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Onshape moves to commercial release

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Randall Newton

A private beta begins today for its app store and API, as Onshape seeks to build a complete ecosystem around ...

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Simulation of real-world forces in latest Autodesk Fusion 360 update

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Randall Newton

New collaboration tools are not a free-for all, but eliminate lag time from review cycles by enabling review and comment ...

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Onshape releases Android app

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Randall Newton

The browser is good enough on the desktop, but CAD works better on mobile devices with a dedicated app. CAD ...

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Autodesk updates Fusion 360 with distributed design

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Randall Newton

There are also improvements to sketching, 2D drawing, 3D printing prep, and links with new partners. Autodesk continues its rapid ...

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Lagoa working on cloud-based MCAD tool

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Kathleen Maher

Lagoa’s new modeler based on Siemens PLM Parasolid engine is being readied in Lagoa skunk works. By Kathleen Maher Lagoa, which ...

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Ansys acquires SpaceClaim for $85 million

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Randall Newton

The broad appeal of SpaceClaim to part-time CAD users matches well with the CAD-neutral approach of Ansys. Ansys has acquired ...

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Solid Edge ST 6 brings social media into mainstream engineering

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Randall Newton

With built-in links to YouTube and GrabCAD, and a new online community to replace online help, Siemens is making Solid ...

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Does the CAD world need another geometry kernel?

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Kathleen Maher

New geometry kernels come from Russia to challenge traditional modelers and enable upstarts. By Kathleen Maher As COFES Russia kicked ...

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Autodesk reveals pricing for Fusion 360 modeler

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Randall Newton

CEO Carl Bass says the subscription-only pricing is based on access and experience, not ownership. Autodesk today announced the pricing ...

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Geomagic Spark unites 3D scan data with MCAD geometry

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Randall Newton

The product combines Geomagic point cloud and mesh editing expertise with SpaceClaim’s direct modeling technology. New technologies had to be ...