CAD Goes Hollywood, Part 17 Jul, 2006 By: Kenneth Wong
VectorWorks helps set designers achieve sometimes-unrealistic demands of the television industry
When you're watching your favorite primetime sports channel or news program, slouching on your favorite couch with a bowl of popcorn, an AutoCAD Command line or x-y-z coordinate system is probably the last thing on your mind. But if you look carefully, you might find evidence of familiar CAD programs lurking behind anchors Charles Gibson or Katie Couric.p>
CAD might not see the limelight in Hollywood like some higher-profile technologies, but that's not because it's rarely used. In fact, CAD comes into play in Tinsel Town more often than you might think. In this article, the first in an occasional series, we'll channel our attention toward the design and drafting technologies that are sneaking into our living rooms through our TV screens. Read more >>
MD Nastran Rotor Dynamics Meets Two-Year Goal
Effort of MSC.Software and Boeing provides industry standard for simulation.
Read more >>
CIMdata Releases Free Report to Aid Defense System Transformation
Publication discusses how electro-mechanical product development is key to developing information-based strategy. Read more >>
General Software: ProgeCAD DWG Viewer v6.1.9
Upgrade from ProgeSOFT includes redlining and mark-up. Read more >>
CAE: ABAQUS for CATIA V5 Version 2.3
Upgrade from Dassault Systemes designed to improve enterprise collaboration in evaluating product performance. Read more >>
In her easy-to-follow, friendly style, long-time Cadalyst contributing editor Lynn Allen guides you through a new feature or time-saving trick in every episode of her popular AutoCAD Video Tips. Subscribe to the free Cadalyst Video Picks newsletter, and we'll notify you every time a new video tip is published. All exclusively from Cadalyst!