AutoCAD Exchange Will Help Users Be More Productive, Share Tips and Have
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Mar. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autodesk,
Inc.(Nasdaq: ADSK) today announced the AutoCAD Exchange, an online destination
for AutoCAD users to connect and learn from experts, provide feedback to the
product developers, and access professional tools that can help them do their
jobs better. The online community is rich with original multimedia content,
including an entertaining video series about "working for the man", eLearning
tools and aggregated CAD information from Web-based resources. Visitors can
also create profiles to personalize their experience and share their own tips,
scripts and applications, projects and experiences with the global community
of AutoCAD users.
"With millions of AutoCAD enthusiasts around the world, we wanted to
harness the power of sharing information in one, centralized location," said
Guri Stark, vice president, AutoCAD and Platform Products. "AutoCAD Exchange
provides designers and drafters with the ability to quickly connect with one
another, learn from each other, and access educational tools to do their jobs
AutoCAD Exchange is the first fully comprehensive online portal for
AutoCAD users, bringing together a wide-ranging assortment of multi-media
resources and content sharing tools for designers, including:
-- AutoCAD Tips -AutoCAD Exchange provides users with an opportunity to
hear directly from the product development team to garner tips and
tricks from technical marketing experts for all AutoCAD-based
products, leveraging video demonstrations for greater impact. Visitors
can also hear from industry experts like Robert Green on best
practices for managing and enforcing CAD standards through a series of
-- User Collaboration -Users can upload their work and gather instant
feedback from their peers with commenting capabilities in the
-- CAD Resources - Users have access to a wide variety of resources on
the AutoCAD Exchange site, including eLearning curriculum, and
Autodesk University courses, among others. Additionally, a robust
Google-based search engine makes it easy to find information from
Autodesk and across the Web.
-- Daily Blog Feed - A blog role provides users with the latest in CAD
news, featuring posts in a daily feed from CAD industry bloggers, as
well as Autodesk bloggers like Shaan Hurley, Heidi Hewitt and Lynn
-- Online Help - Previously only available within the AutoCAD
application, users can now get answers to their questions quickly with
online help for AutoCAD 2010.
The launch of AutoCAD Exchange coincides with the availability of the
Autodesk 2010 design software product line, including AutoCAD 2010. The latest
release of AutoCAD software provides even more power and innovation to
document, communicate, explore and customize design ideas. AutoCAD 2010
introduces powerful new capabilities to help users tackle their most
challenging design problems, including free-form design tools, parametric
drawing and enhanced PDF support.
Autodesk, Inc. is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the
manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets.
Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the
broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art Digital Prototyping solutions to help
customers experience their ideas before they are real. Fortune 1000 companies
rely on Autodesk for the tools to visualize, simulate and analyze real-world
performance early in the design process to save time and money, enhance
quality and foster innovation. For additional information about Autodesk,
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