Cadalyst Author

Ron LaFon


Ron LaFon, a contributing editor for Cadalyst, wrote software and hardware reviews for the publication for more than 17 years.


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form•Z RadioZity 4.0   1 Aug, 2003
By: Ron LaFon

auto•des•sys took its time getting v4 of its flagship form•Z modeling and rendering application to market. form•Z 4 just shipped in gamma version, about a year later than planned, but the time taken has been well spent.

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Artlantis 4.5.3   1 Aug, 2003
By: Ron LaFon

The first thing you notice about Abvent’s Artlantis is the elegant and simple interface.

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Share your vision—CAD visualization tools   1 Aug, 2003
By: Ron LaFon

Helping you take an image from your mind’s eye and expressing it for others to see is one of the most powerful achievements of modern computer systems and visualization software.

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CAD viewmasters share 3d models   1 Jun, 2003
By: Ron LaFon

The ability of viewers to interface via the Internet enables design groups to meet, mark up, and evaluate drawings simultaneously, from anywhere in the world, without incurring the cost of a CAD license for each user.

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AutoVue SolidModel Professional v17 for Windows   1 Jun, 2003
By: Ron LaFon

Cimmetry Systems? AutoVue SolidModel Professional v17 for Windows is one of three applications to receive a five-star rating in this roundup.

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First Looks: Hewlett-Packard?s xw4100   1 Jun, 2003
By: Ron LaFon

In mid-April, Hewlett-Packard introduced the xw4100 line of workstations, which are unique in many ways.

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First Looks: Hewlett-Packard's xw4100   1 Jun, 2003
By: Ron LaFon

In mid-April, Hewlett-Packard introduced the xw4100 line of workstations, which are unique in many ways.

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Imagenation 7.2   1 Jun, 2003
By: Ron LaFon

Spicer?s Imagenation 7.2 offers a high degree of functionality and a wealth of tools.

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WiseImage Pro 5.1   1 Jun, 2003
By: Ron LaFon

WiseImage Pro 5.1 is a hybrid drawing viewer and raster-to-vector converter.

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WiseVIEW v4.6   1 Jun, 2003
By: Ron LaFon

Samsung SDS?s WiseVIEW v4.6 offers a relatively simple interface from which you can view more than 400 file formats, including common 2D and 3D CAD files.

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