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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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 global market for 3D CAD can be classified on the basis of type into 3D mechanical drawing, 3D mold, and 3D drawing software.
RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, today announced that its extensive 3D CAD library now totals more than 75,000 component models from its catalogue of stocked products, providing engineers currently designing or looking to design in 3D with an even wider choice.
With Fujitsu Laboratory's newly developed technology, 3D CAD models are automatically segmented into distinctive part models, such as protruding parts.
3D CAD models will help customers to search, select, design and buy from RS;
2 to enable viz-sim application developers to quickly and easily prepare and simplify complex 3D CAD geometry from tools such as like CATIA(R), Pro/ENGINEER, Inventor(R), and SolidWorks for use in visual simulation applications.
There are three ways to import 3D CAD files into Acrobat 3D: drag-and-drop the CAD file into the Acrobat 3D window; right-click the file and use context menu commands; or use the Print Screen button within the CAD program to activate the 3D Capture utility.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio's Engineering team said: "The availability of cloud-based 3D computer-aided design (CAD) software is one of the major trends in the 3D CAD Software market in the APAC region.
An article in a trade publication initially caught my attention when it described CoCreate OneSpace Modeling Personal Edition as being history-free 3D CAD software," said Larry Potts, president, Two Rivers Studio.
There they can look at the same 3D CAD design and turn, split, and mark it up in real time, while discussing the project via web cam and microphones.
Advanced Engineering and Research Associates (AERA), the training courseware creator for the Sikorsky-Boeing project, is using the Deep Server enterprise solutions from Right Hemisphere as the translation and integration solution for converting sophisticated 3D CAD models into training applications.
Intuitive and powerful, SolidWorks offers solid modeling to thousands of users in Michigan seeking 3D CAD software that is affordable, easy to use, and easy to learn.
Today, more than half of the 10 or more new tools that Value designs yearly are designed entirely on a 3D CAD system from Solid Edge of Huntsville, Ala.