AEC is one of the primary industries that AMC Bridge serves, therefore integrated solutions using geospatial and BIM data are among the most important directions of the company’s research activities.
We are pleased to announce that EQT Partners acquired Zemax from Arlington Capital Partners. The company will continue to be led by Mark Nicholson, CEO, and our headquarters will remain in Kirkland. With the new influx of investment, we will continue to drive growth in OpticStudio and LensMechanix as well as seek new opportunities to innovate and deliver solutions that offer customers new ways to bring products to market faster at a reduced cost.
Today we are introducing Onshape Enterprise, a new premium edition of Onshape designed for modern companies with sophisticated design processes that include multiple contributors across multiple locations. Onshape Enterprise helps these companies accelerate their unique design processes while protecting IP to a degree that is impossible with old CAD and PDM.
Dassault Systèmes reassures users that desktop Solidworks won't disappear but it still dreams of Cloudy future. During January’s annual Solidworks World love-in, Dassault Systèmes made what could be perhaps its most important announcement in a decade: Desktop Solidworks is here to stay. This comes following the French company’s attempts to cloud-ify the software since 2007.
Xometry, the largest on-demand manufacturing platform, has partnered with ZVerse, the leading 3D design on-demand platform, to create manufacturable 3D files for customers who need parts designed from scratch, existing CAD files modified or legacy parts reverse engineered.
Ten years ago, design software users lamented that some of their designs might never see the light of day because the complex surfaces, structures and beams they could depict in pixels via their CAD software, could not be machined, molded or manufactured in the real world. Now, the tables have turned. Some delicate features and structures that could be produced with 3D printers may prove impossible to model in a standard CAD software package.