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New CAD technologies among Siggraph 2014 technical papers presentations

New CAD technologies among Siggraph 2014 technical papers presentations

A new push-pull rapid modeling architecture highlights the session on Interactive Modeling. Computer graphics conference Siggraph started as a venue for academic researchers to share papers. In recent years Siggraph research presentations have veered strongly toward the interests of the entertainment industry. This year’s Technical Papers track at Siggraph is true to form, but that [...]

ODA adds cloud technology to Teigha CAD engine

ODA adds cloud technology to Teigha CAD engine

The new client will allow developers to create mobile versions with a variety of standard rendering features. The Open Design Alliance has updated its Teigha software development platform with a new cloud-based framework for rendering. ODA members may use the Teigha 4.0 to write mobile or desktop CAD applications which use Teigha Cloud to provide [...]

PTC turns in good second quarter

PTC turns in good second quarter

CAD and PLM are slow but steady; new markets are starting to kick in.  PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) reported second quarter results that compare favorably with year-ago results. Revenue in the quarter (ending March 29, 2014) was $329 million, up 5% from a year earlier. The company’s newest acquisitions, Enigma, NetIDEAS, and ThingWorx, contributed $4 million [...]

Design for Manufacture Summit series returns March 20

Design for Manufacture Summit series returns March 20

A bit like Salon for industrial leaders, this year’s event will feature Jon Hirschtick from OnShape and Jeremy Luchini from Lagoa. It may be cold and freezing in New York City, but The Design for Manufacturing Summit is planning to heat things up with a spotlight on new approaches and new comers. The group will [...]

PTC looks past flat Q1 results

PTC looks past flat Q1 results

China is slow, the Yen is falling. What Wall Street really wants to hear about is PTC’s play in the Internet of Things. By Randall S. Newton PTC today reported first quarter fiscal results essentially flat when compared to a year ago, but in line with previous forecasts. The routine conference call with Wall Street [...]

Ares Commander 2014 continues trend of 2D CAD empowerment

Ares Commander 2014 continues trend of 2D CAD empowerment

We can now say all that talk of 3D “killing” 2D was just nonsense; Graebert and its competitors keep improving 2D CAD. Graebert GmbH today releases its 2014 edition of Ares Commander, a 2D/3D CAD product based on the DWG standard established by Autodesk. Unlike its rivals, Ares is shipping today in Windows, Linux, and [...]

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PTC closes year on positive note

PTC closes year on positive note

Service Lifecycle Management keeps the revenue needle pointed upward. Large deals were up significantly from a year ago. PTC (NASDAQ: PMTC) closed its fiscal year on September 30 with annual revenue of $1.29 billion, propelled by fourth quarter revenue of $345 million, up 5% from a year ago. But it was a squeaker of a [...]

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Bricsys surprises with Mac version

Bricsys surprises with Mac version

No shipping date has been set. Sales of Linux BricsCAD have been disappointing.  CAD vendor Bricsys reveals it is working on a Mac version of  its flagship 2D/3D CAD program BricsCAD. An early prototype was shown at its annual developers  conference this week. Company representatives stressed the product is in the early stages of development, and will [...]

CAD toolkit maker Tech Soft 3D introduces new product suite for cloud and mobile

CAD toolkit maker Tech Soft 3D introduces new product suite for cloud and mobile

Vendors are eager to build new apps for mobile; these SDK’s mean they don’t have to start from scratch. Tech Soft 3D (TS3D) is introducing a new suite of software development tools to help engineering software developers build new mobile and cloud-based applications. Tech Soft 3D is best known for its HOOPS technology for 3D [...]

The ODA rolls out Teigha 3.9

The ODA rolls out Teigha 3.9

The ODA introduces Teigha 3.9 with multi-threading for .dwg file loading and rendering, updated ACIS support, and the production release of Teigha for Java.