Tag: Creo

Creo 3 new features on center stage

Creo 3 new features on center stage

Correspondent Tom Lansford describes the top features of Creo 3 from the recent PTC Live Global event in Boston.  PTC Creo 3.0 is a major release for the parametric design experts from Boston. Presenting “Unite Technology”; which implements PTC’s promise for AnyData compatibiilty in multi-CAD environments. Brian Thompson took the stage in Boston to deliver [...]

PTC releases free Creo Student Edition, parametric design primer

PTC releases free Creo Student Edition, parametric design primer

The software and a primer on using parametric design are available to all students who enroll in the PTC Academic Program.    The PTC University Academic Program is offering free downloads of the PTC Creo Student Edition as well as a free PTC Creo Primer Guide for Students. The primer introduces the modeling, visualization and design tools in PTC [...]

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 [...]

PTC joins the ranks of companies enabling virtualization

PTC joins the ranks of companies enabling virtualization

The virtualization trend is exploding as standards are set in place. PTC certifies first virtualization platform with Citrix, IBM, and  Nvidia; more to come. Virtualization has finally reached acceptance among users and it’s happening even faster than many companies selling the hardware expected. At PTC’s worldwide conference this year, PTC Live 2013, the company announced [...]

Dell introduces automated workstation optimization software

Dell introduces automated workstation optimization software

The free software fine-tunes Dell Precision workstations for the product and task. Initially shipping with settings for Maya, SolidWorks, and Creo. Dell today announced Dell Precision Performance Optimizer (DPPO), software that automatically configures Dell Precision workstation settings to maximize performance of engineering, design and digital content creation applications. DPPO is preloaded with profiles for popular [...]

Live linking to CAD tops list of KeyShot new features

Live linking to CAD tops list of KeyShot new features

Luxion also adds new lighting placement flexibility, Pantone libraries, and more.   A tighter connection to several 3D CAD products tops the list of new features in KeyShot 4, just released by Luxion. The CPU-based 3D rendering and animation software continues to do well in the small but highly competitive product development visualization space. New [...]

By February 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Designing a wood-fired stove for the 21st Century

Designing a wood-fired stove for the 21st Century

Specht uses PTC Creo to re-invent wood heat, with a two-chamber design that raises efficiency and lowers emissions. In many regions with cold winters, wood heat remains a primary heat source. Yet for years it has not been able to compete ecologically or financially with oil, gas, and electricity for home climate control. Compared to [...]

By February 6, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Building a clock to run for 10,000 years

Building a clock to run for 10,000 years

Engineers at The Long Now Foundation are using PTC’s Mathcad and Creo to design the first of several 300-foot clocks as the ultimate monument to optimism and long-term thinking. Imagine a 300 foot clock sheltered deep inside a mountain hideaway. For 10,000 years it marks the passing of time, its titanium gears, ruby latches, and [...]

By December 6, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
PTC releases shake-and-break Creo View Mobile for iOS

PTC releases shake-and-break Creo View Mobile for iOS

18 months after its first preview, Creo users have a way to use and share models in the iPad/iPhone environment. PTC has released Creo View Mobile, an iPhone/iPad app for viewing and sharing Creo and Pro/Engineer models. The app is unique among the various CAD-related mobile apps in that a quick shake of the phone [...]

Vax uses photorealistic rendering for more than hero shots

Vax uses photorealistic rendering for more than hero shots

The full-line manufacturer of floorcare products repurposes its Creo CAD data for a variety of design and marketing needs using KeyShot. The goal is to completely eliminate expensive photography sessions. The automotive industry is well known for its use of digital assets—CAD data—to create photo-realistic product renderings for design and marketing. But other consumer products [...]

By September 20, 2012 0 Comments Read More →