What is Additive Manufacturing?

kristiel3D Printing, Autodesk

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is being applied to a wide range of industries, such as the automotive industry, the medical field and even aerospace manufacturing. The name is very appropriate, since Additive Manufacturing is described as any technology that builds a 3D object by adding layer-upon-layer of material. This material can range from plastic, metal, concrete and perhaps one day even … Read More

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Girls Really Enjoy Engineering & Science: The 3D-GREES Story

kristiel3D Printing, All Topics, Autodesk, STEM Education

Recently, Studica had the pleasure of speaking with Yolanda Epps, Assistant Principal at Douglas Byrd High School and 3D-GREES Program Coordinator, about their innovative program. GREES is an acronym that stands for Girls Really Enjoy Engineering & Science. This program is an innovative practicum experience for girls designed to expose them to science, 3D technology, increase achievement and improve attendence. And it's working! … Read More

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Deploying Autodesk Software as an Image

kristielAll Topics, Autodesk, Support

One of the quickest, easiest, and most efficient ways to deploying Auodesk Software (really this applies to almost any software) to a large number of computers is to use imaging software. For those who do not know, imaging software is software that will, essentially, create a snapshot of a computer’s hard disk and then push that snapshot out to any number … Read More

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Alternative Place to Download Autodesk Software

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Autodesk has made a big push to get users to sign up for their Subscription service in recent years. Subscription has many benefits for users, including the promise of being able to download your software through the Subscription Center website. Autodesk has made it a point to get users to download their software rather than deal with physical media. Perhaps … Read More

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Cloud Computing with Autodesk 360: Changing the Way the World Works

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Cloud computing seems to be all the rage these days. Many software companies are beginning to develop their products so that you can do all of your work anywhere, anytime by keeping your work stored on the internet. Autodesk is no exception to this new workflow. They have created a cloud-based solution called Autodesk 360. Getting Started with Autodesk 360 … Read More

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Autodesk 2014 Education Software Suites Release

kristielAll Topics, Autodesk, New Releases

Recently announced are two more of its most popular Autodesk 2014 suites for the education market; the Autodesk Design Academy and the Autodesk Education Master Suite. Autodesk 2014 Software for Education The June release of the Autodesk 2014 product suites will help schools deliver the product for the new school year by allowing enough time for installation and testing before … Read More

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Inside the Virtual Robotics Challenge OTSC 2013

kristielAll Topics, Autodesk

Engaging Students in Robotics via Competition Excitement is quickly building for the upcoming Fourth Annual Virtual Robotics Challenge sponsored by Studica. This event will be held at the 2013 Ontario Technological Skills Competition in Waterloo, Ontario. It takes place Monday, May 7th – 8th. How the OTSC Virtual Robotics Competition Works This year's competition will feature the Microsoft Robotics Developer … Read More

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Autodesk Student Deal: Maya & 3DS Max

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For a Limited Time Only, Students and Teachers can purchase Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate 2013 for only $216.95  and get free shipping at Studica.com.* Autodesk ECS includes Maya 2013, 3ds Max 2013, Mudbox 2013, Softimage 2013, Sketchbook Designer 2013 and MotionBuilder 2013. Flexibility of Use: Use both Maya and 3ds Max in a blended animation pipeline. This will allow … Read More

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Exporting 3D Models as 2D Sprites

adminAll Topics, Autodesk, Game Design & Development Tools

There was a comment on our blog recently that asked whether or not it’s possible to use a 3D Design package like the Autodesk Maya 3D Animation software to create 2D Animations. This is entirely possible and the workflow is used widely in 2D video game development. The basic workflow consists of creating your model in your 3D modeling software … Read More

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