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TodaySolidSmack Radio | Split and Chamfered
This week's Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist brings an entirely new playlist of face-melting great music to help propel you through those laborious, tedious design tasks for the next few days.... Read SolidSmack Radio | Split and Chamfered at SolidSmack [more...
TodayDesktop Factory: What's out there and what's coming
As well as the Roland MonoFab ARM-10 3D Printer and SRM-20 CNC Mill , what else is out there to transform your desktop into space of real world prototyping and manufacturing? 3D Printers Machine: Form1+ Supplier: FormLabs Price: $3,299 Funded through Kickstarter, but heavily VC backed, FormLabs reignited the interest in stereolithography. When we looked at the Form 1+, we came away impressed by the build results, the reliability and the aff [more...
TodayReview: Roland MonoFab
Named after the Japanese concept of monozukuri (meaning: art, science and craft of making things), Rolands MonoFab combines 3D printing with CNC machining in two matched devices. Al Dean puts Rolands latest offering through its paces I doubt that theres anyone that really needs an introduction to Roland and its range of hardware that supports design and engineering. If youve been through the UKs design and engineering education system, then the chances [more...
TodayDaktronics Lights Up for the PTC Creo Design Exploration Extension
Nothing reminds us that we live in the twenty-first century more powerfully than mega-LED displays. They fill Times Square in New York City, wow Super Bowl fans in the desert southwest, and turn whole buildings into living art. Check out this insane display from Phoenix Island in Sanya City of Hainan Province in China, and [… [more...
TodayAutodesk CAM releases HSMWorks 2015 R2
The Autodesk CAM development team has served the 2nd release of HSMWorks 2015. This release comes with a good size list of fixes and productive goodies. Example, continued improvements on the free post directory, including to the new 5 axis Haas UMC 750. There is also improvements to Morphed Spiral and a bunch to Adaptive [… [more...
TodayThe Intersection of Style and Software: Meet Anouk Wipprecht's 3D-Printed Spider Dress
Known for fusing wearables and the latest technology, Anouk Wipprecht is no stranger to the fashion tech field. Her latest creation, the Spider Dress 2.0 is equipped with an Intel Edison chip that reads biosignals to defend the wearers personal space. Anouk used Materialises Magics software to create a watertight file so that the ... Tags: 3D-printed dress , Anouk Wipprecht , Spider Dress , wearable technolog [more...
TodayGet a CSWA Golden Ticket with MySolidWorks
SOLIDWORKS Certifications, such as the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA), serve as a benchmark to measure your knowledge and competency with SOLIDWORKS software. Becoming CSWA certified validates your SOLIDWORKS expertise with … Continued Author information Mike Fearon Senior Manager Brand Offer Marketing, Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS. Video game world champion and whisky advocate. I like turtles [more...
TodayTED Talk: How to Make Toast
Toast, not a Toast Tom Wujec is an Autodesk Fellow. Autodesk has been associated with the TED conference for years with the creation of galleries, exhibits, talks, dinners, workshops, book giveaways and TEDx events. As a premiere thought-leadership event, it [more...
TodayCheck out the new Project Kameleon videos
Project Kameleon is our free technology preview where you can try our new infrastructure model content authoring tools that are compatible with InfraWorks and AutoCAD Civil 3D. The technology preview includes a stand-alone .exe Parts Editor that enables authoring Inlets [more...
TodayBenQ sets sights on 3D CAD users with latest 34" 4k UHD monitor
The latest BenQ monitor is SolidWorks certified and boasts a UHD display Designed to meet the rising demands for large-sized viewing and ultra-high definition, BenQ's latest BL3201PT monitor boasts a 32 4K2K display built with its IPS technology for precise color rendition and over 300 per cent working space. With a CAD/CAM Mode for 'clearly distinguished details in complicated object wireframes', the CAD/CAM mode alters the monitors color and contr [more...
TodayNew Release: PTC Mathcad Prime 3.1 integrates with PTC Creo
"This release introduces a new, enhanced integration with PTC Creo. Users can embed and edit a PTC Mathcad worksheet directly in the CAD model, at the part or assembly level. This allows PTC Mathcad to automatically calculate and drive parameters to update the CAD model. At the same time, parameters from PTC Creo can be [… [more...
TodayA Dockable Web Browser
The Revit API supports add-ins defining their own dockable panels, similar to the built-in Revit project browser and element properties panels. Here is The Building Coder topic list of Dockable Panel related discussions: What's New in the Revit 2014 API [more...
TodaySpelling dictionary lists for BricsCAD V15
Command and sysvar names I've put together a couple of files that contain just the command and system variable names found in BricsCAD V15. You can import them into your word processing and desktop publishing software to get rid of [more...
It is a common question and the answer is no, Revit does not save backward, to an older version. People often regard saving a file from one format to another as a trivial matter. As software evolves and new features are introduced these new things have no equivalent representation in the older format. Even Microsoft Word or Excel warns us when we save a file to an older version and those are much simpler elements. For example, when Revit Pa [more...
I am back from my vacation in the snow, full of new energy, and up to both ears in hot Revit API cases again instead of that frozen stuff :-) The creation document NewFamilyInstance method provides the traditional way to [more...
YesterdayShotgun Gets New Pricing, Will Include RV
LOS ANGELES Shotgun Software, developer of cloud-based production tracking, review and asset management software for film, TV and games, has released a new pricing model and the upcoming inclusion of RV within the Shotgun tool set [more...
Mar 1, 15VISI And Edgecam Drive GTMA Precision Machining Courses
VISI And Edgecam Drive GTMA Precision Machining Courses Edgecam and VISI CAD/CAM software is being used in a series of precision machining and tooling training courses from the GTMA in partnership with the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre. A suite of four-day CNC courses run to the end of July, ranging from introductory [more...
Feb 26, 15Pedro Santana a "Latino Champion" in San Diego
SolidProfessor Co-Founder Recognized for Union Tribunes Latino Business Leader Award San Diego, Calif. February 18, 2015 The San Diego Union Tribune has honored Pedro Santana with a nomination for their 2015 Latino Champions Award. The awards recognize individuals, businesses and volunteers in San Diego County and the border […] The post Pedro Santana a Latino Champion in San Diego appeared first on SolidProfessor [more...
Feb 26, 15Dave Ptak is a Finalist for San Diego Business Journal's CFO of the Year Award
Dave Ptak is a Finalist for San Diego Business Journals CFO of the Year Award SolidProfessor CFO is Recognized for His Contributions The San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ) has recognized Dave Ptak, CFO & Partner of SolidProfessor, as a finalist in their 2015 CFO of the Year Awards. SolidProfessor is […] The post Dave Ptak is a Finalist for San Diego Business Journals CFO of the Year Award appeared first on SolidProfessor [more...