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With SOLIDWORKS World 2017 and 2018 being held in LA , I sure everyone feels the glitz and glamour that comes with Hollywood. In celebration of our amazing yearly event, we have made a few little Hollywood themed 3D printables. For this one we have used SOLIDWORKS and 3D printing to make our own little Hollywood sign replica. It was so cute, we got cheeky and made a second, but this one with the SOLIDWORKS logo!
SOLIDWORKS Tech Blog
7 months ago
At SOLIDWORKS World we announced the imminent launch of Simulation Engineer, a new structural analysis solution from our sister brand SIMULIA. And I was asked at the event why we need a new structural analysis solution, when we already have a very good solution with the SOLIDWORKS Simulation suite of tools. To answer this, I am going to have to take a step back
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
Day three at SOLIDWORKS World focuses on the future. It’s about upcoming features in SOLIDWORKS, but also what’s possible for future of humanity. Before diving into day three, let’s quickly recap day two: Kishore Boyalakuntla, SOLIDWORKS Senior Director, Product Portfolio Management and Brand User Experience Leader took the stage to discuss updates to the SOLIDWORKS product line. First up is an update to SOLIDWORKS Make, which enables users to offer personalized products online in millions of
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
At SOLIDWORKS, not only do we focus on creating great products, but we invest significant time understanding and nurturing engineering and product ecosystems. SOLIDWORKS ecosystems take the complex interactions between several disciplines such as design (MCAD and ECAD), manufacturing, service, quality, supply chain, marketing, inventory, and end customers into account to deliver best-in-class and easy-to-use process solutions impacting business outcomes for our end customers. We build ecosystems
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
For the final act of SOLIDWORKS World 2017 General Session, the Product Introduction Team delivered the highly anticipated Technology Preview to show off some of the new functionality our developers are working hard to deliver in the SOLIDWORKS 2018 release. The long-standing Day 3 tradition of producing “infotainment” for our user community took a few new turns this year here’s a quick recap
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
In case the title wasn’t clear, day two at SOLIDWORKS World is dedicated to the SOLIDWORKS community,but before we dive into the proceedings, let’s quickly recap day one: You can read more about day one in this blog post. SOLIDWORKS Vice President of Strategy and Community Suchit Jain kicked off day two with some impressive community updates. Comprised of millions of users, the SOLIDWORKS community is extremely diverse. This group is passionate about engineering, design and helping each other.
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
Experiencing Spock beam in, seeing virtual data like the coordinates of an incoming threat overlaid in the real world or being a blue character inside a virtual world were all just dreamy concepts teased to us through Hollywood blockbusters like Star Trek, Iron Man, Avatar and many more until very recently. What’s spurred the monumental evolution in the Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) space is an inflection point of graphics compute power, high-pixel density but small displays,
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
It was announced on Tuesday at SOLIDWORKS World 2017 that the community of certified SOLIDWORKS users continues its rapid growth. The program ended 2016 with 222,000 certified users all around the world. Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) led the way by adding over 33,000 new certified users helping to add a total of over 48,000 user certificates in 2017. That means that every 11 minutes in 2016, a SOLIDWORKS user earned a certification.
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
Last year, we announced our intentions of bringing bite-size experiences of the design process to a generation of young creators. Private Beta invitations were sent out in waves to more than 4,300 registered individuals. We have since gotten off to a great start with around 1200 active creators. Since then, more than 4,400 models have been made, and we have been able to enjoy works from individuals of all ages!
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
MySolidWorks, the place where millions of users get answers and learn more, has redefined the way you can discover and experience SOLIDWORKS. Available today in 14 languages, MySolidWorks is your Gateway to the SOLIDWORKS Community, the best community in CAD with millions of SOLIDWORKS designers, educators, and students. MySolidWorks lets you: Search across the SOLIDWORKS community and support resources to get answers to your questions and get access to technical content and upcoming events from
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
SOLIDWORKS is used daily by students, educators and researchers worldwide. As a result, SOLIDWORKS is everywhere. Researchers at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan use SOLIDWORKS to design 21-degree-of-freedom robots to navigate through natural disasters. In the SOFIA Project scientists from the University of Stuttgart work with NASA and use SOLIDWORKS Simulation to determine the formation of young stars.
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
Since 1999, SOLIDWORKS World has been an experience. The event itself has always been a mashup of personal and professional. It’s learning about what’s new, next and never before from not only technological perspectives, but also from connecting with peers, who feel more like family. In both cases, the goal is to learn how to tackle challenges with new approaches to design and engineering.
