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SolidWorks 2014 Beta Arriving Soon!!

Each new release of SolidWorks is preceded by a beta program. The idea is to allow users to try the new functionality, and lets SolidWorks gather the feedback before the release is finalized.  DS SolidWorks is gearing up for releasing SolidWorks 2014 Beta (expected to be released this month i.e. June, 2013).

But “Why one should Participate”??

This is your opportunity to impact the quality, performance, and reliability of DS SolidWorks products. SolidWorks beta team appreciate the valuable time you invest in testing SolidWorks software. And as a way of thanking you for your efforts, there are several exciting contests where you can win valuable prizes.

DS SolidWorks‘s Team’s objective is to provide you with early access to the next version of SolidWorks so you tell them about issues specific to your environment, data and workflows that would impact your migration experience.

But what Else??

How to Participate

SolidWorks 2014 Beta programs will be listed on this page as they become available. Register for Beta by creating a Customer Portal account or update your existing account settings to join Beta. Select “Notify me of Beta Programs” in your Customer Portal profile.

Your SolidWorks Subscription Service status must be valid and active in order to participate in Beta Programs.

What is included?

  1. Access to Beta Downloads
  2. Beta Forum access where you can contribute to public discussions with other participants and SolidWorks staff
  3. Problem reporting

Get more details here and join today

SolidWorks World 2013 Proceedings are available now!

I hope every enjoyed their time at SolidWorks World 2013  at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin in Orlando, Florida. It was great to be a part of the event and meet lot of people. This year also there were lot of interesting presentations and hands on sessions were conducted by various professionals including SolidWorks employees, SolidWorks Users and SolidWorks VARs. And like everyone, I was also waiting for them to get these presentation and videos upload for access to everyone.

So the wait is over now and the SolidWorks World 2013 proceedings site is now available.

Visit http://www.solidworks.com/sww/proceedings/ to acceess the proceedings information.

Be sure to take full advantage of this year’s proceedings site. Watch breakout session videos, download breakout session presentations and check out photos from this year’s event. Also, view the 2013 highlights video and videos from general session each day.

Hope to see you at SolidWorks World 2014 in San Diego, CA!

P.S. The copyrights of the video content on this web site are owned by DS SolidWorks. Unless otherwise specified, DS SolidWorks only grants you the right to view the video content on this website

SolidWorks Render Contest – 84

Here is the model for SolidWorks Rendering Contest – 84 for the month of March 2013, a cool Desktop Catapult

Scott Bruins has shared this cool model on GrabCAD

The model can be downloaded from the download section or from GrabCAD (login required)

And once you’re ready with your image, please use email to submit it. Last date to submit your entries is 31st March, 2013 (11:59 PM CDT)

But wait there are prizes too.

The winner will get $75 worth of gift card sponsored by:

Your Partner in Sheetmetal Prototyping

Rapid Prototype Parts………

            ……..When YOU Need Them”

Make sure you’re following the rules to take part in the contest.

And don’t forgot to 

Vote for SolidWorks Render Contest – 83

Here are the images submitted for SolidWorks Render Contest – 83 using PhotoView 360.

Click on the images to get a better visualization before casting your VOTE. Please vote once for the image of your choice.

SolidWorks Rendering Contest – 84 coming soon…

SolidWorks Render Contest – 82 Winner

I apologize in the delay for declaring the winner. The model for SolidWorks Render Contest – 82  for the month of January 2013, was a cool Table Tennis Table 

Table Tennis Table

Cemal Uslu has shared this cool model on GrabCAD

And here is the Winning entry from Amr Mohamed Ibrahemstudent at Helwan University, Cairo , EGYPTImage 4

Mohamed wins a  $75 worth of gift card sponsored by:

Your Partner in Sheetmetal Prototyping

Rapid Prototype Parts………

            ……..When YOU Need Them”

Thanks to everyone for participating and Rapid Sheet Metal® for the prizes.

Other Entries were from:

Michael Lord, Manager- Development at TRAKKA Pty Limited.

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Don’t forgot to vote for SolidWorks Rendering Contest – 83

Vote for SolidWorks Render Contest – 82

Here are the images submitted for SolidWorks Render Contest – 82 using PhotoView 360. Click on the images to get a better visualization before casting your VOTE. Please vote once for the image of your choice.

The voting is over for SolidWorks Render Contest – 82, check the winner here: SolidWorks Render Contest – 82 Winner

Don’t forgot to vote for SolidWorks Rendering Contest – 83

SolidWorks Render Contest – 81 Winner

I apologize in the delay for declaring the winner. The model for SolidWorks Render Contest – 81 for the month of December, 2012 was cool Poseable figure

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Supriadi Hanafi (Gee) has shared this cool model on GrabCAD

And here is the Winning entry from Michael Lord, Manager-Development at TRAKKA Pty Limited.Image 4

Michael wins a  $75 worth of gift card sponsored by:

Your Partner in Sheetmetal Prototyping

Rapid Prototype Parts………

            ……..When YOU Need Them”

Thanks to everyone for participating and Rapid Sheet Metal® for the prizes.

