Free STEM Curriculum Offer for High Schools from Siemens

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Free STEM Curriculum Offer for High Schools from Siemens

If you haven’t heard, Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) announced the release of a new high school engineering design course. This is a contemporary problem and project-based STEM curriculum. The course, Siemens Engineering Design, is available to secondary schools free of charge. Siemens has made a commitment to make this course affordable and effective for any high school. As such, in addition … Read More

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CADD Students Design and 3D Print Dog Wheelchair

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CADD Students Design and 3D Print Dog Wheelchair

We are thrilled to share this project-based learning story with you. It comes from CADD Instructor, Dr. Bob Molkenthin from the Aiken County Career & Technology Center. There once was a puppy that was born without its front legs. It just so happens, that his owner was a former student that Dr. Bob’s class had assisted in designing and building a … Read More

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Create Beautiful Renders with Lumion

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Create Beautiful Renders with Lumion

Before Lumion rendering used to be really difficult. Setting up and completing a render used to take days. With Lumion you can do it in hours. You can even make last minute changes before a meeting and update your renders within minutes. Anyone can sit down with Lumion and within 15 minutes learn how to create videos, images, and 360 panoramas. … Read More

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Pantone Color of the Year for 2017 Announced

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Pantone Color of the Year for 2017 Announced Greenery 15-0343

As you know, every year the Pantone Color Institute chooses its color of the year. This year, Pantone move to greener pastures, literally. The 2017 Color of the Year is Greenery 15-0343. This zesty, yellow-green shade symbolizes new beginnings. If you are inclined to start over and give peace a chance. Then also give Greenery a chance. Expressing what is … Read More

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Win Business with Visualization Tools from Lumion

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Win Business with Visualization Tools from Lumion

Are you searching for ways to make your architectural designs stand out from the competition and win business? Let your audience feel your design. Immerse them in the space you are presenting. Use visualization to allow them to truly experience your work. That sounds great if you have a plenty of time on your hands and a background in rendering, right? No, not … Read More

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Toon Boom Harmony 12 Supports Every Artist

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Toon Boom Harmony

Toon Boom’s Harmony 12 was released last year to a group of very excited animators and studio designers. This powerful animation software has become an industry standard in content creation. From the silver screen to the small screen, Toon Boom is used in various productions to get the look and feel that studios want. Disney’s The Princess and the Frog, … Read More

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Lumion 6 Release Transforms Architectural Visualization

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Lumion is the best way to communicate architecture and engage people with your designs. This program is used by 51 of the top 100 architecture companies to create professional presentations. The latest release, Lumion 6, offers users the best in visualization features and hundreds of improvements to its existing render engine. Materials, reflections, shadows, lighting and more have all been … Read More

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Dremel Dreams: Digital 3D Technology in the Classroom

kristiel3D Printing, All Topics, STEM Education

Dremel recently made its 3D printer, the Dremel Idea Builder, available to classrooms everywhere. The new academic kit also includes Dremel Dreams, an educational program specifically developed to introduce digital technology in your classroom. As the fastest out-of-the box solution with easy-to-use, built-in software, your students can start building 3D designs in a matter of minutes. Dream Big with Dremel The … Read More

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Pantone Gets Spot On with Extended Gamut Coated Guide

kristielNew Releases, Pantone & Color Management Tools

Pantone prides itself on helping color professionals achieve the best possible color output, and now with the release of the Extended Gamut Coated Guide it is an even easier feat to accomplish! The new color guide uses the Pantone Matching System® simulated into a seven-color process. But, wait. What does that mean? It means that instead of matching color based … Read More

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New Wacom Tablet Releases Amaze Artists Everywhere

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If you’ve ever gotten the opportunity to use a Wacom tablet during your design process, you know what a difference it can make. Wacom’s line of tablets includes a range of choices that are specifically designed to address your creative interests. With its industry-leading, pressure-sensitive technology, Wacom has made designing as simple as putting pen to paper. If you can … Read More

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