Product Design
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How Can Apparel Companies Use 3D Software to Streamline Sample Development?   11 Nov, 2010

By replacing physical samples with digital models, clothing companies can save money, speed product development, and give buyers a better understanding of their products. More>>

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Scaling Images in Autodesk Inventor   10 Nov, 2010

Avatech Tricks Tutorial: You can use a 2D image as the basis of your next 3D model, but only if you know how to adjust the image to full scale.More>>

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PTC Lifts the Project Lightning Curtain, Introducing Creo   29 Oct, 2010

Promising to redefine the CAD market, a new suite of role-specific product-development apps support any mode of modeling and can incorporate data from any CAD system. New versions of Pro/E, CoCreate, and ProductView are rebranded for immediate availability.More>>

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Autodesk Inventor 2011 (for AEC)   20 Oct, 2010

First Look Review: AEC users benefit from cross-platform collaboration between the software that designs the equipment and systems within buildings and the buildings themselves. More>>

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Autodesk Inventor 2011 (for Manufacturing)   14 Oct, 2010

First Look Review: Adding direct manipulation, better visualization, and the terrific new Assembly Snap tool, this is no ordinary upgrade. More>>

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Siemens PLM Software Announces Solid Edge ST3   13 Oct, 2010

The latest version upgrades synchronous technology to further improve design, validation, and collaboration.More>>

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Constraint Limits in Inventor 2011   23 Sep, 2010

Avatech Tricks Tutorial: Reach new limits with Inventor constraints by using the new capability to define limits to constraints.More>>

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SolidWorks 2011 Measures Up   9 Sep, 2010

The latest release from Dassault Systèmes features automatic dimension re-arrangement, a part de-featuring tool, and simple sharing of parameter values and equations between parts.More>>

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Using Design Review with Autodesk Inventor Files   12 Aug, 2010

Avatech Tricks Tutorial: A paperless review process enables designers and reviewers to electronically measure, mark up, and track changes to 2D and 3D designs.More>>

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Event Report: Siemens PLM Connection 2010   8 Jul, 2010

Product lifecycle management — with a high-definition twist — takes center stage at user event in Dallas.More>>