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Acute3D Turns Photos Into 3D Models
VANCOUVER, BC (SIGGRAPH 2014) - Acute3D was on hand to show that it, too, could make 3D models from photographs with their Acute3D software. Readers of The CAD Insider have learned about Autodesk's ability to create models from photos and [more...]
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Yesterday
NVIDIA Show Project Tango App at SIGGRAPH
VANVOUVER, BC (SIGGRAPH 2014) - NVIDIA was showing some "bleeding edge" technology at SIGGRAPH, including a Android-based tablet with Project Tango, Google's 3D scanning technology, with real time remote rendering, allowing a CAD model to be shown in all its [more...]
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Yesterday
Autodesk Exchange Apps Hackathon
Passing along a great opportunity, participation details below: Announcing the Autodesk Exchange Apps Hackathon September 20-21 An online event with an opportunity to receive up to US$100 per app published and win one of eight iPad minis! You are invited [more...]
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Yesterday
What Would You Do With Your Mojo?
Your don't need a sorcerer's talisman or a wizard's charm to turn ideas into tangible prototypes. You can do that with the industrial magic of a 3D printer. We have the power to give away one such printer - Mojo from Stratasys. The Rapid Ready Sweepstakes is back! Like last year, you can enter to [more...]
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Yesterday
US Marine Corps Gains 3D Exposure with Engineering Digital Thread
Of the numerous benefits of 3D printing, reducing or eliminating inventory is perhaps the most appealing to those strapped for space. Due to the implications this feature has for security and military applications, the US Marine Corps is now exploring how 3D scanning, CAD and 3D printing and inspection tools can improve its combat readiness. With the help of 3DS, Marines personnel learned last week how they can create, reproduce and correct a set of broken [more...]
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Yesterday
Are Robots Here For Jobs?
Someone rightly stated that if we don't want a generation of robots, someone should fund the arts! No matter how good a read the article on Scott Eckert and the... The post Are Robots Here For Jobs? appeared first on SolidSmack [more...]
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Yesterday
Vectorworks Tip #135 - Snaps - Snap to Distance
Sn aps - Snap to Distance. Use this snap when you want to snap to a percentage along an object. You can find more information about this and other snaps on the Guide to Productivity .   The leader in Vectorworks training and manuals: http://learn.archoncad.com Posted with Blogs [more...]
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Yesterday
Would You Like to Take the SOLIDWORKS CSWP Exam for Free?
If youre on current subscription with SOLIDWORKS, you are entitled to 1 free exam every 6 months. This is just another great benefit that is offered to customers on subscription. Simply go to www.solidworks.com and click on the login button...           Related Stories Back to School with SOLIDWORKS New, Updated SOLIDWORKS Forums! Revolved Cores In SOLIDWORKS 2014 [more...]
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Yesterday
Sign up for a PTC Creo 3.0 Live Webcast and Demonstration!
With PTC Creo 3.0 now available for download, nows the time to join one (or more) of our live webcasts to help you learn more about the new software and make the transition to PTC Creo 3.0 with ease. Youll have the chance to see live demonstrations and live Q&A with PTC Creo experts. Below [… [more...]
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Yesterday
August's Top 5 SOLIDWORKS Blog Posts
It seems that much of the world is on holiday in August, so its understandable if you decided to tear yourself away from the SOLIDWORKS blogs for a few weeks. … Continued Author information Mike Fearon Senior Manager Brand Offer Marketing, Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS. Video game world champion and whisky advocate. I like turtles [more...]
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Yesterday
What the Dropbox price drop means for engineers and cloud PDM?
Cloud storage is an interesting place these days. In my article CAD companies and cloud storage strategy few weeks ago, I discussed the aspect of cloud storage business. Cloud storage companies want your data and for that purpose they will make it very easy for you to sync your data into cloud storage. Dropbox just made [… [more...]
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Yesterday
Remuddling an Iconic Brand's Logo
What was the global design team at Hershey thinking? Flat, bland, boring. The once recognizable kiss looks like a poo squirt. Bleige design wins again.   Logo 2012 Logo 2014 - Is it too much to hope for an early retirement of this version?   Twee [more...]
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Yesterday
Pixlr Photo Editor Now on the Mac and Windows Desktop
Autodesk's Pixlr photo editor arrives on the desktop for Mac and Windows. This a good alternative for Photo editing software like Photoshop & FREE or you can subscribe to a low priced Pro version at only $1.99 a month. http://tnw.co/1rKVpCy Pixlr-o-Matic and this Desktop Pixlr contain the "Shaan" filter named after me put in Pixlr-O-matic. It a cool aged sepia treatment located in the filter set "too old." "Pixlr has been a favorite online photo editor and [more...]
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Yesterday
blogsy is back
I am back on Blogsy, after a while away, I have gone back to this excellent program for the iPad, you might ask why I went away, simply because I was using my Mac so much more, and as I had to travel a lot, I just used the mac browser. But as I work […] The post blogsy is back appeared first on Konstrukshon CPD Weblog [more...]
