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Business: 3Dlabs Reports Loss - Aquisition by Creative
Posted Tue March 12, 2002 @02:23PM
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Hardware 3Dlabs, makers of high-end graphics boards for PCs, has announced a wider than expected fourth quarter loss of $8.9 million.

The company has also entered a definitive agreement to be aquired by Creative Technology. Creative Technology (aka Creative Labs) is a shareholder in 3Dlabs and has worked with the company since 1995 when the two combined to release a 3D gaming board.

3Dlabs will continue to supply, support and develop all of its product lines, including Wildcat® and Oxygen®, with no expected disruption in supply to any of its customers.

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Events: Fluent Inc. Announces Fidap User Group Meeting
Posted Tue March 12, 2002 @01:10PM
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ANSYS FLUENT In recognition of the specific needs of our FIDAP user community, Fluent Inc. will again be offering a U.S. FIDAP Software Users' Group Meeting. Attendance at this UGM will give our users a chance to interact with the top echelon of CFD users in the world. Come to this year's U.S. FIDAP UGM and learn how others in industry are applying CFD and meet with our technical staff.

Dates: June 17-19, 2002
Location: Evanston, Illinois, USA

For more information: http://www.fluent.com/support/ugm/fidap/index.htm

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Business: FLOW SCIENCE, INC. ANNOUNCES NEW ASSOCIATE
Posted Mon March 11, 2002 @07:50PM
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News Tom Jensen writes "SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, March 8, 2002. Flow Science, Inc. announced today it has entered into an agreement with Complex Flow Design AS (CFD) for CFD to represent Flow Science’s FLOW-3D® computational fluid dynamics software in Scandinavia for both sales and engineering consulting purposes to the civil hydraulics, environmental engineering, process engineering, maritime, oil & gas and MEMS industries. Flow Science’s Associate in Finland, VTT Industrial Systems, will continue to represent FLOW-3D® in Scandinavia for the casting, coating and aerospace industries.

Flow Science, Inc. is a privately held software company specializing in high fidelity fluid dynamics modeling software for industrial and scientific applications worldwide. In addition to its new presence in the UK, Flow Science also has Associates for FLOW-3D® in Japan, Germany, Korea, Finland, Russia, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and Southeast Asia. Flow Science is located in Santa Fe, NM.

Complex Flow Design AS is a privately held Norwegian company specializing in applied computational fluid dynamics consulting solutions. Complex Flow Design AS is based in Trondheim, Norway.

For information, contact Ms. Rena Coby-Madrid at (505) 982-0088 or rena@flow3d.com or Mr. Ernst Hansen at 47 7383 1741 or ernst.hansen@complex-flow.com."

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Events: BRN Offers CFdesign Seminar
Posted Tue March 05, 2002 @07:24PM
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News Blue Ridge Numerics is offering a free seminar for product development engineers. The seminar will allow you to:
  • Learn how you can optimize every new product design for fluid flow and heat transfer performance
  • See how easy it is to use native MCAD models and assemblies for simulation
  • Discover how to reduce time and expense of physical prototyping and field testing
  • Find out why engineering teams at Caterpillar, Honda, Honeywell, Northrop-Grumman and Siemens are using CFdesign to help bring better products to market faster

The 2 ½ hour seminar is geared towards Product Development Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Chief Engineers and Engineering Managers and will include tips & tricks to improve your next product design while getting an up-close look at how a new generation of engineers is using CFdesign as an extension of their 3D MCAD system to optimize fluid flow and heat transfer performance.A

Seminar Agenda
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Seminar Registration or call 1-434-977-2764 ext.117

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Business: CFX Joins PTC Alliance Program
Posted Tue February 26, 2002 @06:44PM
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ANSYS CFX CFX announced today that it has established an enterprise software partner alliance (ESP) with PTC, The Product Development Company. CFX has selected PTC because of its product breadth and depth that satisfy the design needs of every type of manufacturer. Through PTC's ESP program, CFX will improve customers' efficiency and profitability by delivering outstanding CFD solutions and support.
"CFX is committed to providing the flexible interfaces to geometry creation tools that will increase productivity and decrease the design cycle to make our customers more successful. The ability to directly import CAD geometry from a powerful CAD package such as Pro/ENGINEER provides our customers with tremendous time and cost savings compared to other less direct import methods. Together with PTC, we are helping customers develop superior products," commented Dr. Brad Hutchinson, Vice President of CFX Mechanical Engineering.
CFX-5 best in class software from CFX, contains very powerful tools and efficient features, such as CAD interfaces to read geometries directly from leading CAD systems such as Pro/ENGINEER without losing information. This feature along with meshing flexibility, superior solver technology, scalable parallelization and qualitative/quantitative post-processing make CFX-5 an advanced and easy-to-use CFD tool.

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Events: Fluent UGM 2002
Posted Mon February 25, 2002 @06:49PM
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Announcements This year's Fluent User Group Meeting will be held June 10-12, 2002 at the Holiday Inn - Manchester, New Hampshire.

Attendance at Fluent's annual Users' Group Meetings gives our users a chance to interact with the top echelon of CFD users in the world. Come to this year's annual UGM and learn how others in industry are applying CFD, meet with our technical staff, and provide your input to the future development of the software you are using.

This year's meeting will include pre-meeting training seminars, as well as product reports, a comprehensive lecture series on specific applications, and the ever-popular user presentations. The CFD pavilion returns, featuring exhibits by our hardware and software partners, posters by Fluent engineers, and product information. Also, an exciting new session will highlight our new web-based solutions program.

Visit http://www.fluent.com to register and/or learn more about this year's meeting.

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