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    4 Powerful CAD Learning Hacks That Professionals Need to Try

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Feb 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    Continuing CAD education bolsters your skills, increases your pay and future-proofs your career.

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    Tags: Engineering, Architecture, Productivity, CAD Management

    5 Perfect CAD Gifts for Any Time of Year

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Feb 2, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    Another year, another pair of socks. It’s OK, we didn’t get everything we wanted for the holidays either. But don’t worry. While the holidays come and go, any time of year is perfect to treat that special 3D professional in your life with the latest CAD tech and toys.

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    Tags: 3D Mice, Creativity, Gaming

    3 Resolutions All CAD Designers Should Make in 2016 (And How To Keep Them)

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Jan 28, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    Are you part of the 45% who usually make New Year’s resolutions? How about the 17% who make them sometimes?

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    Tags: Creativity, Productivity, Comfort & Ergonomics

    CAD Links Worth Your Time: KeyShot For OnShape, Customized Lego Head, 3D Slash

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Jan 26, 2016 10:45:58 AM

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    Luxion and Onshape Partner for the Release of KeyShot Connection for Onshape

    Luxion, maker of KeyShot – the first real-time ray-tracing and global-illumination program for 3D rendering and animation – has released KeyShot Connection for Onshape. This free plugin is available through the new Onshape App Store. Onshape users can connect to their Onshape account through Keyshot and import their models. They can then be shared back to an Onshape document with any material, lighting or animation that was set up in KeyShot remaining intact.

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    Tags: CAD Tips and Tricks

    How To Be Productive When You Do CAD Work From Home

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Jan 21, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    Telecommuting, working remotely…they’re just fancy ways of saying you work from home. Regardless of what you call it, it’s a growing trend. According to GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, 3.7 million non-self-employed workers (2.5% of the workforce) telecommute at least half of the time. This number has grown 103% since 2005 and increased 6.5% in 2014.

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    Tags: 3D CAD, Productivity

    Further Your Career With Online CAD Software Training

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Jan 19, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    The CAD industry is evolving quickly. As technology advances, so too do the capabilities and needs in design. Whether you’re a seasoned CAD vet or still finding your way, you’re going to be expected to be up-to-date on the latest tools.

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    Tags: 3D CAD, Productivity, onshape

    How to Communicate More Clearly with Engineering Colleagues By Asking 3 Simple Questions

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Jan 14, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    Hold on to your chair: Large companies in the U.S. and U.K. alone lose $37 billion each year from poor communication. That averages out to $63 million per company surveyed, according to The Holmes Report. 

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    Tags: Engineering, CAD Management

    3 Superpowers You Gain With a 3D Mouse

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Jan 13, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    We received reports beginning around the time of the release of Marvel’s first superhero team-up movie The Avengers that 3Dconnexion 3D mice made an appearance in several scenes as preferred tech in Iron Man’s (aka Tony Stark’s) lab. Then, fans contacted us to say they’d seen the devices in the movie’s sequel, Avengers: Age of Ultron.

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    Tags: 3D Mice

    5 of the Craziest Things Ever 3D Printed

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Jan 7, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    Makers are an active bunch. Give them a new technology and they’ll come up with innovative projects and creative uses for it before you can blink. 3D printing is no different. Check out five of the craziest things makers have 3D printed so far.

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    Tags: Design, Creativity, 3D CAD

    4 Eye-Popping CGI Achievements You Need to Watch in 2016

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Jan 5, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    It’s been a big year for developments in CGI technology and capabilities. Here are four of the eye-popping achievements that 3D professionals should keep close tabs on going into 2016.

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    Tags: Creativity, 3D CAD