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CAD & Tech Conferences Go Virtual and Plans for 2021 CAD & Tech Conferences Go Virtual and Plans for 2021
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor
Just in! 3DEXPERIENCE: A Virtual Journey takes place end of July. Unreal Fest Online takes place July 14. ASSESS cancelled and more!
3 Desktop 3D Printers Under $5K for the Home Office
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor
ConnectPress looks at three desktop printing platforms by MakerBot, Formlabs and Airwolf 3D, running from $3,499.00 to $4995.00.
Best Practices for 3D Printing From Home Best Practices for 3D Printing From Home
By Dan Kirchgessner and Jake Kapusta, Formlabs
Formlabs shares tips on setting up your 3D printing workspace, your 3D printing workflow & working remotely with your team and safety considerations.
BOXX Delivers HPC Right In the Comfort of Your Home BOXX Delivers HPC Right In the Comfort of Your Home
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor
BOXX Technologies recently announced BOXX Cloud Services, a pay-as-you go service that offers a high-performance workstation in the cloud, hosted by BOXX.
Tips & Tricks
Customize and Reset the Position of Your Toolbars in CATIA Customize and Reset the Position of Your Toolbars in CATIA
By Natasha Reaves, RAND 3D
Depending on your monitor size and display resolution, your screen might not be able to display all the available toolbars.
How to Overcome a Tricky Surface Offset in CATIA V5 How to Overcome a Tricky Surface Offset in CATIA V5
By Scott Henderson, RAND 3D
The shape looks good. Every bend radius is correct and all of the fillets finally mesh well. There's just one last step: Thicken the part.
Creating and Managing Scenes in CATIA V5
By Trisha West, RAND 3D
Watch this tip from RAND 3D's Trisha West, who discusses how to create, manage and apply scenes on assemblies in CATIA V5.
Installing Abaqus, fe-safe, Isight and Tosca 2020

Check out these instructions from the SIMULIA team on how to install the 2020 version of the Extended Products software and documentation.
Case Studies
3DViewStation Customers Credit KISTERS 3DViewStation Customers Credit KISTERS
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor
ConnectPress interviewed two of KISTERS' automotive customers to see how KISTERS’ 3DViewStation measures up for internal and external collaboration.
West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD   West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD
By AMD
See how HP's Z workstations and AMD's professional graphics cards help keep the British winning team stay ahead of its competitors.
AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card
By AMD
See how packaging food company, BluePrint Automation, was able to design and visualize complex CAD models with AMD's CAD-to-VR solution.
Keuka Studios' First Impressions of ANSYS Discovery Live Keuka Studios' First Impressions of ANSYS Discovery Live
Compiled by ConnectPress
Dan White, owner of Keuka Studios, addresses staircase design challenges that was difficult to analyze prior to ANSYS.
Columns
Take Note: Two Major Changes in 3DEXPERIENCE R2021x Take Note: Two Major Changes in 3DEXPERIENCE R2021x
By Technia
3DEXPERIENCE public cloud is now active on R2021x and requires users to install updates. See what's new in the new Compass experience.
What’s New in 3DEXPERIENCE CATIA Release R2020x & Reference What’s New in 3DEXPERIENCE CATIA Release R2020x & Reference
By Jason Curtis, Inceptra
See what's new, including features for job function, enhanced apps for ENOVIA 3D Markups, CATIA Functional Generative Design, and CATIA Live Rendering.
CAD Business Is Stable Business- Is It? JPR Reports CAD Business Is Stable Business- Is It? JPR Reports
By Kathleen Maher, Jon Peddie Research
We finished the 2020 CAD report, just in time to be wrong. The report was completed at the end of 2019 just before the Coronavirus pandemic.
Introduction xGenerative Design - CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE R19x
By PLM Technology, Maxime Chagnot
With the new application, xGenerative Design in CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE, users can create complex geometry using a map of feature, with no special skills.