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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.
Why Distributed Data Management is Important
By Barbara Schmitz Learn about SOLIDWORKS Manage, which combines the ease of use and familiar Windows Explorer interface of SOLIDWORKS PDM.
What If You Could Render 10x Faster? What If You Could Render 10x Faster?
By Brian Hillner, DS SOLIDWORKS Well you can with the this brand new super feature, called the AI (Artificial Intelligence) Denoiser, coming to SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018 SP3!
Top Ten User Requests & Preview of SOLIDWORKS 2019 Top Ten User Requests & Preview of SOLIDWORKS 2019
By Randy Simmons, CATI Take a look at the SOLIDWORKS Top Ten List, and get a glimpse of some of the enhancements coming in SOLIDWORKS 2019 in this post from CATI.
Is there Still a Place for Classroom-based Training? Is there Still a Place for Classroom-based Training?
By Paul Burden, ASCENT Center for Technical Knowledge ASCENT's Paul Burden thinks so. When you do consider eLearning offerings there are factors to consider when evaluating. Learn more.
Wrapping Your Head Around AR, VR and Mixed Reality-Literally
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress ConnectPress speaks with ESI, Elysium, Virtalis and Theorem Solutions about the company's solutions and use of AR and VR in product design and AEC.
The SOLIDWORKS PDM User Experience The SOLIDWORKS PDM User Experience
By Brian Dalton, GoEngineer SOLIDWORKS PDM looks just like the Windows environment users are used to. GoEngineer's Brian Dalton takes a look at some of the capabilities.
What They Didn't Teach You in School about Heat Transfer What They Didn't Teach You in School about Heat Transfer
By Mentor Graphics See how Mentor Graphics CAD-embedded CFD solution FloEFD provides a complete environment for performing heat-transfer and fluid flow evaluation.
Check Out the New ANSYS Discovery Live's Geometry Modeling Check Out the New ANSYS Discovery Live's Geometry Modeling
By ANSYS ANSYS Discovery Live offers a full set of geometry tools enabling you to create virtually any 3D CAD file or import and edit 3D CAD and STL files.
How to Configure Your SOLIDWORKS 2018 Workstation How to Configure Your SOLIDWORKS 2018 Workstation
By Joe Pizzini, BOXX The experts at BOXX share a quick guide to choosing the right processors, SSDs, graphics, memory so you can take full advantage of SOLIDWORKS 2018.
Get Your FREE Trial of ANSYS' New Discovery Live! Get Your FREE Trial of ANSYS' New Discovery Live!
By ANSYS See how this simulation software provides real-time simulation and its intuitive interface makes it easy for any engineer to learn and use.