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Autodesk Adds Generative Design to Netfabb 2018

Generative Design takes goals set by a designer like size, weight, cost, etc., and uses cloud computing to create a massive number of design solutions.
Autodesk Names Andrew Anagnost President and CEO Autodesk Names Andrew Anagnost President and CEO
Press Release Issued by Autodesk
Andrew Anagnost is the current interim co-chief executive officer and chief marketing officer, and Amar Haspal will now take that role.
Autodesk Announces Autodesk 3ds Max 18.1
Announcement by Autodesk
Autodesk 3ds Max 2018.1 now includes a new 3D to VR workflow through the 3ds Max Interactive, a real-time engine based on Autodesk Stingray.
Autodesk to Offer New Scalable Rendering Solution Autodesk to Offer New Scalable Rendering Solution
By Marc Hamaker, Autodesk
With the Azure Batch Rendering Platform, Autodesk users can leverage Azure's robust usage-based cloud rendering tools to scale their rendering jobs.
Autodesk Maintenance Changes Explained Autodesk Maintenance Changes Explained
Announcement by Autodesk
Autodesk answers questions about maintenance changes including why its making these changes, what's in it for you and what it means for your wallet.
Industry News
Datakit Announces Version 2017.3 of its CAD Conversion Tools Datakit Announces Version 2017.3 of its CAD Conversion Tools
Press Release Issued by Datakit
Datakit's applications now support the conversion of Inventor 2018, 3DXML and are able to write JT 9.5 files (ISO standard).
Contex Debuts New IQ FLEX Large Format Flatbed Scanner Contex Debuts New IQ FLEX Large Format Flatbed Scanner
Press Release Issued by Contex
The IQ FLEX can save files in standard file formats or raster format for use in any CAD or GIS application such as AutoCAD, Microstation, and ArcGIS.
Carl Bass Joins Formlabs Board of Directors Carl Bass Joins Formlabs Board of Directors
Press Release Issued by Formlabs
3D printer company Formlabs appointed technology veteran and former Autodesk CEO, Carl Bass, as an independent director of the company.
Get a Discount on CIMdata's PLM Certificate Program Get a Discount on CIMdata's PLM Certificate Program
Press Release Issued by CIMdata
ConnectPress members can receive a discount on the fall PLM education event coming to the Boston area from October 2-6.
ProtoTech Releases New Version of FBX Exporter for Fusion ProtoTech Releases New Version of FBX Exporter for Fusion
Press Release Issued by ProtoTech
The plug-in for Fusion 360 can now control or adjust mesh quality of a model being exported and supports transformation of sub-assemblies.
Inventor Partners
BlueCielo Launches Mobile App for Asset Documents BlueCielo Launches Mobile App for Asset Documents
Press Release by BlueCielo
The BlueCielo Meridian Mobile app for iOS, Android and Windows devices provides reviewers of asset documents the ability to work anywhere.
Keep Up with Emerging Technologies with Evolve360 Keep Up with Emerging Technologies with Evolve360
Press Release Issued by MasterGraphics
Evolve360 is an annual subscription giving users unlimited access to MasterGraphics' portfolio of training courses for Autodesk products.
Lenovo Comes Out with New ThinkStation P320 Tiny Lenovo Comes Out with New ThinkStation P320 Tiny
Press Release Issued by Lenovo
The company says it's the world's smallest workstation with ISV certification. It's available now for $799.
D3 Technologies and initial.aec Expand Partnership D3 Technologies and initial.aec Expand Partnership
Press Release Issued by D3 Technologies and initial.aec
The Autodesk Gold Partners, which have been sharing space in Denver, Colo. have expanded services to pacific northwest & rocky mountain regions.
IMAGINiT Technologies Acquires PacifiCAD IMAGINiT Technologies Acquires PacifiCAD
Press Release Issued by IMAGINiT Technologies
PacifiCAD's customers will now have access to over 200 IMAGINiT sales and technical professionals as well as its broad range of software.
User News
STAMOD Takes World Record for Engineering Design Time STAMOD Takes World Record for Engineering Design Time
Press Release Issued by STAMOD Engineering
The engineering consultancy firm specializes in rapid tooling, simulation, legacy data, and new product design (NPD), using a variety of CAD tools.
Minerva Partners with Saab for Aras Integration Minerva Partners with Saab for Aras Integration
Press Release by Aras
Aras will be used to strengthen the PLM capabilities of the Gripen aircraft, a smart fighter system.
Autodesk's Inventor of the Year 2015 is Vantage Power Autodesk's Inventor of the Year 2015 is Vantage Power
By Autodesk
The Inventor of the Year for 2015 designs and manufactures retrofit hybrid powertrains for buses, reducing fuel consumption and emissions.
January's Autodesk Inventing the Future Award Goes to Bolha January's Autodesk Inventing the Future Award Goes to Bolha
Announcement by Autodesk
The Brazil-based company uses Autodesk Fusion 360 to integrate physical and digital elements into their creative marketing campaigns.
Bright Agrotech is Inventing the Future of Agriculture
By Autodesk
ZipFarm, a vertical farming system, was designed with a variety of Autodesk tools, making them Autodes's December Inventing the Future candidate.
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Print BOM from Sheet Metal Part
How do I print the BOM from the flat panel dimensions of a sheet metal part? Source: 3DCADForums…
Add a Round Rubber Seal to a Groove
How do I set the mates for a round rubber seal I wish to add to a groove? Source: ENG-Tips.com…
Sharing ILogic Files
What is the best practice for sharing ILOGIC files? Source: Autodesk Forums…
Inventor 2016 mould modeling
I'm trying to do some modeling which involves a set angle on vertical faces. This is because I am trying to model a part which…
iParts
I am trying to learn how to produce an iPart,however on completion of the part and its variations when I try to save I get…
Parameter dialog box not showing up
My paramater dialog box is not showing up all of a sudden in Inventor.- From Joseph.Thodiyil…
Downloading a 3D CAD model
Can you please describe the procedure that I need to do to download a 3D CAD model?…
Rotate Geometry in Sketch Mode
Is there a way to rotate geometry in sketch mode? Source: ENG-Tips.com…