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Altair Acquires Modeliis to enhance IoT, hybrid simulations

Altair Acquires Modeliis to enhance IoT, hybrid simulations

Consolidation in engineering simulation and analysis continues. Engineering simulation software vendor Altair has acquired Modeliis, a supplier of electronic design automation software for circuit modeling, system design and simulation tools. Altair says the Grenoble, France company has “strong expertise in digital and analog domains,” making their software suitable for expanding market in Internet of Things […]

By May 26, 2017 Read More →
Modest sales dip for GPUs in first quarter

Modest sales dip for GPUs in first quarter

Moderate sales in the first quarter; the GPU industry is starting to gear up for Q3. The new Jon Peddie Research quarterly market report on the GPU industry shows moderate sales in the first quarter of 2017, as what has been a volatile market returns to seasonal norms. Overall GPU shipments decreased seasonally and in […]

By May 25, 2017 Read More →
Autodesk SketchBook update handles 100 megapixel illustrations

Autodesk SketchBook update handles 100 megapixel illustrations

A new rendering engine has been designed for power users on iPad Pro, but the technology ships to all users. An update to Autodesk Sketchbook for iOS provides a new rendering and drawing engine that takes full advantage of the high-end iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, as well as providing benefits to users of all other […]

By May 24, 2017 Read More →
Faceware Live enhancements include new animation workflows

Faceware Live enhancements include new animation workflows

Producing facial animation in real time allows digital characters to interact with live audiences. Faceware Technologies has made a significant under-the-hood upgrade to Faceware Live, its real-time motion capture (mocap) and animation software. Much of the new technology comes from its parent company, Image Metrics, which is creating commercial/consumer apps including L’Oreal’s MakeupGenius and Nissan’s […]

By May 23, 2017 Read More →
Optis unveils HIM 2017 integrating haptic feedback & VR audio

Optis unveils HIM 2017 integrating haptic feedback & VR audio

Optis introduces a new version of its virtual reality design tool at the GPU Technology Conference. Applications of digital models in the product development to manufacturing process are increasing. Visualization, simulation, and analysis inform the process to an increasing degree resulting in more useful virtual prototyping. The goal today is to create a digital model that behaves […]

By May 22, 2017 Read More →
PTC and ANSYS deliver Industrial Internet of Things simulation connections

PTC and ANSYS deliver Industrial Internet of Things simulation connections

The digital twin can now be used for predictive maintenance. PTC and Ansys are working together to deliver connection technology to pair up Ansys simulation expertise with applications built on the PTC ThingWorx Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform. The goal is to give manufacturers a way to integrate intelligence simulation into Internet-connected products.  The […]

By May 19, 2017 Read More →
ODA Teigha to introduce version history to .dwg

ODA Teigha to introduce version history to .dwg

The Open Design Alliance returns to Prague for a third straight year to introduce new technology to its member companies.  The Open Design Alliance (ODA) announced today it will return to Prague for the Teigha Developer Conference 2017, September 11-12. New versioning technology is scheduled to be unveiled to ODA members.   “Our new version […]

By May 17, 2017 Read More →
FinalCAD construction mobile solutions finding favor in South Asia

FinalCAD construction mobile solutions finding favor in South Asia

The Paris-based AEC software vendor’s product now has been used in 15,000 projects in 35 countries. By many, standards construction is one of the least efficient industries on the planet. Some surveys rate it lower than agriculture for efficiency and use of IT. But some vendors are finding ways to bring improvement to the industry […]

By May 12, 2017 Read More →
KeyShot adds support for X-Rite Appearance Exchange Format

KeyShot adds support for X-Rite Appearance Exchange Format

The vendor neutral format is based on the famed Pantone color charts. Leading CAD 3D rendering specialist Luxion Keyshot has added support for the Appearance Exchange Format (AxE), a vendor-neutral format that enables full communication of visual appearance data in a single, editable file to improve the design virtualization process. KeyShot says support of AxF allows […]

By May 11, 2017 Read More →
Final call for submissions to the 2017 Altair Enlighten Award

Final call for submissions to the 2017 Altair Enlighten Award

Nominations for the industry’s only vehicle lightweighting award will be accepted until May 26th. Altair has placed a final call for submissions to this year’s Altair Enlighten Award. Nominations are being accepted now through May 26, 2017 in three categories: full vehicle, module, and enabling technology. The annual Altair Enlighten Award, presented in partnership with […]

By May 11, 2017 Read More →