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GrabCAD Workbench collaboration gets Parasolid technology

GrabCAD is an online tool that has quickly captured a strong base of CAD users. It has grown from a loyal base of about 1,000 users in 2010 to 1.28 million by the Spring of 2014. With free tools for uploading and downloading 3D models, GrabCAD has become a gathering place for designers, engineers,…

Dassault Systèmes FashionLab : driving design tools from the automotive industry into the haute couture and luxury goods industries

If you are not an engineer yourself, do you consider what type of design and engineering tools are needed for haute couture or jewelry? FashionLab, created by Dassault Systèmes in 2011, focuses on this problem. The FashionLab brings creative professionals and engineers together to create the tools…

Dell – growing the Precision Workstation business as a private company

The transition from a publicly-traded company to a privately held enterprise seems to have been a good change for the workstation experts from Austin. Using the occasion of a presentation with their partners from Dassault Systèmes and NVIDIA, Dell highlighted the radical growth in workstation unit…

NVIDIA Grid available on Amazon Web Services

Amazon makes Nvidia’s Grid visual computing technology widely available. Dell, IBM, HP, and others offer remote workstation solutions, Amazon Web Services is delivering Grid capabilities via cloud services.

GrabCAD Workbench Pro exits beta as a Collaborative Product Data solution

What started as “GitHub for 3D” and a community of designers has become a legitimate SaaS collaborative product data tool for small groups.

Autodesk acquires after introducing 123D Circuits in September 2013.

Just a few days ago Autodesk announced the acquisition of a Belgian start-up for the maker community.

PTC acquires ThingWorx. Looking to extend its capabilities in Service Lifecycle Management (SLM) for the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things connects sensors, devices and products in ways which increase productivity and reduce costs. It is destined to change how companies manufacture and service products, and PTC plans to integrate core technologies into its own product offerings for PTC manufacturing customers.