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Air Taxi Manufacturer, Volocopter Selects PTC Windchill Air Taxi Manufacturer, Volocopter Selects PTC Windchill
Press Release Issued by PTC
The German start-up Volocopter will use PTC Windchill management for the development of its autonomous flying transportation systems.
Surge in Augmented Reality Adoption is Coming Surge in Augmented Reality Adoption is Coming
Press Release Issued by PTC
PTC's State of Industrial Innovation report showed that 86 Percent of respondents expect to go live within 12 months.
LiveWorx 18 to Showcase Tech Industry Luminaries LiveWorx 18 to Showcase Tech Industry Luminaries
Press Release Issued by PTC
Keynotes will include Alex Kipman of the AI Perception & Mixed Reality team at Microsoft and Dr. Michio Kaku, a New York Times best-selling author.
PTC Announces Creo 5.0 with 5 New Capabilities PTC Announces Creo 5.0 with 5 New Capabilities
Press Release Issued by PTC
Creo 5.0 includes Topology optimization, Additive/ subtractive manufacturing, Creo Flow Analysis, and a Collaboration Extension for Autodesk Inventor.
PTC Introduces New AR Capabilities and Spatial Tracking PTC Introduces New AR Capabilities and Spatial Tracking
Press Release Issued by PTC
With Creo AR Design Share gives users full control over authoring and accessibility for all augmented reality experiences.
Industry News
ANSYS and Granta Collaborate on Additive Manufacturing ANSYS and Granta Collaborate on Additive Manufacturing
Press Release Issued by ANSYS and Granta Design
ANSYS' simulation tools and GRANTA MI: Materials Gateway for ANSYS Workbench offers an integrated set of workflows for AM data capture and simulation.
Aras Acquires Comet Solutions Aras Acquires Comet Solutions
Press Release Issued by Comet Solutions
The addition of Comet to the Aras PLM Platform will provide a way for organizations to connect simulation for use across the product lifecycle.
RapidAuthor Version 11.0 Now Supports New CAD Formats
Press Release Issued by Cortona3D
RapidAuthor enables enterprises to reuse existing CAD, PLM data to create interactive 2D/3D technical documentation in a single application.
Ideagen Acquires InspectionXpert for $7 Million Ideagen Acquires InspectionXpert for $7 Million
Press Release by Ideagen
InspectionXpert and QualityXpert will be integrated into the UK-based company's existing software suite. Jeff Cope will join the Ideagen team.
AMD Offers New PTC Creo Plug-in for AMD Radeon ProRender AMD Offers New PTC Creo Plug-in for AMD Radeon ProRender
Announcement by AMD
AMD recently announced new plug-ins for its Radeon ProRender rendering engine and a new graphics card, the AMD Radeon Pro V340 Graphics.
PTC Partners
Workgroup Manager for ZWCAD and Windchill
Press Release Issued by Meta Meta Technology
Meta Meta Technology's Workgroup Manager for ZWCAD provides bi-directional communication between ZWCAD DWG files and Windchill.
ITI Acquires Data Management Company MechWorks ITI Acquires Data Management Company MechWorks
Press Release Issued by ITI
MechWorks PDM supports Inventor, SOLIDWORKS, Solid Edge; and offers Teamcenter integration for Inventor, SOLIDWORKS Creo, and AutoCAD.
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.
3D Systems to Use ThingWorx for Connected 3D Printers 3D Systems to Use ThingWorx for Connected 3D Printers
Press Release Issued by PTC
3D Systems plans to embed ThingWorx IoT platform into its 3D printers, enabling intelligent monitoring and remote service and maintenance.
PTC Expands IoT Partnerships PTC Expands IoT Partnerships
Press Release Issued by PTC
PTC recently announced a number of new internet of things (IoT) partnerships, including Deloitte Digital, ViziApps and BETSOL.
User News
CIMC Selects ThingWorx for Smart Manufacturing CIMC Selects ThingWorx for Smart Manufacturing
Press Release Issued by PTC
China International Marine Containers (CIMC) plans to use PTC's ThingWorx for predictive maintenance to reduce energy consumption and system downtime.
ZF Friedrichshafen AG Chooses PTC for Digital Journey ZF Friedrichshafen AG Chooses PTC for Digital Journey
Press Release Issued by PTC
The German automotive supplier will implement Windchill, PTC Integrity ALM and ThingWorx IoT. Plus, check out their concept car from NAIAS.
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.
BAE Systems Sweden Standardizes on Aras PLM Platform BAE Systems Sweden Standardizes on Aras PLM Platform
Press Release Issued by Aras
BAE Systems Sweden, a manufacturer of weapons systems and military vehicles, has selected Aras Innovator as the new common PLM platform.
Q & A
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How to Handle Drawing Revisions
I have been taught from the beginning of my career in drafting and design that there are certain letters that should not be used when…
How to Split Surfaces in Creo FMX
With the release of Creo 4, you can now split part of a surface away from the original part in Creo Flexible Modeling Extension (FMX).…
Multi-Echelon Optimization in Servigistics
Service parts planners often stock inventory based on each location’s target fill rate. Applying this approach can quickly lead to excess inventory with little effect…
Do your tolerances meet ASME standards?
"Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) is a symbolic language used to communicate design specifications. GD&T can speed up processes and reduce errors... In Creo, tolerances are…
Disable Geometry Highlighting
How do I turn off the highlights on my geometry? Source: MCADCentral…
Weight Error
When I calculate the weight for my drawing I receive an error. Is there a way to fix this? Source: ENG-Tips.com…
Display One or Two Models
Is there a way to change the display mode of one or two models so that the lines display individually? Source: PTC/User…
Versioning Change Management
When I look at other APIs they included iterated/version meta data. How do I add this to my own files? From Ravin Kayasth PTC/User Portal…