Entering into public beta this year, xDesign is being considered as a bridge from Solidworks to 3DExperience. Solidworks CEO Gian Paolo Bassi used the term Industrial Renaissance to build on the universal themes of Industrie/Industry 4.0, or the next Industrial Revolution, etc. and he cited the McKinsey paper “Manufacturing’s Next Act” to describe the revolution happening in … [Read more...] about Solidworks xDesign gets closer to release; will customers accept it?
Design for Fabrication is yet another attempt by the maker of Catia and SolidWorks to crack the risk-averse, penny-pinching construction software market. Dassault Systemès recently announced “Design for Fabrication,” for the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. It is the latest in its series of “3DEXPERIENCE” software suites aimed as providing a custom … [Read more...] about Dassault Systemès tries again in AEC
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 million, up … [Read more...] about Dassault Systèmes net income rises 27% in first quarter
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, not a program. As you may … [Read more...] about Introducing SolidWorks as a platform
Catia division CEO Philippe Laufer went to Stuttgart to convince designers his company knows the way forward. By Tom Lansford When you look at the Internet today, you will find tools to share and exchange photos, videos, and everyday life experiences. Dassault Systèmes has seen itself as a 3D company for a very long time and this company has a vision. The vision is to be … [Read more...] about Dassault Systèmes woos designers to the 3DExperience vision