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PTC customers use our products as a vehicle for expression of their ideas…

“I find that PTC customers use our products as a vehicle for expression of their ideas and their work ethic..” says Barton Fiske, who I recently had the opportunity to meet with and chat about PTC Products, the PTC Live event and PTC’s visualization technology. As many of you are aware, I recently left PTC to start my own firm “Punditas” that offers consulting services around PTC products. Barton replaced me as the solution director responsible for the Creo View MCAD product line.  In this post, Barton discusses his passion for visualization, his experiences at the PTC Live event and his appreciation for the valuable customer interactions during the Technical Committee meetings.

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Visualization in Creo View is 23 times faster than Creo Parametric

“Visualization in Creo View is 23 times faster than Creo Parametric” says Bill Ryan from PACCAR. I had the pleasure of speaking with Bill about Visualization and publishing technologies at the recent PTC Live event in Boston.

Here’s an interesting perspective from Bill about How, What and Where of  Visualization technology. Continue reading

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Visualization in Creo View is 23 times faster than Creo Parametric

“Visualization in Creo View is 23 times faster than Creo Parametric” says Bill Ryan from PACCAR. I had the pleasure of speaking with Bill about Visualization and publishing technologies at the recent PTC Live event in Boston.

Here’s an interesting perspective from Bill about How, What and Where of  Visualization technology. Continue reading

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Visual Work Instructions: What’s the big deal?

Every day, manufacturing engineers face the challenge of ensuring that process plans and work instructions accurately reflect the current engineering design. Paper-based work instructions have been used to disseminate information about various steps of the process. Quite often, these are laminated and hung on the walls in the shop floor. This works well until an Engineering Change Order comes through… Continue reading  on the Creo blog here. Note, this link takes you to the PTC Creo blog at creo.ptc.com Continue reading

Look_alikes

Did you know that you apparently have six look-alikes around the world?

I found this website when I was “googling” for “instances”. I have not tried to find my look-alikes but…

Well, the reason I bring up this topic about look-alikes is because it has a lot to do with the case at hand, i.e. “instances” in PTC Creo View. This blog post discusses about  instances  in PTC Creo View.  Continue reading

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Publishing – Worth the headache?

“Publishing is a onetime headache but pays off in the long run. It’s just happiness there after…” according to Sudheer Gundluri from  Flowserve India Controls Pvt. Ltd who I had the opportunity to speak with recently.

Here’s an interesting perspective from him about Visualization technology and Publishing of viewables and why it’s worth setting up the publishing process. Continue Reading…

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Perhaps the job monitor can help….

Perhaps, we can discover what went wrong with the WVS Job Monitor.  Obviously, I’m kidding… :-)

This post discusses about WVS Job monitor, what it is and how to access it in Windchill?

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Ice sheet, Multi sheet drawing, what about them?

The featured picture shows Edge of the Greenland Ice Sheet near Kangerlussuaq on the west coast. For more information about ice sheets, click here.

Ice sheet, Multi sheet drawings, what about them? Well, the only thing common about them is the word”Sheet”. And, in this post I’d  like to cover about Multi sheet drawings in PTC Creo View.  Read on for more information. Continue reading

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“Opening” stress? Worry no more…

Opening the Doctor’s bill might be very stressful indeed but try opening any of the below files with PTC Creo View. Its easy…. Just try loading any of your favorite 3D /2D/Document/ECAD/Illustration files from the list of supported formats below.

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WVS – What is it?

WVS as its commonly called stands for Windchill Visualization Services.  WVS is a core part of PTC Windchill  that interfaces between PTC Windchill and PTC Creo View (formerly called ProductView). In other words, WVS makes integrated Visualization in PTC Windchill possible.

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