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3 Key Questions as ANSYS Acquires SpaceClaim - tighter integrations to enable engineers, full-blown CAD offering, parametric driven design studies, Chad Jackson, Lifecycle Insights, May 6, 2014

ANSYS Buys SpaceClaim (Finally) - for $85 million in cash, expects SpaceClaim to have revenue of about $14 million in 2014, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corp Hot Topics, May 1, 2014

SpaceClaim 2014 SP1 - new 3D print focused module that is charged at $1,200 on top of base costs, LiveReview tools for collaboration are currently free, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, Apr 28, 2014

SpaceClaim Adds Support for 3D Printing - SpaceClaim 2014 SP1 offers 'STL Prep for 3D printing' module that helps repair printing problems, modify STL, CAD files, Barb Schmitz, 3D CAD World, Mar 19, 2014

In 2014 SP1, SpaceClaim Preps 3D Printing, Reviews Through the Cloud - 2 significant add-ons have been added: STL Prep for 3D printing ($1200), SpaceClaim LiveReview (free for now), Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Mar 18, 2014

SpaceClaim 2014 Service Pack Adds Utility - LiveReview tool for collaboration, STL Prep feature for preparing model for 3D printing, Kathleen Maher, Graphic Speak, Mar 3, 2014

SpaceClaim Engineer 2014 - new 'manufacturing' group of commands, 'scan align' tool assists with aligning scan data to better coordinate position, dynamics module gives much closer representation of link chatter, jamming, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, Jan 22, 2014

As SpaceClaim Matures, 2014 Release Fills in Key Gaps - direct drag, drop file access from Microsoft Outlook, dynamics module provides motion dynamics for multi-body systems, Beth Stackpole, Desktop Engineering, Dec 19, 2013

My Thoughts on SpaceClaim 2014 - 30% faster file loading, pinned reference geometry, smart PMI, link driving dimensions to Excel, new CAM plug-ins, new translators for Solid Edge, 3D PDF, AMF, real-time interference checking, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 10, 2013

DesignSpark Mechanical for Conceptual 3D Electromechanical Design - built on SpaceClaim Engineer, easy to use software has comprehensive 2D, 3D sketching capabilities, offers 3 methods for modeling, short learning curve, available for free, Jeff Rowe, MCADCafe, Sep 23, 2013

SpaceClaim 2012+ - radial move command, XYZ-based move, ability to compare surface, solid geometry to underlying mesh, new annotation, detailing tools, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, Nov 12, 2012

The World According to SpaceClaim - customer survey result reports that SpaceClaim improved productivity 2-5 times, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Oct 11, 2012

SpaceClaim Stretches Mech Design Tentacles, Launches SpaceClaim 2012+ - connections to Mastercam, Esprit, new annotation types added, advanced sheet metal capabilities, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Oct 10, 2012

SpaceClaim 2012 - ability to recognize, adjust, document holes, improved sheet metal features, SketchUp import, volume extract tool, SpaceClaim viewer to pan, zoom, rotate files, DEVELOP 3D, Apr 12, 2012

CAD-Based FEA: A Marriage of Convenience - performing CAD-based finite element analysis using SpaceClaim/ANSYS combo, Dimitrios Karamanlidis, Desktop Engineering, Apr 1, 2012

CAD-Based FEA Tutorial, Pt 1 - performing CAD-based FEA using SpaceClaim, ANSYS on truss/frame structure, Dimitrios Karamanlidis, Desktop Engineering, Mar 30, 2012

CAD-Based FEA Tutorial, Pt 2 - performing CAD-based FEA using SpaceClaim, ANSYS on thin shell structures, Dimitrios Karamanlidis, Desktop Engineering, Mar 30, 2012

SpaceClaim Stakes Its Claim in the 3D MCAD Market - company sees huge scope of direct modeling CAD software looking at complexity of feature-based CAD, disparity among engineers, seats of 3D CAD on maintenance, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Apr 3, 2012

Episode 32: Blake Courter - SpaceClaim, targeted user segment, replacing/complementing other CAD porgrams, Adam O'Hern, EngineerVsDesigner, Mar 16, 2012

