SpaceClaim News - July 2009

SpaceClaim NEWS July 2009
   
IN THIS ISSUE
 
HIGHLIGHTS & TOP STORIES
SpaceClaim 2009 SP2 – Now Available
OTHER NOTABLE NEWS
3D SpacePRO — New Jewelry Product
 
EVENTS
Bunkspeed HyperShot and SpaceClaim Webinar — July 23rd
Direct Modeling Challenge Live Webinar — July 29th
Recorded Industrial Design Webinar
HIGHLIGHTS & TOP STORIES
  SpaceClaim 2009 SP2 – Now Available
We are pleased to announce the availability of Service Pack 2 (SP2) for SpaceClaim® 2009. Some new and improved features include: Modeling
 
Surfacing Editing:
 
Ability to edit faces using their control points, control curves, and blend curves, including tools to add control curves and quickly select control points for editing
Redesigned Edit as Blend tool to better integrate with other new surface editing capabilities
Ability to edit the original sweep trajectories used to create swept surfaces
  View a video that shows the highlights of the new surface editing functionality.
Ability to create swept blends, which are lofted surfaces created between two faces while swept along any number of trajectories
Creation and detection of chamfers defined by two setbacks
Full Pull is enabled when pulling edges and faces, terminating at the next surface in the direction of the Pull arrow
Interoperability
 
Improved HyperShot integration includes the ability to visualize, set, and store HyperShot materials and textures from within SpaceClaim, and then transfer those to HyperShot
  View a video that shows HyperShot and SpaceClaim working together.
Improved ANSYS integration includes material properties, spot welds, and support for ANSYS 12 and Workbench 2
User Interface and Detailing
 
Numerous customer-requested detailing and dimensioning enhancements, including dimensioning for angular holes, midlines, and bolt circles
Color selection menu offers more default choices and is now customizable
Prepare*
 
New Extend tool automatically detects and fixes areas that need to be extended to meet each other
New Spot Weld tool creates spot welds, which are also available via the API
Many enhancements to Midsurface, Stitch, Volume Extract, and other tools Sheet Metal*
Sheet Metal*
 
Sheet Metal supports creation and unfolding of water-tight corners
Most regular modeling operations can be performed in the flattened or bent state and automatically propagate to the other state
  View a video that showcases some of the new Sheet Metal features and enhancements.
API*
 
API v5 is released, including the ability to customize the application menu and customize default settings
* Indicates that the features listed are only available in SpaceClaim Engineer.

To review a comprehensive list and videos of new features in SpaceClaim 2009, SP1, and SP2, visit What's New in SpaceClaim 2009 .

Please Note:
 
Customers with a SpaceClaim Software Assurance agreement (maintenance) may download the new version any time from MySpaceClaim.com .
To see the version of SpaceClaim you are currently using, from within the SpaceClaim product application menu, go to:
SpaceClaim Options/Resources/About
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OTHER  NOTABLE  NEWS
  3D SpacePRO — New Jewelry Product
3D SpacePRO, has introduced a new application based on SpaceClaim – 3D Jewelry Claim. 3D SpacePRO has developed templates for baskets, shanks, rings, signet rings, and more for jewelers that enable them to change and create brand new jewelry within minutes! This new application has proven to be invaluable as it takes surface model files with issues, imports them into 3D JewelryClaim, fixes the issues, and sends the files directly to the machine to build jewelry.
Watch a video of 3D Jewelry Claim! >>
View all recent SpaceClaim press coverage >>
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EVENTS
  Bunkspeed HyperShot and SpaceClaim Webinar — July 23rd
A webinar hosted by Bunkspeed (creators of HyperShot) reviews some of the new integration features of SpaceClaim and HyperShot that are included in SP2. See how well both products work together and how easy it is to create photorealistic renderings.
Register now! >>
    Direct Modeling Challenge Live Webinar
— July 29th

Submit the most challenging and intriguing model and win a $250 Amazon.com gift certificate!
Take advantage of this unique opportunity to be part of SpaceClaim's Direct Modeling Challenge — you could be a winner! Even if you're not submitting a model for this challenge, this is one event you and your colleagues will want to attend ... Find Out More >>
Recorded Industrial Design Webinar
Industrial designers and product stylists can finally experience the freedom and flexibility that 3D Direct Solid Modeling brings to the industrial design process. Discover how SpaceClaim Style accelerates product concept ideation by providing incredibly fast, flexible tools that enable you to create, edit, and validate design concepts. This webinar can be accessed anytime ... Find Out More >>
Visit our Events page often >>
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Read how customers are finding success with SpaceClaim:

K2 Medical Systems — A medical device company based in the U.K. that designs fetal monitor medical devices with SpaceClaim.

K2
Keuka Studios — An architectural design company based in the U.S. that creates unique and artistic railings uses SpaceClaim to simplify their conceptual design process.

Keuka Studios designed cable railings to look like those on the deck of a yacht — created in SpaceClaim.


Spectacularly finished railings installed in the Crowne Plaza Harborside, Hampton, VA.


Senz Umbrellas — A company based in the Netherlands that fashions storm-resistant umbrella designs with SpaceClaim.

SENZ offers three sizes of umbrellas, each with their own engineering and design requirements.
 
Have your success with SpaceClaim documented. Contact Bernie Buelow , VP of Corporate Marketing:
978-482-2211
bernie.buelow@spaceclaim.com
 
Many thanks to everyone who took the time to complete our recent customer survey. Everyone at SpaceClaim is committed to our customers' success in using SpaceClaim products – we appreciate your feedback!
SpaceClaim
 
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All other names mentioned herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.




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