Other Entries were from:

Rhaegar TargaryenImage 1Image 1

Naveen Antal, Technical-Executive at Tech Savvy Engineers, IndiaImage 2Image 2

Michael Lord, Manager- Development at TRA

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Joe Fischer 

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Don’t forgot to vote SolidWorks Rendering Contest – 82 and do check SolidWorks Rendering Contest – 83 to win prizes…

SolidWorks Render Contest – 83

Here is the model for SolidWorks Rendering Contest – 83 for the month of Febuary 2013, a cool Yak-55 RC Airplane

Alexey Yukish has shared this cool model on GrabCAD

The model can be downloaded from the download section or from GrabCAD (login required)

And once you’re ready with your image, please use email to submit it. Last date to submit your entries is 28th Febuary, 2013 (11:59 PM CDT)

But wait there are prizes too.

The winner will get $75 worth of gift card sponsored by:

Your Partner in Sheetmetal Prototyping

Rapid Prototype Parts………

            ……..When YOU Need Them”

Make sure you’re following the rules to take part in the contest.

Aras to showcase Enterprise PLM at SolidWorks World 2013

SolidWorks World 2013 will be held January 20-23, 2013 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin in Orlando, Florida.

Aras is the leading provider of enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions. Freedom from licensing eliminates up-front expenses and per user costs while superior technology makes Aras the most advanced enterprise PLM solution suite available.

Aras EPLM for SolidWorks® Enterprise PDM is a business-ready solution for product lifecycle processes that enables companies of all sizes to improve product quality, accelerate time to market and achieve greater profitability. Built on top of SolidWorks Enterprise PDM, Aras EPLM is a full-featured solution that provides packaged functionality out-of-the-box to extend engineering business processes across the company, with powerful capabilities that are highly sought-after by SolidWorks EPDM users, including Engineering BOM Management, Enterprise Change Management, Integrated Project Management and more. Aras EPLM offers a familiar, easy-to-use look & feel in a standard Web-browser, and delivers a new level of scalability and security to companies that run SolidWorks Enterprise PDM.

Visit booth #725 in the Partner Pavilion to meet the Aras team and learn about the  new functionality for Aras EPLM, the full-featured, business-ready PLM software solution built on top of SolidWorks Enterprise PDM.

Join thousands of users from around the world to:

  • Learn: Choose from over 200 technical breakout sessions led by SolidWorks users and industry experts.
  • Network: Meet other SolidWorks users, Solution Partners, resellers, and SolidWorks employees.
  • Explore: Discover products and services from SolidWorks Partners that can help you tackle just about any design, engineering, and manufacturing challenge.

If you are first timer to SWW check this as “Why you should attend“. The new  SWW 2013 website will give you all the required details like Agenda, Location details (for checking near by hotels and the surrounding areas), registration, etc.

Need help convincing the boss to let you go?: Boss’ Justification Letter

Another reason to be there: Get SolidWorks Certified at no charge!

When you register to attend SolidWorks World 2013 you get the opportunity to take a Certified SolidWorks Professional exam alongside other SolidWorks users—at no charge!

Get three registrations when you pay for two. On top of it if you are a CSWP/CSWE then add another $100 as discount to your conference pass. That’s a nice chunk of discounts. Get all fees details here

Visit www.solidworks.com/sww for the latest information about this exciting event.

I enjoyed and had a great time at SolidWorks World 2012 and I hope to meet you at the SolidWorks World 2013 in Orlando, Florida

PS–be sure to follow SolidWorks World on Twitter for regular news and updates.

Please note:  All individuals will be required to show proof of identification prior to collecting their badge and registration materials. Attendees must be 21 years or older to attend SolidWorks World 2013. Also residents of some countries may require a visa to enter the United States.

Registration is open for SolidWorks World 2013!!

SolidWorks World 2013 has already started and registration is in full swing at thWalt Disney World Swan and Dolphin in Orlando, Florida.

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SWW2013 Registration

Don’t forget to pick your SolidWorks World 2013 T-Shirt.
SWW2013 T-Shirt

Join thousands of users from around the world to:

  • Learn: Choose from over 200 technical breakout sessions led by SolidWorks users and industry experts.
  • Network: Meet other SolidWorks users, Solution Partners, resellers, and SolidWorks employees.
  • Explore: Discover products and services from SolidWorks Partners that can help you tackle just about any design, engineering, and manufacturing challenge.

If you are first timer to SWW check this as “Why you should attend“. The new  SWW 2013 website will give you all the required details like Agenda, Location details (for checking near by hotels and the surrounding areas), registration, etc.

Need help convincing the boss to let you go?: Boss’ Justification Letter

Another reason to be there: Get SolidWorks Certified at no charge!

When you register to attend SolidWorks World 2013 you get the opportunity to take a Certified SolidWorks Professional exam alongside other SolidWorks users—at no charge!

Get three registrations when you pay for two. On top of it if you are a CSWP/CSWE then add another $100 as discount to your conference pass. That’s a nice chunk of discounts. Get all fees details here

Visit www.solidworks.com/sww for the latest information about this exciting event.

I enjoyed and had a great time at SolidWorks World 2012 and I hope to meet you at the SolidWorks World 2013 in Orlando, Florida

PS–be sure to follow SolidWorks World on Twitter for regular news and updates.

Please note:  All individuals will be required to show proof of identification prior to collecting their badge and registration materials. Attendees must be 21 years or older to attend SolidWorks World 2013. Also residents of some countries may require a visa to enter the United States.