospace toolmaker removes programming bottleneck with Delcam PowerMill

Aerospace toolmaker removes programming bottleneck with Delcam PowerMill

Using software designed for toolmakers instead of programmers made the difference. The toolmakers at G. Parker Aero Tooling Solutions were getting frustrated with the rising backlog of projects not being completed in a timely fashion. The problem was a bottleneck in programming the ten computer-aided machining (CAM) units. The two seats of their existing software […]

By February 19, 2016 Read More →
Frame Pro 64GB gives engineers high-performance application computing on demand

Frame Pro 64GB gives engineers high-performance application computing on demand

Using Frame as a graphics workstation-on-demand system runs about $4 an hour. When we last wrote about Frame (founded as Mainframe 2) in June 2015, it had just secured $10 million in new venture capital funding. Now the second-generation Software-as-a-Service vendor is introducing Frame Pro 64GB, a high-performance version of its product aimed at professional […]

By February 8, 2016 Read More →
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 →
Fusion 360 adds thermal analysis

Fusion 360 adds thermal analysis

Run thermal studies, and probe internal locations for thermal stress. The January update to Autodesk Fusion 360 includes new thermal and thermal stress analysis capabilities. Other upgrades include improvements to modeling, collaboration, and rendering. The Simulation workspace now has Thermal and Thermal Stress functionality in the Studies selection panel. Thermal Study allows analysis of temperature […]

By January 26, 2016 Read More →
Faraday Future wants to reinvent automobile manufacturing

Faraday Future wants to reinvent automobile manufacturing

A new electric car company is using Dassault Systemes software to design a variable platform automotive architecture. We might be drivers, we might be cargo. By Kathleen Maher Electric cars have been a major subject of CES for several years now, and that makes perfect sense since the idea of cars is being transformed by […]

By January 21, 2016 Read More →
CFS & ITI win research grant to develop new meshing solutions

CFS & ITI win research grant to develop new meshing solutions

The goal is to create new computational fluid dynamics routines for the earliest stages of aerospace industrial design. Cambridge Flow Solutions (CFS) and International TechneGroup Limited (ITI) have been awarded a three-year R&D grant award from the UK Government to support development of advanced geometry processing and automated meshing solutions for aerospace. Through the AuGMENT […]

By January 14, 2016 Read More →