computer-aided design

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Synonyms for computer-aided design

software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing

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As one of ZWSOFT's star products, CADbro is a full-featured and budget-friendly 3D CAD viewer, especially designed for non-professionals to visualize and communicate engineering data.
In this research, the dynamic model of Robotino is automatically developed by importing its 3D CAD model from SOLIDWORKS to MATLAB following the idea from [7].
The company claims it can make a tool from a 3D CAD, assemble the tool and mould the customer's part in as little as one day.
The factors driving the growth of the market include shift from 2D CAD to 3D CAD, use of 3D CAD in packaging machinery, and increasing product recalls in automotive industry.
The DICOM data of the patient is processed using MIMICS, medical processing software to obtain the 3D CAD bone anatomy of the patient.
This solution includes both a compression software tool for converting 3D CAD data into a mobile format, enabling intuitive navigation through the 3D data, and a hardware kit that includes a 3D ready iPad and alignment tools.
But finking VR equipment to 3D CAD programs such as Solidworks, Inventor and Creo requires specialist software.
It's an ideal 3D CAD viewer for optimal data sharing & collaboration.
Jim Heppelmann, president and CEO of PTC said, "By Integrating 3D CAD data from tools like Crea and IoT data from ThingWorx, Vuforia Studios allows organizations to easily develop augmented reality experiences that enable enterprises to better create, operate, and service their connected products."
The global 3D CAD market can be segmented into five end-user segments: aerospace and defense industry, automotive industry, electrical and electronics industry, industrial machinery industry, and others.
The new version was created with global design teams in mind, and comes with a replication feature that synchronizes the latest versions of massive 3D CAD files between servers at multiple locations during the night, which brings greater efficiency to collaborative design work that is distributed among overseas sites, where network delays can easily occur.
The products all feature in the latest WDS catalogue and can be found online at www.wdsltd.co.uk where free 3D CAD files are available to download.
At present, most enterprises are using 3D CAD system for product development.
Furthermore, it is not easy for engineers to understand the acquired knowledge directly without the 2D or 3D CAD illustrations when the knowledge is available to be shared.
Developed in conjunction with SpaceClaim, the new easy-to-use DesignSpark Mechanical is intended to overcome the prohibitive costs and the considerable investment in learning time associated with traditional 3D CAD tools.