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SolidWorks 2017 comes with new tricks and new options

SolidWorks 2017 comes with new tricks and new options

The latest SolidWorks has a little something for everybody, but mostly CEO Gian Paolo Bassi works hard to keep everyone happy.

Datakit updates SolidWorks export plug-ins

Datakit updates SolidWorks export plug-ins

A license of the export target is not required to create a new version of the 3D model. Datakit has updated its line of SolidWorks conversion plug-ins. Each converter works as a SolidWorks plug-in, but does not require a license of the software in the format being exported. Updated modules include: SolidWorks 3D to Siemens […]

By August 12, 2016 Read More →
AMD gives advanced rendering software to developers

AMD gives advanced rendering software to developers

Radeon ProRender released to open source. Several CAD and DCC plug-ins are already available.   By Jon Peddie At Siggraph, AMD announced that it was making its physical-based ray-tracing rendering engine open source, and would share its source code with developers as part of its GPUOpen program. The software has been renamed Radeon ProRender (it […]

By August 2, 2016 Read More →
Dassault Systèmes net income rises 27% in first quarter

Dassault Systèmes net income rises 27% in first quarter

All division and regions reported modest growth. Dassault Systèmes has reported first quarter results that saw modest single-digit percentage growth in most product lines and regions. The Enovia data management unit continues to show above average growth, 11% this quarter (year over year). Total revenue for the first quarter (ending March 31, 2016) was €691.4 […]

By April 25, 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 →
MySolidworks Manufacturing Network goes international

MySolidworks Manufacturing Network goes international

SolidWorks expands its community resources to include access to manufacturers and VARs. In 2015, the company has expanded the MySolidWorks Manufacturing Network to worldwide manufacturing.

3D View Station update improves large model performance

3D View Station update improves large model performance

The new model tree can select 5,000 parts of a specific color in a 100,000 parts assembly in less than 1 second. Digital mock-up vendor Kisters has released an update to 3DViewStation extending the software’s ability to work with extremely large assemblies. 3DViewStation offers high performance 3D viewing, advanced analysis and Digital MockUp (DMU) for […]

By September 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Redefining CAD for a new generation; Onshape debuts

Redefining CAD for a new generation; Onshape debuts

Onshape is the latest entrant to the elite club of professional CAD products. A cloud-based tool designed to foster collaboration, Onshape represents a new approach to design. Will the CAD community accept work flows based in the cloud? This team of veterans from SolidWorks and other CAD and high tech pioneers thinks so.

Transitions aplenty at SolidWorks World 2015

Transitions aplenty at SolidWorks World 2015

Dassault Systèmes offers its retail community a change in leadership, new products, and assurances of continuity. No one said being number one was going to be easy. By Kathleen Maher and L. Stephen Wolfe This year, the annual SolidWorks World was the site of a transition in the C-Suite as CEO Bertrand Sicot ascends to […]

By February 20, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
A quantum jump in mechanical-electronic CAD integration

A quantum jump in mechanical-electronic CAD integration

PCBWorks from Altium enables direct links to automatically build parametric, 3D models of a circuit board in SolidWorks. By L. Stephen Wolfe, P.E For decades CAD users and software developers have bemoaned the lack of integration between electrical and mechanical CAD software but progress has been slow for a good reason. The people who write […]

By February 13, 2015 0 Comments Read More →