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CAD News of the Week: November 16, 2012
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CAD News of the Week: November 16, 2012
The top news in the world of engineering tools for this week
Storified by Rick Stavanja · Mon, Nov 19 2012 08:00:41
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ProductCenter PLM gets upgraded to v9.3. Nice to see a proven, solid, and mature PLM offering continue to evolve. What's also interesting... err... refreshing, is no mention of the word "cloud" with any of their products. Not that there's anything wrong with that. Really.
SofTech Announces Latest Release: ProductCenter PLM 9.3.0LOWELL, Mass. - November 15, 2012 - SofTech, Inc. (OTCQB:SOFT), a proven provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announ...
New ANSYS 14.5 release introduces the first multi-disicpline chip-package-system (CPS) design flow
ANSYS, Inc. - ANSYS® 14.5 Bolsters Product Performance and Integrity Through Deeper Design InsightPITTSBURGH, /PRNewswire/ -- Building upon its comprehensive portfolio of advanced multiphysics engineering simulation technology, ANSYS (...
NREC Releases a significant upgrade of their suite of turbomachinery design tools
Concepts NREC - News/Press ReleasesCompany releases 2012 version of Agile Engineering Design System White River Junction, VT, USA - November 13, 2012 - Concepts NREC (), a ...
CD-adapco announces update to STAR-CCM+ focusing on increased performance and more efficient simulation operations
STAR-CCM+ v7.06: Accelerate, Understand, ImproveNew York and London. November 8, 2012 CD-adapco is proud to announce the release of STAR-CCM+ v7.06, the latest version of its multidisci...
Solid Edge users now get the opportunity to try SimpoEdge for simulation of injection molded plastic part design.
Free trial of SimpoEdge for Solid Edge usersMed-Tech Innovation is a cutting edge website catering to the medical device industry. Featuring the latest news, research and innovation...
Dealcam announces an update to bring greater efficiency to the machining process by adding the ability to add probing operations during the machining process.
GraphicSpeak " Delcam adds probing capabilities to FeatureCAMDelcam has added new probing capabilities to the newly released 2013 version of FeatureCAM. The ability to incorporate probing sequences ...
IronCAD announces the latest upgrade for their suite of tools. Deelip takes us through the details of the new features.
IronCAD Design Collaboration Suite 2013 Released | Deelip.comToday IronCAD released the 2013 version of their Design Collaboration Suite comprising of IRONCAD, INOVATE, IRONCAD DRAFT and IRONCAD TRA...
3D Experience Forum
Dassault Systemes held their North American user event Orlando this week. Here's a couple different takes on what happened...
GraphicSpeak " Dassault Systèmes unveils a grand strategy for the next 10 yearsPLM becomes one element in a larger plan to help enterprises compete in an experience economy. New Industry Solutions meld several Dassau...
The 3DX Forum ExperienceDassault Systèmes invited several hundred of its best customers to Orlando last week, to learn about the company's latest efforts to vaul...
A few tweets from the event even yielded some tasty nuggets...
.@jim_techclarity: "Dassault Systemes' 3DEXPERIENCE Forum was an Experience!" http://tech-clarity.com/3dexperience-forum/2908 #3DXforumDassault Systèmes
Some more dynamic discussion about my post from @Dassault3DS #3DXforumhttp://www.linkedin.com/e/fhtd3u-h9g7fmdv-5l/vaq/184486577/89884/104200950/view_disc/?hs=false&tok=0CAMIgoEFJ1Bw1Jim Brown
at #3dxforum, Dassault Plans World Domination, CAD Insider, http://bit.ly/ZnICnFRoopinder Tara
Autodesk Q3 2013 Earnings
Autodesk announced their Q3 earnings on Thursday. Unfortunately, like many of their competitors, they indicate their fiscal pessimism for the near future.
Autodesk earnings slide 60% on chargesAutodesk Inc.'s ADSK fiscal third-quarter income slumped 60% as the design-software company reported flat revenue and booked hefty restru...
Autodesk Reports Third Quarter ResultsSAN RAFAEL, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE)-- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) today reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year...
Tech4PD Episode 3
There was also another Engineering event that happened this week. It may not have been something as big as a vendor conference, or an earnings call. But its significance is certainly worthy of its mention. The latest Tech4PD episode came out this week...
Social Technology for Product Development: Ready for business? - Tech4PD - ENGINEERING.comSocial technology tools hold great promise for collaborating on unstructured product development tasks. They could capture the informatio...
...and just to followup on the consequences from Tech4PD episode #2... (from: #PLM2012 - Chad's a good sport)
@stavanja Vulcan! Vulcan! #plm2012 http://pic.twitter.com/UqjDuwNWMarc Lind
@MarcL_ @jim_techclarity @stavanja No tricorders were harmed in the taking of that picture.Chad Jackson
Autodesk 123D Design
Autodesk's 123D Design app was announced last week and the news reports on it just keep coming...
Autodesk's Free 123D Design App Comes to iPad, Mac OSHere's a first look at Autodesk's new 123D Design iPad app, which is also out for Mac and PC. It's free, and very easy to use. It didn't ...
123D Design: Create Incredible 3D Printed Designs on Your iPad3D printing is so freaking cool, even the creators of Skyfall made a 3D printed Aston Martin just for the movie. You're probably not recr...
Just a beginning but I'm very excited about real 3D modelling on the ipad. Check out just released 123D Design for ipad, mac, pc or webCarl Bass
Followup From Last Week
Some more followup items from
last week's big news
. Two of the biggest industry pundits offer their thoughts...
CAD Insider: SolidWorks Founders Reunite to Ponder Their Second ActScott Harris, one of the founders of SolidWorks -- as well as friend and fellow bike rider -- called to confirm news that had already spr...
Will they build the CAD system of future? | 3D CAD TipsWill they build the CAD system of future? Last Thursday, I was out getting a Torta for lunch, when my phone rang, with a Massachusetts ph...
This one snuck in late last week. You know, we just don't see enough 3D PDF news these days.
Tech Soft is walking in to a new neighborhood with this product, but that said, it's a good for for them to be in. The interop market needs 3D PDF, and the mobile market needs it most of all. I look forward to getting my hands on this...
3D PDF Reader: Another new dimension to Tech Soft 3D | Tech Soft 3D3D PDF Reader: Another new dimension to Tech Soft 3D Recently we announced a new product, 3D PDF Reader, which represents something compl...
3D PDF Reader demo videoTech Soft 3D
And finally, the fun news of the week. I know it isn't specifically about software, but it's especially relevant to the audience. Encourage your kids to go into engineering -- especially the girls!
DEVELOP3D blog - A 'pink' construction toy to inspire young girls into engineeringThere is a new toy in town and although it's pink and cute it's underlying principles are not traditionally girlie. Conceived by a Stanfo...
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