WHAT IF Thomas Edison used SOLIDWORKS?

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He could also hire a staff of engineers and collaborate with these people on designs…in SOLIDWORKS, of course. We would like to believe he would be designing new electrical systems using SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D , and collaborating with Alexander Graham Bell (see that blog here ).


Michael Lord

It was at SOLIDWORKS World 2013 in Orlando that I first saw the emerging technologies of Virtual Reality (VR) & Augmented Reality (AR). Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS was just about […]. SolidWorks Augmented Reality Demo3DVR solidworks Virtual Reality VR

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SOLIDWORKS LIVE Event: SOLIDWORKS for Electrical Engineers

The Solidworks Blog

If you are an electrical engineer, or anyone who designs electro-mechanical products then this is the SOLIDWORKS event for you. We will spend 40 minutes (or less) discussing “What’s New” in SOLIDWORKS for electrical engineers.

SOLIDWORKS Self-Paced eCourses: Free* for a Limited Time

The Solidworks Blog

Starting June 21st through September 21st, 2018 SOLIDWORKS eCourses are free* for customers on active SOLIDWORKS CAD Subscription. SOLIDWORKS eCourses include everything from the SOLIDWORKS instructor-led training manual. Mold Design Using SOLIDWORKS.

Harness the Power of SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Electrical has gained notoriety for its design applications in power systems, user controls, cabinet layout, and electric machines, but what about as a wire harness design tool? ATV light bar wiring harness designed in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D.

My First Experience using SOLIDWORKS xDesign

The Solidworks Blog

Well versed with SOLIDWORKS and CATIA solutions, I am now dividing my time between designing cool things on SOLIDWORKS xDesign and learning how to use digital fabrication machines at the Lab. Before I talk about SOLIDWORKS xDesign, let me share my feelings about 3DEXPERIENCE Platform.

SOLIDWORKS World 2018 “Shop Floor” Implementing MBD with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS is turning the spotlight on manufacturing. Parts will be manufactured and inspected from part designs produced in SOLIDWORKS 2018 complete with embedded Model Based Definition (MBD). This year’s event will feature, for the first time, a 40 x 70 ft.

SOLIDWORKS 2018: How Great Designs Get Built

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS 2018 is an exciting release that has been designed to address customer needs, including: New innovations to address the flexibility, changing, and evolving nature of product design. The ease of use and implementation is very similar to SOLIDWORKS PDM.

SOLIDWORKS Next Top Modeler Previews SOLIDWORKS 2018

The Solidworks Blog

For the final act of SOLIDWORKS World 2017 General Session, the Product Introduction Team delivered the highly anticipated Technology Preview to show off some of the new functionality our developers are working hard to deliver in the SOLIDWORKS 2018 release.

SOLIDWORKS xDesign Launch Announced at SOLIDWORKS World 2018

The Solidworks Blog

On day one of SOLIDWORKS World 2018, SOLIDWORKS CEO, Gian Paolo Bassi took the stage to announce launch of SOLIDWORKS xDesign. The announcement was followed by conversation with SOLIDWORKS User Group Leader Edson Gebo.

WHAT IF Alexander Graham Bell used SOLIDWORKS?

The Solidworks Blog

Back in 2014, I wrote an article asking this question of Leonardo daVinci: What if Leonardo da Vinci had SOLIDWORKS? I also wonder, what if Alexander Graham Bell could design PCB boards using SOLIDWORKS PCB ? appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.


Michael Lord

Over the years one of the most anticipated segments of SOLIDWORKS World has always been Day 3 of the General Session. It was always about the SOLIDWORKS Community. SolidWorks SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2018 #SWW18 solidworks solidworks 2019 SW2019One of […].

SOLIDWORKS RealView – For All. Non-Approved Graphic Cards #SOLIDWORKS

Michael Lord

I’m never been a big user of RealView Graphics in SOLIDWORKS. Hardware Review SolidWorks SOLIDWORKS 2018 Non-Approved Graphic Cards RealView Registry Hack solidworksFor those not aware, RealView Graphics is hardware driven by the Graphic Card which supports advance shading, self shadowing […].

SOLIDWORKS xDesign Hackathon in Milan

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS xDesign Public Lighthouse Program was in full swing last few weeks through xDesign Your Way to Milan Challenge! Among the frenzied and fun-filled moments, five xDesign users made their way to participate in SOLIDWORKS xDesign hackathon.

Ahoy! Captain SOLIDWORKS!

The Solidworks Blog

How Dan Harper Navigated his Unique Entrepreneurial Voyage from Boat Captain to Tech CEO with SOLIDWORKS. It was this lesson and the encouragement from one of his clients, Boston entrepreneur Jeet Singh, that led the boat captain to learn how to use SOLIDWORKS ®. Captain SOLIDWORKS!

SOLIDWORKS xDesign to the Rescue

The Solidworks Blog

It would be a nice icebreaker, and I thought it would be a good project to try out SOLIDWORKS xDesign on my Chromebook. All nice, quick and easy with a very familiar workflow to that in SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD. The post SOLIDWORKS xDesign to the Rescue appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

Eric Beatty’s Intro to SOLIDWORKS xDesign

The Solidworks Blog

Like many others, I was very excited by the announcement of SOLIDWORKS xDesign at SOLIDWORKS World 2016 in Dallas. I had played with other cloud CAD offerings but, being a diehard SOLIDWORKS user, I was holding out for its solution.

SOLIDWORKS xDesign Challenge Submission – Shawn Lesley

The Solidworks Blog

The fourth person we would like to profile from the SOLIDWORKS World xDesign challenge is Shawn Lesley. Author information Divi Lohiya Divi is a Senior Manager, Product Portfolio Management at SOLIDWORKS.

