Difference between revisions of "MCA"

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'''References:'''  
 
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*[http://www.plm.automation.siemens.com/en_us/products/nx/nx6/ Official website for NX]
 
*[http://www.plm.automation.siemens.com/en_us/products/nx/nx6/ Official website for NX]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siemens_PLM_Software Wikipedia page for Siemens PLM Software]
 
*[http://www.allbusiness.com/technology/software-services-applications/6676600-1.html Original announcement for I-DEAS Web Access]
 
*[http://www.allbusiness.com/technology/software-services-applications/6676600-1.html Original announcement for I-DEAS Web Access]
 
*[http://www.plmworld.org/museum/the_00s.htm Website detailing history of I-DEAS and its mergers]
 
*[http://www.plmworld.org/museum/the_00s.htm Website detailing history of I-DEAS and its mergers]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I-DEAS I-DEAS Wikipedia page]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I-DEAS I-DEAS Wikipedia page]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NX_(Unigraphics)#NX_I-deas Unigraphics NX Wikipedia page]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NX_(Unigraphics)#NX_I-deas Unigraphics NX Wikipedia page]
*[http://www.actify.com/products/importers/file-formats Reader for MCA files(Actify)]
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*[http://www.actify.com/products/importers/file-formats Reader for MCA files (Actify)]
 
*[http://www.solidview.com/cadinterfaces.html Reader for MCA files (SolidView)]
 
*[http://www.solidview.com/cadinterfaces.html Reader for MCA files (SolidView)]
 
*[http://www.unifiedcad.com/Viewer_Specs.html Reader for MCA files (Unified CAD)]
 
*[http://www.unifiedcad.com/Viewer_Specs.html Reader for MCA files (Unified CAD)]

Latest revision as of 17:45, 13 May 2009

Title(s): I-DEAS Web Access file (Crushed Ascii)

Version ID: No longer in use

Date released: N/A

Date: 1999-04-14

Creator(s): Structural Dynamics Research Corporation (SDRC)

Contributor(s): Siemens PLM Software

Relationships:

  • Previous Version(s): N/A
  • Contains: N/A
  • Syntax Format(s): N/A
  • Family Format(s): NX

Description: MCA was used by I-DEAS Web Access, a program that was merged with Unigraphs to from Unigraphs NX, now known as NX.

History: I-DEAS Web Access was announced in 1999 by SDRC with the foal of providing web-based collaboration and visualization for use with I-DEAS software. SDRC was bought by Electronic Data System (EDS) in 2001. EDS also acquired UGS Corp, the makers of Unigraphs. EDS merged both I-DEAS and Unigraphs into one product, NX. In 2007, UGS was bought by Siemens AG who renamed the company to Siemens PLM Software.

I-DEAS Web Access files are no longer used, as the program was merged into NX in 2001 and Siemens has since been directing people away from the format [1], but some programs are still able to read the files, for example [2], [3], and [4].

Example(s): None

Identifier: None

Documentation: N/A

File Extensions: MCA

Applications:

  • Native application(s): None

Magic numbers: N/A

Format(s): N/A

Rights: N/A

Sustainability Factors:

  • Standardization: N/A
  • Adoption: N/A
    • Licensing and patent claims: N/A
  • Self-documentation: N/A
  • External dependencies: N/A
  • Technical protection considerations: N/A

Typical use: CAD

File classification:

References: