New geometry kernels come from Russia to challenge traditional modelers and enable upstarts. By Kathleen Maher As COFES Russia kicked off in St. Petersburg last week, Russian CAD provider Ascon showcased its home-grown C3D geometry kernel, which was introduced as licensable technology in May 2012. Ascon develops and sells Kompas 3D, a 3D CAD product used widely in … [Read more...] about Does the CAD world need another geometry kernel?
CGM release gives Dassault Systèmes a direct competitor to Parasolid. Spatial also releases an update to its 3D InterOp translator toolkit. The Spatial Corp. division of Dassault Systèmes has announced general availability for the Convergence Geometric Modeler (CGM) 3D modeling kernel, the same underlying technology used by Catia. The release gives software developers a new … [Read more...] about Spatial releases Catia 3D geometry kernel for commercial use