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My Time with 3Dconnexion's SpaceMouse Wireless - customizing SpaceMouse Wireless buttons in single contextual manner, Scott Moyse, Design and Motion, Mar 7, 2014

3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Wireless - 2 fully customizable buttons, excellent radial menus, supports AEC software like Rhino, Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, ArchiCAD, Allplan, VectorWorks, Al Dean, AEC Magazine, Feb 17, 2014

A Review - My Experience with My SpaceMouse Wireless - performs just like wired device, excellent battery life, but ability to program buttons to do different functions in different modes of Inventor is desired, Jonathan Landeros, Inventor Tales, Feb 24, 2014

The SpaceMouse Wireless - has 6 degrees-of-freedom sensor, Lithium-ion polymer battery, uses 2.4GHz wireless technology,  radial menu displays 4 user-configurable Revit commands, available for $129, Michael Anonuevo, Club Revit, Oct 20, 2013

Contour Roller Mouse Re:d - designed to match keyboard size, Roller mouse with rubber feet, round 3D trackpad, buttons for left/right click, copy, paste, double-click, cursor speed ensures stability, costs $250, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Oct 8, 2013

Mouse Alternative Promises a More Comfortable Click - stationary, ergonomic input device, RollerMouse Re:d has tracking technology, dual laser sensors for precise cursor control, compatible with Windows 7/8/Vista/XP/ME/98, Apple OSX, Apple Mac OS 8.1, available for $265, Cadalyst, July 18, 2013

Behind the Design Process: The Space Dock 3D Mouse Dock for the Space Navigator Mouse - interview about solving design problem, design tools used, development process, Simon Martin, SolidSmack, July 9, 2013

SpaceController - Best 3D Input Device You Haven't Heard Of - 34 customizable commands, more ergonomic design, preset commands for major MCAD software, available for $309, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, June 14, 2013

Mycestro: A 3D Mouse for the Next Generation - tough sensitive panel, navigates web pages, scrolls like regular mouse, compatible with Windows 7/XP, Mac, Linux, price starts from $79, Cabe Atwell, Design News, Apr 4, 2013

A Revit-Centric Review of the 3Dconnexion SpacePilot Pro (SPP) - impressive build quality, adjustable modes, intuitively pans, zooms in 2D views, set modes in 3D views, set shortcuts, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Apr 2, 2013

Kensington SlimBlade Trackball - easy-to-use, superior scrolling, wired USB mice with 3D controllers but has problems with trackball, huge programmable buttons, sticky rubber tab, Matt Lombard, Design Staff, Nov 23, 2012

3D Mouse Lets Users 'Fly' Through Designs - SpaceMouse Pro has quick view keys, ergonomic design, intelligent function keys, onscreen display, properties menu modifiers, Alan Preis, Machine Design, Apr 5, 2012

3DConnexion SpaceMouse Pro - 15 programmable keys, 6 degrees of freedom sensor, on-screen display, keyboard modifiers, virtual number pad, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Mar 14, 2012

3DConnexion's SpacePilot Pro - has 6 degrees-of-freedom sensor technology, series of navigation keys, full color LCD screen with built in applets, programmable function keys, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 10, 2012

Lexip Pro. The All-in-One 3D Mouse - 7 programmable buttons, 6 degree of freedom tilt control, customizable buttons, axis setting, supports major CAD software, pros, cons discussed, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Feb 1, 2012

SpaceMouse Pro - central 'controller cap' with internal sensors facilitates 3D model manipulation, customizable function keys, packaged in very slick, black exterior, DEVELOP 3D, Jan 23, 2012

3DConnexion SpaceMouse Pro. More Rock for Your Bloody Nubs - better layout of function, quick view buttons, larger keyboard modifier buttons, no unnecessary digital display, 15 programmable buttons, priced at $299, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Dec 5, 2011

Nick Mastandrea: The Mycestro Wearable 3D Mouse for SolidWorks and 3D Design Software - features of 4-button mouse, ability to automate geometry interaction, will be available in 2012 at price of $130, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Nov 3, 2011

Alto Revit - creating complex Alto Saxophone family, visualizing with SpacePilot Pro, Michael Anonuevo, Club Revit, Sep 18, 2011

