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Autodesk releases new AutoCAD 2020—industry leading CAD software gains Microsoft and Box cloud integrations and numerous other features across its main desktop versions (macOS and Windows versions come with subscription) plus web version of AutoCAD and more.
New WebAssembly core rendering leads to a drastic reduction in library size and performance with faster downloads and startup times.
Siemens’ Digital Innovation Platform and NX software advance the design and engineering process by tapping into AI and Machine Learning within the context of their new Adaptive User Interface technology.
Delivering new options and deep control, CorelCAD 2019 offers robust (.dwg) native 2d-3d CAD capabilities on both macOS and Windows at an affordable price, with unique integration into Corel’s legendary CorelDRAW line of apps.
Our second INSIDER Report focuses on delivering the latest state of the art thinking about the present and future state of (.dwg).
With 80 software engineers largely in Eastern Europe, the Open Design Alliance (ODA) is a software powerhouse in its own right, now aiming to maximize CAD industry interoperability across a range of new initiatives. Importantly though, (.dwg) is far from legacy—new initiatives aim to put it back on the main stage.
Bricsys has possibly taken the leadership front in the area of merging Machine Learning (ML) within a CAD tool—it has demonstrated truly powerful and ground-breaking new intelligence in a (.dwg) native-based CAD and BIM tool, with specialized verticals coming by way of a powerful third-party API system.
Autodesk says the platforms aren’t important anymore but getting users AutoCAD data in front of them anywhere, anytime, on any device is where the CAD giant intends to command its historic lead over rivals.
The cloud is unlocking roadblocks in existing workflows and Graebert’s ARES Kudo, in particular, is enabling its OEM partners to build enriched solution portfolios that scale up to the larger enterprise client level.
While Corel steadily leverages its world-class CorelDRAW brand across its global enterprise customers, CorelCAD has found new adherents within the AEC industries, particularly with engineers.
Autodesk announces new AutoCAD 2019 version product line for Apple’s macOS platform.
SaaS tool SimScale, the world’s first web-based CAE software is now at version 2.0—powerful new performance features and improved UI/UX.
Architosh takes a look at Graebert’s ARES Kudo for Onshape, a third-party “partner app” that builds on the two company’s previous DWG integrations but offers much more through Graebert’s Trinity of CAD multi-environment offerings.
Onshape adds powerful and industry-first features to Onshape Enterprise. Enterprise integrations and real-time, unprecedented visibility top of the agenda in this offering.
Autodesk simplifies AutoCAD 2019 into one license, many apps, experience, giving users much more freedom across tools and devices.
Cloud-based CAD innovator Onshape introduces pivotal new features taking design data management to a new level.
French-based RealCADD—a cross-platform 2D CAD system—has advanced to version 4.8. Now supports Apple’s Retina Displays.
PTC Creo to get deep integration with Materialise’s Build Processor software technology stack to improve 3D printing.
Early personal computers were called “toys” by the mainframe and minicomputer people. In the end, the so-called toys ruled the day.
BricsCAD advances to version 18.2 and adds dozens of new features—a powerful point dot upgrade from the emerging BIM software provide.
The long-awaited Rhino 6 with integrated Grasshopper is now shipping worldwide. New flexible cloud licensing make using Rhino 6 wherever you are easy.
The world’s most used CAD platform, geometry modeling kernel, and the world’s most professionally utilized mobile operating system all got extended support in TechSoft 3D’s HOOPS Exchange 2018 update.
solidThinking Inspire 2018 accelerates the pace of product innovation through advanced PolyBURBS fit tools, 3d lattice and solid-lattice structures and tools for additive manufacturing.
Belgium’s Bricsys delivers its native Mac OS X version of its popular DWG file-based CAD/BIM program with full compatibility with the latest versions of AutoCAD and IFC open-standard interoperability support.
progeCAD SA’s macOS native version got a good-sized update in December—iCADMac 2018.
Shapr3D is the first CAD system to run Siemens Parasolid and HOOPS Exchange on iOS natively and it is designed specifically for the power of the iPad Pro.
CorelCAD 2018 powers professional technical design with advanced CAD capabilities at an affordable price, offering native DWG file format CAD on Mac OS X, Windows and soon Apple iOS.
Latest release of Vectorworks, Inc., focuses on BIM usability, design productivity, and analysis.
Autodesk celebrates one year of “future of making things” in its innovative Autodesk BUILD Space in Boston.
A quick peek at what was going on in Boston this week—DEVELOP 3D LIVE Boston at Boston University.
Graebert updates ARES Commander 2017 to handle DWG 2018 file format—among other SP3 items—and makes news about ARES Kudo.
solidThinking Inc. wasn’t really dropping support for macOS in their latest Inspire release, they were merely gearing up for solidThinking Inspire Unlimited their full-featured cloud-based generative design platform.
