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Autodesk Adds 3D Mouse Support to AutoCAD and Autodesk Showcase 2012

By DE Editors

3Dconnexion has announced that Autodesk has added native 3D mouse support in AutoCAD 2012. Autodesk Showcase 2012 was also added to 3Dconnexion’s portfolio of supported applications, offering architects, designers, engineers, and managers native 3D mouse support in the real-time 3D presentation and rendering software. AutoCAD 2012 support includes 3Dconnexion 3D mouse compatibility in the full line of AutoCAD products.


“Autodesk continues to innovate around its design and engineering software portfolio for manufacturers. This year, we’re proud to deliver AutoCAD customers even greater flexibility and accessibility, with the inclusion of new tools for direct modeling,” says Amy Bunszel, vice president of AutoCAD Products, Autodesk. “We’re pleased to support 3Dconnexion 3D mice in AutoCAD and Autodesk Showcase 2012, helping our customers design and navigate more quickly and easily in 3D.”

3D mice allow AutoCAD and Showcase 2012 users to pan, zoom and rotate simultaneously.

“Native support in AutoCAD and Showcase 2012 marks yet another watershed for 3Dconnexion, underscoring the significance of 3D mice in today’s 3D design environments,” says Dieter Neujahr, CEO and president of 3Dconnexion. “3Dconnexion 3D mice are a must-have for any designer working in a high-performance, state-of-the-art 3D design platforms.”

For more information, visit 3Dconnexion and Autodesk.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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