Al Dean

Al Dean

Al Dean is DEVELOP3D’s editor in chief and has been writing and talking about product development technology for the last 20 years. With a technical background in product design and engineering, he still gets excited about new ways to apply a fillet.

Stress and model simulation-nTop

REVIEW // nTop Platform 2.4

Posted by - March 4, 2020
The geometry that designers and engineers are asked to create is increasing in complexity, as companies explore new ways to manufacture products. Al Dean looks at a tool specifically built…
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WacomOne

REVIEW // Wacom One

Posted by - March 2, 2020
Wacom’s Cintiq products have been the de facto standard for pen-based workstation input for decades – but can the Japanese master continue to dominate at a lower price point? Al…
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REVIEW // Theorem XR

Posted by - February 27, 2020
When it comes to wrangling data for visualisation purposes, Theorem has been at it for longer than most. Al Dean takes a look at what the company has to offer…
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Altair Inspire

REVIEW // Altair Inspire Studio 2019

Posted by - February 27, 2020
Altair has rebranded and revitalised the product formerly known and SolidThinking Evolve and it’s looking good. Al Dean takes a look at a system built from the ground up for…
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