When innovations like augmented and virtual reality emerge, it’s only natural that we immediately start dreaming of the potential they can bring. We’ve listened to your dreams and are proud to introduce new functionality that will allow you take advantage of these technologies and provide cutting-edge tools to inspire innovation and make great design happen! — Welcome to SOLIDWORKS Xtended Reality – a method to transform your CAD data and bring it to life, virtually – opening the future of
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2 months ago
Ask any engineer or designer about creating the next new thing, engineering it, and prototyping it, and they will tell you countless stories of trial and error before they succeeded making their ideas a reality. In the past decade, the internet has become an integral part of the design process and when it comes to finding the right commercial component for your design or selecting a trusted manufacturer to bring your ideas designed in SOLIDWORKS to life, the amount of content and service
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2 months ago
SOLIDWORKS World celebrates our community of Educators, Students, Makers, and Researchers. In and out of the classroom, SOLIDWORKS is preparing skilled students to get the best jobs. We couldn’t achieve this success without the help of educators from university, college, community college, and high school present at key break out sessions. Every presenter on the SOLIDWORKS Education Track is focused on student success.
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2 months ago
Die SOLIDWORKS World ist eine großartige Zusammenkunft von Technikern, Entwicklern und Naturwissenschaftlern, die die Triebkraft für Veränderung in der Welt darstellen. Diese Community überwindet unermüdlich die Grenzen und fürchtet keine noch so komplexen Themen. Es ist eine bemerkenswerte Aufgabe, in der Produktentwicklung tätig zu sein – es ist möglich, Produkten zum Leben zu verhelfen, die wir heute entwickeln. Mit Sensoren, die die Umgebung sehen (Vision) und fühlen können (Temperatur,
SOLIDWORKS DEUTSCH Blog
2 months ago
Die TECHNOLOGIEVORSCHAU für SOLIDWORKS 2019 ist immer eines der Highlights bei der SOLIDWORKS World. Anwender lieben es, einen ersten Blick auf einige der neuen Features zu erhaschen, die im nächsten Release kommen werden und das Produkteinführungsteam scheint immer etwas Einzigartiges und Interessantes zu finden, die neuen Features zu veranschaulichen. Dieses Jahr werden Sie „hinter die Bühne und hinter die Bildschirme“ mitgenommen, um Ihnen zu zeigen, wie das Programm der SOLIDWORKS World
SOLIDWORKS DEUTSCH Blog
2 months ago
SOLIDWORKS World 2017 saw the introduction of SOLIDWORKS CAM and the start of SOLIDWORKS doing manufacturing. SOLIDWORKS World 2018 featured a “shop floor experience” showing the Design to Manufacturing workflow that SOLIDWORKS enables, manufacturing parts live in the Partner Pavilion. But cutting material to make parts is not the only way to make things anymore. Additive Manufacturing, or 3D Printing, is reaching a maturity where it is not just for prototypes anymore.
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2 months ago
Start your engines, folks. The Microsoft Surface team is ready to roll on the ground here in Los Angeles for SOLIDWORKS World 2018. The opportunity to listen and learn from the thousands of engineers and designers who live and breathe SOLIDWORKS helps build the type of devices can bring their creations to life. SOLIDWORKS World attracts individuals and businesses that create all kinds of awesome, innovative products – including some fancy hot rods.
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2 months ago
There has been a lot of conversation lately about a design-to-manufacture workflow as it relates to improving communication and efficiency within a company. What does design to manufacture mean? The short answer is that there are lots of different thoughts on this process. The one that is correct is the one that works best for your company and procedures.
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2 months ago
On day one of SOLIDWORKS World 2018, SOLIDWORKS CEO, Gian Paolo Bassi took the stage to announce launch of SOLIDWORKS xDesign. The announcement was followed by conversation with SOLIDWORKS User Group Leader Edson Gebo. Ed has been using SOLIDWORKS xDesign for a little over two months. According to Ed Gebo, SOLIDWORKS xDesign has a very short learning curve and he was able to get up and running from zero to productive in a less than half a day.
