Powered by Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform, SOLIDWORKS 2019 is claimed to let product development teams better manage large amounts of data and capture a more complete digital representation of a design. It also offers improved collaboration and immersive, interactive experiences during design and engineering.
Gian Paolo Bassi, CEO, SOLIDWORKS, Dassault Systèmes, said: “This latest SOLIDWORKS release is packed with enhancements and innovations built based on insights and feedback from the SOLIDWORKS community.”
Among its new features, SOLIDWORKS 2019 provides greater design flexibility to rapidly interrogate or make changes to a model thanks to an enhanced Large Design Review capability.It also improves high performance view manipulation to scale with higher-end graphics hardware. In addition, it allows teams to communicate outside the design community by adding markups to parts and assemblies directly using a touch device, storing them with the model, and exporting them as a PDF.
Another key feature is SOLIDWORKS Extended Reality (XR), an application for publishing CAD scene data created in SOLIDWORKS – including lights, cameras, materials, decals, and motion study animations – and experiencing it in VR, AR and web viewers.As increasingly affordable immersive devices contribute to the growing ecosystem of technology and interactive experiences, designers and engineers can use SOLIDWORKS XR to improve collaborative internal and external design reviews, sell designs more effectively, train users how to assemble and interact with their products, and boost confidence in designs throughout the product development process.