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Alibre Cuts 3D CAD Price to $99; Cadalyst Calls on Vendors to Clarify Overall Software Costs   17 Aug, 2009

Where are the best CAD deals now, and what does the future hold for customers who are dropping maintenance contracts?More>>

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Learn Synchronous Technology at Your Own Pace ("On the Edge" Solid Edge Tutorial)   8 Jul, 2009

Solid Edge with Synchronous Technology provides a fast and flexible design alternative to traditional history-based CAD systems and allows precise dimension-driven control and design automation not found in explicit modelers. Choose the proper template in Solid Edge to complete existing designs in...More>>

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Event Report: PTC/USER 2009   25 Jun, 2009

PTC user conference rolls up its shirt sleeves and focuses on improving productivity.More>>

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What You See Is What You Get   18 Jun, 2009

VisionREZ and hsbCAD bridge the gap between architecture and manufacturing.More>>

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Autodesk Inventor 2010 (First Look Review)   14 May, 2009

New Shrinkwrap feature and improved plastics and sheet-metal design tools are tied up in a nice ribbon.More>>

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CAD Manager's Journey into 3D, Part 4   13 May, 2009

Readers respond to the survey numbers with disbelief and share reasons for not making the transition.More>>

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Tightening Your Designs with the Belt Generator (Avatech Tricks Tutorial)   1 May, 2009

This easy-to-use tool in Autodesk Inventor is sure to become one of your favorites as you complete your digital prototype.More>>

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Get Lean with Automated 3D Data Transformation   23 Apr, 2009

With tough economic times forcing manufacturers to trim expenses, companies can find help from tools such as Anark Core.More>>

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CAD Manager's Journey into 3D, Part 3   22 Apr, 2009

A deeper look into the numbers reveals probable reasons behind 3D's slow acceptance.More>>

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Mastenbroek Unearths Secret to Optimized 3D Modeling   9 Apr, 2009

Heavy equipment maker combines ATI FirePro graphics accelerator with Autodesk Inventor to improve the design process and support sales efforts.More>>