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Scan&Solve Brings “Meshfree” Structural Analysis to Rhino 3D

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Randall Newton

The vision is to create “seamless integration between geometric design and physical simulation.” But is it really meshless? Scan&Solve is ...

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Music Tech Manufacturer Line 6 Relies on SolidWorks and 3Dconnexion 3D Mice

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Randall Newton

As the inventor of guitar amplifier digital modeling, Line 6 is known as a cutting edge manufacturer of music technology. ...

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Autodesk Wins Appeal in Vernor Case

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Randall Newton

Autodesk wins Round Two regarding the right of individuals to resell software products. Today a US Circuit Court of Appeals ...

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SYCODE CEO Deelip Menezes: My Blog is a Hobby That’s Gone All Wrong

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Randall Newton

In an exclusive interview, SYCODE CEO Deelip Menezes talks about the CAD industry, his growing business creating utilities for CAD ...

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A/E Discovers the Mythical Man Month

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Randall Newton

Less staff but productivity rises? Programmers learned this a generation ago. Too bad it takes The Great Recession to wake ...

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E-on Expands Its World-Building Capabilities

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Kathleen Maher

Software from natural image digital content specialist E-on is used just about everywhere digital greenery is required. This summer E-on ...

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SolidWorks Decision Highlights Competitive Angst Between Luxology and Mental Images

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Randall Newton

The latest release of SolidWorks dumps PhotoWorks, based on Mental Images technology, for PhotoView 360, based on Luxology technology. Contributing ...

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SolidWorks Rolls Out 200+ New Features for 2011

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Randall Newton

Contributing Analyst Steve Wolfe sorts through the list and takes a close look at the most important features in the ...

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Exocortex Debuts Adaptive Multi-Core Fluid Analysis

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Steve Wolfe

By L. Stephen Wolfe, P.E. Contributing Analyst Mention Siggraph and most people think of sophisticated computer graphics for making movies ...

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CAD Moves to New Platforms, Expands Its Territory

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Randall Newton

We are moving into a new era of computing. But exactly how Cloud-based computing will affect CAD and related technologies ...