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>>

blank PTC Pro/Engineer Wildfire   16 Aug, 2004

Article By : Jeffrey Rowe

Way back in 1994, I ran Pro/ENGINEER on a DEC high-performance Alpha workstation-I can't remember what the specs were-under some flavor of UNIX. On one hand, I was impressed with the program's features and what it could do, but on the other hand I felt overwhelmed and frustrated by the sheer number...More>>

blank thinkdesign v9   16 Aug, 2004

Article By : Don LaCourse

Think3, an emerging leader in the midrange mechanical design market, offers an integrated product development environment for 2D and 3D MCAD design, PDM (product data management), and surface and solid modeling.More>>


Article By : Sara Ferris


All the mechanical caddies Winners   1 Jun, 2004

Article By : Laracella Sheridan

All the mechanical caddies WinnersMore>>

Autodesk Inventor 7 and 8   1 Jun, 2004

Article By : Bill Fane

Rapidly evolving solid modeler adds 2D drafting and document management toolsMore>>

Silicon Graphics sells Alias business   15 Apr, 2004

Article By : Cadalyst Staff

Investment firm acquires developer of Studio Tools, MayaMore>>

blank StudioTools 11 & ImageStudio 1   1 Feb, 2004

Article By : Bill Fane

Many Cadalyst readers work in the engineering or the drafting side of the business, where your primary interests lie in working out a detailed design solution and producing finished working drawings. You tend to use software such as Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD, and SolidWorks. StudioTools is a...More>>

HP Pioneers 64-bit Computing   6 Jan, 2004

Article By : Arnie Williams

HP itanium 2 Benefits Mechanical cadMore>>