Category Archives: CAD


What Matterport’s 3D Platform and 16M Funding Means for Designers and Engineers

13 hours ago

Imagine working on a project, modeling and simulating the design, in the very environment. A 100% dimensionally accurate environment that you shot with your mobile device. It’s an ability we’ve…

usb-robot-dr-fluff-thinkerthing Licks Your 3D Prints, Makes Those Shapes Searchable

2 days ago

Let’s say you’ve pinched off the last sip of your 8th ginger brew, your bladder is full and you need to 3D print a part that looks like a part…

Don’t Be Stupid (a SolidWorks bracelet)

2 days ago

As the sweat beads drip across my sun-scorched face, my mouse hand quivers and cracks in the cruel dry heat. “This was a bad plan.” I think to myself. “Setting up an outdoor office in the middle of the Mojave looked good on paper, but the reality is rather different.” If only I’d been wearing my bracelet, this never would have happened.


Autodesk Brings Cloudy CAM Power To Fusion 360

2 months ago

If you have been with us, tracking the growth of Autodesk’s cloud-based CAD platform Fusion 360, we have some more good news for you. After the last update that brought…


Confirmed: Autodesk Getting into the Hardware Market. Announces Spark Platform.

2 months ago

Look out Stratasys. Look out ‘lil ol’ 3D Systems. Mama Autodesk is coming to hardware town, and bringing a truckload of open-platform 3D printed fury with them. Today, it was…


Fish3d: A New Touch-sensitive, Interactive Modeling Environment

4 months ago

If you’ve been fishing, you know the layer of slime that covers the fish, protecting it from your nasty hand bacteria. It’s also a defense mechanism that helps protect the…


SolidWorks World 2014 Break-Out Sessions Now Available To All

4 months ago

SolidWorks World already seems like it was in the distant past, but in reality, it was just six weeks ago. However, now’s your chance to experience SolidWorks World all over again, or maybe even for the first…


SpaceClaim Kicks Project “Connect” Out of Beta, Releases LiveReview & a 3D Print Prep Tool

5 months ago

For all of those getting antsy to click a button and start a live session to share your confidential CAD data whilst in your jammies, the ability to do so…

Bernard Charlès on ‘the Future of Designing in SolidWorks’

6 months ago

Having been President and CEO of Dassault Systèmes (parent company of SolidWorks) since September of 1995, Bernard Charlès has seen better than most how much the 3D software—and software in…