The Dassault Systèmes vision is to enable everyone—from product designers, engineers, and suppliers to end users and their respective communities—to create, share, and experience the three-dimensional virtual world, thereby maximizing the value of their intellectual property and digital assets. In this article, TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reports on the 3D design tools he recently saw demoed, how they enable collaboration, and their application to manufacturing and other sectors.
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design to create more sustainable products. The software integrates life cycle assessment–based tools into the design process, measuring the environmental impacts of carbon, energy, air, and water. The material selection tool provides instant feedback to help users choose the most environmentally friendly material for a particular design. In addition, one-click report generation helps users communicate their findings. Market: SolidWorks, having sold more than 1.5 million licenses of SolidWorks to