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.
under the name 3DVIA Composer . Virtools was added to the brand and became 3DVIA Virtools . Dassault Systèmes’ 3DVIA portfolio includes the following major solutions: 3DVIA Composer enables users to visually communicate assembly procedures, technical illustrations, and marketing materials leveraging existing 3D images and other 3D source engineering data. Equivalent competitive offerings are PTC Arbortext , Autodesk Inventor Publisher , and Cortona3D (a partner of Siemens PLM). 3DVIA Shopper enables