Reports that Engineering Animation Inc. has introduced VisConcept, a design and visualization system for manufacturers that makes immersive design applications more believable and efficient for users. Features, Capabilities; Price.
COMPUTER software, COMPUTER-aided design software, PLASTICS, and DESIGN
Discusses technological innovations in computer-aided design and manufacturing software that speed up the design-to-manufacturing process for plastic parts. Rapid prototyping of plastic parts; Key time factor in plastics manufacturing; Software capabilities. INSETS: Some free advice.;Rapid prototyping takes hold..
COMPUTER software and COMPUTER-aided design software
Focuses on the implementation of Parametric Technology Corp.'s Pro/Engineer computer-aided design (CAD) software by Caterpillar. Conversion of the company's 2D CAD drawings into 3D Pro/E models; Advantages of virtual prototyping; Use of solid models to perform structural and fluid-dynamics analyses.
Introduces the Activation prototyping tool from Coryphaeus Software. Combination of real-time modeling and playback software; Automatic generation of a blueprint of the prototype; Other features; Price.