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How generative design can change the process of product development
Generative Design is transforming the product design process. This Viewpoint article overviews the various ways Generative Design works to make products better.
Luxion Releases KeyShot 11
KeyShot 11 is a pivotal release that expands Luxion’s continued advancements with users to solve their most pressing product development needs in the areas of material design, information management, motion, automation, and presentation.
Luxion Releases KeyShot 10.2
KeyShot 10.2 is a major new update from Luxion offering a completely new Materials Library, faster caustics and a lot more.
KeyVR Update Introduces Unmatched Realism for Transparent Materials
Lumion advances its KeyVR software solution with new capabilities in rendering glass and gem-like materials in virtual reality.
Autodesk and VW Pair on Rebuilt Retro VW Bus using Generative Design
Autodesk collaborates with Volkswagen Group on generative design in electric showcase Microbus.
A Dutch Company in Boston—Ultimaker’s 3D Printers are Transforming Design and Engineering
As the most important global location for CAD-CAM technology companies in the world, Boston was the perfect place for Dutch 3D printer company Ultimaker to set up shop. In this feature, we talk to John Kawola, President of Ultimaker North America, about 3D printing and how it is transforming design and engineering industries.
MCAD—Onshape Announces Onshape Enterprise
Onshape adds powerful and industry-first features to Onshape Enterprise. Enterprise integrations and real-time, unprecedented visibility top of the agenda in this offering.
Onshape Takes MCAD to Era of Design Data Management 2.0
Cloud-based CAD innovator Onshape introduces pivotal new features taking design data management to a new level.
Materialise and PTC Partner on 3D Printing for Manufactures
PTC Creo to get deep integration with Materialise’s Build Processor software technology stack to improve 3D printing.
Why Shapr3D Changes the iPad Pro Story From Toy to Tool
Early personal computers were called “toys” by the mainframe and minicomputer people. In the end, the so-called toys ruled the day.
Altair Releases Inspire 2018—Simulation-Driven Design Software
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.
CL3VER Stuns—Bold New Platform for 3D and Interactivity
CL3VER has announced an all-new cloud-based rendering and collaboration platform for AEC professionals and product designers. New plugins bring desktop-based power and offer one-button publishing to CL3VER distributed projects.
Unveiled—Autodesk Generative Design Brings Power of Machine Intelligence to Manufacturing
The technology formerly known as Project Dreamcatcher is now unveiled as Autodesk Generative Design.
Autodesk’s SketchBook 4.0 for iOS—Massive Update Taps Apple’s Powerful A-Series Processors
Autodesk taps Apple’s powerful mobile devices with new SketchBook 4.0—boasting new rendering engine, massive canvas and much more for visual artists across industries.
Behind MIT’s New Advances in Computer-Aided Design for Manufacturing Summer Course
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.
V-Ray 3 Arrives for McNeel’s Rhino Modeler—Adds V-Ray Swarm and More
The new easy to use V-Ray 3.0 has arrived on the Rhino 3D modeler application, giving powerful photorealistic rendering workflows to users of one of the most popular modeler apps.
Onshape Intros Sheet Metal Design Tools—Coming Next Update
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.
MCAD News: Onshape Takes Lead On ‘In-Context’ Design
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.
MIT Professional Education Launches New CAD Course for Manufacturing
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.
New Motion and Visualization Features Headline 2017 Release of solidThinking Inspire and Evolve
Engineers and industrial designers gain great new features in latest releases of solidThinking Inspire 2017 and solidThinking Evolve 2017.
MCAD News: PTC Releases Creo 4.0—Focuses on IoT
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.
Rhino for Mac Price Goes Up Jan 1—Mac Version Nearly Complete
Rhino 5 for Mac goes up in price in January so readers who have wanted to add this tool to their arsenal should probably grab this app now. This, plus we have additional notes on Rhino Mac development in general below.
Trimble Announces New SketchUp 2017—New Graphics Pipeline 2.0
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.
