The Spatial Blend - 2023 H1 Issue

Jul 17, 2023 11:40:33 AM

H1 2023 In Review: Expanding and Learning

Spatial has been hard at work this year, hiring a slew of new team members, expanding efficient workflows and collaborations, building new ways of doing what we do best, exhibiting at events, and launching the 2023 1.0.1 Release! Check out all that we have been up to this first half of the year below.

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2023 1.0.1 Has Released

On May 2nd, we launched our new software version, 2023 1.0.1! The stories in this release cover a range of topics and bring many new enhancements to the Spatial portfolio, including:

Follow the links above or the button below to read the release stories and learn about the new capabilities we've incorporated into our components.


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New Webinar

Watch our webinar released this month, where we show off ACIS Polyhedra and introduce all of its capabilities. Register below to learn all about ACIS Polyhedra.




IREX 2023

Join us at IREX 2023 in November in Japan and be part of cutting-edge robotics and automation. Connect with industry leaders, participate in thought-provoking discussions, and experience the future of technology in action.

Save the date and mark your calendars! We can't wait to welcome you to our booth and share with you the remarkable possibilities that our robotics and automation solutions bring to the world.

Stay tuned for more updates leading up to IREX 2023. We look forward to seeing you there!


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Asia Insiders Summit

Last month we held our 3D Insider's Summits across Asia.

If you were able to attend, we wanted to express our deepest appreciation for your presence at this incredible gathering of 3D enthusiasts. 

Throughout the event, we showcased the latest advancements in our 3D software, unveiling exciting features and demonstrating how they can revolutionize your processes and workflows. 

The event was also a fantastic opportunity to connect with fellow professionals, exchange insights, and build valuable relationships within the industry. The energy and enthusiasm in the room were truly inspiring, and we are grateful for the knowledge and experiences shared by all attendees.

Reach out to your account manager if you want to learn about the information shared at the event. Otherwise, stay tuned for more exciting updates, workshops, and events in the future.

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Back in May, we got the opportunity to exhibit at Control. At the event, we were able to showcase our latest innovations and solutions in metrology. 

We also had the pleasure of connecting with industry leaders, exchanging ideas, and building relationships that will contribute to future innovation and growth.

Stay tuned for information about next year's show and more.


In late June, we had the privilege of exhibiting at Automatica, one of the world's leading trade fairs for robotics, automation, and artificial intelligence. The enthusiasm and interest shown by attendees was incredibly exciting to see.

We extend our sincerest gratitude to all who visited Extend3D's booth at Automatica and saw our showing. Your presence, curiosity, and engagement made the event fun and engaging. We are grateful for the opportunity to connect with you and look forward to continued collaboration as we shape the future of automation together.




Happy Mid-Summer!

A few weeks ago our team met for a lovely picnic full of games and activities to celebrate summer, family, and all of the great weather. We hope you are getting out and enjoying the wonderful summer this year.


New Hires!

We've added new team members this year. 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!

Somesh Kapil

Somesh Nandkishor Pande

Somesh is a CAD-CAM post-graduate engineer from SGGS IE&T, Nanded, who joins Spatial as an R&D Development Engineer focused on InterOp Development. He has three years of experience in the IT industry and has worked extensively in CAD software development and BIM domains. He has worked on different languages, platforms, software, and computers. Learning new trends and technologies is what he's passionate about.

Kapil Newaskar

Kapil is a mechanical engineer from Amravati University, Maharashtra, who joins Spatial as an R&D Quality Engineering Specialist, Spatial QA & Integration focused in ACIS. He has 3 years of experience in the IT industry and has worked in CAD and PLM domains. He has worked on different languages, platforms, tools, and frameworks. Learning and adapting to new trends and technologies is what he's passionate about.

Ujjawal Kumar Jha


Ujjawal Kumar Jha

Ujjawal is a Mechanical graduate from Dayananda Sagar Academy of Technology and Management, Bengaluru, and has joined as R&D Quality Assurance Engineer focused on InterOp. He has four years of experience and has worked in assuring the quality of CAD and PLM-based software. 

Supriya Ranaware

Supriya is an Electronics & Telecommunication Engineer from Govt. College of Engineering, Karad, who joins Spatial as an R&D Software Engineering Manager focused on InterOp Development. She has 9+ years of experience in software design, development, and integration. She is experienced in CAD development and CAD customization with advanced knowledge of C++ and algorithms. She aspires to get better at what she does and wants to expand her horizons.

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Suvodeep Debnath

Suvodeep graduated in Computer Science & Engineering from the Academy Of Technology, Adisaptagram. He has 2.5 years of experience in the IT industry and recently joined DS as an R&D Software Engineer focused on InterOp Development. Previously he has worked on providing solutions for Manufacturing Execution Systems using Delmia Apriso. He is very passionate about coding, solving real-life problems, and making a meaningful impact on the lives of others.

Siddharth Choudhury

Siddharth is an Electronics and Communication Engineer from VIT Vellore. He has 1.7 years of experience as a C++ developer and has worked with Tech giants and start-ups in domains like Banking and geometry. He has worked on tools like Mainframe and OpenSceneGraph. He is elated to join Spatial as an R&D Development Engineer focused on CGM Development.
He is passionate about C++, coding, and problem-solving and has developed a keen interest in end-to-end project delivery and project management.



Saikiran Chamakura

Sai, a Computer Science Engineering graduate, has recently joined SPATIAL as an R&D RelOps Engineering Manager in the Integration organization. With a strong background in implementing and managing CI/CD pipelines, infrastructure as code, and working on both on-prem and cloud platforms, he has accumulated five years of valuable experience. Sai possesses advanced skills in utilizing automation tools like Jenkins, Git. During his leisure time, he engages in activities such as playing badminton, skiing, and hiking.

Daniel Olbrich

Daniel holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering, a degree as a state-certified mechanical engineer, and vocational training as an industrial mechanic. He has gained extensive experience as a sales manager and project manager, as well as a design engineer and in manufacturing. Committed to innovation, Daniel consistently embraces creative thinking, challenges silo mentalities, and maintains a lifelong learning mindset driven by curiosity.



Rajesh Chakravarty

Rajesh holds a master’s degree in Mechanical engineering with 24 years of experience in the CAD/CAM domain. He was an ACIS developer from 1999 to 2011, and thereafter he pursued his interest outside of DS in the CAD feature recognition domain, where he played a pivotal role in developing a modeler independent real-time feature recognition library from scratch. He is also the author and co-author of four patents filed in the CAD domain. He rejoins the ACIS team as a Spatial R&D Software Engineering Senior Manager. His current interest is in the tessellated/triangulated representation of models. In his free time, he likes to spend time with his family and loves to travel.

Abhijit Kale

After four years of research in the domain of geometric modeling and FEA simulations at the Ohio State University, Abhijit has joined Spatial as an R&D Software Engineer in the ACIS team. Through his passion for programming and mathematics, he wants to contribute to groundbreaking innovations and cutting-edge solutions.



Ashitosh Mahajan

Ashitosh is a B.E. mechanical graduate from Sinhgad College of Engineering, Pune, 2016. In his previous role, he worked in Rockwell Automation, Pune, as a Procurement and sourcing engineer, handling new product development. He is from Kolhapur, Maharashtra, and has been living in Pune for the last 12 years. He has also completed an MBA in Operations Management. He joins Spatial as a User Success Engineer. His hobbies include traveling, playing and watching cricket, reading books, and trekking.

Girish Zope

Girish is a Mechanical post-graduate who joins the Spatial Customer Success team as Success Engineering Specialist. He has 15+ years of experience in the Aerospace Design Industry and has worked extensively on CAD products, product development, and qualifications. Learning new skills and technology is what inspires him the most.



Yogendra Sontakke

Yogendra was a part of Spatial InterOp R&D India for 16 years. Now, at the Spatial headquarters, Yogendra works closely with the InterOp Development HQ team, TAMs, and the Sales team. This collaboration allows me to engage with colleagues from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. Outside of work, Colorado has captivated him with its breathtaking landscapes and natural beauty. He is thrilled to take advantage of the state's open spaces by exploring hiking trails and participating in outdoor activities. 

Vedant Rajesh Gannarpwar

Vedant is a Computer Science and Engineering graduate from the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Nagpur. He has joined Spatial as R&D Software Engineer under InterOp. Before Spatial, he worked with TCS and Juniper Networks as Software Engineer. He is interested in competitive programming and has done projects on NLP, ML, Android development, and hardware platforms like Arduino and NodeMCU. He mostly spends his leisure time watching web series or going on drives.



Santosh Shivaji Gade

Santosh is from Pune, India. He has completed B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from Pune University and has over 7 years of experience in CAD/PLM Administration and support. In his previous roles, he worked in CAD/CAX Engineering applications support for Global CAD PLM users, and has diverse experience in supporting various applications like Catia V5, 3DEXPERIENCE CATIA, SOLIDWORKS, CREO, Autodesk Products, Geomagic Design X, Control X, Catia Composer, etc. He has joined Spatial as part of the InterOp support team. His hobbies include reading fiction/non-fiction books & trekking.

Branden Strochinsky

Branden is a software engineer originally from Cincinnati, Ohio. He joins Spatial as an InterOp developer. Branden has over 6 years of professional C++ experience, where he has worked mostly on CAD/CAD adjacent software.



Vikram Patel

Vikram comes from a farming family in Gujarat. He got his bachelor's with a mechanical background and pursued a post-graduation degree in production engineering from MNIT, Jaipur. During his post-grad, Vikram did a 6-month internship with Spatial before joining the InterOp R&D team as an Associate Development Engineer. He is interested in the mechanical CAD, CAM domain as well as Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.



CGM Modeler eBook

New eBook

CGM Modeler enables applications to create, modify, query, and visualize 3D data for addressing the most complex challenges in your industry. Check out our eBook detailing all about CGM Modeler and more at the link below.


Interested in Joining the Spatial Team?

Careers Spatial Team

Looking to find a new role? Or have a friend or connection who is? Spatial has a number of roles available to be filled across the globe! Not to mention the number of open roles under Dassault Systèmes. Follow the button below to see a rough list of our openings! Share them with your friends and connections. Let's grow the spatial Team with amazing people!  



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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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