As technology becomes more compact, trendsetters start researching ways to improve multi-sensory experience.
The latest update from the Fusion 360 crew has us pulling our sock over our knee-caps and throwing our hats in the air.
NVIDIA officially snapped their suspenders announcing the next in their series of GPUs sporting the latest graphics-crackin’ Ampere microarchitecture.
If you use SOLIDWORKS now or used it in the past, one person you have to thank is Vic Leventhal.
It’s one thing to make a stunning light fixture, but it’s another thing to make a statement with it using a whole different medium.
An engineering drawing is a specialized type of communication tool. It’s also a contract.
For some, using a CNC machine may be an intimidating skill.
Anyone who has spent any amount of time baking/cooking/experimenting will know the tedium of measuring ingredients but outside of pre-measured packets what could make it easier?
The folks over at Onshape have been cranking out a ton of resource material across all categories.
3D across the web, devices, screens, and reality has been ramping up considerably over the last few years.
A new meta search engine for 3D models is available: Thangs.
The tour of this makerspace just outside Denver and Boulder, Colorado took place in September 2019, long before COVID-19 flipped spaces like these on their heads.
Good news from the folks at Gravity Sketch.
You’ve got some options when you need to create graphics for assembly instructions and technical documents but when you need to create animated assembly or service instructions your options narrow quite a bit.
The new Intel RealSense Depth Camera D455 is now available.
It’s wasn’t too many years ago that inspecting a bridge, evaluating safe passage, or planning a route took a brave soul to volunteer or a less brave soul to draw the short straw.
Creators have crafted a method to add light on a 3D printed surface using a unique electroluminescent coating.
Shapr3D has been doing a lot of ‘bringing’ to their iPadOS-based CAD app over the past three years.
Shelling a 3D model can be daunting, but nPower’s new Power Shell makes it a lot easier.
Get your sculpt brushes and buckets of inspiration ready. Today, Pixologic introduced ZBrushCoreMini, a free entry-level version of its ZBrushCore and ZBrush software designed to help people get started with digital sculpting.
A cloud-based machine building startup service has landed a huge investment round.
Did you know Google Search has an option to easily view 3D content?
JustSketchMe is a web-based app to create and pose 3D character models.
Researchers have developed a way to expand 3D printed objects 40x using foam.
Designers, artists, and 3D professionals across different industries know there’s nothing better than a powerful computer that cuts through your processes like warm butter.
What if you boil AR/VR down even further and mix common computer actions with common AR needs? Scan/Capture + Copy/Paste?
The COVID-19 crisis has forced many events online, and this one offers design process lectures free to all.
LumiLor is an electroluminescent paint that emits light via an electric current, just the thing for amazing 3D prints.
New software allows machines to be controlled through an augmented reality (AR) interface. Could this control 3D printers as well?
SelfCAD offers a simple-to-use web-based 3D modeling service that is suitable for almost everyone.
A new cloud-based virtual desktop service could provide a platform to perform high performance 3D work.
Turbosquid’s Kraken 3D Asset Management system provides new ways to manage 3D models online.
When a part is developed, what should it be called? We have some ideas for naming parts you may not have considered.
Lenovo has released a workstation that is quite appropriate for use as a CAD platform.
eMachineShop Adds Free 3D File Viewing & Sharing to their online service. Is this for you?
SelfCAD offers a simple-to-use web-based 3D modeling service that is suitable for almost everyone.
Tech Soft 3D, a producer of powerful toolkits for CAD/CAM applications, received significant funding.
Eric Haddad is the founder and Pilot in Command of 3DAeroventures, a Texas-based outfit specializing in 3D printed RC aircraft.
If you’re a youngin’ whose neurons have just myelinated or an educator who’s responsible for bludgeoning their brain tissue with knowledge, there’s a 3D printer option you’ll want to add to your lab list – A RIZE 3D Printer.
Autodesk has revealed that Fusion 360 now includes ECAD functionality.
3DEXPERIENCE World replaces the now-defunct SOLIDWORKS World event for Dassault Systèmes clients. Find out all the information you need to know in this post.
You would think this article is from a decade or two ago, but no. It’s really about dual-screen and CAD software using dual-screens… but not like you’re used to.
Wacom announced the new Wacom One, a handy drawing tablet that may be of use to those doing 3D CAD design.
If you’re a user of Fusion 360, your subscription now includes access to Autodesk EAGLE, the electronic design automation software to aid schematic layout or determine PCB routing and component placement.
While there’s nothing quite as bad as stepping on a stray LEGO block, a close second is having to sort out the mess of bricks once you (or your kids) are done using them.
Watch how a 3D representation of Mt. St. Helens can be produced easily with some know-how and a CNC mill.
Did you know there are two ways to solve design problems?
How hard is it to design the new Tesla Cybertruck in 3D? One designer tried to do so in Blender.
Did you know it’s possible to perform injection molding using 3D printing? It’s an easy way to make many objects.
