Manufacturing
First Look: AutoVUE Solid Model Professional V18   1 Nov, 2004

Article By : Ron LaFon

Cimmetry systems released V18 of its AutoVue family of applications: AutoVue displays and prints 2D CAD, raster, vector, and office document files; AutoVue Professional adds markup and real-time collaboration to AutoVue; AutoVue SolidModel adds support for 3D CAD and EDA (electronic design...More>>

CFDesign   1 Oct, 2004

Article By : Joe Greco

The goal of every product design company is to shorten the time it takes to go from art to part. A crucial portion of any product development cycle is when design engineers send a model to the analysis department. Frequently there are a number of iterations, and the development cycle is lengthened...More>>

AutoCAD Electrical 2005   1 Oct, 2004

Article By : Bill Fane

All reviews, articles, and press releases about AutoCAD Electrical seem to start in the same way, saying something like, "If you design electrical control systems, you need AutoCAD Electrical." Well, they're correct.More>>

VX CAD/CAM v10   1 Oct, 2004

Article By : Don LaCourse

VX CAD/CAM is known for its ability to import and heal advanced surface data from other 3D CAD applications, a fact that has helped it find a niche in industrial design, mold making, and CAM applications in particular. Version 10 builds on this foundation with new global shape deformation...More>>

Take the Graphics Card Express   1 Oct, 2004

Article By : Ron LaFon

It's transition time! The introduction of PCI Express graphics cards and the systems that accommodate them has produced a wave of new technology, the breadth of which I've not seen for quite some time.More>>

VX CAD/CAM v10   1 Oct, 2004

Article By : Don LaCourse

VX CAD/CAM is known for its ability to import and heal advanced surface data from other 3D CAD applications, a fact that has helped it find a niche in industrial design, mold making, and CAM applications in particular. Version 10 builds on this foundation with new global shape deformation...More>>

AutoCAD Electrical 2005   1 Oct, 2004

Article By : Bill Fane

All reviews, articles, and press releases about AutoCAD Electrical seem to start in the same way, saying something like, "If you design electrical control systems, you need AutoCAD Electrical." Well, they're correct.More>>

CFDesign   1 Oct, 2004

Article By : Joe Greco

The goal of every product design company is to shorten the time it takes to go from art to part. A crucial portion of any product development cycle is when design engineers send a model to the analysis department. Frequently there are a number of iterations, and the development cycle is lengthened...More>>

blank SolidWorks 2005-Improved Mold Making, Upgraded Interface Top Enhancements   15 Sep, 2004

Article By : Jeffrey Rowe

It's hard to believe that SolidWorks 2005 is the product's thirteenth major release since it was introduced in 1995. From the beginning, it set and maintained a high standard as an affordable and manageable CAD application for mechanical design. Each release has made the core application more...More>>

blank Alive and Kicking-Large CRT Monitors Offer Best Bang for Your Buck   15 Sep, 2004

Article By : Ron LaFon

Prices on large CRT monitors have dropped substantially since our last CRT review in September 2003. Not so many years ago I remember paying triple what these current CRTs cost. What you don't get for these lower prices are multiple connectivity options-there's usually no USB connectivity...More>>