With the app Mental Canvas, to be released later this year, users can sketch on screen like this do on paper.

Napkins Drawings Move to Mobile

Microsoft’s Surface tablet will have another available drawing application with the debut of Mental Canvas later this year. The application is a spatial drawing platform that adds 3D…

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An example of a CAD model received at Millbrook and repaired using ITI's CADfix solution.

CAD Translation and Cleanup Without the Pain

Businesses that work with multiple computer-aided design systems need to move models seamlessly between CAD platforms. And Millbrook Precision Engineering Ltd., a vehicle test, validation, and engineering services…

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This Comsol thermoviscous acoustics simulation model is used to design microphones and speakers used in consumer products, such as, smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Comsol has been upgraded to version 5.2a.

Comsol Update Features Rotordynamics Module and Faster Solve Times

Comsol, the multiphysics simulation software has been upgraded to version 5.2a, which includes  significant performance improvements and a rotordynamics module, said Svante Littmarck, Comsol’s president and chief executive…

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Siemens PLM to name Hemmelgarn CEO, Grindstaff executive chairman

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

By Bruce Jenkins, President, Ora Research Siemens PLM Software will appoint Tony Hemmelgarn president and CEO effective October 1. Hemmelgarn is currently the company’s executive vice president for…


Siemens PLM connection americas 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016

Siemens introduces Catchbook software, a new drawing and tracing app for tablets and smartphones that converts freehand drawings into accurate 2D designs. The new app provides a simple…


Nason launches online catalog of 3D CAD models

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Nason, a South Carolina-based manufacturer of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders, switches and transducers, employs new thinking which is derived from a total market-driven approach. Nason adapts to customer…


If you draw it, can you print it?

Monday, February 8, 2016

by Jean Thilmany, Contributing Editor 3D printing enables you to reduce part weight, raw material used and cut total energy used in production. But to truly take advantage…