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Design Makes a Difference for Hardworking Trucks   9 Sep, 2010

Even the most prosaic vehicles benefit from thoughtful conceptualization and extensive clay and CAD modeling. More>>

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Many Hands Make Light Work of Product Design   22 Jul, 2010

Redpoint Engineering makes a case for refining outsourcing by moving design tasks from the one-stop shop to a nimble network of specialists.More>>

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solidThinking 8.0 Puts Emphasis on Creativity for Industrial Designers   4 Oct, 2009

3D modeling and rendering solution delivers restyled user interface and other new features including optional Inspired module for generating design options inspired by nature. More>>

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Santolupo's High School Students Tackle Real-World Design Challenges    10 Sep, 2009

Unencumbered by preconceived notions, teenagers at John Paul II Catholic Secondary School in Ontario, Canada, use today's design software to imagine vehicles of tomorrow.More>>

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Reverse Engineering a Better Brake Arm   11 Jun, 2009

Racing motorcycle designer CRP Technology uses ergonomics study, CAD, and rapid prototyping to create a custom part.More>>

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Autodesk Beefs Up Digital Prototyping Efforts with Introduction of 2010 Manufacturing Software   19 Feb, 2009

Company upgrades design, visualization, simulation capabilities in a variety of MCAD products.More>>

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Event Report: SolidWorks World 2009   17 Feb, 2009

Software and hardware highlights from the Partner Pavilion.More>>

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Scanning an Urban Antique   11 Feb, 2009

Using the REVscan portable laser scanner, Creaform employees created a digital model of the intricate Fontaine de Tourny - and inspired yet more works of art.More>>

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A Surveyor's Norman Conquest (Tech Trends Feature)   2 Feb, 2009

High-definition scanning helps document historic Nenagh Castle.More>>

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Metrology System Developer Hexagon Acquires 3DReshaper   23 Jan, 2009

Scanning hardware and point-cloud processing software make an efficient combo.More>>