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Model Mania SOLIDWORKS Challenge is Back for its 24th Year

Model Mania SOLIDWORKS Challenge is Back for its 24th Year

3DEXPERIENCE World is one of the largest engineering conferences in the world and is hosted every year by Dassault Systemes.  This year the confe...

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AI Cannot Replace Creativity but It Can Help

AI Cannot Replace Creativity but It Can Help

Will artificial intelligence (AI) replace designers? I was recently asked that question in a conversation about AI and machine learning technology. In...

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Model Mania SOLIDWORKS Cloud Challenge 2023 is Now Open!

Model Mania SOLIDWORKS Cloud Challenge 2023 is Now Open!

Returning for its fourth year, the Model Mania® SOLIDWORKS Cloud Challenge is now open to all 3DEXPERIENCE World attendees, in-person and virtual....

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How Many SOLIDWORKS Users are Planning Projects Today

How Many SOLIDWORKS Users are Planning Projects Today

Project planning for SOLIDWORKS users is a key part of any CAD workflow. Simple or elaborate, project planning how your 3D CAD projects will become sh...

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Build Memories with the Magic Wheelchair Reveal at 3DEXPERIENCE World!

Build Memories with the Magic Wheelchair!

February 6, 2020

Sunday or Monday—which is the best day to arrive at 3DEXPERIENCE World? If you want to experience something truly magical, we suggest Sunday, Fe...

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SOLIDWORKS 2019 – Design and Manufacturing just got Easier, Faster and Smarter

Design and Manufacturing just got Easier

SOLIDWORKS 2019 contains many exciting improvements and new capabilities that help you design, present, and communicate your ideas faster and easier. ...

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The Robotics Mom: Shelly Gruenig’s Passion for Working with Young People

The Robotics Mom: Shelly Gruenig’s Passion for Working with Young People

February 28, 2019

With a Ph.D. in Workforce Education, Dr. Shelly Gruenig has long had an interest in helping others build successful, gratifying careers.  

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The Evolution of Tennis: How Technology is Advancing the Game

Solidworks - Tennis

Wimbledon’s two weeks of top-tier tennis is thrilling sports fans worldwide this July.

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Sofa so Good: the Future of Furniture Technology

Sofa so Good: the Future of Furniture Technology

July 30, 2019

Are you sitting comfortably? No really, are you? Since mankind moved out of the Stone Age and onto the chaise lounge, humans have been finding increas...

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Arcimoto Steps into the Future with its Electric Fun Utility Vehicle

Electric Fun Utility Vehicle

November 19, 2018

Innovation is the future and to get there you need the right tools.

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What Happened to xDesign?

What Happened to xDesign?

October 25, 2019

For those of you who follow our announcements and blogs, you have likely heard about xDesign, a 3D CAD tool that runs in a browser and is developed by...

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Re-imagining Your Desk, Chair, and Everything Else

Re-imagining Your Desk, Chair, and Everything Else

October 11, 2019

Your desk. How many countless hours do you think you’ve spent there, thinking up how to solve your next engineering or design problem?

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Kicking the Tires of SOLIDWORKS xDesign

Kicking the Tires of SOLIDWORKS xDesign

Whatever it is we all have our own performance barriers that we use every day to decide whether we give a product the time of day or we walk on by.

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The Element of (No) Surprise in Product Design

The Element of (No) Surprise in Product Design

November 30, 2020

The element of surprise works great in advertising or theme park rides.

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SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Top Ten List: Now Open for Voting

SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Top Ten List

January 3, 2019

On behalf of SOLIDWORKS team, thank you to everyone for ideas submitted to the SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Top Ten List.

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Material Options Now Greatly Expanded in SOLIDWORKS Sell

Material Options Now Greatly Expanded in SOLIDWORKS Sell

June 7, 2019

SOLIDWORKS is host to many appearances and materials that help your consumers (designers, students, CEO’s, etc) see how their products will look...

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How Accurate Is a Digital Simulation When Compared to Physical Reality?

How Accurate Is a Digital Simulation When Compared to Physical Reality?

November 26, 2020

Software companies like to trumpet the idea that a computer simulation is a close approximation of how your product design will behave when exposed to...

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How I Used SOLIDWORKS to Design the Cars You’ve Seen in Movies

How I Used SOLIDWORKS to Design the Cars You’ve Seen in Movies

June 23, 2020

If you want to practice building empathy, a good way might be to imagine being the car from one of your favorite movies.

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You “Heart” 3D Models. Dr. Mac Quantz 3D Models Hearts.

You “Heart” 3D Models. Dr. Mac Quantz 3D Models Hearts.

November 20, 2019

Think back to the first time you used SOLIDWORKS.

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3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Comes of Age

3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Comes of Age

November 27, 2020

The traditional workplace took a huge hit this year.

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How Nu-Skin is Using SOLIDWORKS Manage

How Nu-Skin is Using SOLIDWORKS Manage

May 2, 2019

While attending SOLIDWORKS World 2019 in Dallas, Texas, I had the opportunity to interview Alex Garrett from Nu Skin Enterprises.

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When STEPs Become a Misstep

When STEPs Become a Misstep

May 29, 2019

Though STEP files are critical in collaboration between MCAD and ECAD, an important issue has become more significant as of late.  

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Connecting with the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform for Collaboration, Data Sharing and Secure Access

Connecting with the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform for Collaboration, Data Sharing and Secure Access

We have simplified connecting SOLIDWORKS® desktop to the 3DEXPERIENCE® platform with the SOLIDWORKS Connector, adding considerable value to yo...

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Allows for a More Precise Bill of Material

Solidworks Electrical

May 3, 2018

The term manufacturer takes on many meanings. For a lot of us along the gulf coast, that participate in the oil and gas and marine industries, it usua...

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Space Exploration: How Advances in CAD are out of this World

Space Exploration: How Advances in CAD are out of this World

From Yuri Gagarin’s fledgling foray into orbit to Neil Armstrong’s one small step and beyond, space exploration holds humanity’s att...

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New SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert Exam Now Available

New SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert Exam Now Available

July 24, 2019

A new SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert exam is now available! This is the second expert-level exam from the SOLIDWORKS Brand.

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The Latest Updates to 3D Sculptor

The Latest Updates to 3D Sculptor

We recently added updates to 3D Sculptor. And just as a reminder: Since updates to our cloud-based portfolio of products happens automatically, you do...

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Imagine, Create and Innovate with SOLIDWORKS and Matsuura

Imagine, Create and Innovate with SOLIDWORKS and Matsuura

April 17, 2019

Over that last several years we have seen manufacturing come to the forefront of a lot of discussions in the world of design.

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