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Geometric releases eDrawings Professional for Google SketchUp version 8.0
Geometric Limited
announced the release of eDrawings Professional for Google SketchUp version 8.0 with support for Google SketchUp 8.0 and eDrawings 2011. eDrawings is the first email enabled collaboration tool designed to ease the sharing and interpretation of 2D and 3D product design data. eDrawings Publishers are also available for Pro/ENGINEER, CATIA V5, NX, Autodesk Inventor, SolidEdge, as well as for STEP/IGES/STL/OBJ/RHINO/DGN and DWG/DXF files. The new version of eDrawings Professional for Google SketchUp includes:
  • Support for Google SketchUp 8.0
  • eDrawings viewer version upgraded to eDrawings 2011
  • Triad to Move/Constrain component movement to a coordinate axis or plane, or to rotate components about a coordinate axis
  • Search or Filter component names from the components tree

With eDrawings Publishers you can:
  • Generate ultra compact eDrawings (up to 95% compressed) for sharing over email
  • Share and receive feedback on product designs with review-enabled eDrawings and collaborate with unlimited number of recipients
  • Manage, track, and merge comments from different team members
  • Measure part, assembly and drawing geometry

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This Week

Product and Company News

Autodesk Unveils 2012 Manufacturing Software Portfolio

Autodesk Completes Acquisition of Blue Ridge Numerics, Inc.

PolyWorks V12 Integrates New DirectReplay Re-Measurement Technology into its Universal 3D Metrology Platform

i GET IT Adds "The Fundamentals of Vehicle Design and Packaging" to its Engineering and Design Knowledge Portfolio

Autodesk Increases Power of 3D Design With 2012 Design and Creation Suites

AutoCAD 2012 Products Deliver Flexibility and Accessibility

MSC Software's MD Adams Selected for the Simulation of NASA Mars Exploration Rover, Opportunity

CadFaster|Collaborate Cloud Software Now Available

Extensible CAD Technologies' InspectionXpert for CATIA V5 Fills Gap Left by Discontinuation of Rand Worldwide's Inspection Tools

Dassault Systèmes’ DraftSight Now Available for Linux

Autodesk Names Tata Technologies Top Manufacturing Sector Partner in Overall Sales Growth

The Electric Superbike Challenge - Stage 1 Winner Ben Murphy

IDC Manufacturing Insights Announces New PLM Software Application MarketScape Study

Delcam offers cost-effective reverse engineering with PowerSHAPE Pro

EMA Earns Autodesk “Rookie Partner of the Year” Award

CCE’s EnSuite Enhanced with Tools for Reverse Engineering & Rapid Prototyping

Dassault Systèmes Acquires Intercim

TopSolid’Cam 2011 – A guarantee of exceptional part surfaces and calculation speeds

Cleaner Energy, Fluid Processes: Viessmann Selects Siemens PLM Software Technology to Enhance Efficiency and Productivity

Quickparts Releases CNC Online Interactive Quoting

Discover Essential Solid Edge Tips & Tricks With Solid Mastermind

IMAGINiT Technologies Wins Multiple Autodesk Awards

Next Limit Technologies and Lightmap Ltd. Announce Maxwell Render Support for HDR Light Studio Live Plugin

Delcam's FeatureCAM gives H&R Precision success from the start

Catalog Data Solutions CAD Download Solution Selected by Schioppa Casters and Wheels

FEA-Opt Technology Announces The Release of SmartDO 3.1

CADENAS eCATALOGsolutions at Schneider Electric Motion

PACE Lab Opens at McMaster to Give Students a Global Edge in Automotive Design

Universal Robotics Launches Spatial Vision 2.0

LMS International and e-Xstream partner on composite fatigue analysis and composite simulation

French National Library Chooses Exalead to Accelerate Digital Revolution

Got A Burning Question Regarding Solid Edge - Why Not Ask The Expert?

IMAGINiT Technologies Supports Autodesk 2012 Product Launch With Technical & Training Expertise



Geometric releases eDrawings Professional for Solid Edge version 8.0

Introducing DARS v2.06: Advanced Chemistry Simulation for Efficient & Green Engineering

Learn How to Reduce Product Development Costs With SpaceClaim 3D Direct Modeling

M2 Technologies now offering Autodesk’s 2012 software and new product suites

Jabez Technologies releases Robotmaster V5

Sunstone Circuits Adds New and Improved Schematic Editor to CAD Tool PCB123

EOS Innovations Becomes a Value-Added Reseller for Autodesk

Autodesk Names IMAGINiT Technologies Reseller of the Quarter

NVision Scanner Helps Get Aircraft Accessories to Fit Right the First Time

Nordson ASYMTEK Mentors Students in the FIRST Robotics Competition in San Diego

The CAMWorks Handbook is updated for CAMWorks 2011

St. Conti Communications Engineers Publicity for Concepts NREC

CLAAS Boosts Innovation with V6 Solutions from Dassault Systèmes

Avnet Express’ Online Electronic Component Catalog Tops Five Million Parts

Immersion Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2010 Results

Hexagon Metrology and Ford Tool & Gage Corp. Announce a Strategic Distributor Partnership

Vante State of the Art Machining Center and Mold Shop Greatly Reduces Order Turn Around Time

Intercad announces stage one winner of Electric Superbike Project

Related MCAD News

HP Dismisses Rumors Regarding Its PC Business

HP Announces 50 Percent Improvement in Energy Efficiency of Products

Sustainable Minds and Eco Innovators Partner to Advance Greener Product Development for Australian Manufacturers

January manufacturing technology consumption 188% higher than in January 2010

SYSPRO ERP Chosen by Leading Test Equipment Manufacturer

Reportlinker Adds Global Machine Tools Industry

VYCON Extends Collaboration With Eaton Corporation for Distribution and Service of VYCON's Clean, Environmentally Friendly Flywheel Energy Storage Systems

SGI Announces World’s Largest Windows Platform with Intel Xeon Architecture

Aberdeen Publishes New Report Highlighting the Use of Operational Intelligence in Manufacturing

China Nuvo Solar Announces Plans to Acquire Lithium Ion Battery Manufacturer Freya Energy Inc.

Reportlinker Adds Global Aerospace and Defence Industry Industry

Boeing Named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

SGI Announces ArcFiniti Integrated Data Archive Solution

Biomedical Structures Acquires Medical Textile Manufacturer Concordia Medical

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