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Computer mouse or trackballs
  • Three-dimensional motion controllers
  • Flexible curves
  • French curves
Desktop computers
Graphics or video accelerator cards
  • Computer aided design CAD multi-unit display graphics cards
Notebook computers
Plotter printers
  • Cutting plotters
  • Plotters
Pocket calculator
  • Handheld calculators
Print servers
  • Architects' scales
  • Electronic scales
  • Backlit digitizers
  • Large-format digitizers
  • Sonic digitizers
  • Three-dimensional laser digitizers
  • Wide-format document scanners
T squares
  • T-squares
Tablet computers
  • Graphics tablets
Touch pads
  • Estimating keypads


Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Hot technology
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D Hot technology
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • Autodesk Mechanical
  • Autodesk Revit Hot technology
  • Bentley Microstation Hot technology
  • Bentley Navigator
  • Computer aided design and drafting CADD software
  • Computer aided design and drafting software CADD
  • Dassault Systemes CATIA Hot technology
  • Dassault Systems SOLIDWORKS
  • Piping and instrumentation design PID software
  • PTC Creo Parametric Hot technology
  • PTC Pro/Cable
  • Reverse engineering software
  • Siemens Solid Edge
  • SofTech CADRA
Computer aided manufacturing CAM software
  • 1CadCam Unigraphics
  • Rapid prototyping software
Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access Hot technology
Document management software
  • Document management system software
Enterprise application integration software
  • Extensible markup language XML Hot technology
Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • ERP software
  • SAP Hot technology
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Systems Adobe LiveMotion
  • Graphic presentation software
  • McNeel Rhino software
  • Motion graphics software
  • Non uniform rational b-splines NURBS software
Map creation software
  • ESRI ArcGIS software Hot technology
Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Bill of materials software
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office
Optical character reader OCR or scanning software
  • Scanning software
  • Three-dimensional scanning software
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot technology
Project management software
  • Microsoft Project Hot technology
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot technology
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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