3D CAD Packages like Autodesk Inventor can easily export out 3D PDF’s for sharing and collaboration. Generally the person receiving the 3D PDF does not have a CAD system, making this a good way of sharing 3D information. The problem, is that by default Adobe Reader DC blocks 3D content in PDF’s. The good news … More Enabling 3D Content in PDF’s
It’s finally here, for those of you who enjoy this site on the go, you can now get to it via the Unofficial App. Click on the image above to download the “Unofficial Inventor” App for Android. The app is currently only available for Android. It is not hosted on the official app store, but can … More Download the Unofficial App
Anyone who has worked with me, will know that I am not a fan of the IGES file format. Having worked in the Automotive OEM supply chain in the early 2000’s, I have had my fair share of issues with IGES files. Mostly related to geometry that contained missing faces, gaps or faces oriented incorrectly … More 3 Reasons To Stop using IGES Files
Yesterday I attended a meeting at Autodesk in Farborough, and everyone in our meeting was asked to join in on one of the volunteering sessions that the Autodesk Foundation were holding in partnership with SolarBuddy. SolarBuddy are an Australian company, and the lights we assembled are being sent to underprivileged kids in Papua New Guinea. … More Autodesk Foundation Volunteering
Autodesk University is the conference for those who design, create, and make the world around us. … More Autodesk University London 2019 Call For Proposals is Open
I was fortunate enough to visit Autodesk University in Las Vegas this year, and I had a really good time networking with industry peers, meeting my new colleagues from our European teams, and catching up with a few key Autodesk folks. My favourite classes and meetings at AU, are always the ones that I can’t … More Autodesk University 2018 Review
I came across this old video circa 2009, featuring Dr. Andrew Anagnost, then Autodesk VP Engineering, Design & Simulation Products, titled “5 Tips for Becoming a Successful Inventor” and I had to share it.