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Ansys sets Q1 revenue record, acquires SpaceClaim

Ansys sets Q1 revenue record, acquires SpaceClaim

Geopolitical tension slowed sales in Europe. Big industrial equipment makers were among the biggest buyers in the quarter. Ansys today reported record first quarter revenue, and also announced it is acquiring SpaceClaim, the 3D MCAD tool that made a big splash a few years ago with its combination of direct editing and built-in interoperability. (See [...]

Ansys acquires SpaceClaim for $85 million

Ansys acquires SpaceClaim for $85 million

The broad appeal of SpaceClaim to part-time CAD users matches well with the CAD-neutral approach of Ansys. Ansys has acquired SpaceClaim, the venture-capital funded 3D MCAD tool that made a big splash a few years ago with its combination of direct editing and built-in interoperability. The deal closed April 30, 2014 and was announced today. [...]

SpaceClaim 2014 service pack adds utility

SpaceClaim 2014 service pack adds utility

SpaceClaim just rolled out its service pack which includes two utilities: LiveReview for collaboration and STL Prep for 3D print.   As multi-CAD workflows become the norm, SpaceClaim is carving out a place for itself  in the middle of the design-to-manufacture pipeline. The company hopes to cement and grow that status with the introduction of [...]

Lagoa is building their rendering business from the cloud down

Lagoa is building their rendering business from the cloud down

The Montreal-based cloud rendering company has been making friends in varied places. There’s a fierce arms race going on in the cloud, where companies seek out territory in building 3D tools for use in the cloud. It really is the next frontier, or maybe the better term is gold rush. So many companies are building [...]

By February 12, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
GrabCAD and SpaceClaim offer Lagoa cloud visualization

GrabCAD and SpaceClaim offer Lagoa cloud visualization

Users of both products can offer browser-based photorealistic 3D product views to their users.   When cloud-based 3D product visualization platform Lagoa debuted in 2013, it initially found a market with the makers of high-end luxury goods. But in recent weeks Lagoa has made deals with two vendors that will place it squarely in the [...]

DesignSpark Mechanical downloads top 50,000 in first two weeks

DesignSpark Mechanical downloads top 50,000 in first two weeks

Will other parts vendors also offer free CAD tied to their parts catalogs? We recently reported on the launch of DesignSpark Mechanical, a free 3D CAD program distributed by RS Components (UK/EU) and Allied Electronics (North America), based on SpaceClaim technology. Today the parent company Electrocomponents plc reports more than 50,000 registered downloads of the [...]

By September 27, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
New DesignSpark Mechanical is free 3D CAD for electronic and mechanical design

New DesignSpark Mechanical is free 3D CAD for electronic and mechanical design

SpaceClaim has teamed up with Allied Electronics and RS Components to create DesignSpark Mechanical, a subset of SpaceClaim Engineer. The tool offers 3D design and access to the vast line of electronic components in the Allied Electronics and RS Components catalogs.  The parent company of electronics component distributors Allied Electronics and RS Components has introduced [...]

By September 16, 2013 5 Comments Read More →
Yet another SpaceClaim integration

Yet another SpaceClaim integration

SimWise 4D offers mainstream simulation for motion analysis. The new interface transfers SpaceClaim geometry and assembly constraints to SimWise. Engineering simulation software developer DST and engineering direct modeling vendor SpaceClaim have announced an integration that allows users of DST’s SimWise 4D mechanical analysis software to import SpaceClaim models. The integration takes the form of an [...]

Ansys, SpaceClaim extend joint distribution agreement

Ansys, SpaceClaim extend joint distribution agreement

The 3D modeler will be bundled with several existing Ansys products. Ansys (NASDAQ: ANSS) and SpaceClaim have extended their license and distribution agreement originally signed in 2009. The revised deal will see SpaceClaim bundled with several products, instead of just being offered for sale in the Ansys reseller channel. The original deal saw Ansys selling SpaceClaim as a [...]

Geomagic Spark unites 3D scan data with MCAD geometry

Geomagic Spark unites 3D scan data with MCAD geometry

The product combines Geomagic point cloud and mesh editing expertise with SpaceClaim’s direct modeling technology. New technologies had to be created to make the product possible. Last week at Euromold Geomagic announced a new product that combines 3D point cloud data, mesh editing, and MCAD solid modeling in one product. Geomagic Spark is the result [...]