Product Design
SOLIDWORKS World 2018: In an Era of Mature Design Software, 'Harder Problems' Beckon Article
SOLIDWORKS World 2018: In an Era of Mature Design Software, 'Harder Problems' Beckon   17 Feb, 2018

Once CAD is finely honed for its original purpose, what’s left for a developer to tackle? At the annual SOLIDWORKS user event, Dassault Systèmes shows where its focus lies now. More>>

Aras Takes On the Pain of PLM Article
Aras Takes On the Pain of PLM   27 Jan, 2018

In a marketplace plagued by customer frustration, one product lifecycle management (PLM) developer takes an unusual approach — starting with open software.More>>

Product Developers Will Benefit from Connected IoT and PLM, Arena Predicts Article
Product Developers Will Benefit from Connected IoT and PLM, Arena Predicts   25 Nov, 2017

On their own, the Internet of Things (IoT) and product lifecycle management (PLM) each offer opportunities for product design professionals. What insights can result when the two systems are brought together? More>>

Autodesk Envisions More Manufacturing with Less Human Input Article
Autodesk Envisions More Manufacturing with Less Human Input   18 Nov, 2017

Updates to Fusion 360 capabilities promote automation of the product creation process.More>>

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Good-Bye, Inevitable Crashing; Hello, Rock Solid   12 Oct, 2017

A proper CAD workstation provides much-needed support for SOLIDWORKS modeling — and even more so, for photorealistic rendering.More>>

Dassault Systèmes Promotes End-to-End Model-Based Design with SOLIDWORKS 2018 Article
Dassault Systèmes Promotes End-to-End Model-Based Design with SOLIDWORKS 2018    30 Sep, 2017

Latest version of the 3D design and engineering software portfolio keeps the focus on the complete design-to-manufacturing process, and pursues a future of further integration and automation in design.More>>

Create Revit Content from Autodesk Inventor Models Article
Create Revit Content from Autodesk Inventor Models   31 Jul, 2017

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Learn how to convert Inventor files into BIM models for Revit, and the improvements made to Inventor 2018 to help users with that process.More>>

Constrain Cable Points in Autodesk Inventor Cable and Harness Video
Constrain Cable Points in Autodesk Inventor Cable and Harness   31 Jul, 2017

This IMAGINiT Tricks tutorial shows how to control complex routing and create component work points as paths to define and constrain cable points. More>>

Create and Remove OLE Links in Inventor Files Article
Create and Remove OLE Links in Inventor Files   31 Jul, 2017

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Inventor has the ability to create object linking and embedding (OLE) links to non-native files such as images, PDFs, and spreadsheets.More>>

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Beefed-Up Computer Is Just the Ticket for Designer of Bus Shelters   25 Jul, 2017

SOLIDWORKS veteran Jonathan Stedman realizes he was sacrificing productivity before moving to a professional CAD workstation. More>>


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