The MecSoft Corp. is a developer of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software solutions, a customer of MachineWorks Ltd. since 2003, has licensed MachineWorks’ cloud-computing technology.
MachineWorks Ltd is the leading provider of component software for CNC simulation, verification, and polygon-mesh modeling. The new cloud-based technology provides CNC manufacturers with an effective solution for running simulation on a server whilst displaying the results on one or more remote clients.
Multiple MachineWorks simulations can be run concurrently on a single server and a single simulation can be synchronized across multiple clients simultaneously. VisualCAMc for Onshape is MecSoft’s browser-based, first production level cloud CAM app for Onshape. Incorporating MachineWorks’ cloud-based libraries, VisualCAMc provides the functionality of MecSoft’s desktop-based VisualCAM running on the cloud on any internet-connected device that supports standard web browsers.
Cloud-computing is radically changing the way industries work and communicate. Manufacturing software providers seeking to provide their users with the many advantages of cloud-based working can now benefit from MachineWorks’ client-server APIs.
“We chose simulation libraries from MachineWorks for our cloud CAM product VisualCAMc because of the unparalleled quality and speed of their libraries, ease of integration and also their excellent support. These factors combined with our long and valued relationship with MachineWorks made it a natural choice for us. We are very happy with the results and are excited to be one of the first companies to implement production level CAM on the cloud,”
-Joe Anand, President & CEO of MecSoft Corporation.
Networked devices such as mobile phones, tablets, laptops, and desktops can visualize and drive connected MachineWorks simulations running on a remote server. Multiple clients can access the same server simulation and a single server can support multiple simulations on multiple clients.
Geometry is native to the client allowing local graphical operations without server round-tripping. As with the standard MachineWorks API, the client module allows applications to use MachineWorks graphics as provided or to combine MachineWorks geometry with their own graphics pipeline.
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Source: The article was gently conceded by MachineWorks, and was re-edited by João Andrade on Feb21, 2019;