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The Model-Based Enterprise Demands Standards, Says CIMdata Article
The Model-Based Enterprise Demands Standards, Says CIMdata   30 Apr, 2018

The product lifecycle management (PLM) consulting firm warns that a lack of standards can stand in the way of successful institutionalization of MBE.More>>

Step by Step, Robotics Team Overcomes Design Challenges of Walk-Assist Exoskeletons Article
Step by Step, Robotics Team Overcomes Design Challenges of Walk-Assist Exoskeletons   20 Apr, 2018

Kyoungchul Kong’s South Korean research team uses SOLIDWORKS to design wearable robots and quickly customize them for individual users.More>>

BricsCAD Shape Offers Free DWG-Based Architectural Concept Modeling Article
BricsCAD Shape Offers Free DWG-Based Architectural Concept Modeling   19 Apr, 2018

New AEC-centric tool from Bricsys enables users to move their conceptual models into CAD applications to create full BIM models without rework. More>>

CIMdata Survey Says Industrial Users Struggle to Fully Implement PLM Article
CIMdata Survey Says Industrial Users Struggle to Fully Implement PLM   24 Mar, 2018

By limiting themselves to product data management (PDM), many companies are missing out on the spectrum of product lifecycle management (PLM) uses and benefits, the consulting firm reports.More>>

BIM Ensures That No Data Is Stranded on Island Building Project Article
BIM Ensures That No Data Is Stranded on Island Building Project   15 Mar, 2018

Morphosis Architects applies Bentley Systems building information modeling (BIM) software in the creation of Cornell Tech’s Bloomberg Center, located on Roosevelt Island, New York. More>>

How Might Artificial Intelligence Help CAD Users? Article
How Might Artificial Intelligence Help CAD Users?   28 Feb, 2018

SOLIDWORKS presentation explains the basics of the AI landscape, and some of the ways that the company is embracing the future of human–machine partnerships.More>>

SOLIDWORKS World 2018, Part 2: Focus on 3D Printing Article
SOLIDWORKS World 2018, Part 2: Focus on 3D Printing   24 Feb, 2018

Hardware providers had a heavy presence at the annual user conference, where they promoted 3D printing as the answer to product development needs ranging from prototyping to production parts — but the potential user base isn’t entirely convinced yet. More>>

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>>

LACCD Sets BIM Standard on Largest Bond Construction Program in the U.S. Article
LACCD Sets BIM Standard on Largest Bond Construction Program in the U.S.   15 Feb, 2018

Bentley’s connected data environment helps the Los Angeles Community College District save $12 million on complex sustainable building project.More>>

With Nomad, AEC-Focused Augmented Reality Makes the Journey to Consumer-Level Devices Article
With Nomad, AEC-Focused Augmented Reality Makes the Journey to Consumer-Level Devices   31 Jan, 2018

The addition of AR capabilities to the Vectorworks Cloud Services app highlights the ways that in-context architectural visualization is rapidly becoming more accessible — no exotic hardware required.More>>


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