Quickie: Autodesk’s decent FQ3 doesn’t help, investors unhappy with Q4 outlook

Quickie: ESI’s Q3 goes to plan

Hot Topics ESI yesterday released Q3 results that show … no real change. The company’s reinvention continues. Revenue in Q3 was €28.6 million, up 2% as reported and down 1% in constant currencies (cc). Software license revenue was up 1% (but down 3% cc) to...
Quickie: Hexagon adds Volume Graphics to inspection software offering

Quickie: Siemens gets into material science with MultiMech

CAE Goodness: Two acquisitions in one week. They have been busy! Siemens just announced that it will acquire MultiMechanics, Inc., maker of the MultiMech suite of material analysis tools. MultiMech uses finite element methods to do microstructural analysis,...
Quickie: Hexagon adds Volume Graphics to inspection software offering

Quickie: Siemens adds Atlas 3D to 3D printing bench

Blog Siemens announced yesterday that it will acquire Atlas 3D, Inc. before then end of November. Atlas 3D makes Sunata, software that helps designers optimize print orientation and support structures for direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) printers via sophisticated...
Quickie: Autodesk’s decent FQ3 doesn’t help, investors unhappy with Q4 outlook

Quickie: ANSYS beats expectations in Q3

Hot Topics I’m battling the flu/plague/chest infection/dunno so this has to be written between sneezes and coughs. I’ll be more thorough after I’ve listened to the earnings call. ANSYS reported Q3 revenue and earnings ahead of their own forecasts,...
Quickie: Autodesk’s decent FQ3 doesn’t help, investors unhappy with Q4 outlook

Quickie: Hexagon’s Q3 dragged down by electronics woes

Hexagon Hexagon just reported results for the third quarter — and they’re not awesome: Total revenue was up 1% as reported to €956 million but down 3% in constant currencies/on an organic basis (cco). That’s about 1% slower growth than expected,...
Quickie: Hexagon adds Volume Graphics to inspection software offering

Quickie: ANSYS snaps up Dynardo for PIDO

Blog ANSYS just announced that it is will acquire long-time partner Dynardo, maker of optiSLang, a process integration and design optimization (PIDO) tool. I first became aware of Dynardo years ago, when it presented at a conference about the work it was doing in...