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2 months ago
Today at SOLIDWORKS World HP Inc. and Dassault Systèmes announced their collaboration to empower a new era of product design innovation by entrepreneurs, makers, students and businesses. The two companies intend to optimize SOLIDWORKS 3D design and engineering applications to take advantage of the unique voxel-level capabilities of HP’s Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing solutions. Designers and engineers can completely reimagine products, leverage new materials, escape the limitations of traditional
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2 months ago
The SOLIDWORKS 2019 TECHNOLOGY PREVIEW is always one of the highlights of SOLIDWORKS World. Users love getting a “sneak peek” at some of the new features coming in the next release and the Product Introduction Team always seems to find a unique and interesting way demonstrate the new features. This year’s edition takes you “Behind the Scenes and Behind the Screens” to share how the SOLIDWORKS World Skit gets created, personalities of everyone on the team, and insider information, like how we
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2 months ago
SOLIDWORKS World is an amazing community of engineers, makers and scientists who are a force for change in the world. This community keeps pushing the boundaries, with no fear of complexity. It is an amazing time to be in Product Design and Engineering – it is possible to give Life to the products we design today. With sensors that can see (vision) and sense the environment (temperature, distance etc.), to adding brains with PCB and software;
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2 months ago
SOLIDWORKS World 2018 is just a few days away! Celebrate 20 years of SOLIDWORKS World with some of our favorite throwback hits from the past two decades with our official #SWW18 playlist! Since this year’s convention is being held in Los Angeles, we’re bringing you a California themed playlist to get you psyched for the big event. From Fatboy Slim to Merle Haggard, Radiohead to Eazy-E, this playlist has something for everyone.
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2 months ago
The board is set. The pieces are moving. We come to it at last
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The Renaissance marked a fundamental shift in arts and culture. No longer were artists focused solely on gods and icons; they now emphasized humanity. The human element is critical here.
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2 months ago
Close your eyes and listen. Do you hear the sound of a 3D printer cranking out parts 100 times cheaper than molded prototypes? Open your eyes and watch. Do you see the digital quality heat map per the 3D geometric tolerances generated 100 times faster than manual inspections?
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2 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?
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2 months ago
We’re only a few weeks in, and 2018 is already promising to be an exciting year for 3D printing. Formlabs kicked off the new year with the introduction of two new engineering resins, Grey Pro and Rigid, and this year will bring the Fuse 1 selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printer into the world. The Formlabs booth (#806) at SOLIDWORKS World 2018 will highlight both of these innovations, with parts 3D printed in Formlabs’ newest engineering materials, and the Fuse 1 SLS printer live printing
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2 months ago
Many of the world’s coolest new products get their start in SOLIDWORKS. If you are going to be attending SOLIDWORKS World 2018, be sure to check out the Product Showcase to see some of these exciting new products that help us see and explore the world in new ways. Don’t miss this opportunity to get up close and to talk to the people behind these innovative designs so you can go home inspired to create tomorrow’s great new products. Let’s dive in and preview some of the companies behind the “cool
SOLIDWORKS Blog
3 months ago
The Product Showcase at SOLIDWORKS World is the place to be to see the latest and greatest new products being designed in SOLIDWORKS. This year’s Product Showcase will also be featuring products designed by some of the latest and greatest startups. In advance of the event, let’s take a sneak peek at some of the cool new SOLIDWORKS-inspired products you’ll be able to see in the Startup Product Showcase at SOLIDWORKS World 2018. Sphero This Boulder, CO-based startup fuses robotic and digital
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3 months ago
Final preparations are being put into place for SOLIDWORKS World 2018 and this includes t-shirts. If you’re headed to the event in LA February 4-7, your t-shirt wishes will be fulfilled. As we’ve done for the past three years, the SOLIDWORKS community has designed and voted on the official SOLIDWORKS World 2018 t-shirts. And, as usual, you did not disappoint.
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3 months ago
Over the past thirty years, Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology has become a familiar route for validating CAD before committing to costly manufacturing tooling and processes. It may come as a surprise to some just how broadly the range of roles AM technology now plays in mechanical design and manufacturing, thanks to the swiftly changing professional desktop 3D printer ecosystem. In addition to traditional rapid prototyping, this technology now offers teams better tools for shaping initial
SOLIDWORKS Blog
3 months ago
SOLIDWORKS is turning the spotlight on manufacturing. This year’s event will feature, for the first time, a 40 x 70 ft. “Shop Floor” booth, recreating a typical manufacturing environment for the production and inspection of an automotive gear shift arm. Parts will be manufactured and inspected from part designs produced in SOLIDWORKS 2018 complete with embedded Model Based Definition (MBD).
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3 months ago
SOLIDWORKS World is a great place to learn new skills, network with peers and get inspired to create great designs, but after a full day of learning you might be ready to cut loose and have some fun. One place where fun is near certainty is at the Beach and Brews Special Event, taking place Tuesday night, February 6th. From Santa Monica to Malibu, Venice to Laguna, the beach is the place to be in Southern California. Get into the spirit with us for an evening of Beach & Brews at the L.A. Live
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3 months ago