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Take Advantage of SOLIDWORKS 2020 with Subscription Services
By Dassault Systemes With the launch of SOLIDWORKS 2020 here's a refresher on all things included with your SOLIDWORKS Subscription Services membership.
An Interview with Adaptive on PLM and ERP An Interview with Adaptive on PLM and ERP
Compiled by ConnectPress Adaptive Corporation's John Gable discusses trends affecting the need for both PLM and ERP systems, including mechatronics, Industry 4.0 and more.
Turn Your Sketch Into Parts in a Snap with SOLIDNAPKIN Turn Your Sketch Into Parts in a Snap with SOLIDNAPKIN
By GoEngineer With the SOLIDNAPKIN app users can turn their hand sketch into parts, and even assemblies, at the office, at home, or out with a customer.
Will a Part Fit on Printer? Find Out Fast with New Features Will a Part Fit on Printer? Find Out Fast with New Features
By Mark Rushton, SOLIDWORKS SOLIDWORKS xDesign, the 3D parametric modeling App built on the 3DEXPERIENCE, now features a new library of 3D printer build volumes.
Introduction to SOLIDWORKS xShape Introduction to SOLIDWORKS xShape
By Wayne White, Trimech SOLIDWORKS xShape gives users the ability to create complex, non-prismatic shapes quickly and intuitively. Trimech's Wayne White as the highlights.
SOLIDWORKS & The End Of Windows 7 SOLIDWORKS & The End Of Windows 7
By Jeff Setzer, GSC GSC's Jeff Setzer makes the case on why it's time to update to Windows 10.
What Hardware Should I Choose for SOLIDWORKS?
By Solid Solutions Watch this video from Solid Solutions to learn what considerations you'll need to make, whether that is graphics cards, hard-drives, processors or RAM.
Five Things You Can Do in SIMULIA Structural Simulation Five Things You Can Do in SIMULIA Structural Simulation
See what's new in SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer, including the ability to solve more complex non-linear analysis faster, multitask and more.
SOLIDWORKS 2020 in the Works SOLIDWORKS 2020 in the Works
Compiled by Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor At SOLIDWORKS World last month attendees got a preview of the next version of SOLIDWORKS. See what's in store!
BIG News from SOLIDWORKS World 2019! BIG News from SOLIDWORKS World 2019!
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor This year Dassault Systemes got bold and changed SOLIDWORKS World's name to 3DEXPERIENCE World and introduced 3DEXPERIENCE.WORKS.
See What's Shaking at SOLIDWORKS World in Dallas
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor This week attendees will hear from NASA Astronaut and NFL player Leland Melvin, get a glimpse of SOLIDWORKS 2020, and more. See what's in store!
Design & Manufacturing Trends in 2019 & Beyond Design & Manufacturing Trends in 2019 & Beyond
Compiled by ConnectPress Generative design, artificial intelligence, robots. See what Autodesk CEO and President and VP of Research of CIMdata have to say about 2019.
4 Ways to Visualize a SOLIDWORKS Model 4 Ways to Visualize a SOLIDWORKS Model
By AMD Learn about the tools for visualizing SOLIDWORKS models, including SOLIDWORKS Viewport (Shaded With Edges) and Radeon ProRender for SOLIDWORKS.
Make an Impression with Raytraced Rendering in SOLIDWORKS Make an Impression with Raytraced Rendering in SOLIDWORKS
By AMD SOLIDWORKS users can create photorealistic renderings with PhotoView360 and SOLIDWORKS Visualize, and AMD offers a third, FREE, option.
3 Easy Paths from SOLIDWORKS to VR 3 Easy Paths from SOLIDWORKS to VR
By AMD Read how using Virtual Reality (VR) in design and manufacturing is now more accessible, affordable AND easy with SOLIDWORKS 2019 and AMD.
Boost Performance in Your SOLIDWORKS Large Assemblies Boost Performance in Your SOLIDWORKS Large Assemblies
By AMD Learn how you can take advantage of the new SOLIDWORKS 2019 graphics engine with the AMD Radeon Pro GPU, when working with large assemblies.
SOLIDWORKS 2019 VISUALIZATION & VR GUIDE SOLIDWORKS 2019 VISUALIZATION & VR GUIDE
By AMD With SOLIDWORKS 2019 users now have several options to experience designs in an immersive environment at a real-world scale.
Disruption Is Here in Automotive- Are You Ready? Disruption Is Here in Automotive- Are You Ready?
By ANSYS Read this article to see how simulation technology pervasively addresses disruptive automotive technologies.
Disruption in Aerospace and Defense Is Here: Are You Ready? Disruption in Aerospace and Defense Is Here: Are You Ready?
By ANSYS See how A & D companies are using simulation to evaluate thousands of product scenarios and overcome barriers to get products to market faster.
Creating Value When PLM and ERP Work Together Creating Value When PLM and ERP Work Together
By John MacKrell, CIMdata John MacKrell of CIMdata explains the necessary strategy for bringing PLM, ERP, and MES together to form a complete product realization strategy.
Simulation for Everyone! Experts and Non-experts Alike Simulation for Everyone! Experts and Non-experts Alike
By Robert Farrell, Rev-Sim.Org Robert Farrell makes the case on the benefits of putting computer-aided engineering tools in the hands of non-expert analysts too.
Does Your SMB Need PLM? Does Your SMB Need PLM?
By Lynn Manning, Parker Group Lynn Manning talks to Adaptive's Jon Gable and Razorleaf's Jonathan Scott about if PLM is practical for SMB's and if they should adopt.
Gain Access to 3D Printing, CNC and More Resources Gain Access to 3D Printing, CNC and More Resources
By Fred Zobel, Computer Aided Technology Marketplace Make is a utility for sourcing out 3D Manufacturing for your models, or for getting your name out there as a service provider.
8 Myths About ANSYS Discovery Live 8 Myths About ANSYS Discovery Live
By Dan Raker, ConnectPress This article looks at misconceptions about analysis and simulation software, such as ANSYS Discovery Live, is only for specialists.