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CAD & Tech Conference Update Amidst COVID-19  CAD & Tech Conference Update Amidst COVID-19
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor
CP has the latest on cancelled, postponed and virtual conferences. GTC is taking place online now, and LiveWorx goes virtual in June. AIA A'20 cancelled...
How to Get the Most Out of Autodesk Vault
By Caleb Funk, IMAGINiT Technologies
IMAGINiT Technologies' Caleb Funk explains how to take advantage of Autodesk Vault data management software and use it to it's fullest potential.
Bridging CAD/PLM and SCM Graphics Bridging CAD/PLM and SCM Graphics
By Dan Raker, ConnectPress President
ConnectPress President Dan Raker discusses how KISTERS enables engineering data mobility regardless of the source or destination brands.
Design Trends: What's In, What's Overrated? Design Trends: What's In, What's Overrated?
Compiled by ConnectPress
CIMdata's Stan Przybylinski says generative design solutions have evolved and are ready for prime time. Find out what software he thinks is overrated.
Tips & Tricks
Get the Most Out of Sheet Metal Commands with Bend Option
By Anastasia Rogers, Autodesk
Make sure you're not missing out on the potential of Inventor Sheet Metal Face command in this tutorial by Autodesk.
Pack and Go Functionality Missing in File Explorer Pack and Go Functionality Missing in File Explorer
By Bob Felton, IMAGINiT Technologies
What to do when the Design Assistant, Pack and Go and iProperties don't appear among the selections in the right-click menu when in Inventor.
Using the Inventor Shape Generator
By Trevor English
By running shape generator on a part design, you can find options of how to reduce mass or weight all the while maintaining strength under loads.
Why Your Snapshot Views Won't Update Why Your Snapshot Views Won't Update
By Adam Evangelista, KETIV
This tip from KETIV looks at why your snapshot views won't update in your Inventor presentation files, and what to do.
Case Studies
3DViewStation Customers Credit KISTERS 3DViewStation Customers Credit KISTERS
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor
ConnectPress interviewed two of KISTERS' automotive customers to see how KISTERS’ 3DViewStation measures up for internal and external collaboration.
West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD   West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD
By AMD
See how HP's Z workstations and AMD's professional graphics cards help keep the British winning team stay ahead of its competitors.
AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card
By AMD
See how packaging food company, BluePrint Automation, was able to design and visualize complex CAD models with AMD's CAD-to-VR solution.
Keuka Studios' First Impressions of ANSYS Discovery Live Keuka Studios' First Impressions of ANSYS Discovery Live
Compiled by ConnectPress
Dan White, owner of Keuka Studios, addresses staircase design challenges that was difficult to analyze prior to ANSYS.
Columns
CAD Business Is Stable Business- Is It? JPR Reports CAD Business Is Stable Business- Is It? JPR Reports
By Kathleen Maher, Jon Peddie Research
We finished the 2020 CAD report, just in time to be wrong. The report was completed at the end of 2019 just before the Coronavirus pandemic.
AnyCAD for Inventor   AnyCAD for Inventor
By Mike Thomas, Autodesk
AnyCAD is Autodesk Inventor's software for using, reusing, and exchanging data of various types, both Autodesk and non-Autodesk data.
New & Improved Autodesk 2020 Licensing Mechanism New & Improved Autodesk 2020 Licensing Mechanism
By Mark Lancaster, Synergis EDS
If you're updating the 2020 licensing mechanism through the Autodesk Desktop App there's a prerequisite for the Microsoft C++ 2017 Redistributable.
Fusion 360 Now Comes with FeatureCAM Fusion 360 Now Comes with FeatureCAM
By Alex Alvarez, KETIV
KETIV explains Autodesk's repackaging for Fusion 360 and FeatureCAM. Learn how you can take advantage today!