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Behold: Pico CAD

Game developer Johan Peitz posted a tweet recently with an animation of a project he’s working on called Pico CAD, an 8-bit 3D modeling tool.

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Free CAD Utility Recommendations Available

I’ve found a source with a ton of CAD utility recommendations that could make life easier for anyone using 3D CAD to create designs for 3D printing.

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Book of the Week: 3D Printing Projects

This week’s selection is “3D Printing Projects” by Sachidanand Jha. It is a book that will definitely increase your 3D CAD design efficiency.

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A Great Way To Learn Grasshopper

A new book explains how to use McNeel’s Grasshopper plug-in for Rhino 3D in a very simple and easy-to-learn manner.

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peel 3D Announces The peel 2 CAD 3D Scanner

peel 3D just announced a new professional handheld 3D scanner, the peel 2 CAD, which includes some intriguing workflow simplification features.

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Book of the Week: Python for 3D Printing

There’s a rather interesting book that can show you how to use Python programming to supercharge your 3D modeling experience for 3D printing.

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nTopology Releases nTop Platform 2.0

nTopology released the latest version of their nTop Platform software, 2.0, and it seems to include some incredibly powerful built-in toolkits.

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Lockheed Martin Goes All In On 3DEXPERIENCE

Lockheed Martin agreed to make use of Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform. Why did they do so and what benefits might they incur? We speculate.

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Whoa! Onshape Acquired By PTC!

In a blockbuster corporate acquisition, PTC is to acquire Onshape to gain access to a powerful CAD cloud system that can be marketed to all their users.

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Are Your Parts ADfAM?

What kind of parts are in your digital inventory? Are they ADfAM? We propose a new class of 3D printable parts.

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Autodesk Introduces Fusion 360 Extensions

Using Autodesk Fusion 360 for manufacturing? Autodesk has introduced extensions to the popular 3D CAD software to enhance manufacturing and additive operations.

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Is Blender 2.8 Suitable for 3D Printing?

Blender is upgraded to v2.8. Does this mean it is suitable for making 3D printable 3D models? We look at the pros and cons of the new software system.

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Question of the Week: Jewelry Design Software?

Jewelry design has never been easier. Find out how to use 3D printing software to design your own jewelry. Here are the best jewelry design tools in 2019.

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Wikifactory Launches

A new online service has launched to provide collaboration services for product development: Wikifactory.

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Autodesk Announces Inventor 2020

Autodesk has announced Inventor 2020, which will be available for users to download over the next few weeks.

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MIT’s Hairy Metamaterial

Researchers at MIT have developed yet another unusual metamaterial, and this one is simply hair.

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At Last: The End of STL Is In Sight

There have been a few developments recently that have brought me to the view that STL file format will slide away quietly.

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Velo3D Has The Flow

There’s something very interesting going down at Velo3D.

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How To Create Unique Low-Poly Designs Using SelfCAD

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.

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