CAMX 2016 Reflects Growth and Bright Future of Composites in Advanced Materials Industry
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.
Mac 3D/CAD News: Tekla, Fusion, Vectorworks at GreenBuild 2016 and More…
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.
IMAGINiT Technologies Partners with Canadian Centre for Product Validation
A collaborative partnership helping product manufacturers innovate, validate and commercialize their products.
solidThinking Inc., announces solidThinking Inspire 2016
Additive manufacturing accelerated with introduction of PolyNURBS; cost-saving benefits for broad range of production processes.
Event: solidThinking to host CONVERGE 2016 Conference
Exploring the intersection of design and technology, the solidThinking company, a subsidiary of Altair, will host its first confab focused on more than its users but broader themes involved in the convergence in design and technology.
solidThinking intros new Evolve 2016 for Mac and Windows
solidThinking has quietly introduced solidThinking Evolve 2016 for Mac and Windows, a global leading product design CAID system.
Autodesk updates Fusion 360 for Mac and Windows
Autodesk packs a punch in new January updates to Fusion 360. The new cloud-based, web-era application is truly platform independent and mobile and cloud oriented to support anywhere, any device access to project data, files and teams.
Onshape Announces App Store Offering Simulation, CAM, Rendering & More
For years, desktop-installed CAD users have not had one central place to find and buy apps, they needed to search multiple application vendor websites to find compatible products. Twenty-four partner companies endorse the Onshape vision to take CAD apps a giant step closer to the Apple App Store®/Google Play™ experience.
Autodesk intros massive Fusion 360 update for the Fall
Autodesk this week announced a big fall update to its Fusion 360 mechanical and product design software platform for Mac and Windows systems.
Cloud-based Onshape introduces Onshape Drawings
Cloud-based, Onshape, the platform agnostic MCAD company, is thrilled to announce this latest update has the ability to create professional 2D drawings, which, according to Onshape has been by far the most requested feature.
Webinar Event: Get Started with solidThinking Evolve 2015!
solidThinking is aiming to give the tools you that are needed to make the most of their programs. These sessions provide a quick and easy to understand tips that will enable faster work in Evolve.
Autodesk updates Fusion 360 at Solid 2015 Conference in SF
Autodesk recently updated Fusion 360 with many new features, introduced at Solid 2015 Confab.
Featured Video: Autodesk Fusion 360—Collaboration
In this featured video, the presenter outlines the important benefits and unique features of Autodesk’s Fusion 360 product in the area of collaboration.
solidThinking Inc. introduces new solidThinking Evolve 2015
Altair’s solidThinking, Inc. is calling Evolve 2015 the ultimate hybrid modeling and rendering software and the program features brand new PolyNURBS tools, cutting edge rendering and lots more.
Autodesk CEO Carl Bass Talks Shop: Design Differently with Fusion 360
Carl Bass, CEO of Autodesk, lays out how to Design Differently in a blog posts about Fusion 360 and the How and Why of where Autodesk sees product design.
Product Review: solidThinking Inspire 2014
In this product review, Architosh looks at the unique solidThinking Inspire 2014 CAE-based industrial design and architecture design tool for optimizing parts and structures for weight and strength. Using the company’s unrivaled “morphogenesis” technology designers see inspiration in unique responses to forces and stress that minimize mass while retaining strength responses to loads and forces.
Luxion and 3D Systems Partner to Enhance Visual Quality in Product Development
Luxion and 3D Systems partner to help bring KeyShot’s power in visualization to the product design and development market merging with its 3D printing systems
Autodesk reportedly acquires cloud-based 3D design platform Lagoa for $60 Million
Autodesk is reported to have acquired innovative cloud-design and 3D rendering app provider Lagoa—potentially overlapping and complimenting its existent Autodesk Fusion 360 product line up.
