Siemens Updates NX Software

The solutions are integrated with the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio.

The solutions are integrated with the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio.

The December 2023 release of NX software is now available to download from Siemens Digital Industries Software. The solutions are integrated with the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio, ensuring users can create comprehensive digital twins.


Introducing NX X: the cloud based version of NX. NX X is a software-as-a-service solution that lets you access NX’s full computer-aided design (CAD) capabilities with flexibility, data security and scalability benefits. Additionally, use connected workflows within your organization, while simultaneously using IT expertise.

Built on traditional NX architecture, zero translation of data is required, There's a reduction in delays, errors and reworks in the design cycle.

NX Immersive Explorer

Look at the new capabilities added to this release around design reviews. Introducing NX Immersive Explorer; an application that enables you to visualize and review CAD data in an immersive and interactive VR or desktop experience. Explore the right designs before committing resources to physical prototyping, all within a fully immersive environment.

Key Capabilities 

NX Immersive Explorer is designed in a way to give you complete control over how you operate within your design review. Handheld controllers are used to control everything within your virtual reality review, and large- and small-scale models are supported. An intuitive tablet user interface displays commands typically used to review a CAD model, ensuring the features needed are at the click of a button.

These are some capabilities within NX Immersive Explorer:

Applying and Changing Scenes

Applying a scene is a way to see how your model will look in different real-world scenarios. 

Exploring the Environment 

With NX Immersive Explorer, it’s easy to navigate around the environment to get a sense of scale, or to change your perspective on the model. Use the teleportation tool to move around the scene, or change your elevation to see the environment in its totality. It’s a feature to use within your design review, irrespective of the size of your models and environments.

Manipulating your Model

You can interact with every single part of your model to conduct your design reviews. Grab, select, hide, view, rotate or scale any part. Additionally, use the section tool to view a cross section of your model and get a sense of internal parts.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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