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Yesterday
Why would one of the leading PC Geeks move to Apple? Anand Lal Shimpi Departs AnandTech
What would Apple want to do with one of the world's leading PC Geeks? Good question, right? Well, Anand Shimpi is heading to Apple by all accounts and has retired from his beloved publication AnandTech.com. Here are a couple of reasons why he may have done that [more...]
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Yesterday
Vortex VR Partners with 3D Systems to Launch Virtual Reality Mobile Phone Case and Head Mounted Display
ROCK HILL, South Carolina, September 2, 2014 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it has partnered with Vortex VR, Inc., an emergent leader in virtual reality technology, and GameFace Labs, to develop the VRTX I, Vortex VRs new virtual reality mobile phone case and head mounted display (HMD) device. The VRTX I provides stunning, high-definition VR immersion without wires and is tailor-made for the new LG G3 Quad HD smartphone. 3DS designers contri [more...]
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Yesterday
Custom Exporter GetCameraInfo
Here is a simple yet longstanding question with a surprisingly simple answer that should prove extremely helpful for all those who really need it, presumably including Mohan Sawant, who raised this issue in a comment on the DWF view definition [more...]
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Yesterday
Fuel3D join up with Ultimaker for a UK exclusive bundle
The Fuel3D scanner and Ultimaker 2 will be available to buy in October as a bundle Fuel3D has announced it's new distribution agreement with desktop 3D printing maestros Ultimaker to package its 3D scanner as part of a bundle deal including the Ultimaker 2. The Fuel3D handheld 3D scanner delivers high resolution shape and colour for a range of 3D modelling applications - including scanning people's faces , as the team were happy to do to all come [more...]
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Yesterday
7-Year-Old Joos Regains Functionality in His Arm
7-year-old Joos fell on the playground at school leaving him with a double arm fracture. After his arm healed and the cast was removed, his arm was completely crooked and his arm was not functioning the way it should: suddenly he could not do some of his favorite things such as summersaults or handstands. Their doctor ... Tags:  Mobelife , Orthopaedics , surgical plannin [more...]
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Yesterday
SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION TECH TIP: Shrink Fits and Press Fits
When studying shrink fits and press fits, we have a couple of options in SolidWorks Simulation; I would like to explore a couple of them in this post. If we just care about the end result, we can... Do you want to know how to create sections in 3D? How about forgotten sketch techniques? Visit my Blog and learn these and more valuable SolidWorks Tech Tips [more...]
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Yesterday
Hotfix for Autodesk Revit 2014 \ 2015 Multi-Category Schedules
I wanted to include 2 hotfix links for Revit 2014 \ 2015 related to multi-category schedules and linked models. The 2014 hotfix also includes an API MFCDockableFrame improvement. If you have Update Release 3 installed for either product, make sure [more...]
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Yesterday
Stereolithogrphy down to 1/10 of a micron - Old World Laboratories' Nano 3D printer
Most desktop 3D printers used by hobbyists, such as RepRap and MakerBot, manufacture objects using the ABS extrusion method, which is great for producing objects at resolutions at 100 microns... The post Stereolithogrphy down to 1/10 of a micron - Old World Laboratories Nano 3D printer appeared first on SolidSmack [more...]
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Yesterday
SolidSmack Radio | Juiced Kale Hyper-Rush Machina
This week's Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist brings an entirely new face-smack of great music to help propel you through those laborious, tedious design tasks for the next few days. This... The post SolidSmack Radio | Juiced Kale Hyper-Rush Machina appeared first on SolidSmack [more...]
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Yesterday
Engineer asks for cloud-based PDM. Gets kitchen sink.
A couple of weeks ago, a senior design engineer at a mid-sized engineering services company did a perfectly reasonable thing. He asked the Internet to recommend a PDM solution based on specific criteria. The recommended solution should: 1) be cloud-based 2) support Inventor, SolidWorks, and Solid Edge files. Not a terribly demanding list of requirements, but a list of requirements nonetheless. Its worth emphasizing here that the guy didnt simply raise his [more...]
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Yesterday
Tech-Clarity TV - Partnering to Develop the STEM Workforce of the Future
This episode of Tech-Clarity TV explores how manufacturers like GM and Boeing partner with academic institutions, government agencies, and software vendors to increase the job readiness of STEM graduates. The episode shares findings from our Developing the STEM Workforce of the Future: Partnering to Meet the Demand for Engineering and Manufacturing Talent paper. A key finding is [… [more...]
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Yesterday
Developing the STEM Workforce of the Future
Developing the STEM Workforce of the Future: Partnering to Meet the Demand for Engineering and Manufacturing Talent discusses the shortcomings of the current education system in producing a sufficient number of qualified candidates to fill engineering and manufacturing jobs. The study doesn't focus on the gap, but instead identifies some of the causes and explores [… [more...]