What's New in SpaceClaim 2012 - translators for Creo 1.0, SolidWorks 2012, Inventor 2012, SketchUp 8, hole recognition tool, Windows shell extension, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Mar 20, 2012

SpaceClaim Launches SpaceClaim Engineer 2012 Into the Direct Modeling Stratosphere - multiple solid editing capabilities, set of 2D, 3D curve repair tools, improved batch file translation utility, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Mar 20, 2012

SpaceClaim's API - user can add custom panels that implement Windows forms, create new tools, add custom file types to dialog boxes, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Mar 20, 2012

SpaceClaim 2012 Update Improves SketchUp Import - multiple solid editing capabilities, smart tools for manufacturing, new lightweight viewer, Microsoft extensions, expanded API coverage, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Mar 20, 2012

SpaceClaim Rapid Growth Continues in 2011 - license sales increased by 110% in 2011, gets venture capital funding, strategic partnerships announced, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Feb 8, 2012

SC-Motion Brings Simulation to SpaceClaim - motion, dynamic simulation add-in for format-friendly direct modeling app, available to try free for limited beta release, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Dec 21, 2011

Faster, Easier Metalwork with SpaceClaim 2011+ - simple UI focuses on geometry, has ability to drag-drop standard sheet-metal features, hole library, offers intuitive direct modeling with low learning curve, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Oct 6, 2011

SpaceClaim's Blake Courter: 'We Have an Unfair Advantage' - Customer Development Director on making pure direct modeling app, helping in 'request for proposals' process, offerings for CAM users, Anthony Lockwood, Desktop Engineering, Oct 5, 2011

SpaceClaim - additional capability for modeling for manufacturing, positions to displace other MCAD programs, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Sep 6, 2011

SpaceClaim 2011+ New Features - Oh, and a Splash of World Domination - sheetmetal feature, updates to volume extraction tool, customer driven development tools, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Aug 26, 2011

SpaceClaim - Got Sheet Metal? - sheet metal capabilities added, ability to review, edit very large datasets in JT model format with PMI, better ease of use, performance responsiveness, John Evans, Design and Motion, Aug 23, 2011

In 2007, We Laughed at SpaceClaim; Well, Laugh No Longer as the Company Starts Talking 'Displacements' - SpaceClaim 2011+ to handle detail design work, sheet metal design, boasts improved performance through multi-threading, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Aug 22, 2011

Our Quick Review of SpaceClaim 2011+ - sheet metal design capabilities, volume capping feature, new selection techniques, includes Q&A, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Aug 23, 2011

SpaceClaim 2011+ - SpaceClaim no longer called 'companion' as it claims to be displacing other CAD systems, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Aug 22, 2011

The Chris Randles Interview - CEO of SpaceClaim talks about CAD industry, SpaceClaim's niches, legacy data, growth, competition, Martyn Day, Develop 3D, Apr 13, 2011

SpaceClaim Engineer 2011 - improved surface modeling function, new hand drawn curve command, tools for creating intelligent sheet metal components, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, Mar 9, 2011 

Virtual Desktop MCAD News: Video Edition - SpaceClaim Engineer 2011 has  STL import, snap features, ability to real-time preview, rotate, relocate simultaneously, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Mar 8, 2011

SpaceClaim’s Snappy Return With STL   - put your STL files to better use, using move command while creating symmetrical parts, one of easiest 3D MCAD programs, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Mar 3, 2011

SpaceClaim 2011 Takes On Enterprise - MCAD program enhances large assembly performance, scores big win with Tyco Electronics, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Jan 19, 2011

SpaceClaim 2011 - has mesh object for visualization, create solids with push-pull modeling, use direct modeling tools for modifications, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Jan 18, 2011

Tyco Chooses SpaceClaim or Straw That Broke PTC Back (Updated) - search for conceptual modeling option, Pro/E still in use, SpaceClaim considered as competition rather than program, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Jan 17, 2011

