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Doing the numbers on 3D printing in aerospace

Doing the numbers on 3D printing in aerospace

The new LEAP engine contains 3D printed nozzles that improve efficiency by 15%. GE Additive, the 3D printing products and services division of industrial giant GE, is reporting brisk sales this week at the Paris Air Show for the next-generation LEAP jet engines. These new engines work with a variety of mid-range airliners including the […]

By June 23, 2017 Read More →
AMD wants you to know they’re back and it’s Epyc

AMD wants you to know they’re back and it’s Epyc

AMD launches Epyc in a confident return to the enterprise

By June 21, 2017 Read More →
Varjo Technology announces “eye resolution” virtual reality for professional use

Varjo Technology announces “eye resolution” virtual reality for professional use

The Finnish start-up claims resolution of 70x all current shipping and announced products. Product design and architecture are key early markets. Varjo — Finnish for “Shadow” — emerges from the shadows of stealth development today by announcing what it calls the first human eye-resolution headset for immersive display in virtual reality (AR). Today’s announcement is […]

By June 19, 2017 Read More →
Hip Hop Architecture Camps give inner city kids a chance to explore design

Hip Hop Architecture Camps give inner city kids a chance to explore design

Autodesk and Urban Arts Collects invite local middle and high school students to explore design through the lens of Hip Hop culture. To increase interest in “STEAM” careers (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) among underserved communities, software developer Autodesk is joining with the non-profit Urban Arts Collective to host a series of Hip Hop […]

By June 19, 2017 Read More →
JPR Siggraph Press Luncheon to explore 3D for all

JPR Siggraph Press Luncheon to explore 3D for all

The 17th annual session brings together press, analysis, and graphics industry leaders. The 17th annual edition of the Jon Peddie Research Press Luncheon will gather industry experts with press and analysts to explore “The Long Long Road to 3D for All.” The event — which has become a permanent fixture of the Siggraph experience — […]

By June 15, 2017 Read More →
Seeing in augmented reality is hard

Seeing in augmented reality is hard

The next step for pixels and eyeballs is smart glasses. Jon Peddie sees many challenges ahead before we all wear them. Smart glasses are the next wave for augmented reality (AR), says graphics industry pioneer and analyst Jon Peddie. They will be quite popular in industrial settings, and somewhat popular in the consumer marketplace. But […]

By June 12, 2017 Read More →
Diversity on display in Siggraph VR Village 2017 

Diversity on display in Siggraph VR Village 2017 

New technologies and novel presentations go hand-in-hand at this popular new hands-on part of the Siggraph experience.  VR Village has only been a part of the Siggraph scene for a few years, but has already proven itself as both a crowd-pleaser and a sneak peek at where virtual and augmented reality technology is going. Researchers […]

By June 9, 2017 Read More →
For Siemens, innovation starts in the USA

For Siemens, innovation starts in the USA

Digitize it, automate it, electrify it, communicate with it, analyze it. Siemens CEO of Siemens US Judy Marks announced the company’s new push to advanced manufacturing with Innovation Day, a day of presentations and demonstrations of the company’s technologies. She reminded the audience that Siemens is also an American company having made over $10 billion […]

By June 7, 2017 Read More →
New development kit puts hands inside virtual reality

New development kit puts hands inside virtual reality

ManoMotion offers a way to add gesture recognition to products and apps. A new software development kit (SDK) makes it possible to add gesture recognition into products and applications for virtual reality, augmented reality, and other new immersive visual technologies. ManoMotion says its new SDK allows people to see their actual hands in VR/AR/MR. Using […]

By June 7, 2017 Read More →
New 3D printing method produces low-cost, high-quality medical implants

New 3D printing method produces low-cost, high-quality medical implants

The University of Florida researchers are building stronger, more comfortable and less expensive implants with a soft silicone printing process. Researchers from the University of Florida have devised a new process for 3D printing in soft silicone to manufacture medical implants like ports for draining bodily fluids, implantable bands, balloons, soft catheters, slings, and meshes. […]

By June 2, 2017 Read More →