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‘CAD’

6 different Platforms for 3D Shape Search

“Design, reuse or source?” is a standard dilemma being faced by all the engineering firms for a long time now. It’s not an easy decision, as engineers must first determine if the part or something similar to it exists in the company’s design vault, which may contain a million files or so. Sometimes it is… Read More

How to import and export AutoCAD (DWG/DXF) files in your application?

AutoCAD is amongst the most popular CAD software and has been around for almost three decades now. DWG (.dwg – DraWinG) is AutoCAD’s native file format. It is in binary form and is proprietary. DWG typically stores the design information using geometrical elements, dimensioning information, material information and user data (or metadata). Because of the popularity of AutoCAD, it has… Read More

Virtual Reality –the New Era in 3D Engineering.

Video games are addictive; recently an engaging game of search and acquire (Pokemon Go!) has been actually driving young and old into a frenzy. It has successfully merged the real word into the virtual world and created an exciting experience for the gamers. Virtual reality or immersive virtual reality system entails of virtual reality software,… Read More

6 Tools to develop a Cloud based engineering app!

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We all know Cloud has descended upon us and will rule over most sectors. A Recent survey projected that manufacturing companies, will be adopting cloud based applications by  2017 dramatically.  This is because cloud has shown visible gains in IT cost, increasing the employee productivity and automation of information sharing resulting in better decision making… Read More

Autodesk Viewer! Web Collaboration redefined!

  Manufacturing landscape is evolving and therefore product development process is also changing. Anticipating a need for more synergistic working, Autodesk- the software giant declared ambitious plans for new $100 million project called Forge Initiative in December 2015. The Forge initiative was envisioned    around a cloud based platform to encourage a collaborative development. By introducing… Read More

Reflections on Fusion 360!

Fusion 360 from the Autodesk stable is a powerful 3D modeling software package with an integrated, parametric, feature based CAM module built into the software.  A first in the CAD/CAM world and definitely a welcome change! We feel so because our expert teams have been working on various web based CAD platforms long enough for… Read More