Origin News & Events

    Setup MBD to Get the Best Use

    Posted on Tue, Jul 12, 2016

    Oboe Wu from SOLIDWORKS discusses setting up for MBD so that you can make the best use of it. Included is installation, licensing (floating), command ribbon bar, shortcut toolbar etc. You definitely want to give this a read through as he has good visuals to explore. Read more.

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    Topics: origin international, SolidWorks, CheckMate, MBD

    Eliminate Costly Errors

    Posted on Wed, Jul 06, 2016

    The ultimate goal of the standard called Model Based Definition (MBD) and standards such as ASME Y14.41-2003 (updated in 2012) and Military-Standard-31000 (Revision A) in 2013 is to eliminate the costly and often error-prone drawing-based documentation still used to communicate design intent and manufacturing details. Find out what  on the SOLIDWORKS Blog has to say. Read more... Read More

    Topics: SolidWorks, CheckMate, Origin, MBD

    Re-use Your CAD

    Posted on Thu, Jun 23, 2016

    There is certainly a lot of buzz lately surrounding the topic of the Digital Thread and the Model Base Enterprise (MBE).   Those  who attended the National Institute of Standards & Technology, MBE Summit 2016 came away with a lot better understanding of the impact these topics are having on industry today.

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    Origin's Bob Stone Co-authors GPU Accelerated CAD Paper

    Posted on Mon, Jun 13, 2016

    Origin's Bob Stone co-authored a paper to be presented by Venu Kurella and Dr. Allan Spence of McMaster University on “GPU Accelerated CAD to Inspection Data Deviation Colormap Generation” (Computer Aided Design and Applications, 2016) CAD'16, June 27-29, 2016, Vancouver, BC, CanadaCAD_updated_logo_227_x_96SMALLER.jpg

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    Topics: origin international, CAD Conferences, GPU Accelerated CAD, Colormap Generation

    Embrace the Model Based Enterprise with Origin's CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS

    Posted on Thu, May 26, 2016

    by David Schlitt, May 18, 2016

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    Topics: MBD, MBE, Model Based Enterprise

    Still running CheckMate 12.1? You Need To Read This

    Posted on Tue, May 10, 2016

    The switch from the Autodesk platform to the SOLIDWORKS platform has been a very large step in the evolution of the CheckMate brand. Many of our customers who have switched over have enjoyed the familiarity of the old platform, but with many new and exciting enhancements. This is just the beginning for CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS.

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    Enabling MBD, MBE, PMI, and Digital Enterprise

    Posted on Thu, Mar 31, 2016

    Action Engineering will present an immersive technical training workshop on April 26 & 27, 2016 in the Los Angeles area. Enabling MBD, MBE, PMI, and Digital Enterprise is pertinent to the digital enterprises of the aerospace, defense, automotive, medical, and other product development industries.

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    Topics: MBD

    MBD Implementation 10 DOs and 10 DON’Ts – Don’t Be Confined to Design Department Alone

    Posted on Fri, Mar 18, 2016

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    Topics: SolidWorks, CheckMate, MBD

    McMaster Manuf. Research Institute :April 7th Event

    Posted on Fri, Mar 11, 2016


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    CheckMate Fully Integrates with SOLIDWORKS MBD

    Posted on Wed, Feb 10, 2016

    You don't want to miss this short read about how Origins’ CheckMate is fully integrated with SOLIDWORKS MBD and provides a Model-Based Inspection (MBI) capability for CMM programming.

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    Topics: SolidWorks, CheckMate, SWW, MBD