computer-aided design

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computer-aided design (CAD),

n the use of computers to assist a draftsman, architect, or artist in the creation of drawing, illustration, or other visual art. Along with this is computer-assisted design/computer-assisted manufacturer (CAD-CAM).
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3D CAD solution providers are continuously acquiring specific design software solution providers to enhance their offerings and increase their user base.
Technological upgrade is one of the key factors expected to fuel the global 3D CAD market in the next few years.
The RS 3D CAD model programme, which has been running for more than six years, allows electronics, mechanical and automation engineers to download 3D CAD models completely free-of-charge.
In order to quickly develop competitive products and rapidly bring them to market, companies in industries such as manufacturing need to shorten product design time by reusing existing 3D CAD models which incorporate prior design know-how, rather than designing models from the ground up.
Customer will see a true representation of the product and be able to download 3D CAD models, reducing their design time; and
Easy and effective geometry simplification features, coupled with powerful automation capabilities, make Anark Core the most cost-effective platform for preparing 3D CAD models for a wide array of military and civilian modeling, visualization, and simulation applications.
According to the report, the increasing outsourcing of engineering design to the APAC region is one of the major drivers for the 3D CAD Software market in the APAC region.
92% of those with 3D CAD experience come from history-based 3D CAD systems (excludes existing CoCreate 3D CAD users).
It includes 3D CAD models of its components, which can be downloaded in various formats.
Instead, using Right Hemisphere's Deep Server software solution allows a highly automated method of repurposing the Comanche 3D CAD data and integrating it directly into the courseware for training and maintenance purposes.