3Dconnexion Invasion of Planet Revit - facts about 3Dconnexion, controller cap, 6 degrees of freedom sensor, features of SpaceExplorer, SpaceNavigator, choosing right model, Michael Anonuevo, Club Revit, July 25, 2011

Goodbye 3D Mouse? Amenbo 5-Finger Mouse is 5 Fingers of Awesome - 3D printed base with 5 finger sensors, multi-mouse functionality can be combined, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, June 27, 2011

Will Revit Users Fly with This Device? - Revit 2012 supports SpacePilot PRO, has sensitive controller cap, navigation button keys to control movements, programmable buttons, Michael Anonuevo, Club Revit, June 15, 2011

Reprogram Your Mouse for Custom CAD Commands at Your Fingertips - general AutoCAD settings for Logitech mouse, typical settings for G5 mouse, Richard Leveille, CADspeed, June 7, 2011

3DConnexion SpaceMouse in Revit 2012 - SpaceExplorer has 15 programmable buttons for Revit shortcuts, users find it insufficient, Paul Woody, AEC Magazine, May 27, 2011

Recap of CAD Mouse Post - pros, cons of using Logitech Trackman mouse, Matt Lombard, Dezignstuff SolidWorks Blog, May 18, 2011

Extend Your 3D Mouse Use Into Revit 2012 and Beyond - beta 3DxWare10 driver released, ability to freely explore building in Revit, model integration, review, analysis in Navisworks, Lauren Browne, Revit Community, May 9, 2011

The Best Mouse for CAD Users - users like mice from Logitech, Microsoft Explorer 5 button mouse, IntelliMouse, TrackMan W

heel, Cadalyst, May 2, 2011 Now You Can 3D Mouse About in Any Application - scrolls view up/down, zooms in/out, plays media players, offers 3D collaboration, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Mar 3, 2011

3Dconnexion 3D Mice Improve Design Efficiency - Froi Lomotan of 3DConnexion claims over 80% of CAD design engineers believe using a 3D mouse improved product designs,  easier to identify design problems, Jim Romeo, Desktop Engineering, Nov 1, 2009

SpacePilot PRO: The Review That Almost Wasn't - small LCD screen for visual feedback, 3DConnexion cap, function keys mapped to SolidWorks commands, GabiJack.com, Apr 27, 2009

How to Fix Mastercam Views for SpacePilot PRO - customizing bottom, back, left view on SpacePilot PRO, cadcamstuff.com, Apr 27, 2009

Review: 3Dconnexion SpacePilot PRO 3D Mouse - impressive controller cap for moving in all 6 degrees of freedom simultaneously, color LCD screen added, 5 navigation keys, intelligent function keys, The SolidWorks Geek, Apr 20, 2009

3Dconnexion Launches the Ultimate 3D Control Device - SpacePilot Pro has context sensitive short cut buttons, 5 QuickView navigation keys, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Apr 14, 2009

3D Mice Just Took the Next Step - SpacePilot PRO 3D mouse has LCD workflow assistant, advanced MCAD navigation, intelligent function keys, superior comfort, Mark Fletcher, MCAD Online, Apr 16, 2009

Command 3D Space Like a Pilot - SpacePilot PRO helps access standard views, commands/tools in 3D application, ability to map AutoCAD commands/AutoLISP code to buttons, Lee Ambrosius, Hyperpics, Apr 16, 2009

SpacePilot PRO: The Next-Gen 3D Mouse to Rock Your CAD and More - lists function-key assignments, 5 dual function QuickView navigation keys, 1 touch access to 10 frequently used commands, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Apr 16, 2009

3DConnexion's SpacePilot for SolidWorks 2009 - device allows to manipulate 3D models, scenes using 6 degrees of freedom, with features like Button Mapping, easy model rotations, more, Gabi Jack's Blog, Dec 17, 2008

4 Reasons I Don't Use 3D Mice - problems in using SpaceNavigator, suggestions for improvement, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 9, 2008

Sponsor Spotlight: A Two-Handed Productivity Grab - using feature-rich SpacePilot 3D motion controller with Autodesk products, AUGI, Oct 31, 2008

