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Delcam launches free CAM for SolidWorks

Delcam launches free CAM for SolidWorks

Delcam for SolidWorks Xpress jumps into an increasingly competitive market for computer aided machining, with Autodesk as a new competitor. Delcam has launched a free version of its Delcam for SolidWorks integrated CAM system for SolidWorks.  Delcam says its new Delcam for SolidWorks Xpress provides essential 2D milling and drilling functionality. The software enters a [...]

Dassault Systèmes acquires Simpoe for injection molding simulation

Dassault Systèmes acquires Simpoe for injection molding simulation

The existing Simpoe line will still be sold, and the underlying technology will enhance Catia, Simulia, and SolidWorks. Dassault Systèmes has acquired Simpoe, a specialist in plastic injection molding simulation. Dassault will add the Simpoe technology to its Simulia line of simulation and analysis tools, and also use the technology in its SolidWorks and Catia [...]

Dassault reports modest first quarter

Dassault reports modest first quarter

Simulation software was the only area to report double-digit growth. Dassault Systèmes reported a modest first quarter, reflecting continuing macroeconomic malaise in the manufacturing segment. Total revenue was €485.3 million, ($630.9 million) up 4.9% from a year ago. Net income was €73.7 million, ($95.8 million) up 2% from 1Q12. Overall new license revenue fell 5%; [...]

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 [...]

Nvidia announces Grid visual computing appliance

Nvidia announces Grid visual computing appliance

3D CAD and digital content creation are among targeted users. SolidWorks was part of the main stage presentation at Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference for the reveal.  Nvidia today made good on past promises, announcing its new Nvidia Grid Visual Computing Appliance (Grid VCA). The device delivers remote GPU acceleration and a turnkey sensibility, enabling what [...]

JL Audio uses SolidWorks to fine tune high-end product line

JL Audio uses SolidWorks to fine tune high-end product line

The holder of 15 US patents, JL saves on physical prototyping using SolidWorks simulation.  True audiophiles appreciate good sound quality and will pay whatever it takes for great audio equipment. The engineers at JL Audio, a manufacturer of home, mobile, powersports and marine audio electronics, are just as fanatical. Founded in 1975 in Miramar, Florida, JL [...]

By March 15, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
SPECapc releases all-new SolidWorks 2013 benchmark

SPECapc releases all-new SolidWorks 2013 benchmark

New two-tier price structure introduced, separating non-commercial and commercial uses of the test. SPEC.org has introduced a new performance evaluation for computers based on SolidWorks 2013. The latest edition of SPECapc for SolidWorks includes 10 new models, each of which is exercised with 12 tests. Models were selected from the SolidWorks user community, with an [...]

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 →
nPower brings Sub-D surfacing to SolidWorks

nPower brings Sub-D surfacing to SolidWorks

Power Surfacing uses a hybrid modeling kernel to bridge the gap between freeform modeling and CAD’s geometric precision. The latest entry in the quest to merge 3D artistic and technical detailing was released this week with the introduction of Power Surfacing, an industrial design plug-in product for SolidWorks. nPower Software says its new product “significantly [...]

Dassault Systèmes tops €2 billion revenue in 2012

Dassault Systèmes tops €2 billion revenue in 2012

It was a good quarter and year by all measurements. SolidWorks seat sales set a quarterly record.  Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) today reported annual revenue topped €2 billion in revenue—and also $3 billion—for the first time in 2012. Other highlights from today’s release of fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012 results include: Annual [...]