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Cloud Connected Autodesk Inventor
By Loren Welch, Autodesk
Learn about the three cloud connections our Inventor 2019 subscribers have access to, including Shared Views, Autodesk Drive and AnyCAD with Fusion 360.
Autodesk Inventor 2019 Modernization Efforts
By Garin Gardiner, Autodesk
Check out this post from Autodesk's Garin Gardiner to learn about changes in 2019 to improve the experience of commands such as Hole and Measure.
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.
Tips & Tricks
Set the Install Location for Your Autodesk Applications Set the Install Location for Your Autodesk Applications
By Synergis EDS
With the Autodesk Desktop App users can choose where future installations of Autodesk products are installed. Synergis EDS explains.
Using Construction Lines in Inventor Using Construction Lines in Inventor
By ASCENT
See how to use construction lines in sketching to indicate that arcs or circles lie along the same line or to indicate the midpoint of a line.
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.
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
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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.