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December 2011
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Buy SolidWorks & Get an iPad 2 Ready to boost your team's productivity?
2011 Software Tax Advantages – Learn More Chipotle Moves Mountains with 3D Printing
3D Mice – On Sale NOW Produce World-Class Manufacturing Assembly Instructions
DriveWorks Year End Special Offers Are you strong smart enough to break handcuffs?
Events 3DConnection releases SpaceMouse Pro
Free Product and Solution Events    

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Buy SolidWorks & Get an iPad 2

Maximize your design productivity with SolidWorks Premium, the comprehensive 3D design solution!
And until December 30, when you purchase a new license of SolidWorks Premium with subscription, 3DVision Technologies will send you an iPad 2.


Buy SolidWorks and get an iPad2.
To take advantage of this offer, click here


2011 Software Tax Advantages – Learn More
What is Section 179?


Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase of qualifying equipment and/or software purchased of financed during the 2011 tax year. That means if you buy (or lease) a piece of qualifying equipment, you can deduct the full purchase price from your gross income.

What Software Qualifies?

For basic eligibility, software must meet all the following general specifications:

The software must be financed or purchased outright.

The software must be used in your business or income-producing activity.

The software must have a determinable useful life.

The software must be expected to last more than one year.

Section 179 does come with limits – there are caps to the total amount written off. For more specific details visit www.section179.org

If you are thinking of purchasing software, now is a great time to take advantage of the tax benefits.

For more information, or to speak with a 3DVision Technologies sales rep, email us at info@3dvision.com or call 1-800-745-3136


2011 Software tax advantages.
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3D Mice – On Sale NOW

For a very limited time 3DVision Technologies has an offer you do not want to miss.

Right now you can boost your design productivity with a 3DConnexion 3D Mouse at a price that cannot be beat.

Save $100 on the purchase of a SpacePilot PRO OR Purchase a SpacePilot PRO and receive a Space Navigator for Free!

This offer is only available at the 3DConnexion web store at www.3dconnexion.com/shop

To receive offer 1* ($100 off the purchase of a SpacePilot PRO) Enter 253DV1211

To receive offer 2* (Buy a PRO receive a Navigator) Enter SN3DV1211

*Offers expire December 15, 2011. Customer may redeem only one voucher code.


3D Mice-On Sale NOW!
To take advantage of this offer, click here


DriveWorks Year End Special Offers

For a limited time DriveWorks is offering end of the year special pricing.

DriveWorks Pro – Multiple Seat Deal

A sliding scale will be applied when multiple seats of DriveWorks Pro are purchased. To obtain a quote, click here.

DriveWorks Solo

3 for the price of 2 Purchase 3 licenses of DriveWorks Solo and pay for 2. This represents a 33% savings. To obtain a quote, click here.


DriveWorks Year-End Special Offers.
Get year-end special pricing here




Ready to boost your team’s productivity?

An easy step with big rewards is to use SolidWorks data management.

Take two minutes, and gain knowledge of how SolidWorks Enterprise Product Data Management will positively impact your team's efficiency, streamline your processes, and accelerate innovation.

SolidWorks data management.
Click here to learn the fundamentals of SolidWorks Data Management now


Chipotle Moves Mountains with 3D Printing

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how Stratasys 3D Printers helped create Chipotle’s popular Back to the Start animation short film.

During the film, hear how Bob Thorne, special effects supervisor at Artem Ltd., explain how his team shaved almost a week off a tight production timeline by using a Stratasys 3D Printer to create just one character.

To view the video, click here

To request a sample part, click here


Stratasys printers.
For more information on Stratasys 3D Printers, click here


Produce World-Class Manufacturing Assembly Instructions

Are effective manufacturing assembly instructions critical to the success of your business?

If they are, our new 3DVIA Composer video will show you how leading companies leverage existing 3D CAD data to quickly create visual assets, which can be published as 2D-based documentation, and even fully-interactive 3D animations. The result is world-class manufacturing assembly instructions.

See how the powerful combination of SolidWorks Premium and 3DVIA Composer technical communication software can help your company.

Start assembly instructions sooner, update them faster, and complete them concurrently with the product design.

Produce clear visual assembly instructions that leave no room for confusion, interpretation or ambiguity.

Reduce manufacturing personnel training time requirements and decrease localization costs.

Get manufacturing assembly right the first time, with fewer errors and less rework.


3DVIA Composer.
Click here to learn more


Are you strong smart enough to break handcuffs?

Remove the guesswork from your designs.

We know you are smart enough to set up a physical test, now see how with SolidWorks Simulation you can use the same knowledge to reduce the time and costs of physical testing and get to the best design faster.

We will prove it by breaking handcuffs and you can break free from the tedium and stress of your daily design challenges.


Are you smart enough to break the handcuffs?
Watch now to see how strong is strong enough


3DConnexion releases SpaceMouse Pro

The newly released SpaceMouse Pro from 3Dconnexion features an advanced ergonomic design with provides users with a higher level of comfort and easier access to its professional features. These improvements will ultimately lead to increased performance and a better user experience. Specific new features include:

• A full size, soft coated hand rest

• Larger, more tactile function keys

• A new On-screen Display for visualizing function key assignment

• Virtual Number Pad

The new SpaceMouse Pro is available immediatly for $299. For more information on the product, click here



SpaceMouse Pro available now.
For more information on SpaceMouse Pro, click here



Free Product and Solution Events

3DVision Technologies offers hands-on product seminars, webinars and demos free for engineers, engineering managers and designers looking to educate themselves on Design Validation, Product Data Management, Documentation Software, 3D Printing & Design Automation.

InspectionXpert for SolidWorks

InspectionXpert for SolidWorks is first article and in process inspection software that automates the creation of a bubbled print and inspection report



2pm EST

Click here to register

For a complete list of 3DVision Events, click here.

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