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Autodesk Inventor 2019 Is Here! Autodesk Inventor 2019 Is Here!
By Loren Welch, Product Manager, Inventor Product Line, Auttodesk
Autodesk Inventor is available today, and now has MBD and 3D Annotation with Face Status Coloring, iLogic automation enhancements and more.
Is there Still a Place for Classroom-based Training? Is there Still a Place for Classroom-based Training?
By Paul Burden, ASCENT Center for Technical Knowledge
ASCENT's Paul Burden thinks so. When you do consider eLearning offerings there are factors to consider when evaluating. Learn more.
Wrapping Your Head Around AR, VR and Mixed Reality-Literally
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress
ConnectPress speaks with ESI, Elysium, Virtalis and Theorem Solutions about the company's solutions and use of AR and VR in product design and AEC.
What They Didn't Teach You in School about Heat Transfer What They Didn't Teach You in School about Heat Transfer
By Mentor Graphics
See how Mentor Graphics CAD-embedded CFD solution FloEFD provides a complete environment for performing heat-transfer and fluid flow evaluation.
Tips & Tricks
Inventor Sectioning Participation Inventor Sectioning Participation
By Jim Swain, Synergis EDS
This tip takes a look at how to control which parts are sectioned in a section view and how to find the specific part you are looking to change.
Inventor 3D Annotations Webcast and Q&A Inventor 3D Annotations Webcast and Q&A
By Jennifer MacMillan, ASCENT
Jennifer MacMillan of ASCENT covers 3D annotations in Inventor and follows up on attendee questions, in this article.
Tips for Heavy Inventor Task Scheduler Users Tips for Heavy Inventor Task Scheduler Users
By Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Technologies
IMAGINiT's Mark Flayler shares tips on the Task Scheduler, including why you should start by taking a backup of the database it generates.
Deformed Holes and Constraints in Autodesk Inventor
By Caleb Funk, IMAGINiT Technologies
What is the best way to constrain fasteners to holes in a curved sheet metal part? IMAGINiT's Caleb Funk demonstrates.
Case Studies
JSC Zelenodolsk Explores Virtual Reality with ESI IC.IDO JSC Zelenodolsk Explores Virtual Reality with ESI IC.IDO
By ESI Group
JSC used ESI IC.IDO (I-see-I-do) to bring their customers on board for proposed marine compartment layouts without costly mock-up construction.
Pedal to the Metal for Automated Data Translation Pedal to the Metal for Automated Data Translation
By Miles Parker, Founder, Parker Group
Validated modeling data that Elysium facilitates is a key part of Adient's integrated process approach to MBD and MBE for seat design.
Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell
By Dell
Innodep worked with Dell OEM Solutions from the early stages of its design to development of the finished product, reducing time by 40%.
The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD

See how Tamturbo Oy are extending the useful life of the air compressors with frontloading CFD to get results earlier in the design phase
Columns
What's Important in Workstations to End Users? What's Important in Workstations to End Users?
By Jon Peddie
JPR's shares findings from an Intel survey on what end users think about workstations and how they use them in both manufacturing and AEC.
Is Your PLM Solution Obsolete? Is Your PLM Solution Obsolete?
By Tom Gill and Fred Keith PLM Enterprise Value & Integration CIMdata Inc.
Tom Gill and Fred Keith of CIMdata discuss 17 key elements of CIMdata's PLM Investment Sustainability Model to meet changing requirements.
Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality

Watch this "3 Minutes of Your Time" video on an innovative restaurant in France who entertains their guests with augmented reality using 3D project.
Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel
By Jon Peddie, Jon Peddie Research
Jon Peddie takes a look at the new Xeon W Processors based on Skylake/Purley and provides some comparisons of Intel processors.