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PTC Live Stuttgart 2014 : the manufacturing industry's rendez-vous for transformation

It's November. Time for the annual manufacturing industry gathering in Stuttgart. PTC defines itself as the products and services company. In reality, they have a vision of how manufacturing is being transformed worldwide and they are putting their energy behind products which help their customers navigate the waves as the competitive landscape changes.

PTC Live Stuttgart: are you adapting to the Internet of Things?

PTC is a major player in CAD and PLM. However, the company's strategic push continues to focus on fulfilling customer needs related to seven major forces impacting the manufacturing industry. The addition of Internet of Things (IoT) technology via Thingworx and Axeda positions the company to support customers during the most significant transition manufacturing companies will navigate over the next decade.

Bentley MicroStation update is all about the connections

The design platform favored by the enterprise-class design-build and infrastructure firms  will use the cloud without living on it.

Nemetschek Localizes Vectorworks 2015 for Europe

COLUMBIA, MD, Nov 7, 2014 – Following the English release of Vectorworks 2015 in September, localized versions of the new software version are now available in German, French, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, and Norwegian. Visit Vectorworks Worldwide to find a local distributor.

Autodesk Launches AutoCAD 2015 For Mac

This week Autodesk launched the latest (2015) release of AutoCAD for Mac, featuring a number of enhancements that seek to bring new improvements to the drafting and design software package without sacrificing important functionality, key to people’s everyday design workflows.

CADplace Hardware

Dell Precision Tower 5810: CAD power in a next-generation Intel Xeon and AMD FirePro workstation

With the introduction of the 3rd generation Intel Xeon CPUs, the 58-hundred model delivers fast, E5 processors from quad-core up to 14 cores. Combined with fast graphics, this system is a flexible choice for the engineering desktop which can be optimized for 3D CAD and modeling or CAE simulation and rendering.

HP Inc. Unveils ‘Game Changing' Multi-Jet 3D Printer And Sprout 3D Workstation

HP Inc., the PC and printer company that will be created by the division of Hewlett-Packard into two separating operating units, made an informal debut Wednesday and left little doubt that it will bet much of its future on 3D printing--a revolutionary manufacturing method that promises to transform numerous industries but is currently impractical for large-scale production. HP Inc. is bent on changing that.

The Dell Precision M2800 mobile workstation with AMD FirePro graphics

The Dell Precision M2800 is a new, entry-level professional mobile workstation. It offers professional AMD graphics, software certifications, an HD display, up to 16 GB of memory and 1 TB of storage. I'll take a look at the newest addition to this product line to see why the Precision M2800 might be the right 15 inch mobile workstation for you.

An invitation from Jon Peddie : virtualize your graphics workstations

The Jon Peddie Research Virtualize Conference takes place at the Hyatt Regency SFO on Oct. 30, 2014 and will provide guidance to industry professionals interested in remote graphics and virtualization.  The conference includes a tutorial, talks and panels from experts who are using this technology as well as demos  and advice from an array of leading companies that provide the tools for virtualization such as Dell, Intel, Boxx, NVidia, VMWare, Citrix, AMD, Teradici, and Lenovo.

Choosing the right graphics acceleration for an AMD FirePro remote workstation

Not long ago, remote graphics workstations, not having direct, remote access to the graphics hardware, were too slow for primary design work. Today, a virtual design session running on remote workstations delivers the same high-performance graphics as the workstation under your desk. You can choose to dedicate a professional GPU to your virtual session or use a shared, virtualized GPU. Which is the right choice for you?

More Hope For Desktop PC Market: Workstation Shipments Forecast To Jump

More evidence the PC isn't dead yet comes from systems builders and OEM channel partners that said desktop PC workstation sales are set for robust growth in the fourth quarter despite an overall PC sales decline.

Fast 3D workstation where ever you are and on any device?

In the office you have a high-powered 3D workstation. On the road, you lug your 4 kg mobile workstation in your bag. What if you could just have one workstation where ever you were?

IDF14: Accelerating Network Platform Evolution with the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v3

IDF opens its doors on Sep 9 and this year the theme is about Developers, Makers and Creators coming together in Intel’s “playground” for innovation. For many of us in the networking business it’s an opportunity to discover (new) ways of designing equipment that can handle 40G and 100G traffic, advancing our NFV strategies and checking the pulse of SDN, perhaps even all three.

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