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Beth Stackpole
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posted in February 2012

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Autodesk iPad App Animates Lego Dragon
CAD/CAM Corner 
2/29/2012  12 comments
Autodesk is teaming up with Lego to promote the benefits of animated 3D instruction manuals via a proof-of-concept iPad app that’s powered by the Inventor Publisher Mobile Viewer.
3D-Printed Jaw Used in Transplant
2/27/2012  38 comments
A recent jaw transplant using a patient-specific prosthesis created with additive manufacturing techniques showcases the potential of 3D printing for advanced medical applications.
Consumerization Steers a New Wave of Design Tools
CAD/CAM Corner 
2/24/2012  16 comments
The user experience around personal devices is driving a whole new generation of tools and CAD apps that will deliver enhanced usability and new utility for engineers.
3D Systems' Zoom Puts Print Process on Fast Track
Product News 
2/23/2012  7 comments
The new Zoom fast-print material accelerates print jobs on the 3D personal printer by as much as 50 percent.
Slideshow: Social Side of CAD
CAD/CAM Corner 
2/21/2012  13 comments
Traditional CAD vendors and new startups are bringing a social side to traditional design tools, inspiring new ways of collaboration, and fostering the development of more innovative products.
Amphibious Craft Navigates FEA Waters
2/15/2012  7 comments
FEA analysis helped optimize the articulation arm at the core of the ARKTOS amphibious craft, which gives it the mobility to seamlessly navigate between extreme environments.
Complexity Surrounds Software-Intensive Product Designs
CAD/CAM Corner 
2/14/2012  11 comments
As software increasingly becomes a lever to differentiate and drive innovation, product development organizations face complex change management issues that can put a damper on potential benefits.
CFD Players Partner Around 3D Visualization
2/13/2012  5 comments
Flow Science and CEI Software team up to integrate CEI’s CFD visualization capabilities with the FLOW-3D CFD tool, making it easier to showcase results in a more meaningful way.
iPad App Provides On-the-Go Product Data
2/10/2012  7 comments
Inforbix is leveraging its CAD and product data access technology to power up a free iPad app that lets mobile users search and access engineering data.
3D PDF Backed for Engineering Data Exchange
CAD/CAM Corner 
2/7/2012  12 comments
The 3D PDF Consortium is courting a community to drive adoption of the standard as a means to collaborate, exchange, and visualize engineering-related data.
IMSI/Design Has Foundation for Mobile CAD
CAD/CAM Corner 
2/6/2012  2 comments
With its new TurboApps SDK, IMSI/Design is hoping to make its 2D/3D viewing engine a platform for developers building mobile CAD-related apps.
PartMaker Brings CAD to CNC
2/3/2012  4 comments
Branching out from its CAM software roots, PartMaker is adding a 3D CAD modeling component to its PartMaker portfolio, acknowledging that machinists need better tools for working with 3D models.
Slideshow: Top 5 Design Tool Trends to Watch in 2012
2/2/2012  12 comments
The building blocks laid in 2011 around mobile, cloud, and social technologies will set the stage for remaking CAD and other engineering tools into 21st Century design collaboration platforms.
3D Printer Takes Paper-Based Approach
CAD/CAM Corner 
2/1/2012  29 comments
An Irish firm is offering a printer that employs ordinary paper to create 3D models, along with a novel pricing model that charges for print service plans, not hardware.

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