Evan Yares was multi-tasking like me this week and in addition to attending our analyst and media forum was also putting the finishing touches on a really deep exploration on what Synchronous Technology is and why it’s different from previous approaches. It’s well worth a read as he does a great job of walking through how we got to where we are and what new problem Synchronous Technology is solving. The key point he arrives at (spoiler alert) is:
Siemens’ synchronous solver overcomes the order dependencies that have plagued history-based CAD programs by solving for the explicit and inferred constraints at the same time. The synchronous solver doesn’t use a history tree, but rather holds user-defined constraints in groups associated with the surfaces to which they apply.