Siemens officially launches Zel X, Ansys adopts Omniverse and Indian automaker chooses 3DExperience’s roundup of recent design news.

Siemens officially launches Zel X

Siemens Digital Industries officially launched Zel X, its new browser-based engineering app for small manufacturers. First unveiled last month at Siemens’ Realize Live user conference, Zel X now has more features including a new quoting assistant, new real-time manufacturing monitoring, increased multi-CAD support and more, according to Siemens.

Screenshot of the web-based Zel X dashboard. (Image: Siemens.)

Ansys adopts Omniverse for 3D ICs

Ansys announced that it will adopt Nvidia Omniverse APIs to visualize simulation results for 3D integrated circuits (3D ICs). Ansys says the APIs will enable designers to see real-time results from Ansys solvers including HFSS, Icepak and RedHawk-SC, helping them evaluate electromagnetic fields, temperature variation and other physical phenomena.

Using Omniverse to visualize fields of a 3D IC. (Image: Ansys.)

Mahindra & Mahindra choose 3DExperience

Dassault Systèmes announced that Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra has adopted the 3DExperience platform for all future auto programs. “With Dassault Systèmes’ expertise and 3DExperience platform, we can deepen collaboration, and expedite problem identification and resolution, leading to streamlining new vehicle launch timelines,” Rucha Nanavati, CIO of Mahindra & Mahindra, said in Dassault’s press release.

Tech Soft 3D appoints new CFO

Tech Soft 3D announced that it has appointed a new chief financial officer, Cecile Quillard. Quillard’s previous experience includes having overseen financial activities and business analytics at Sandvik and serving as CFO for TDM Systems, among other roles. Quillard will report to Tech Soft 3D CEO Ron Fritz, who praised her as “a highly accomplished CFO with extensive experience across numerous high-tech industries,” in the company’s announcement.

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Michael Alba

Michael is a senior editor at He covers computer hardware, design software, electronics, and more. Michael holds a degree in Engineering Physics from the University of Alberta.