CAD Links Worth Your Time: 3D-Printed Wheelchair, Subscription-Based CAD Software and More

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

    CAD News

    This 3D-Printed Motorcycle Only Weighs 35 Kg

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    Tags: Engineering, Architecture, Creativity, Productivity, Communication

    5 Innovations From SXSW Skyrocketing Us Into the Future

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Jun 15, 2016 10:30:00 AM

    Every year companies launch their best new innovations at South by Southwest (SXSW). 2016 was no exception. Virtual and augmented reality products were heavily represented. As were many products that address the question “why don’t we have those yet?”

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    Tags: Engineering

    How to Train Your Brain to Generate New Ideas

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Jun 9, 2016 9:00:00 AM

    How many times have you seen a new product design or solution to a design issue and thought, “Why didn’t I think of that?” Sometimes you may feel stuck in a rut when it comes to new ideas or solutions.

    Fortunately, idea generation is a skill that you can learn and practice. It’s not some inborn talent that only some people have. Opening your mind just requires looking at things in a new way. But, how do you do that? Read on for a process you can use to spur more ideas—and excitement—in your CAD work!

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    Tags: Creativity

    SpaceMouse Enterprise: Take Your CAD Design to the Next Level

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on May 23, 2016 9:24:12 AM

    If you’re like most CAD engineers, you need to get your projects done, but you want to do so as easily, enjoyably and comfortably as possible. 

    That’s why we’re thrilled to unveil the newest member of our SpaceMouse family: SpaceMouse Enterprise. Easier to use than the entry level SpaceNavigator yet packing more muscle than the all-conquering SpaceMouse Pro! 

    It’s like having the full suite of your favorite apps on your smar

    tphone: you never knew you needed them, and now you can’t live without them. 

    “In the last few years we’ve gained even more insight into the needs of today’s design professionals. Based on that input, we developed the SpaceMouse Enterprise to provide the most advanced 3D input device for professional CAD users to date,” says Antonio Pascucci, 3Dconnexion’s vice president of product development.

    “This powerful but easy-to-use tool provides much-requested new features, taking a CAD user’s ‘two-handed power’ workflow to a completely new level.” 

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    Tags: 3D Mice

    The Most Important Piece of Your Dream CAD Setup Is the Most Overlooked

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Apr 20, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    Imagine you just bought a brand new HDTV. It’s the latest model with the biggest and best screen possible. You’ve hooked it up with the best cable package with more than 500 channels. You paid a pretty penny for it, but it’s worth it. You go to pick up the remote and you’re only option for choosing a channel is to scroll up or down (through 500 channels). It’s not the most pleasant experience.

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    Tags: 3D mouse, 3D CAD, Productivity

    CAD Links Worth Your Time: 3D Robotics Teams Up With Autodesk, Hasbro 3D Scanner Patent and More

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Apr 12, 2016 11:23:11 AM


    Taking Data Capture to New Heights

    3D Robotics is teaming with Autodesk to create safer solutions for architecture, engineering and construction professionals. 3D Robotics will be incorporating products like Autodesk’s Forge Platform, ReCap and A360 with its drones.

    Field professionals will be able to use the drones to perform inspections, surveys and scans of hard-to-reach areas like tall towers. The drones will capture data that will be processed in the cloud for download by the field workers.

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    Tags: 3D CAD, CAD Tips and Tricks

    A 3D Mouse Is a CAD Engineer’s Best Friend

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Apr 6, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    A dog might be man’s best friend at home, but what is an engineer’s best friend at work? We’re willing to bet it’s a 3D mouse. That’s not so crazy when you think about it. Let’s look at the traits of a best friend – maybe you’re lucky enough to have both!

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    Tags: 3D Mice, Productivity, Comfort & Ergonomics

    6 Career-Advancing Resources for CAD Professionals

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Mar 29, 2016 10:30:00 AM

    It’s not always easy to find creativity, motivation or purpose in the work you do every day. That’s why dedicating the time to learn new skills is of critical importance.

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    Tags: 3D CAD, CAD Tips and Tricks

    Augmented Reality: The Future Of CAD Design

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Mar 22, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    The concept of virtual reality (VR) has been around since the 1950s. The idea that someone could connect to a machine and view a never-ending screen was intriguing. It held the promise of transporting people to new places where they could view art, listen to a concert, or have any number of other experiences without the burden of travel. 

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    Tags: Design, 3D CAD

    Onshape Launches The Ultimate App Store For CAD Designers

    Posted by 3DxBlog Team on Mar 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    Onshape App Store Categories

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    Tags: Design, 3D CAD, onshape