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Review: Siemens PLM NX 10 - greater integration with Teamcenter, more powerful sub-division surface modeling tools, wider selection of seed geometry, greater control over more advanced functions, airframe design tools introduced, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, Mar 25, 2015

Siemens PLM NX 9 - ribbon style UI included, Synchronous Technology for sketching, 3D edits by cross section, edge edit, blend corner features added, sub division modeling introduced, DEVELOP 3D, Oct 14, 2013

Siemens PLM Software NX 8.5 - enhanced context sensitive menus, new delete partial blend command, 'unite with regions' super Boolean operation, excellent global shape modeling tools, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, Nov 7, 2012

Siemens PLM Software NX 8 - visual reporting in HD3D, product template studio tools for automating CAE, updated Sync Tech tools, section-based editing available with history-based modeling, Al Dean, DEVELOP3D, Nov 15, 2011

NX Progressive Die Design - integrated CAD/CAM system, analyzing resultant shape when working in intermediary stages, tools allow die layout adjusted efficiently, Al Dean, DEVELOP3D, Feb 3, 2011

- switching modeling methods in a click, rectangle extruding, shell feature, Deelip Menezes, Jan 5, 2011

NX on Mac - better than AutoCAD for Mac, user interface, hardware/operating system requirements, support for 3Dconnexion input devices, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 2, 2010

- improved synchronous technology recognizes features, implements changes faster, has 3D dimensioning feature, high-definition 3D capability, Mike Hudspeth, Desktop Engineering, Feb 1, 2010

NX 6 - Synchronous Modeling Promotes Design Freedom - UI, commands, concept of associativity, modeling modes, synchronous modeling commands, different approaches with assemblies, more, Jeff Rowe, MCADCafe, Jan 26, 2009

Siemens PLM's NX6 Improved with Synchronous Technology - dynamic way of creating, editing, interacting with geometry, more intuitive working, simulation capabilities, integrated 3D search, more, Al Dean, Desktop Engineering, Jan 1, 2009

Live From Boston (Again) - NX6 Launch - design freedom with synchronous technology, UI improvements, automatic active selection, more, Chris Kelley, Siemens PLM Blog, May 21, 2008

Total PLM - UGS Teamcenter PLM is easy-to-use service-oriented architecture, provides task-specific modules, reporting and analytical tools, better collaboration, more, David Chadwick, CAD User, Jan 2008

Teamcenter 2007 Review - new UI, portfolio planning tools, requirement planning tools, simulation data management tools, more, Al Dean, MCAD Online, Dec 14, 2007

NX 5, Part 2 - easy to navigate UI, architectural enhancements, embedded digital mockup capabilities, ability to create 3D annotations, gets A- grade from Jeffrey Rowe, Cadalyst, Dec 1, 2007

NX 5, Part 1 - customizable interface, direct modeling technology, sketcher tools, suitable for industrial design, earns an A minus, Jeffrey Rowe, Cadalyst, Nov 1, 2007

Siemens PLM Software Unifies PLM Suite with TeamCenter Upgrade - UGS Teamcenter 2007 offers improved UI, business modeler integrated development environment, better BOM management, more, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Nov 5, 2007

Durability Analysis 101 - UGS NX Design Simulation can measure stress magnitude and provides results as contour plots of damage, Richard Bush of UGS, Machine Design, Jul 12, 2007

NX 5 Becomes More Flexible, More Discoverable - new block-based interface, Active Mockup tool, Product Interface Publishing feature, direct modeling tools, more, Al Dean, CADdigest.com, June 29, 2007

NX Best Thing! - NX 5 has active mock up tool, direct modeling capabilities, new Teamcenter Navigator resource bar, improved curve and surface modeling, more, David Chadwick, CAD User, April/May 2007

NX Digital Simulation - advanced FEM module and thermal simulation tools, new NX electronic systems cooling module, more, Al Dean, MCAD Online, May 18, 2007

NX Industrial Design and Styling - NX 5 has new geometry analysis tools, visualization tools, ability to handle faceted data, more, Al Dean, MCAD Online, May 18, 2007

NX 5 -- Manufacturing - new Streamline tool path, Z-level finishing operations with a cutter tilt option, new Generic Motion Controller tools, more, Al Dean, MCAD Online, May 18, 2007

Up to Speed - UGS Velocity Series provides design and manufacturing solutions to companies to help them grow at their own pace, CAD User, March 2007

