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Autodesk Fortifies Digital Prototyping with Ground-Breaking Inventor Features and New Products for 2011   13 May, 2010

Direct manipulation, as-you-go visualization, and design automation are new for Inventor, and Inventor Publisher and Alias Design for Inventor join the product line.More>>

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KeyCreator Version 9   25 Mar, 2010

History-free 3D modeling software can give you an edge in producing manufacturing-ready models.More>>

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SolidWorks World 2010, Part 2: New Products for SolidWorks Users   25 Feb, 2010

Event report: A tour of the Partner Pavilion finds endless new tools for structural steel design, CAM, prototyping, and much more.More>>

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SolidWorks World 2010: Clouds, Macs, Movie Making, and More   11 Feb, 2010

Event report: The annual user conference drew 5,000 to see and hear what's happening and what's ahead for the 3D mechanical CAD platform. More>>

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Alibre Announces Permanent Price Cut to $97    2 Feb, 2010

Following a promotion that attracted 10,000 new users last fall, Alibre Design Standard 3D CAD software is now available permanently for one-tenth its original price and includes the company’s CAD file translation suite to boot. More>>

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Bentley’s ISM Aims to Build Better Structural Engineering Projects    27 Jan, 2010

Integrated Structural Modeling workflows supported by new, free software tools will maximize interoperability of structural information among different specialized applications, CAD and BIM platforms, and design review environments, the company reports. More>>

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When it Comes to LEED, Platinum is the New Green   19 Nov, 2009

Graphisoft's ArchiCAD 3D BIM helped architect Carol Richard to design her dream home in a way that took her neighbors and the environment into account, and earned approval from the U.S. Green Building Council.More>>

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SolidWorks 2010: Yes, There’s Some Wow   12 Nov, 2009

SolidWorks 2010 includes more than 200 improvements, including the innovative SustainabilityXpress feature that lets users obtain suggested alternative materials and environmental-impact information for 3D product designs.More>>

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Straighten Out Multi-CAD Mayhem   11 Nov, 2009

More and more companies are running a confusing variety of 2D and 3D CAD applications, creating usage, training, and file portability challenges.More>>

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Dedicated Computing Power Improves Rendering Efficiency   5 Nov, 2009

Photo-realistic renderings and animations help AEC firms communicate project details to stakeholders, but creating those renderings is a demanding process. When its makeshift, crash-prone solution bogged down projects, American Structurepoint turned to Avatech for help.More>>