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Redesigning CAD for Mixed Reality
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Technology Focus: Immersive Design
A fully immersive virtual design engineering software user interface may await in the future, but many immersive design technologies are already reality. We’ve collected some of DE’s coverage of AR, VR, advanced…


PTC Invites You to Use Vuforia Chalk for Free Amidst COVID-19 Crisis
PTC’s remote assistance product, Vuforia Chalk, leverages augmented reality (AR) to enable offsite and on-site employees to collaborate.
NexTech’s 3D AR Capture App “ARitize 360” Now Available for Early-Access Signup
The company’s new CaptureAR App to facilitate the mass adoption of augmented reality.
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Better Informed Decision Making, Optimized Product Designs
Design review is a critically important part of the product development process and is starting to change dramatically.
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Advanced Product Design: Earlier Simulation, Faster Iteration, Greater Innovation
The detailed design process is complex and requires time, effort, and expertise to tackle efficiently. Visualization and simulation have become key to many organizations, but until now both required too much time to truly influence the early stages of design.
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Toyota Utilizes NVIDIA Quadro GPUs and Silverdraft Workstation for VR Manufacturing
With two Quadro RTX 6000 GPUs powering it’s new DemonVR solution, Toyota was free to integrate VR into their development workflow.
Workstation Vendors See Tool Chain Emerging for VR Applications
As more engineering firms decide to use VR, workstation vendors must address performance concerns and hardware capabilities.
Mixed Experiences Ring in New Era of Design Collaboration
AR/VR brings enhanced visual context to design collaboration, reducing time-to-delivery cycles and resulting in better products.
BETA CAE Systems Releases Version 20.1.0 of ANSA/EPILYSIS/META Software Suite
The v20.1.0 release features more efficient process streamline and acceleration.
Editor’s Pick: Using Simulation Data to Create Testing and Training Environments 
With the new CM Labs Vortex Studio 2019c, Vortex Studio users can now publish and connect simulations with the Unreal Engine, a popular choice for developing enterprise virtual reality environments.
PTC Partnering with Magic Leap
Goal is to further expand augmented reality in the enterprise.
Visualizing Digital Twins
The true cost of deploying and maintaining a digital twin is in collecting and analyzing the data. The data gives life to static 3D models.
Is AR/VR Ready to Go Beyond Visualization?
Storytelling is the dominant use of mixed reality devices at present, but may change in the future.
KeyShot 9 with GPU support, new 32-inch holographic display, more
Luxion releases KeyShot 9, Looking Glass Factory debut 8K holographic display
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Collaboration Revolution in AR/VR
Immersive technologies challenge established PLM practices.
PTC Secures Top Spot in ABI Research’s Enterprise AR Platform Assessment
The Enterprise AR Platforms assessment analyzed eight AR platform players operating today: PTC, Ubimax, RE’FLEKT, Atheer, Upskill, ScopeAR, Librestream and Fieldbit.



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