Two-dimensional computer aided design (CAD), manufacturing (CAM) and engineering (CAE) software.
Originally developed by Lockheed Corporation for its internal use in the 1960s. Software formally named in 1972 as CADAM (Computer Augmented Design And Manufacturing), and marketed. Marketed by IBM under license in 1978. Lockheed created its CADAM subsidiary in 1983 to support and develop CADAM. Acquired by IBM in 1989, and by Dassault Systemes in 1992. Renamed to CATIA/CADAM Drafting (CATIA CCD) by Dassault.
Originally a mainframe-based product, was ported to the PC-RT (the predecessor to the RS/6000) in 1986 as Professional CADAM. MICRO CADAM was released in 1985 for IBM PCs.
Entry last updated: 04-Jan-2013