Architosh discusses the latest solidThinking Inspire version 2017.2—with its innovative motion simulation tools among other improvements.
The technology formerly known as Project Dreamcatcher is now unveiled as Autodesk Generative Design.
The flagship TurboCAD Pro Platinum 2D/3D CAD solution from IMSI-Design offers new connections to the company’s popular iOS and Android apps, plus dozens of new features.
The world of manufacturing is changing and computer-aided design tools are growing in new directions. MIT’s new Professional Education course promises to give students a front-row seat and taste of the latest trends and technologies making these directions possible.
To celebrate AutoCAD’s upcoming 35th birthday in December of 2017, Autodesk is noting the work of talented young design and technical professionals under 35 years-old.
Autodesk announces new AutoCAD 2018 versions of leading CAD product line. Deeper PDF to CAD integrations headline new features.
Spatial Corp partners with Distene of France to provide 3D Precise Mesh product, enabling reduced iterative workflows working with CAD-to-mesh procedures in FEA and simulations.
Next week both solidThinking, Inc. and Vectorworks, Inc, have some excellent webinar opportunities.
Onshape is the only professional 3D CAD system to offer sheet metal designers and manufacturers simultaneous and synchronized flat, folded, and tabular views. New Sheet Metal Design Tools coming to Onshape in upcoming release offer the Cambridge-based MCAD startup another industry leading edge.
Sophisticated new technologies at Pluralsight aim to boost software training engagement and accelerate companies’ abilities to skill-up. But the best part is that Pluralsight is bringing this tech to AEC and MCAD professionals.
The native DWG AutoCAD competitor says BricsCAD (Mac) V17 is a complete BricsCAD version and has the same features as BricsCAD (Linux), with lots of new features, improvements, and fixes.
Onshape’s new In-Context design features take a leading position within the MCAD industry with respect to top-down design in complex multi-part and multi-assembly design. The latest update brings these to users in addition to other enhancements.
Computer-aided engineering market (finite element analysis and computational fluid dynamics) for aerospace, automotive, defense industry, industrial machinery, and other applications will grow at CAGR of just over 11% between now and 2021.
ODA updates Teigha SDK technologies to version 4.2.2.
Autodesk’s Hanspal sells shares at optimal time, netting US 3 million, and above 12-month average analysts share price—and on the heels of its first quarter selling only subscription-only licenses.
Scientists, researchers, engineers, innovators and managers can brush up on the latest innovations driving CAD in the manufacturing world with this new course coming to MIT Professional Education next summer.
A big week for DWG CAD systems on the Mac, Graebert follows Autodesk and announces ARES Commander 2017 is now available, serving native DWG CAD to Mac, Windows, Linux and iOS and Android devices.
Engineers and industrial designers gain great new features in latest releases of solidThinking Inspire 2017 and solidThinking Evolve 2017.
Luxion continues to expand support for the widest array of 3D product development software packages serving MCAD industries.
HighDesign 2017 not only boasts many excellent new features, the product adds a “consumer-level” priced LT version to the lineup and the company announces HighDesign is coming to Windows.
PTC releases new Creo 4.0 3D CAD for manufacturing and product design markets. The entire Creo system is optimized as a system of applications that work together to streamline design and engineering workflows, improve collaboration and optimize superior product designs.
With this release, Trimble has turned its attention to accelerating and fine-tuning 3D graphics along with powerful updates to better modeling and drawings capability.
Software publisher Encore has released Evolution Software’s latest update in ViaCAD 10 for macOS and Windows platforms.
Bricsys of Belgium announces new DWG-based BricsCAD V17 for MCAD, AEC and general CAD workflows. New update advances BIM, sheet metal design CAD and 3D modeling functionalities.
Graebert and its partners continue to capitalize on the legacy of the DWG CAD file format. At this year’s Annual Meeting in Berlin, held two weeks ago, partners extolled the virtues of Graebert as both partner and technical resource, while the Berlin company announced even more expansive plans around its Trinity of CAD strategy.
Next week in Munich, Bricsys NV, will host its annual developers conference on everything BricsCAD including introducing its latest version 17 release. The native DWG competitor targets directions both similar and unique to its euro cousin Graebert as both compete to win market share from US giant Autodesk.
New attendance record, conference features and robust programming were highlights of this year’s growing CAMX expo and conference focused on the advanced materials industry.
We have CAD/3D News Tidbits: Vectorworks 2017 at GREENBUILD 2016, Autodesk Fusion adds PLM, and Tekla has introduced major updates to their product line.