Product Design
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>>

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>>

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>>

SOLIDWORKS World 2018, Part 2: Focus on 3D Printing Article
SOLIDWORKS World 2018, Part 2: Focus on 3D Printing   24 Feb, 2018

Hardware providers had a heavy presence at the annual user conference, where they promoted 3D printing as the answer to product development needs ranging from prototyping to production parts — but the potential user base isn’t entirely convinced yet. More>>