Direct Modeling Mania - once unpopular, vendors falling over themselves to incorporate direct modeling, Martyn Day, Develop3D, Dec 2, 2010

A Long Conversation with Mike Payne - on PTC, SolidWorks, Pro/E, Solid Edge, Inventor, SpaceClaim, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Oct 8, 2010

3D Graphics Performance Comparison - SpaceClaim 2010 shows best graphic performance of major MCAD programs performance but Solid Edge, Rhino disappoint, Deelip Menezes, Aug 4, 2010

SpaceClaim 2010 Direct Modeling Smells of More Features, Simulation and Sheet Metal - assembly conditions, volume selection, sheet metal, adding features requested by users, direct modeling influence geometry, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Aug 4, 2010

Poke and Pinch is the New Push and Pull - SpaceClaim 2009+ offers multi-touch modeling - ability to use fingertips to pinch, poke, drag model to change its geometry, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Dec 8, 2009

Has SpaceClaim Found the Future Interface? - touch screen technology for CAD may be very cool UI but expensive and impractical for all day use, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Nov 16, 2009

3D Direct Modeling for Engineers - SpaceClaim Engineer 2009 helps prepare 3D designs for digital prototyping, analysis, manufacturing, reuse models from major CAD systems, integrate with CAE, CAM tools, Desktop Engineering, Sep 16, 2009

How SpaceClaim Did it Differently - modeling kernel vendor like Spatial contributed to SpaceClaims's direct modeling technology, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Sep 17, 2009

An Explicit-Analysis Partnership - SpaceClaim-ANSYS partnership to offer direct modeler along with ANSYS Workbench, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Sep 10, 2009

SpaceClaim for Industrial Design - video, creating news version of medical device scanner using SpaceClaim Style, Kevin LeBlanc, Novedge, Jun 2009

A SpaceClaim Review by an End User - ability to extend faces, easy drawings of individual parts, interoperability with major CAD software, provides acceptable 2D DXF export, Martin Kopplow, Novedge, Jun 8, 2009

SpaceClaim Engineer 2009: Hybrid Modeling - impressive 2D sketching tools to draw base profiles, expandable structure window, 3D markup feature, major CAD formats supported, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, May 31, 2009

SpaceClaim Forges Ahead with $7 Million More - SpaceClaim's CEO Chris Randles discusses extending use of 3D to under-served segments, SpaceClaim licensing activities, CAD jocks and engineers, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Apr 2, 2009

SpaceClaim Listens - SpaceClaim responds to complaints by fixing STL file output problem in CAD exchange plug-ins, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Feb 23, 2009

SpaceClaim Gets Repackaged & Starts to Make Sense - about SpaceClaim's two new products, marketing strategies, Al Dean, Develop3D, Feb 17, 2009

SpaceClaim Engineer and Style - SpaceClaim as MCAD system to 'create' geometry, features in 2009 like increased surfacing power, improved translators, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Feb 16, 2009

SpaceClaim Professional 2008 - video shows various tools used for multi-CAD model reuse, Design World, Jul 10, 2008

SpaceClaim 2008, Changing the Way You Design - easy-to-use UI, 2D/3D capability, ability to re-use designs and collaborate, 3D data exchange capabilities, more, David Heller, Novedge, Aug 11, 2008  pdf

SpaceClaim Basics Tutorial - link to video, Novedge, May 2008

Intuitive CAD Makes it Easy to Modify Models - Spaceclaim Professional 2008 enables quick editing of designs from any CAD systems, Engineer Live,  Apr 21, 2008

ALGOR and SpaceClaim Marketing Agreement Seeks to Tempt Users with New 3D Design-to-Analysis Workflow Possibilities - technology partnership will help users control CAE workflow regardless of native CAD environment, Randall Newton, CADdigest.com, Mar 24, 2008

360 of CAD - SpaceClaim 2007+, IronCAD v10, browser-based CAD 'Aftercad Online,' Kubotek Validation Tool, ViaCAD Pro, SolidWorks 2008, CATIA V5R18, NX 5, Solid Edge v20, Autodesk products, Lawrence Gould, Automotive Design & Production, Mar 2008

