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Content tagged with Design Hardware & Software posted in October 2011
Siemens PLM Upgrades NX With CAE Enhancements
CAD/CAM Corner 
10/28/2011  4 comments
Amidst a swath of new capabilities in a variety of areas, Siemens PLM Software's NX 8 keys in on CAE enhancements, promoting a vision for simulation-led design.
App Transforms iPad Into 3D CAD Mouse
CAD/CAM Corner 
10/27/2011  7 comments
The Maide Control app marries the iPad's multitouch interface with 3D modeling tools, letting users drive CAD with gestures like swiping and tapping.
Origo Makes 3D Printing Child's Play
CAD/CAM Corner 
10/25/2011  9 comments
In yet another sign that 3D printing technology is heading for the masses, the Origo prototype targets 10-year-olds with an appliance-like 3D printer package.
Video: Hockey Robot Stresses Sticks With Slap Shots
CAD/CAM Corner 
10/21/2011  11 comments
Hockey Robotics' testing robot takes professional-grade slap shots, helping stick manufacturers more effectively evaluate design tradeoffs around performance and durability.
Siemens Sets FreeTrial for CAD, Sim Tool
CAD/CAM Corner 
10/19/2011  7 comments
Siemens PLM Software launches first-ever 45-day free trial of the Solid Edge CAD and Femap simulation software, hoping a test drive will spark user adoption.
Dassault Deepens Composites Simulation
CAD/CAM Corner 
10/18/2011  3 comments
By acquiring Simulayt, a maker of specialized composites simulation software, Dassault is trying to differentiate its composites story around bi-directional integration among design, analysis, and manufacturing.
Objet Expands Materials Choices Across Its 3D Printer Line
CAD/CAM Corner 
10/14/2011  2 comments
Objet Ltd. is sweetening its rapid prototyping story by making a broad array of new materials available across a wider section of its 3D printer line.
Autodesk Preps Facebook Tech Publishing Plug-In
CAD/CAM Corner 
10/13/2011  5 comments
Autodesk is offering a technology preview that lets users directly publish animations and technical documents to social media sites directly from Inventor Publisher.
3D Systems Raises Bar on Color Printing
CAD/CAM Corner 
10/10/2011  7 comments
3D Systems' new ProJet 1500 combines support for color with the ability to create high-resolution, durable, plastic parts, bridging professional-quality capabilities with a $14,500 price tag.
The Slow Ramp to PLM's Value
Guest Blogs 
10/7/2011  7 comments
While PLM has major potential to improve product development processes, the process improvement and people issues associated with the technology tend to turn deployments into multi-year engagements.
Cadence Builds MCAD Bridges
CAD/CAM Corner 
10/4/2011  6 comments
With globalization and complexity raising the stakes in semiconductor development, Cadence Design Systems is honing a strategy to integrate MCAD platforms into its design flow to give customers greater control over semiconductor data.




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