Author: Scott_Moyse

Lenovo ThinkPad P50 Mobile Workstation – 3 Month Review

A few months ago we finally convinced Lenovo to send a bit of hardware all the way to New Zealand for me to test. It’s been pretty exciting having the privilege of putting their new mid sized mobile workstation through its paces over the last 3 months. This post lays out my findings over a 3 month real world test, where I’ve pretty much used the ThinkPad P50 day in day out.

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3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Enterprise Available Now

Earlier this week 3Dconnexion announced the immediate availability of their new top of the line 3D mouse. 3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Enterprise supersedes the SpacePilot Pro as the most powerful bit of kit in their comprehensive range of professional CAD peripherals. Design and Motion have been provided with a test unit to review over the next couple of months, as you will see from the press release below and embedded video, there is an awful lot to this beasty, so it deserves it decent period of use to make sure we can offer our readers some decent insight into this new offering....

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When to use Fusion 360 Bodies and Components

A lot of users new to CAD or new to a 3D CAD modeller may be confused by the concept of Fusion 360 Bodies and Components. You don’t know, what you don’t know right? For those users, bodies and components can appear to be too similar to one another, and keeping things organised can be a challenge. So what’s the story? What are the differences between Fusion 360’s Bodies and Components, and when should Components be used? Fusion 360 Bodies vs Components Bodies Bodies are essentially collections of 3 dimensional features connected to one another, until they form a...

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Solidworks BIM Content Creation Tips & Tricks

Autodesk has a great toolsets for creating BIM content, but a huge portion of Building Products Manufacturers have a legacy of using Solidworks to design and prototype their products. So what options do they have when it comes to delivering good quality BIM content to their customers? This post delivers various workflows available to Solidworks BIM content creators.

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