Matt West, SolidWorks social media guru, lists some of the metrics of online success. Did you know YouTube is the 2nd most popular search function, 2nd to Google? SolidWorks corporate blogs got 1.1 million page views in 2012.
Bernard determined to raise the global awareness of Dassault. Here he shows a few of Dassault's ads. If you have gone through a major airport recently, you have probably done a double take. Trade press is conspiciously absent.
Feel worn out after a flight? Try breaking sound barrier - without an airplane. Hearing about Felix Baumgartner (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felix_Baumgartner) Keynote speakers detail how they sent Felix to a height of 128,000 feet and had him jump, going over Mach 1 on the way down -- and surviving! As the video showed him stepped off the gondola, all 4,500 people in the audience seemed to hold their breath.
Mcor prints anything --including an all too lifelike head--using ordinary copy paper and some glue, and claims the lowest cost per model. Color models being done with their new Iris machine. http://www.mcortechnologies.com/
SolidWorks CEO Bertrand Sicot makes the rounds on the exhibit floor, stopping at the My.SolidWorks.com booth. My.SolidWorks.com, a customer information portal, was announced at the show. In the foreground (in black) is Greg Jankowski, author, and contributor for the portal.