The Spatial Blend - 2021 Q4 Issue

Dec 23, 2021 10:02:18 AM

Q4 2021 In Review: A Great End to a Great Year

Spatial has been hard at work this quarter with a brand new release, hiring new team members, and creating new blogs and content. We have spent this last year growing our team, developing new innovations and solutions, and coming up with new educational materials to better facilitate you and your team's success. Check out what we have been up to this quarter below. We hope you have a great rest of the year and happy holidays!

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Happy Holidays!

We here at Spatial want to wish you happy holidays! Wherever you are spending your holidays this year, we hope they are full of joy and love! 

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Partnership Activities

1280px-Stäubli_International_logo.svgStäubli Robotics Suite 2022: Developed in Partnership with Spatial

"Today, Spatial provides us with a complete range of tools with high-performance and reliable components, but beyond the purely technical side, I particularly appreciated the quality and responsiveness with which Spatial accompanied us." said Stéphane Blanc, Head of R&D robotics user software. "The open-mindedness and willingness to understand the specific needs of our business from Spatial's experts has enabled us to establish real, collaborative work with our R&D teams, signaling the beginning of a solid and long-lasting partnership."

New functionalities and this modern 3D engine make the latest 2022 version of the Stäubli development environment an extremely powerful engineering tool that impresses with its high performance, even in elaborate and complex simulations, all while being a pleasure and easy to use. Read more by clicking the button below.

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Our latest Webinar is Available to All!

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Our latest webinar Learn How to Easily Multi-Thread your ACIS Workflows is now available on our YouTube Channel! We heard you loud and clear! This webinar has been retooled and is now available to anyone on our YouTube channel.

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New Hires!

We've added a number of new team members this quarter. They will help us continue to reshape how our team thinks about our offerings and how we are providing value to you! Please help us welcome our new team members!


Thomas Nielsen

After starting his career as an engineer developing medical equipment software, Thomas went to medical school and became a cardiologist. Throughout his career he has continued to program, writing software for a hyperspectral imaging microscope, and for the past ten years ran a company developing software for nuclear cardiology. Thomas joins Spatial as a software engineer focused on InterOp Development.


Aniket Sane

Aniket Purushottam Sane has joined Spatial as a part of the R&D team. He is returning to Spatial after a decade of exploring industries and developing his knowledge. He is thankful for getting a chance to work with Spatial again and will be working in our CGM Component team.


Sharvari Relkar

Sharvari is a Computer Science Graduate and joins Spatial as a Software Engineer. She has previous work experience developing software components for OEMs specific to the automobile industry using diverse frameworks and languages.

Pierre Du Charme

Pierre Du Charme

Pierre is a seasoned software engineer who has spent most of his career in the CAD/BIM software development industry with a couple of stints in 3D scanning software development. He brings a passion for teamwork and creating innovative solutions for customers. Pierre joins our InterOp Development team in NAM as a Software Engineering Senior Manager.

Mickey Clauson


Mickey Clausen

Mickey is a finance graduate from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania. With 18 years of previous work experience as a Data and Finance analyst with IBM, Mickey brings a vast array of financial & analytical experience to the Spatial FP&A group. Mickey joins Spatial as an FP&A Analyst in the Finance department.

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Prasad M Patil

Prasad graduated in Mechanical Engineering and started his professional career as a software programmer in 2005. He has worked with 3DPLM Soft. Soln. Ltd. in SolidWorks (Translators) and CATIA (Surface design) teams for 5 years. He has also worked with various other companies and products in the CAD domain. He has a keen interest in mathematics and technologies involved in CAD modeling.

Satoko Haruta

Satoko Haruta

For the past two and a half years, Haruta-san has been working for Spatial Japan, handling invoices, royalties, and marketing. She is moving into an account manager role. Haruta-san in the past has worked for Fujitsu, a Japanese computer company, for 10 years, where she was involved in the overseas OEM business and sales promotion to customers in the domestic information distribution industry.


Alain David Carballeyra

Alain, also known as “Dave”, is a Computer Science graduate and an MBA candidate at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, focusing on Strategic Management. Regarding Product Management, Dave has been successful in vertical and horizontal market integrations to identify and capture new opportunities. Dave has a long history in the dental and CAD Markets and joins the Spatial Team as a Project Manager.


Craig Dennis

Craig is a serial founder, tech leader, and “Geometry Guru.” A one-time employee of Spatial in the role of ACIS\InterOp Application Engineer, he co-founded TransMagic, Inc. in 2001, single-handedly developing and publishing the first six versions of the company’s foundational software, which utilizes AGM\InterOp as a core technology. He served as CTO during his time there, guiding all product, software, infrastructure, and technical decisions. Craig joins Spatial as our North American Senior Technical Director.


Mayuri Jirgale

Mayuri is an Electronics and telecommunication graduate from the Government College of engineering Karad (Shivaji University). She then worked at Prescient Technologies for more than 2 years in a developer role and then for a few months at Siemens on Solid Edge-related development. And now joins Spatial as an R&D Software Engineer and will be working in the geometry domain within the ACIS team.


Read the latest from the Developer to Developer Blog:

Robotics Software Application

Determining What Robot Software You Need

Building robots is challenging. The robotics industry (industrial and consumer) is filled with tales of companies that have shut down development despite having realistic visions and the necessary funding. Successful robotics projects rely heavily on robot software to design parts and simulate performance. 

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What Are Robotics and Automation

Automation and Robotics

Automation and robots are two distinct technologies, but the terms are often used interchangeably. Together, they have transformed the manufacturing space. Formerly time-consuming duties are now fully automated with minimal operator input, and robots are taking over more labor-intensive and hazardous tasks from humans. So how are automation and robotics different, and how are they related?

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additive and subtractive

The Difference Between Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing

Technological advances have revolutionized speed and affordability to make on-demand manufacturing accessible for businesses of all sizes. Companies can create, test, and produce new products with significantly less risk by taking advantage of these processes. So when should you choose additive manufacturing vs. subtractive manufacturing?

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Automation and Robotics Engineering

Automation and Robotics Engineering

Robotics, pioneered in the 1960s, combines mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science to create flexible machines able to handle precision duties far more efficiently than human workers. Thus automation and robotics engineering was born.

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Additive Manufacturing Technologies

List of Additive Manufacturing Technologies

Additive manufacturing technologies allow companies to access affordable, on-demand products. These technologies are especially useful for rapid prototyping, allowing complex parts to be created up to 100 times faster than subtractive methods.


Our Glossary

Check out our Glossary page below! Our glossary has a range of topics we cover, from modeling concepts to industry developments. You can find a wide range of information on any topic you are interested in. All you need to do is search for the industry or topic. 



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