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PTC says the plan is working; Q4 and FY ’14 inline with expectations

PTC says the plan is working; Q4 and FY ’14 inline with expectations

PTC puts 2014 in the win column and sees good growth in the future as the industry enters next wave of product design and manufacture technology.

By November 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Bentley MicroStation update is all about the connections

Bentley MicroStation update is all about the connections

The design platform favored by the enterprise-class design-build and infrastructure firms  will use the cloud without living on it. This week in London Bentley Systems is introducing the next generation of its technology for enterprise-scale design, construction, and operations. Dubbed “CONNECT Edition,” the multi-year rollout of new technology across the diverse Bentley line will begin […]

Anatomy of a PLM market shift

Anatomy of a PLM market shift

Daimler builds new processes after moving to Siemens PLM. By Kathleen Maher The enterprise CAD/PLM market is something of a zero-sum game. There are only so many auto manufacturers and aeronautics companies to divvy up. For that reason, every time a company announces plans to switch to a new tools provider, a shudder will sweep […]

By September 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By November 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By November 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →