Sixense designed MakeVR with simple CAD modeling in mind. The software is promising, but the STEM platform is what completes the experience.
The startup’s software generates the best set of steel rods to quickly and affordably put together organic-feeling structures.
Users can drag their finger across the screen of an iPhone or iPad to create rows and stacks of blocks.
Every week, I’m spending some time at Noisebridge and making something. This week, I spent 4.5 hours designing a replacement cap for my water bottle. Next time, I’ll attempt to 3D print it.
In a traditional CAD program, the designer starts with a blank slate. Sculpt will feel a little more familiar to the average user.
Got a great design idea? If you’re a student at Virginia Tech, you can create it using the DreamVendor: a free-to-use kiosk that houses four 3-D printing units.
Is the PC “dead”? Of course not, but if you don’t see the trend moving away from local / desktop computing and towards mobile / cloud computing, you’re missing the sales figures for each market: Nearly 50 percent of recent device sales are mobile.
GrabCAD, a specialist in open-source CAD software, has netted $4.2 million in new funding from its existing VC backers. It has also added Matrix Partners’ David Skok to its board, according to a new blog post by GrabCAD President Hardi Meybaum.