18 January

Dassault Systèmes will soon open up the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to work directly with CATIA V5 and SOLIDWORKS. This will be an extension of the backward compatibility with CATIA V5 from 2017.

POWER’BY for CATIA V5 and Solidworks will be released from 9 February (On-Premise) and 2 March 2018 (On Cloud).

Multi-CAD POWER’BY for NX, Inventor, Creo, SolidEdge will be released in June 2018 (On-Premise and On Cloud).

All release dates are provided by Dassault Systèmes and are subject to change.


POWER'BY Dassault Systems 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

What is POWER’BY?

A new functionality delivered on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform which allows CATIA and non-CATIA models to be brought into the platform natively to leverage other capabilities of 3DEXPERIENCE, most notably DELMIA for manufacturing and SIMULIA for advanced analysis.

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Other benefits include data management, project management and search capabilities which are embedded in the platform. The goal is to be more inclusive and to make platform capabilities easily accessible to all regardless of their chosen design tool.

The first applications will be for CATIA V5 and SOLIDWORKS, but Dassault Systèmes has intentions to extend this to competitive solutions including Siemens NX, PTC Creo, Autodesk Inventor and a few others.

POWER’BY unlocks the model-based apps in the 3DEXPERIENCE platform while maintaining our existing file-based CAD systems.  This allows us to quickly jump onto the platform, driving critical business benefits through digitalisation of our product and processes.

Greg Brock – Manager, Configuration Management Systems, GE Power

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