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Yesterday
Tooling Tires with PTC Creo: A-Z Formen und Maschinenbau
The engineers who make tires have been improving on the old rubber tube design almost continuously since the late 19th century. Theyve figured out how to make the rubber seal to the rim, so you can still ride on a cushion of air, without bothering with an inner tube. Theyve added layers of nylon and [… [more...]
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Yesterday
S2V 2014
BUILD recaps the recently completed S2V Invitational [more...]
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Yesterday
Autodesk Research to Connect San Francisco and Toronto with SMART Board
"There's a flame in the back of my mind And it's burnin' for you all the time 'Cause I just wanna touch you Now I know that you've heard this before But with me it could mean something more And [more...]
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Yesterday
Sneak Peek: 15 Features coming in SOLIDWORKS 2015 - Enterprise PDM Web2
Each year SOLIDWORKS releases a new version of its flagship product. This year, during the 15 days prior to the release of SOLIDWORKS 2015 we're taking a look at 15 … Continued Author information Jeremy Regnerus Senior User Advocacy and Community Manager at SOLIDWORKS CSWE, SOLIDWORKS Geek and connoisseur of all things geeky and nerdy. Twitter Facebook LinkedI [more...]
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Yesterday
New Visualization Tech
If you're interested in testing some interesting new visualization technology coming out of our Media and Entertainment group, see below... Autodesk M&E 3ds Max Gunslinger summit is a design-focused participatory event in Montreal (Canada) between our users and members of [more...]
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Yesterday
Maxon's CINEMA 4D R16 now shipping, plus SIGGRAPH presentations now available at Cineversity.com
Maxon CINEMA 4D R16 is now shipping and SIGGRAPH 2014 presentations are now at Cineversity.co [more...]
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Yesterday
When is a door not a door
It's an old quote, but in this case, it's a reminder as to what exactly a door is, and here I mean, how a door should feel and sound like. So often we specify doors that are, well they are the doors we have always specified, and by the time it comes to site, the […] The post When is a door not a door appeared first on Konstrukshon CPD Weblog [more...]
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Yesterday
Challenges and Opportunities of Feeding an Expanding, Aging Population
Written by Catherine Bolgar Food has its fashions, with form and function battling for dominance. Convenience, low-calorie, locavores, organic, functional food, indulgent excesseswhats next? Personalized nutrition, nutrition density, immediacy and alternative proteins are some of the key words for the future. Personalized nutrition Were going to see even more diversity of choices, as well as products [more...]
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Yesterday
My AU 2014 schedule
Now that registration is open for Autodesk University 2014, people are busy signing up for classes. For those of you who are curious about the classes Im delivering/hosting/attending at this years event, here they are. Ill break things down day-by-day [more...]
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Yesterday
One assembly part displays as hidden (transparent) in my ...
See Answer to the tip 9987: (Inventor) this is only a preview of a tip - for all CAD tips, block libraries and discussion visit www.cadforum.c [more...]
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Yesterday
MastersFX Evolves Digital Make-up Effects in 'Fallen Skies'
LOS ANGELES, CA and VANCOUVER, BC Character effects company MastersFX unveiled its dMFX (Digital Make-Up) Division in conjunction with Season Four of the Amblin Television/TNT series "Falling Skies, which premiered in late June [more...]
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Yesterday
Arizona State University To Compete in EcoCAR3 DOE and General Motors Challenge
Arizona State University was one of 16 teams chosen to participate in the EcoCAR 3 competition. With a strong history of student participation and success in SAE competitions, the students … Continued Author information Marie Planchard Director of Education Community, SolidWorks at Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corporation Marie Planchard is Director of the Education Community, SolidWorks. She is responsible for global development [more...]
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Yesterday
Your Projects from Architecture School are Silly
Projects in architectural school tend to be somewhat outrageous - designing something to exist on the dark side of the moon isn't all that unlikely. But what is the point of designing these incredibly odd and silly projects [more...]
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Sep 1, 14
Work Better with AutoCAD | Challenge 4 - Customization
In this 4th challenge to work better with AutoCAD, you will customize AutoCAD to allow you working faster [more...]
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Sep 1, 14
7 Strategies For Making Architecture: Interview with Daniel Willis
In this episode we discuss 4 of professor Dan Willis' '7 Strategies For Making Architecture'. They are: collaboration and conviviality (or take the client to lunch) the respected professional and the troping of limitations unconventional practices (or the 'day job') the imaginatively flawed and provacatively incomplete Daniel Willis is a professor at the H. Campbell and […] Go here 7 Strategies For Making Architecture: Interview with Daniel Willis to read [more...]
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Aug 28, 14
The Edge: FoodForm and Robots in Gastronomy
Luis E. Fraguada shares how he works with Rhino to design a 3D food printer, a fashion line of garments with embedded technology, and more in today's interview.             Related Stories Apparent Contours - Digital Algorithms for the Movement of Articulated Surfaces The Edge: Carlo Maura, Italian 3D Design Novedge Webinar #95: Rhino for Jewelry Designers - Q&A with Maia Merav Holtzman [more...]
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