Designing Innovative Floodwater Defenses for Tunnels with PTC Creo

You’re an engineer and a raging storm is heading to your town. A tidal surge is inevitable. Your job is to protect the subway from flooding. What are your ideas? You might think about a better drainage system and pumps. Maybe floodgates. But it’s all too little, too late, and Continue reading

LR Baggs Outfits Music Greats Using PTC Creo, Replaces SolidWorks

Traditional musicians love beat up and old instruments as much as they love the old tunes. Players treasure their 100-year-old fiddles and mid-century guitars for what they say is the superior tone that can only come from hard playing and natural materials that are no longer widely available. The funny Continue reading

Inside the New PTC Creo 3.0 with Brian Thompson

Whether you’re new to PTC Creo, or a veteran user of the popular CAD software offering, you’re sure to find some surprises in the all new PTC Creo 3.0. I recently spoke with Brian Thompson, PTC’s Vice President of Product Management, to get an overview of the PTC Creo 3.0 Continue reading

Three Manufacturers That Can’t Live Without Direct Modeling

The world’s most innovative manufacturers have something in common, regardless of which industry they operate in: They value flexible product design tools. That’s why many of them use direct modeling in combination with parametric modeling. The approach helps their ideas evolve quickly from concept to final, detailed design. Quick Links Continue reading

PTC in High Tech: Syncomm Makes Smart TVs Smarter with PTC Creo

It used to be that an “entertainment center” was a heavy oak piece of furniture that took up a wall of the living room. It housed your TV, game consoles, VHS tapes, video player, and maybe the photo albums too. It all seems so primitive in retrospect. Today, a smart Continue reading

Free 30-Day PTC Creo 3.0 Trial Now Available!

The just-released PTC Creo 3.0 – which was launched this summer at the PTC Live Global conference to much fanfare – is now available for download in the form of a free 30-Day trial. Users of the free trial will get a chance to test drive some of the great Continue reading

PTC Creo 3.0 Top Enhancement: Google Searchable Help

PTC Creo 3.0 Top Enhancement: Google Searchable Help

The recently unveiled PTC Creo ensures that new users are able to learn quickly, and experienced users are able to achieve higher levels of productivity. When starting the software, users will now see a dedicated window displaying what’s new in the release. New getting started tutorials and guides have also Continue reading

How PTC Creo 3.0 Just Reinvented Concept Design

How PTC Creo 3.0 Just Reinvented Concept Design

There are a lot of different ways to produce a good concept design. You might use a 2D sketch application—many vendors offer them free to download. Or you could go with something more detailed, producing a fully detailed and rendered life-like 3D model. Which is best? It depends on your Continue reading

PTC Creo 3.0 Top Enhancement: More Options for Flexible Modeling

PTC Creo 3.0 Top Enhancement: More Options for Flexible Modeling

You probably already know that PTC Creo includes an extension for direct modeling. It’s especially useful for anyone who wants to modify a model without worrying about constraints or maintaining design intent. Often, that’s someone who’s generating concept designs, making last-minute design changes, or working with someone else’s model. PTC Continue reading
The Top New Features in PTC Creo 3.0 Parametric You Can’t Live Without

The Top New Features in PTC Creo 3.0 Parametric You Can’t Live Without

The newest version of PTC’s flagship CAD software – PTC Creo 3.0 – was unveiled yesterday at PTC Live Global in Boston, MA — and there’s no shortage of new features for users to get excited about. The latest release offers improvements which will make users more productive, such as: Continue reading