Autodesk Fusion 360 Ultimate gets first update
Autodesk provides first update for Fusion 360 Ultimate — new features include Animations and Explosions workflow
What’s new in Luxion’s new KeyShot 5.1—Creo 3.0 and Cinema 4D and more…
Luxion’s latest KeyShot 5.1 adds new support for Cinema 4D and PTC Creo 3, and many new features…
Firm Profile: Nick Hardman—Hardmarque Re-Imagines Australia’s Future Manufacturing
We continue our Firm Profile series this November with a feature on solidThinking export Nick Hardman of HardMarque Future Factories, which specializes in a wide range of industrial design focused on the ‘additive manufacturing’ sector, serving diverse clients in the areas of industrial and product design.
Autodesk to introduce Autodesk ‘Fusion 360 Ultimate’ for Product Design
Autodesk to introduce Autodesk Fusion 360 Ultimate with new capabilities, including 2D drawings, exploded views and animations and much more….
Autodesk announces Autodesk Fusion 360 for Mac App Store – Says ‘Our Global Community Loves the Mac’
Autodesk notes that its users are increasingly using Apple’s Mac platform and that it was time for Autodesk Fusion 360 to get on the Mac App Store
Luxion releases KeyShot 5—Fast and Streamlined 3D Rendering and Animation
Many new features including NURBS based raytracing complete a new update in Luxion KeyShot 5—available immediately
solidThinking Inspire 2014 Web Event Scheduled for June
solidThinking Inspire 2014 is new and the company has several webinars coming up to showcase its latest new features
3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Wireless Wins iF Design Award 2014
SpaceMouse by 3Dconnexion stands apart from more than 3,200 products due to superior design quality and usability
Luxion’s KeyShot gets new Integration with solidThinking Evolve 2014
Luxion’s KeyShot is now integrated into solidThinking Evolve 2014 via LiveLinking technology–offering product designers best-in-class real-time rendering in tandem with a leading iterative surfaces and solids modeling CAID tool
Event: solidThinking Evolve 2014 – Learn about this exciting new update
solidThinking Evolve 2014 free webinars showcase the latest new features…including new isolate mode, KeyShot Living Linking, new UI and UX improvements for product design on Mac or Windows
solidThinking, Inc., releases new solidThinking Evolve 2014 for Mac and Windows
solidThinking Evolve 2014 offers numerous new features and incremental improvements which address its current new and veteran customers’ biggest demands
Events: solidThinking Inspire webinars demonstrate Mass Reduction in Product Design
New solidThinking Inspire webinars show product design engineers how to dramatically reduce mass and weight in their new products
MeshFusion for The Foundry’s modo now available from Cadsoft Solutions
MeshFusion plugin for the Foundry’s modo 701 offers powerful and time saving boolean operations to subdivision surface (SDS0 objects
Luxion and Autodesk Partner to Transform Product Design
Autodesk and Luxion partner to make product and industrial designer cooler and easier to visualize
3Dconnexion releases world’s first wireless 3D mouse for CAD
World’s first 3D wireless mouse in on the loose!
Product Review: IMSI TurboCAD Mac Pro 7
Architosh reviews IMSI / Design’s latest TurboCAD Mac Pro now at version 7. The venerable TurboCAD product line is a key rival in the overall CAD market to noted heavy-weight Autodesk and is particularly strong on the Windows side. But since 2006 the company returned to the Mac platform to address an expanding overall CAD market. This latest version is powered by the same underlying technology in SolidWorks and contains photographic realistic rendering options. In this review we take a look at what is new.
AIA: solidThinking Evolve 9.5 offers designers and architects new level of control
During the AIA time-frame solidThinking Inc. announced now one but two major product updates. We have details here and some analysis at the bottom.
solidThinking intros new solidThinking Inspire 9.5
Design engineers generate dramatically lighter concepts with minimal stress using solidThinking Inspire 9.5
CadFaster updates MyCadbox with new features
Finnish-based software company CadFaster, Inc, releases major update to MyCadbox with new features for their iPad app and more…