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Study shows improved productivity for designers using 3D Mice

A study by MarketLab for the company 3Dconnexion found definitive productivity boost for users who used 3D mice like the SpaceNavigator by 3Dconnexion


This week 3Dconnexion released the results of a study conducted by MarketLab which found that CAD design engineers are dramatically more productive and efficient when using 3Dconnexion’s 3D mice. The new study highlights the ease-of-use and improved user interface manipulation found by users of 3D mice.

MarketLab Results

Key findings from the study are:

  • More than 80% noted 3D mice improved their productivity
  • 80% were comfortable using the 3D mouse within two days
  • 70% were proficient with the 3D mouse within the first week
  • More than 70% indicated the 3D mouse reduced discomfort while navigating their 3D CAD environment

Findings from the survey along with additional information regarding the use of the mice in 3D CAD applications is available in a white paper titled:

“The Economic Payback of 3D Mice for CAD Design Engineers.

Supported by more than 130 of today’s leading 3D applications, 3Dconnexion 3D mice are designed to significantly increase the productivity and efficiency of today’s CAD-intensive organizations, dramatically accelerating the design process from concept to production.

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