The Dassault Systèmes vision is to enable everyone—from product designers, engineers, and suppliers to end users and their respective communities—to create, share, and experience the three-dimensional virtual world, thereby maximizing the value of their intellectual property and digital assets. In this article, TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reports on the 3D design tools he recently saw demoed, how they enable collaboration, and their application to manufacturing and other sectors.
develop, and publish engaging 3D applications that enhance exploration, learning, and teaching. As an example, the aforementioned 3DVIA Shopper was developed by Dassault Systèmes using 3DVIA Studio. 3DVIA.com , a community Web site dedicated to 3D enthusiasts and digital content creators to showcase 3D interactive experiences, is a YouTube -like online community for designing, sharing, and publishing 3D models. Via the 3DVIA Player tool, engineers can share ideas with marketing and sales, companies can