The SpaceClaim LT Strategy - SpaceClaim is aiming at AutoCAD 2D users willing to switch to 3D, Jan 14, 2008

SpaceClaim 2007+ - impressive application with good UI, capable editing tools, sheet metal, support for wide range of native data formats, more, Al Dean, Desktop Engineering, Dec 3, 2007

SpaceClaim Changing Direction - Finally -  changes in pricing, trial download and marketing product for 'creation' rather than 'modification,' Deelip Menezes, December 04, 2007

Getting Noticed - SpaceClaim will get media attention even after being de-listed from AU 2007, Deelip Menezes, Nov 21, 2007

Is SpaceClaim Overpriced? - SpaceClaim costs more than maintenance cost of SolidWorks, Deelip Menezes, Nov 1, 2007

SpaceClaim 2007 - with new approach to 3D modeling, SpaceClaim offers ability to work in multi-CAD environment, part comparison and detailing tools, 3D data exchange package, more, Al Dean, MCAD Online, Oct 28, 2007

SpaceClaim Finally Gets It - SpaceClaim is offering limited trial of SpaceClaim Proessional 2007+ version, Deelip Menezes, Oct 25, 2007

Checking In On SpaceClaim - though a solid modeler in its own right, SpaceClaim is positioning itself a tool to modify existing models, more, Jeffrey Rowe, Cadalyst, Oct 18, 2007

The House of Payne: SpaceClaim - SpaceClaim has received a lot of buzz in CAD industry due to CEO Mike Payne, cofounder of PTC and SolidWorks, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Oct 8, 2007

To Interpret SpaceClaim's PLM Master Plan, Turn it Upside Down - SpaceClaim wants to make its place among users of leading PLM systems, Randall S. Newton, 3D CAD News, Sep 24, 2007

SpaceClaim and Rhino? - how good the relationship will be for SpaceClaim, Matt Writes, Sep 13, 2007

SpaceClaim Professional 2007 - CAD 2.0 - capability to model in real time, handles complex math, compatible with many MCAD and neutral formats, more, Deelip Menezes, July 4, 2007

SpaceClaim for the SolidWorks User - based on DirectX graphics, with known interface, SpaceClaim focuses on editing, "Pull and Move" and "Edit As Blend" tools, more, Matt Writes, July 7, 2007

An Interview with Howie Markson, Sr. Director of Marketing of SpaceClaim - Howie talks about capabilities of SpaceClaim, its pricing model, uniqueness, more, Franco Folini, Novedge Blog, June 7, 2007

Designs on Teamwork - SpaceClaim Professional 2007 has modern user interface and SmartTools feature to provide users all 3D capabilities, The Engineer Online, May 8, 2007

SpaceClaim Makes 3D CAD Debut - SpaceClaim Professional 2007 has advanced user interface, SmartTools feature, and modeling capabilities to ease the use of 3D CAD, Beth Stackpole, Design News, April 30, 2007

SpaceClaim Professional - SketchUp on Steroids - SpaceClaim pushes and pulls actual NURBS surface to get models in real time, Deelip Menezes, April 4, 2007

SpaceClaim EULA - Follow Up - Deelip Menezes, March 24, 2007

SpaceClaim - Real or Marketing Strategy? - SpaceClaim trying to penetrate the industry as software for 'extended development team,' Deelip Menezes, March 19, 2007

New 3D Modeler: SpaceClaim - SpaceClaim sketcher can edit without constraints, Matt Speaks, March 19, 2007

3D CAD Aimed at Spectrum of Users - preview of SpaceClaim for 3D mechanical design, engineer live, March 20, 2007 (may require free registration)

SpaceClaim Should Become Adobe Design Editor - Adobe should acquire the new company SpaceClaim, Randall S. Newton, AECnews, March 16, 2007

SpaceClaim Professional 2007 Edition - a new modeling tool that can import geometries, organized user interface, nice display space, more, Martyn Day, MCAD Online, March 15, 2007

 

 

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