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PC Workstations: Input Devices - upgrades for your keyboards, mice and input devices will increase your performance, Robert Jamieson, MCAD Online, June 14, 2005

Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer with Tilt Wheel Not Recommended for AutoCAD Users - holding down the wheel to pan quickly or double clicking to zoom extents is too difficult, JTB World, May 31, 2005

Get Touchy-Feely with Haptics - reviews of the latest input devices for entering data and taking measurements, designed to make tedious tasks easy to accomplish - and fun, Glenn Hartwig, Desktop Engineering, May 2004

Innovations In Input - a round-up of some of the latest innovations in input devices: Spaceball 5000, Dimentor Inspector, MicroScribe G2X, Cintiq 18SX and Cintiq Grip Pen, Jeffrey Rowe, Desktop Engineering, June 2003

Editors' Choice Awards - editors pick their favorite CAD-related hardware and software of the past six months: ArchiCAD 8.0, AutoCAD 2004, Autodesk Revit 5, Autodesk Vault, Bentley Architecture, ENCAD T-200, Iced*CAD, Inspector 2D/3D Device, PANTONE Color Cue TX, Pro/CONCEPT, SketchUp 3.0, Solid Edge V14, Sony Artisan Color Reference System, STAAD.Pro 2003 and VectorWorks 10, CADENCE, July 2003

Dimentor Inspector - a combination traditional mouse and 3D input device (for SolidWorks only at this point) the Inspector offers a new method of interacting with 3D product model that's much more efficient than traditional mouse and keyboard, Al Dean, CADserver, June 12, 2003

Tools to Draw, Model, Bill, Manage - brief reviews of a variety of AEC products, including Logitech's io Personal Digital Pen, archInvoice, Revit 5.0, Vision, VectorWorks ARCHITECT 10, Thumbprint and o2c_Interactive!, Deborah Snoonian, Architectural Record, December 2002

Microsoft Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer - Matt Elliott, ZDNet, November 8, 2001

3D-Input Peripherals for CAD and Other 3D Applications - Peter Sheerin, CADENCE, February 4, 2002

Logitech Wingman Force Feedback Mouse - CADENCE Editors Choice, June 2001

Logitech Cordless MouseMan Optical - Steven Smith, GameSpot PC, May 14, 2001

Logitech iFeel Mouse Review - Giancarlo Varanini, GameSpot PC, April 18, 2001

Biometric devices improve but still need more work - there are many ways to defeat these fingerprint scanning devices, so you need to consider their weak points, Carlos A. Soto, Government Computer News, March 19, 2001

Fingerprint Scanning, in a Mouse - Darshan Somashekar, EdgeReview, August 31, 2000

New IntelliMouse: Mousing Without Grousing - Michael S. Lasky, PC World, May 2000

Gyration's Wireless GyroMouse Pro - Josť Ayala, TechExtreme, August 1, 2001

Magellan/SPACE MOUSE Plus XT - Mike Hudspeth, CADENCE February 2001

3D Input Devices - includes reviews of LogiCAD's 3D Magellan/SPACE MOUSE "Plus" and "Classic,"  CADENCE, September 2000

Logitech Wingman Force Feedback Mouse: Shake, Rattle, and Click - Dan Costa, Computer Shopper, January 24, 2000

U-Match Mouse Makes Biometrics Easy - Michelle Speir, Federal Computer World, August 16, 2000

Biolink Technologies U-Match Biolink Mouse - Megan Loncto, Computer Shopper, May 1, 2000. 3 stars out of 5.

IntelliMouse - reviewed by Pat Davis, Cadalyst, May 2000

IntelliMouse Explorer: Mouse for All Surfaces - with an optical sensor, Microsoft's svelte new mouse can be used just about anywhere, ZDNet, October 15, 1999

Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer: A New Breed of PC Mouse - Scott A. May, Computer Shopper, October 21, 1999

GyroMouse Presenter: Wave Your Magic Wand - this stylish mouse works on the desk and in the air, and offers built-in effects, ZDNet, September 23, 1999

Diamond Multimedia GyroMouse  - Computer Shopper, January 11, 1999

Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer  - Loyd Case, GameSpot PC, September 14, 1999