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Autodesk Simulation 360 will bring advanced Simulation to millions of desktops by putting Simulation in the Cloud

Is Simulation 360 a simulation solution for the masses? The new 360 cloud-platform just launched September 11th and CADplace believes this solution has the potential to…

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Professional Workstation Market Analysis : 2nd quarter unit sales lower with weakness in Europe

Data from Jon Peddie Research shows softness in the market which confirms the results of the industry players. Intel Xeon professional workstation sales were slightly l…

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SketchBook Pro : version 6.0 available

Autodesk® SketchBook® Pro is a paint, sketch, and drawing applications designed specifically to work with the latest tablet technology. It allows designers, architects …

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Autodesk Revit "Timber Roof Framing" extensions available as a free download for subscription customers

This tool allows for the automatic generation of complex timber roofing structures. Two new extensions, "Timber Roof Framing" and "Structure Generator" extensions for A…

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Autodesk financial results disappoint due to re-organization - plans lay-offs and continued investment in the cloud and mobile platforms

Autodesk missed the financial results due to slower reactions to an uneven market. The reorganization from earlier this year prevented the CAD expert from reacting quic…

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Siggraph report : ZBrush interim release could have been a major update

Randall Newton took a look at the latest version of Zbrush – from the number of features and the utility of the enhancements, he thought that this version could have be…

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NVIDIA nearly doubles net income and earnings per share on Tegra and Kepler : Quadro sales were weaker in Europe.

NVIDIA reported a good financial quarter with a 90% increase in earnings per share on over $1 billion in revenues. Gross margins were up, however workstation graphics s…

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Siggraph 2012 : Jon Peddie Research holding speaker panel on CPU & GPU multicore technologies and applications

Jon Peddie Research will hold an informational lunch session for analysts and press at the JW Marriott Hotel on August 8th.

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AMD saw a slower second quarter for desktop CPUs but their graphics business was stable

In the AMD conference call they detailed the reasons for a 11% decline in revenues. Important to CADplace visitors : the AMD graphics business was steady.

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AMD signals lower than expected earnings this quarter on weak consumer demand

The CPU and GPU experts indicated that soft markets in China and Europe were partly responsible for lower sales. Gross margins for AMD should remain flat as the compan…

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PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann discusses the 3rd industrial revolution, the digitization of manufacturing, and strategy optimization at Planet PTC Live 2012

What does Eli Whitney have to do with your business today? The answer lies in what you do, not only how you do it. Optimizing operations is just enough to get you in th…

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Learning about ALM at Planet PTC Live 2012, or Why Application Lifecycle Management for Software is Important in PLM

CADplace sat down with Matt Klassen, Marketing Director for ALM Solutions, at Planet PTC Live where Matt was able to explain the demands for managing software within a …

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Delcam demonstrates leading CAM solutions for Creo & Pro/E customers at Planet PTC Live 2012

Delcam is the world's largest CAM specialist and is the provider of products like PowerINSPECT, PowerMILL, & FeatureCAM. These three products are particularly interesti…

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Creo 2.0 provides a better experience for everything you do today : more productive, more flexible, more capable

PTC talks with CADplace at Planet PTC Live about the reasons customers are moving to Creo 2.0 - the customers are moving to the new platform to take advantage of the pe…

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Get access to Windchill on the go : Windchill Mobile demonstrated at Planet PTC Live

Are you not at your desk? At the airport, commuting, or just between meetings? Windchill mobile puts PLM access on your iPhone and iPad.

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CEO Jim Heppelmann welcomes visiters to Planet PTC and discusses the PTC strategy

In his welcoming comments, PTC's CEO outlines the strengths of the company and the strategic direction.

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Customers Praise Dell Precision Workstations for Performance and Reliability

Engineering computing, simulation, & analysis or film pre-visualization, color-grading, special effects, & rendering : take your pick, both drive professional workstati…

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Dell invests heavily in industrial design for the new Xeon E5 Workstations

The latest Intel Xeon CPUs are inside, the biggest graphics cards are supported, room for 8 hard-drive bays, but still, that is but a small part of the changes made to …

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The Intel Xeon E5 Family is the Heart of the 2012 Precision Workstation Line

Intel delivers new processors on a tick-tick schedule. What is sometimes forgotten, is the speed with which performance has changed – even in recent years. Joe Curley, …

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Intel Turbo Boost Technology Explained : Dell describes Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 in the new Precision Workstations

The new Intel Xeon E5 Precision Workstations use Intel's Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. Don Maynard describes the new technology to CADplace and tells why this is valuable…