Since the 1970s, A great development has happened in the technology of CAD and CAM. At first, the CAD/CAM system is basically developed by different manufacturers (like some of the famous aircraft company, automobile manufacturing company) according to their own needs and the integration level is not high enough. Graduaally, as the technology gets mature and the market demand is increasing, special CAD/CAM software developers start to appear. Now, the current commercialized CAD/CAM system has generally been researched and developed for a couple of decades and its functions are complete to some extent. But merger and buyout technology is common in a competitive market, this system usually has varied data structures and cannot be well integrated, which lead to the expansion rate of the system far outweighs the growth rate of function. To realization of full integration will not happen overnight, but with the application of Object oriented (OO) technology, the software developers are committed to the improvement of it. In addition, web-based collaborative design is also a pattern that the current software developers developed to make the CAD/CAE/CAM software access to the Internet. While it still has some problem such as high quality graphic representation, browser-side oriented data transmission and browse technology, there are many developers carrying out the research related to those technologies mentioned above. In the near future, we are able to get CAD/CAM software system with better cost performance.
ZWSOFT (ZWCAD Software Co., Ltd.) is a world-renowned CAD/CAM solutions provider, with over 320,000 clients across 80 countries. With a reputation as a committed and reliable provider of CAD/CAM software to the AEC and MCAD industries, ZWSOFT has created design software products that have continuously satisfied the needs of 2D and 3D. Some of ZWSOFT's major clients include Siemens, Sony Ericsson, Panasonic, Carrefour, and Saint-Gobain.
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