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Datakit plug-ins bring Rhino and DWG to Open Cascade

Datakit plug-ins bring Rhino and DWG to Open Cascade

The plug-ins are for developers; more than 100 vendors use Open Cascade technology. Datakit has released two new plug-ins that allow import of 3DM (Rhino) files and DXF/DWG (AutoCAD) files into all applications based on the open-source Open Cascade 3D CAD technology. Both plug-ins allow end users to transfer data from either Rhino or any […]

Design technology innovation is alive and well at Open Design Alliance

Design technology innovation is alive and well at Open Design Alliance

What started as a consortium to reverse engineer the AutoCAD file format has matured into an essential developer for a variety of design technologies.  Autodesk CEO Carl Bass once called the Open Design Alliance (ODA) “the arms merchant for my enemies.” When he made that statement more than 10 years ago, nobody disputed the claim. Founded in 1998 […]

By September 8, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
IntelliCAD ships major update of dwg-compatible development platform

IntelliCAD ships major update of dwg-compatible development platform

Over 1,200 new features including broader raster image support. The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium has released a new version of its CAD development platform. ITC technology is used by CAD vendors to create custom products based on the dwg design file standard popularized by Autodesk. IntelliCAD Version 8 includes support for the latest 2014 .dwg file […]

Teigha update adds graphics caching

Teigha update adds graphics caching

The latest update to the Open Design Alliance development platform also adds performance improvement to their new cloud technology. The Open Design Alliance (ODA) has released an update to Teigha, its software development platform for engineering applications that introduces support for graphics cache files. Graphics caching is used to optimize regeneration speed for complex drawings. […]

Open Design Alliance to gather in Prague

Open Design Alliance to gather in Prague

Cloud, mobile, and 3D PDF technologies will be top issues in second annual conference.     The Open Design Alliance (ODA) will hold its second annual conference for engineering software developers in September, gathering in Prague September 7-8. Cloud, mobile and 3D PDF technologies are expected to be the top draw for the large band of […]

ODA updates Teigha for Android

ODA updates Teigha for Android

A variety of software products are coming to market on Android using Teigha code. Open Design Alliance (ODA) today releases support for the Android 5 mobile operating system in the latest release of Teigha, the ODA’s software development platform for engineering applications. Built against the latest Android NDK 10, the new release is designed for […]

ODA releases Teigha Cloud beta

ODA releases Teigha Cloud beta

Adding support for browser-based rendering and drawing editing is a major goal for the alliance. The Open Design Alliance (ODA) has released its first beta of a cloud framework for use by the developers of design software compatible with the .dwg format. The goal is to provide a framework for member companies to add browser-based […]

By December 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Graebert offers Android tablet and CAD free with desktop CAD purchase

Graebert offers Android tablet and CAD free with desktop CAD purchase

$799 gets you DWG-compatible CAD for Windows, Mac, or Linux; the late beta version of Ares Commander Touch; and a $399 Amazon gift card. To promote its new Android CAD program—an industry first—Graebert is selling a special holiday bundle that includes a desktop copy of Graebert Ares Commander 2015, the late beta of Ares Touch […]

By December 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
New Inspection Xpert On Demand for CAD creates inspection documents from 2D or 3D CAD

New Inspection Xpert On Demand for CAD creates inspection documents from 2D or 3D CAD

IXOD reads all major file formats, allowing inspection editors to standardize on one workflow even if multiple CAD formats are involved.   CAD tools specialist KeyToData introduces a new tool for creating inspection documents from 2D or 3D CAD files. Standardizing on Inspection Xpert On Demand for CAD (IXOD) would allow end users who need […]

By November 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
CorelCAD 2015 adds parametrics, Windows Ribbon UI

CorelCAD 2015 adds parametrics, Windows Ribbon UI

Corel and Dassault Systèmes both use the Ares CAD platform from Graebert Software as their foundational technology, enhancing it for their respective user bases. CorelCAD, one of two drafting products based on the Graebert Ares CAD platform, has released its 2015 update. Among the new features are dimensional constraints (parametrics), and a new user interface […]