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Firm Cuts Seat Design Costs by 60% Using Topology-Optimization Software   25 Apr, 2013

Design Concepts calls on PareTOWorks, a new SolidWorks add-in, to confidently eliminate the metal hinge in a stadium seat.More>>

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At SolidWorks World 2013, Users Get a Peek at What's Coming in Version 2014   24 Jan, 2013

Company reveals long list of new features, discusses the move to the cloud, and announces My.SolidWorks.com web portal and new Mechanical Conceptual tool. More>>

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Could Crash Modeling Have Saved the Concordia?   8 Mar, 2012

Viewpoint: Event simulation helps automobile manufacturers design safer vehicles — and it can do the same for shipbuilders.More>>

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Temple Team Captures 3D Data to Craft Traditional Hindu Sculpture   13 Oct, 2011

Using laser scanning to create a CAD model of a sacred bull makes a mammoth custom manufacturing project more manageable.More>>

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University Study Finds Rapidform Best Option for Parametric Solid Modeling from 3D Scans   21 Aug, 2011

A study funded by the U.S. Air Force concludes that INUS Technology's software is "the only viable option" for creating parametric CAD models from 3D scan data.More>>

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Schutt Sports Scores with Football Helmet Digitization   10 Mar, 2011

With the help of ReverseEngineering.com software, this safety equipment company transforms captured surface data directly into SolidWorks CAD models.More>>

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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>>