Introducing 3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS – Your Direct Path from SOLIDWORKS to Additive Manufacturing

The Solidworks Blog

Last week at SOLIDWORKS World in Los Angeles, Suchit Jain, Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Strategy and Community at SOLIDWORKS announced a new partnership with Additive Manufacturing giant, 3D Systems.

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5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. SolidWorks automatically converts the value to the default units. Productive SolidWorks Tips Solidworks Tips

SOLIDWORKS 2017 is Here

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS 2017 is the 24th annual release of CAD (MCAD, ECAD), simulation, data management and collaboration tools that delivers the power our users need to drive innovation. There are over 100 enhancements in SOLIDWORKS Electrical alone. SOLIDWORKS SOLIDWORKS 2017

Tips to Make SOLIDWORKS Easier to See

DASI Solutions

Written by: Joseph Richter, Application Engineer There are many reasons for improving visibility in SOLIDWORKS. For example, if you wear glasses or if you’re giving a presentation in SOLIDWORKS.

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SOLIDWORKS Distributed Data Management

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With the release of SOLIDWORKS Manage the SOLIDWORKS Distributed Data Management process solution is becoming a reality for a long time SOLIDWORKS customer ENVE Composites. See the full Rachel Joyce-Ready video featured at SOLIDWORKS World 2018 here.

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What’s New in SOLIDWORKS xDesign

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We at SOLIDWORKS xDesign pride ourselves on listening to customer’s feedback and keeping our promise of continuous improvements and innovation. This weekend SOLIDWORKS xDesign went through cloud update.

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Technology Preview – Part 2

The Solidworks Blog

Day 2 at SOLIDWORKS World brings the second installment of the skit, and finds Megan in search of the reclusive Mark Schneider. Support for VR in SOLIDWORKS. Design New Features News Sneak Peek SOLIDWORKS SOLIDWORKS 2019 SOLIDWORKS World 2018 SWW18 VR

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: Designer to Analyst

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Ever since SOLIDWORKS put simulation tools into SOLIDWORKS Premium, we have worked to make our simulation tools easier to use, more capable and powerful with each release. With the release of SOLIDWORKS 2018, we’re empowering innovation with the new Topology Study.

SOLIDWORKS Sponsors DriveWorks World 2018

The Solidworks Blog

DriveWorks design automation and online 3D CPQ for SOLIDWORKS is used by companies large and small. Each product is a SOLIDWORKS Gold Partner Product and DriveWorksXpress is already included in every license of SOLIDWORKS.


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SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Services provide design, engineering and business process services on the cloud. With SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Services for your CAD data, you can: Reduce development time and increased speed to market by improving productivity.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS CAM 2018

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It seems like we were just at SOLIDWORKS World 2017 last week announcing the addition of SOLIDWORKS CAM as part of our Design-to-Manufacturing solution. Since then, we have been busy building and testing SOLIDWORKS CAM.

SOLIDWORKS 2018 – The Countdown Begins #SOLIDWORKS #SW18

Michael Lord

Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS has quietly rolled out the SOLIDWORKS 2018 Launch website which went live today. Even though SOLIDWORKS 2018 is still in Beta and the Official Launch is not […]. SolidWorks SOLIDWORKS 2018 #SW18 solidworks

Kicking the Tires of SOLIDWORKS xDesign

The Solidworks Blog

So what does this have to do with SOLIDWORKS xDesign ? Now I’m not going to claim that modelling this component in xDesign is as fast as SOLIDWORKS, but to me this was a huge hurdle crossed.

SOLIDWORKS xDesign Challenge Submission: Ethan Kinney

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I had an “Aha” moment while using SOLIDWORKS xDesign when I realized that there isn’t a distinction between parts and assemblies. Author information Divi Lohiya Divi is a Senior Manager, Product Portfolio Management at SOLIDWORKS.

SOLIDWORKS Distributed Data Management is here!

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DS SolidWorks’ new Distributed Data Management process solution is now a reality with the upcoming release of Service Pack 1 that is scheduled for early December. One of the most beneficial capabilities of SOLIDWORKS Manage is its Dashboard and Reporting capabilities.

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What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2018

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS 2018 includes new features and enhancements that respond directly to user requests and the needs of 21 st century product development. These capabilities are just some examples of how SOLIDWORKS is changing the way design and manufacturing is done.

5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-19)


5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. Productive SolidWorks Tips Solidworks Tips You can press the space bar to bring up the Orientation dialog box.

SOLIDWORKS Women In Engineering Series: Danielle Boyer

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SOLIDWORKS ran into Danielle at the FIRST Robotics World Championship in Detroit this past April. Designed in SOLIDWORKS and controlled via an app Sanket created, the majority of the robot is 3D printed with files that can be found publicly in Benzene Bots’ Github page.

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Launch Event Recap

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS 2018 was introduced earlier this month, and today at SOLIDWORKS HQ, customers, user advocates, and SWUGN members met in-person and online to get a first-hand look at what’s new in #SW2018. The event kicked off with an introduction from SOLIDWORKS CEO Gian Paolo Bassi.

Engineered with SOLIDWORKS for SOLIDWORKS Users

The Solidworks Blog

As a 3D CAD engineer or product designer, SOLIDWORKS enables you to transform ideas into new, innovative products. However, the fact that we use SOLIDWORKS ourselves (and are therefore intimately familiar with the software) is only half the story. GPU Rendering With SOLIDWORKS.

SOLIDWORKS PCB 2018 Top 5 Enhancements Video

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Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design solutions were added to SOLIDWORKS two generations ago as a result of a partnership between DS SolidWorks and Altium. The partnership yielded two products: SOLIDWORKS PCB Connector , which connects Altium Designer to SOLIDWORKS.

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