Enabling customers to work with and consolidate data from any CAD source; providing new tools to foster innovation in concept development; and making everyday design tasks easier
NEEDHAM, MA - June 16, 2014 - PTC (Nasdaq: PTC) today announced the latest release of its PTC Creo revolutionary 3D product design software. With PTC Creo 3.0, PTC introduces new Unite technology which significantly enhances the ability to use CAD files from a variety of systems directly in PTC Creo. PTC Creo 3.0 also empowers innovation through more powerful, seamlessly integrated concept design tools ensuring efforts undertaken in concept design can be fully reused in the detailed design process. Key productivity enhancements within the release further add to customers' ability to focus on higher levels of innovation and product quality.
"With PTC Creo 3.0, we continue to deliver on the PTC strategy. Our ground breaking Unite technology addresses the data and process-related challenges of CAD consolidation. By enabling designers to convert data ‘as needed, when needed', and only converting the data that requires modification, organizations can save a tremendous amount of effort and cost," said Michael Campbell, Executive Vice President CAD Segment, PTC. "In situations where development teams need to collaborate across CAD formats, Unite technology enables designers to create and protect design intent between PTC Creo and other CAD data. This both significantly reduces the efforts needed to maintain design integrity and enables collaboration to take place earlier and more often in the design process."
"With Unite technology, richer and truly integrated concept design tools, and a continued emphasis on day-day productivity gains, this new release empowers our customers to bring greater efficiency to their product development process," continued Campbell.
Unite technology in PTC Creo 3.0 enables CAD data of varying formats to be used directly in the PTC Creo Parametric, Creo Direct, Creo Simulate, and Creo Options Modeler apps. As a result, this release enables significant efficiencies to be achieved when consolidating multiple CAD systems onto PTC Creo, as well as when collaborating with others using different CAD tools. These efficiencies enable improvements in on-time delivery, product quality and desirability by allowing design teams to spend more time innovating and less time on non-value add tasks such as recreating design intent and redundant file management.
PTC Creo 3.0 delivers new and enhanced concept design tools that give product development teams the flexibility and control they need to develop higher quality, better designed products. PTC Creo also continues to ensure that efforts undertaken at the concept design stage are fully reusable in later stages of the product development process.
PTC Creo 3.0 introduces new and enhanced capabilities and workflows to make everyday design tasks easier. This enables productivity increases and enables individuals and design teams to focus on driving the development of more innovative and higher quality products, while supporting on-time delivery.
Some of the most significant improvements in the core aspects of the PTC Creo suite include:
"We are pleased to see PTC's commitment to enabling its customers to increase product development efficiency and output through all of the new productivity enhancements in Creo 3.0," said Andrew Hermanson, CAD Administrator, Daktronics. "In particular, our team is eager to utilize the Design Exploration Extension. We expect it to give us great flexibility to explore multiple design concepts and the ability to keep those sets archived for future design iterations or as a historical document to remind us why we made a decision - and then move forward quickly."
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