Microsoft HoloLens for Engineering

Technophiles the world over are buzzing about Microsoft’s announcement of the HoloLens product. This holographic augmented reality platform is bubbling with cool factor, but could have a significant impact on engineering and manufacturing software.

Three Reasons to Attend 3DExperience Forum

There are three main events each year for people interested in software products from Dassault Systèmes: COE Annual Conference (held in the spring), 3DExperience Forum (typically held in November), and SolidWorks World (held in late January or early February).

Change in Dassault Version Naming

Those accustomed to the familiar V5 version lexicon that has been in use by Dassault Systemès for roughly 15 years are soon to learn a new naming schema for all V5 products, starting with V5R22. There is method to Dassault’s madness with the change in naming system, but the new versions are a mouthful.

Composer for All Your BOMs

With so many different perspectives on the BOM in today’s organizations, companies have come to expect that different departments will be creating and re-creating content to describe their products.  Some will do it with Microsoft Excel, some with Microsoft Word, others with Adobe Illustrator, and others still with an alternative CAD package like AutoCAD.  With […]

Dassault Publishes V6R2011

Dassault Systemes delivered the first real release of V6 back in 2009 with V6R2010.  Since that time, the PLM software provider has been releasing new iterations of V6 twice a year.  The most recent release, V6R2011, shows increasing maturity in a number of areas such that parts of the product which were only “preliminary” in […]

3DVIA Composer and Language Translation

Global collaboration depends on communication, and since there is no universal written or spoken language, the communication part of collaboration is still a challenge for many companies. Fortunately, the use of 3D tools and remote meetings are addressing this challenge in the design process, but there are still downstream communication challenges with internal customers like […]

Join Us at COE 2010

Even if you’re not able to attend COE 2010 Annual Conference this year, join us for live updates from the event by following us on Twitter.  Razorleaf is also presenting at the event, and we are posting our presentations to www.razorleaf.com/coe2010. If you do happen to be at the event, you can meet up with us on Tuesday at 6PM […]