AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT 2014 for Mac Now Available

Building
November 1, 2013

Differing from the AutoCAD for Windows release cycle, Autodesk releases the Mac version this time of year because it is when Apple updates their systems.  This way your software and machine can update together preventing problems between OS updates and older software. What are some of the features that are new in AutoCAD 2014 for […]

Important Note: Updating Autodesk Vault

Building
October 30, 2013

As a Platinum Autodesk Partner and one of the leading implementation experts around Vault, it is our mission to keep you apprised of the latest functionality and releases.  Additionally, we feel that it is also best that we make sure we map out what “best practices” are around any Vault upgrade.   Our technical team has done […]

(Super) Early Registration for Synergis University 2014!

Building
October 22, 2013

We opened registration for Synergis University 2014 today! Past attendees asked if they could sign up early, so we said yes, and for doing so, you get a really great discount. Mark your calendars and sign up today: Synergis University 2014 will take place on June 4, 2014 at the Sands Hotel in Bethlehem, PA. […]

Autodesk Remote: What Is It and What Can It Do For Me?

Building
October 3, 2013

Posted on October 3, 2013 by Darin Green, Synergis Lead Helpdesk Technician: In the last month, Autodesk released Autodesk Remote.  This new app allows you to take your designs anywhere, but how do you know if it is for you? Are you a Subscription Customer?                                                                               Are you always on the go?           […]

Tech-Clarity Reveals Important Points to Look for in PDM and PLM Solutions

Building
October 2, 2013

Here’s a well written and informative buyer’s guide written by Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown for any organization considering PDM and eventually PLM. As Tech-Clarity’s Managing Engineering Data concludes, “Product data management is the fundamental building block of any engineering software strategy and helps companies get the most out of their precious engineering resources.” [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysywWjgP6x0&feature=youtu.be] Read the […]

Autodesk Rentals: What is the benefit of "Pay as You Go"?

Building
September 24, 2013

On Monday, September 16, 2013, Autodesk announced a new rental structure for Autodesk software.  Since then, we have received many questions from our customers as to what they should do.  What are the benefits of each and how do you know which option would be more suitable for your business?  Let’s talk about it. Renting […]

Improving Dimension Visibility in AutoCAD

Building
September 5, 2013

Posted on September 5, 2013 by Jim Swain, Synergis Project Manager for Manufacturing Solution: On a busy drawing it can be challenging to read the dimension text.  Here the red dimension is lost in the green duct work. To make the text easier to read the dimension style can be edited or the individual dimension’s properties […]

How to Identify a Secondary AutoCAD Electrical Catalog

Manufacturing
September 4, 2013

Posted on September 4, 3013 by Todd Schmoock, Synergis Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: AutoCAD Electrical allows you to define a secondary catalog to search.  Setting this option up gives the user an ability to store additional manufacturer part numbers in a totally separate database. Identifying a Secondary AutoCAD Electrical Catalog 1.  Create your secondary catalog database.  […]

Penn State Tests Laser Scanning

Building
August 29, 2013

Last year, Autodesk asked us if we would like to take part in a project at Penn State University with PMC to laser scan a building inside and out.  Two of our Solutions Engineers, Bob Baylor and Todd Schmoock, visited Penn State and worked with a team from PMC (Production Modeling Corporation) to use Autodesk […]

New tools are great! (If you know how to use them)

Building
August 28, 2013

Are you using all the tools in your 2014 Autodesk Design Suite? Thinking about upgrading to a Suite and want to see what the additional solutions can do for you?  Then the upcoming user groups are a must attend for you. There are lots of new products included in the Suites that can help you […]