3D Modeling
Onshape Extends Cloud-Based CAD to the Enterprise, Part 2 Article
Onshape Extends Cloud-Based CAD to the Enterprise, Part 2   7 Jun, 2018

Onshape argues that product data management (PDM) solutions are obsolete, and rebuts competitors’ criticisms of its own efficacy in addressing CAD users’ needs. More>>

Siemens PLM Is Realizing 100% Digitalized Manufacturing Article
Siemens PLM Is Realizing 100% Digitalized Manufacturing   7 Jun, 2018

Acquisitions, key updates to core tools such as NX and Solid Edge, and developments in simulation, additive manufacturing, and more support a fully integrated, automated process. More>>

Onshape Extends Cloud-Based CAD to the Enterprise, Part 1 Article
Onshape Extends Cloud-Based CAD to the Enterprise, Part 1   31 May, 2018

Joining the Standard and Professional tiers of the MCAD software, a new Enterprise offering is intended to address the market’s most dispersed, analysis-hungry, and security-conscious customers — which are not necessarily the largest. More>>

Bentley Systems Takes BIM below Ground with Geotechnical Additions Article
Bentley Systems Takes BIM below Ground with Geotechnical Additions   19 May, 2018

The acquisitions of Plaxis, a geotechnical software provider, and SoilVision, a soil engineering software firm, are expected to help Bentley users address subsurface engineering factors in infrastructure projects.More>>

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>>


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