UGS NX 5 - improved UI, new active mock-up tools, product interface publishing feature, basic direct modeling tools, requirement driven design validation, more, Al Dean, MCAD Online, April 19, 2007

UGS NX 5 - Ten Things I Like About You - highlights from the technical presentation of UGS NX 5, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, April 23, 2007

UGS NX 5 -- A Surprising Emphasis on Ease of Use - NX 5 shows how UGS is no longer content with Unigraphics being just powerful, it now wants to be easy to learn, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, April 18, 2007

The Next NX - UGS NX 5 has improved UI, advanced large-assembly capabilities, new product interface tools, integration of direct model editing, more, Al Dean, Desktop Engineering, April 2007

Active Mock Up Feature in UGS NX 5 Integrates Review and Redesign Processes - mock up and review capabilities, JT Open format, Beth Stackpole, Design News, April 9, 2007

CAD Package Pumps Up the Parametrics - NX CAD software from UGS provides direct modeling tools, has move region and local scale commands, more, Stephen Samuel of Design Visionaries, Machine Design, August 24, 2006

UGS NX - an impressive modeling tool with features like new customizable interfaces, QuickPick menu, Studio Rendering function, dynamic rotation capability, image-based lighting, and more, Mike Hudspeth, Cadalyst, June 1, 2006

UGS NX 4 Part 2 - core data management updated with Teamcenter support, XpresReview application integrated, and analysis and simulation to provide quality products, Al Dean, MCAD Online, March 21, 2006

Solid Ideas Improve Fluid Simulations - NX 4 Series from UGS simulates flow, thermal, and structural loads to solve fluidstructure and fluidthermal problems, Machine Design, February 9, 2006

UGS NX 4 - upcoming release has improved features like roles-based configuration of the interface, 2D sketching, drafting, surfacing and styling, human modeling tools and more, Al Dean, MCAD Online, February 10, 2006

UGS NX 3 - with this release, NX outshines its high-end competitors in many areas, offering some of the most advanced surface modeling in the industry, along with strong visualization and analysis tools, Joe Greco, Cadalyst, November 1, 2004

NX 3: Unigraphics Meets I-DEAS - UGS has started to deliver on its promise of combining the best of both I-DEAS and Unigraphics products, Al Dean, CADserver, October 19, 2004

Lean Times - NX3 is all about improving the way in which products are developed, from conception to manufacture and providing a framework that brings all of the many steps together in a simple coherent process, David Chadwick, CAD User, August/September 2004

Digital Design Software for All Industries - UGS NX 3 offers an upgraded user interface and enhanced user workflows and the integration of NX 2 and I-DEAS NX technologies, ferret.com.au, September 9, 2004

Show Report: On its Own - UGS recently previewed its upcoming releases of NX, Teamcenter and add-ons, Sara Ferris, Cadalyst, August 16, 2004

Power Is Everything - the best thing about the Unigraphics NX 2 package is its ability to let you customize the design process, whether it meanders or is straightforward, Stephen Samuel, Desktop Engineering, April 2004

Cadalyst Salutes 15 Hot New Products - editors' semi-annual awards for the best CAD-related software and hardware, Cadalyst, December 2003

EDS Announces Unigraphics NX 2 - a look at some of the upgrade's improvements in the areas of solid part and assembly modeling, free-form surface and industrial design and drafting and design of injection molds and progressive dies, CADCAMNet, May 1, 2003

Unigraphics NX - this release begins the merger between Unigraphics and I-DEAS and EDS has made a great effort to build a new system combining the best of the two, Al Dean, CADserver, November 2002

Surface Modeling State of the Art - an overview of the surfacing features offered in the latest versions of CATIA, Cobalt, Inventor, Pro/E, Solid Edge, SolidWorks, thinkdesign, Unigraphics and VX CAD/CAM, Joe Greco, CADENCE, November 2002

Unigraphics V18 - Product Definition and Knowledge Capture - capability so complete it makes one wonder EDS will put in the next release, Al Dean, Cadserver, Feb 2002

A Sneak Preview of Unigraphics V18  - next version of Unigraphics will have powerful feature, including GDT and design optimization, Tom Gill, MCAD Vision, Sep 2001 (pdf file)

A Close-Up Look at Unigraphics 17.0 - Tom Gill, MCAD Vision, June 2001

Unigraphics V 17 Knowledge Fusion - Tom Gill, MCAD Vision, December 2000 

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