New features in IntegrityWare's plugin that brings subdivision surface modeling to SolidWorks include: support for parametric Sub-D design, tangential connectivity to SolidWorks surfaces and solids, constraints to connect to SolidWorks geometry, level of detail editing, curvature analysis / display tools to facilitate optimal surface smoothness and SolidWorks 2015 support. (more...)
CG is bringing significant improvements to dental treatments by giving dentists new tools that allow to produce highly customized prostethics (crowns, bridges, implants, etc.). 3D scanning and printing are being brought into the dentists' offices, increasing the accuracy of the prostethics being used and reducing waiting time and potential issues for patients. (more...)
The Blender Foundation announced the release of the latest version of its open source 3D software. Version 2.73 brings some interesting new features and updates related to Cycles rendering (volume rendering updates), user interface (pie menus), animation (significant improvements to the grease pencil), modeling and selection tools, etc. More on Blender.org.