Why limit recycling to Earth when you can do it in outer space too?
3D modeling waveforms may be a very complex matter, but here is a tutorial to show you how it’s done in PTC CREO.
An increasingly frequent approach to 3D design is to employ an “exploded view” of the components. Here we see how they can be turned into artwork in addition to their functional use.
Watch how Urwahn Bikes used 3D printing to design a fully functional urban bike.
It wasn’t too long ago when the concept of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and the capabilities of generative design seemed like some far off sci-fi future.
Autodesk is expanding its Fusion 360 repertoire by adding extensions.
A new process allows 3D printing of wool to create highly unusual fabric objects and textures.
If you ever wanted to create threaded fasteners for screws, nuts, bolts and the like on the fly using good old Fusion 360, Autodesk has a simple method to easily implement them.
Never one to fall behind the times, Acer is updating their previously announced Concept D laptops with NVIDIA’s new Quadro RTX graphics cards.
The magical retro-technology renderings of Julien Rivorie – a 3D artist and graphic designer based in France.
Wacom has decided to size things up with its newest addition to their pen display tablet line: the Wacom Cintiq 22.
Dassault Systemés suddenly changed the name of their major conference from SOLIDWORKS WORLD to 3DEXPERIENCE WORLD. Why do so?
Need help transforming a 3D scan into a 3D model? One way is to use R3DS Wrap, whose new version has some powerful 3D modeling capabilities.
After 10 years of designing sports products, industrial designer Eelco Siebring has opted for quite the career change.
We head to Berlin, Germany in the 2nd installment of my Euro tour learning about HW tech development across the pond.
Need something to stimulate your engineering brain? Why not try this incredible desk structural design kit?
This tour of MADE Makerspace in Barcelona, Spain was my last stop of jet setting through Europe to learn about HW startup culture there.
After announcing the app in October 2018 and releasing a closed beta last April, Adobe has renamed their tentatively-titled ‘Project Gemini’ drawing and painting app ‘Adobe Fresco‘.
What to know more about the Snapmaker 3D printer? This post reviews the popular 3D printer kit.
Ever since they announced they would be making customized 3D printed chairs for gamers, IKEA has been slowly entering the gaming peripheral market.
You are a great designer.
Have you ever wanted to 3D print lithophanes? It turns out to be suprisingly easy!
3D printers (people) have a bad habit of wasting their print improvement effort on the shiny and new instead of the useful.
Adobe Fresco in 3D?
Perhaps you know this but there’s a lot of equipment, not to mention sweat and long hours, that goes along with the experience you build as a designer.
If you’re engineering hardware that has any one of: a camera, an LED, a display, an IR sensor, a lens, a laser, a reflector, or an optical fiber, guess what?!
There are a few abilities you need to prove you’re a proper rockstar.
Nike sure loves celebrating its Air Max designs.
Purchasing a traditional home may be physical proof that you’ve officially made it as an adult.
ZBrush 2019 is Pixologic’s latest iteration of their popular digital sculpting software.
Another fiscal year, another chart showcasing a company’s earnings.
If you thought the age-old craft of metalworking couldn’t get any more precise, well think again.
In this modern age of everything-looks-the-same DIY furniture, it makes sense that some people want to make something unique to stand out from their friends’ IKEA apartment fixtures.
For some designers and engineers, 3D scanning physical objects to use as reference models can be the ultimate time-saver.
While humankind has made great strides in creating Terminator-like robotic appendages, we’re still a ways from an artificial arm that moves and acts precisely like a flesh-and-blood appendage.
We seasoned digital craftspeople can take an idea from a digital model to a physical concept with lightning speed.
In today’s sea of design, only a select few are truly capable of standing out as thought leaders and changing how we perceive the modern world around us.
3D printing is as lucrative as it has ever been, with various industries harnessing the technology to further improve our lives.
Every once in a while, you’ll be enjoying a hot ham ‘n cheese, when something comes along, slaps that sandwich out of your hand, and marks a substantial shift in the future of 3D product development software.
Last year, we got an inkling on Magic Leap’s plans to partner with like-minded companies like Onshape to create more interactive 3D work environments using their not-quite-so-cheap AR/VR headset.
With much of the world turning a newer, greener leaf, many people are finding ways to incorporate a “greener” lifestyle with 21st-century technologies.
Wow. Doesn’t it feel like the first SOLIDWORKS World was waaaaay back in 1998? It was.
For years we’ve been watching industrial designer Eric Strebel’s insightful design process videos; videos that show how he goes about making products from start to finish.
If you’ve yet to get your CAD jabbers on SelfCAD, you can spin it up and start modeling in less time than it takes to juice a pack navel oranges with your elbows at your co-worker’s desk–Tis a fact.
Autodesk Fusion 360 is bringing in the new year with a User Interface (UI) facelift!
We talk a lot about 3D printers, but most use plastic or resin materials.