Spatial details its latest plans at its 2022 3D Insiders’ Summit. There is a group of companies and organizations that operate largely under the radar, and that if it were not for them, we would not have the kind of progress in CAD software we have seen over the decades. These companies have names like Spatial (a division of Dassault Systemes), Open Design Alliance, C3D Labs … [Read more...] about Spatial continues to expand on a ‘kernel’ of an idea
Choosing the durable 3D geometry kernel was a no-brainer for the Belmont team. Siemens PLM says Belmont Technology, a CAD industry startup keeping a close wrap on its intentions, has licensed its Parasolid 3D geometry kernel and its D-Cubed geometric constraint solving components. Siemens says Belmont will use the components as the foundation for “a new generation of … [Read more...] about Stealth mode CAD developer Belmont Technology selects Parasolid
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?
Version 19 of this retail CAD leader sports dozens of new and enhanced features. IMSI/Design, a long-term survivor in the tumultuous retail CAD market, this week releases version 19 of TurboCAD Pro and TurboCAD Pro Platinum. Leading the list of new features is an upgrade that makes TurboCAD 64-bit software. The 64-bit upgrade means TurboCAD can now use up to 32GB of … [Read more...] about Venerable TurboCAD gets a 64-bit makeover
Corel has been steadily building a business around technical drawing; with CorelCAD it takes the next step into design and collaboration. Does the world need another CAD program? Corel thinks so and today the company is introducing CorelCAD, a new 2D and 3D CAD program for Mac and Windows. The new program is designed for professionals and priced at $699, a price tag well below … [Read more...] about Corel introduces CorelCAD, an all-new CAD product
The announcement of all the new features in R21 of ACIS and InterOp 3D is overshadowed by the end of support for the JT visualization and data exchange format. Software component vendor Spatial Corp. has released version 21 of its 3D ACIS Modeler and 3D InterOp Suite for CAD file translation, but not without controversy. There are a variety of new features that will … [Read more...] about Spatial Updates Components, Drops JT Support