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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Autodesk Memento Now Available As a Free Public Beta Version To Download



Autodesk Memento is a software having ability to convert the reality capture input such as photos and scan into high quality 3D models. You can clean up, fix, and optimize the 3D mesh of the captured model for further digital use such as for 3d Printing and 3D interactive experience on the web.


It can handle about more than 2 billion of polygon meshes. And the most interesting fact is that no special CAD expertise is required to work with this software. This will enable all users to create high definition 3d models effortlessly.

In the media and entertainment field, artists and designers can convert a physical object into a digital object very easily with the help of Memento. Using this software, the collection in museums can be digitized and visitors can see this collection online. Similarly, artists and sculptors can scan their existing work and make changes in it. Dealers can represent their antique collection in realistic 3d view online thereby capturing wider audience attention. 

The Memento beta release with a new website having learning material and the method to use this product is available for the users. You can download the Beta version for free by visiting the following link:  http://memento.autodesk.com. Very soon 3d online gallery will also be available on this website.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

SOLIDWORKS 2015 FOR DESIGNERS BOOK PUBLISHED BY CADCIM TECHNOLOGIES

The SOLIDWORKS 2015 for Designers textbook by Prof. Sham Tickoo of Purdue University and CADCIM Technologies is a comprehensive textbook that introduces the users to SOLIDWORKS 2015, a feature-based 3D parametric solid modeling software. The textbook covers all major environments of SOLIDWORKS 2015 with a thorough explanation of all tools, options, and their applications to create real-world products. In this textbook, about 60 mechanical engineering industry examples are used as tutorials and an additional 46 as exercises to ensure that the users can relate their knowledge and understand the design techniques used in the industry. 

 SOLIDWORKS 2015 for Designers textbook has been written to help the users who are interested in learning 3D design. This textbook is written with the learn-by-doing theme and the tutorial point of view. Real-world mechanical engineering industry examples and tutorials have been used to ensure that the users can relate the knowledge of this textbook with the actual mechanical industry designs.