Autodesk Digital Prototyping next acquisition in CAM ?
Autodesk Inventor the flagship product of Autodesk has acquired many third party CAD / FEA / CFD companies to enhance and strengthen the Digital Prototyping solutions. Acquisition of tools such as Algor, Moldflow, CFDesign has made Autodesk Inventor move ahead of its rival 3D CAD tools, making its interoperability to the next level. Its now essential to see how Autodesk looks forward to make a mark in the Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) segment to leverage its digital prototyping solutions. A list of compatible CAM tools are made available in the http://partnerproducts.autodesk.com/compatiblewith/inventor.asp portal.
If the next acquisition is the CAM front, then the digital prototyping solutions that Autodesk can offer would make it complete in all respects, right from Digital Modeling to Digital Testing followed by Digital Manufacturing.
Its a matter of time to see which CAM tool Autodesk will acquire to enhance its digital manufacturing segment within the digital prototyping solutions that Autodesk offers.
Some of the existing CAM Solutions in the Market are . . .
What is your prediction ?