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Proprietary Design Information and Fruit Pies



John A. Horst


The proliferation of proprietary design info exchange formats is causing high costs to manufacturers. The standards solution is offered as both attainable and worth the effort. A design information exchange standards development life-cycle is proposed.
Published in the Collaboration & Interoperability Market Report 2008, pp. 51 53


computer-aided design (CAD), product design, proprietary formats, information exchange standards, product design information, STEP, native formats, format translation
Created November 7, 2008, Updated February 19, 2017