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2D CAD Remains Popular for Mechanical Design 
Cost savings associated with 2D CAD software versus costs of 3D modeling keeps 2D CAD in the mix for smaller business and those with budget constraints.
2D CAD Remains Popular for Mechanical Design 
Cost savings associated with 2D CAD software versus costs of 3D modeling keeps 2D CAD in the mix for smaller business and those with budget constraints.
Open Design Alliance Starts MCAD Development
MCAD SDK will support 3D mechanical formats including Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS and CATIA, Siemens Solid Edge, PTC Creo, JT and more.
Editor’s Picks: Jan. 13-19, 2021
One of the picks will be chosen as DE’s Editor’s Pick of the Week.
ODA Offers Conversion of Point Cloud Data to Revit and IFC
The Scan to BIM SDK will convert point cloud data from 3D laser scanners into parametric Autodesk Revit models.
Access STEP Data From any Application on any Platform
STEP is the exchange standard defined by ISO 10303 for representing and communicating digital product information.
Editor’s Picks: July 1-7, 2021
One of the picks will be chosen as DE’s Editor’s Pick of the Week.
Open Design Alliance Adds Measurement to Visualize SDK
Interactive measurement of CAD and BIM models now available for desktop and web.
Autodesk, Open Design Alliance Bury the Hatchet (Half-Way)
IFC support brings Autodesk and ODA together, up to a point. The news about the Open Design Alliance was announced after it’s recent developers conference.
Autodesk joins Open Design Alliance
Autodesk joins Open Design Alliance, signaling a new chapter in their relationship.
Editor’s Pick: Major update from leading .DWG editor
The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium (ITC) introduces IntelliCAD Release 10, a major update of its drafting solution. 
Editor’s Picks: May 28-June 3, 2020
One of the picks will be chosen as DE’s Editor’s Pick of the Week.
ODA Adds Shadow Support to Visualize SDK 
Visualize SDK offers more realistic scene rendering for engineering applications.
Open Design Alliance Joins LOT Network
LOT Network is a nonprofit community of companies that builds a protective barrier for its members against patent assertion entities.
Clouds Without Silos are the New Frontier for the Open Design Alliance
Open Design Alliance targets CAD interoperability in the cloud with new SDK, development platform, and other tools.
Latest .DWG Editor Extends Usability
IntelliCAD 9.1 from IntelliCAD Technology Consortium adds digital signature, PDF utility and more. 



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