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
With a record 117 exhibitors in attendance, the Partner Pavilion is the place to meet SOLIDWORKS Solution Partners, preview new technologies, and get your hands on innovative products designed in SOLIDWORKS by your peers. Whether you’re looking for state-of-the-art design, analysis, or manufacturing products, SOLIDWORKS partners have the perfect solutions to fit your needs. In our final Partner Preview, you’ll get an intro to three more companies who can help solve your unique challenges. Radeon
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
The time has come. You are ready to attend the year’s greatest CAD event, SOLIDWORKS World 2017 in Los Angeles. To make planning your trip a little easier, we’ve compiled a one-stop checklist you can use to make the most of your time at the event. Social Media: Follow the conversation, stay up to date, share your opinions and see how your peers are reacting to events as they happen live by using and watching the Twitter hashtag #SWW17.
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
If you’ve been to SOLIDWORKS World in the past, you know that we take our technical sessions seriously. With more than 350 sessions at SOLIDWORKS World 2017, this year is no different. What is new; however, are specific learning paths that enable you to become immersed in four areas of design and manufacturing: Internet of Things, Model-Based Definition, Additive Manufacturing, and Subtractive Manufacturing.
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
Day two at SOLIDWORKS World is all about the SOLIDWORKS community. From the SWUGN Awards to inspiring students, it’s a celebration of users from start to finish. We haven’t changed the user focus, but we are now letting users build fighting robots to decide the winner of the first ever SOLIDWORKS World Robo Rumble! The Robo Rumble is made possible from the National Robotics League (NRL).
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
SOLIDWORKS World 2017 is featuring a record number of partners! 117 to be exact, and they’ll be available to meet with you from Sunday, February 5 through Wednesday, February 8. If you’re looking to preview new technology, solve design challenges or view cool products designed in SOLIDWORKS, visiting the Partner Pavilion is a must. Leading up to SOLIDWORKS World 2017, we’re going to publish a handful of blog posts featuring some of the excellent exhibitors you can meet in the Partner Pavilion.
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
The SOLIDWORKS World Product Showcase is the place to be in L.A. to see and get your hands on the coolest new products that all share one thing in common—they were all designed in SOLIDWORKS. Get up close to see all the amazing projects that have been brought to life by the best community in CAD. In our first two Product Showcase previews, we gave you a glimpse at the robotics products as well as what our educational users have created. In this preview, you’ll see a wide sampling of products,
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
Each year we ask attendees why they come to SOLIDWORKS World and their top two reasons are always the same: networking and top-tier technical training. We know the power of the SOLIDWORKS community doesn’t stop at SOLIDWORKS World. In 2016, hundreds of local SOLIDWORKS User Groups hosted thousands of SOLIDWORKS users, bringing the spirit of SOLIDWORKS World networking and training to your back yard. Tens of thousands of users supported each other by answering and asking questions daily on the
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
The clapperboard is a unique device that has been used for decades in the film industry. It has been so widely seen it has become its own icon for this industry. But what does it do? Well, the clapperboard is the most useful in post production.
SOLIDWORKS Tech Blog
7 months ago
The Partner Pavilion at SOLIDWORKS World 2017 is larger than ever! With 117 solution partners onsite, chances are you’ll find a feature or two to help you get your work done more accurately and in record time. The Partner Pavilion is as a diverse as the SOLIDWORKS community. While walking around the area you’ll see everything from CAM and Design Automation to 3D Printing and learning resources.
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
SOLIDWORKS World 2017 is a great place to sharpen up your SOLIDWORKS skills but it’s also a great place to learn more about the Partner Solutions that further leverage your investment in SOLIDWORKS software. Our dedicated solutions partners create solutions that meet the needs of SOLIDWORKS users in all industries. So don’t miss blocking out some time while you’re at the event to try out some of these amazing products offered by 117 different partners that will extend the value of your software,
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
There are so many things to see and do at SOLIDWORKS World. Inspiring keynote speakers at the General Sessions, a packed tech session agenda, a Partner Pavilion with over a hundred SOLIDWORKS Solutions partners waiting to help you tackle unique challenges, Model Mania, the Product Showcase filled with amazing new products designed in SOLIDWORKS—all in one place. The list of things to do and see at SOLIDWORKS World goes on and on, but how can you possibly pack in everything in just a few days?
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago
There will be a record number of partners (117) this year at the SOLIDWORKS World 2017 Partner Pavilion. Exhibiting partners offer a wide range of solutions and services to make the lives of SOLIDWORKS users just a little bit easier and extend the value of your investment in SOLIDWORKS. These folks will be available to meet with you from Sunday, February 5 through Wednesday, February 8. If you’re looking to preview new technology, solve design challenges or just see all the cool products
SOLIDWORKS Blog
7 months ago