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NAFEMS seeks input on the big issues in aerospace engineering simulation

NAFEMS seeks input on the big issues in aerospace engineering simulation

A new conference will explore how simulation tools help with increased demand for complexity in processes, certification, and deployment.   Aerospace manufacturers and suppliers are facing an increasingly challenging and competitive marketplace as their products are becoming more complex via tighter integration of systems and cyber-physical environments.  At the same time, regulatory interests and customers […]

By July 20, 2017 Read More →
Teigha update adds support for AutoCAD 2018

Teigha update adds support for AutoCAD 2018

The update also adds support for the Autodesk ReCap .rcp format. We review why the ODA is important to the CAD marketplace. The latest update to the Teigha CAD development platform adds support for the changes in the .dwg file format introduced by the latest version of Autodesk AutoCAD. Teigha 4.3 is now available as […]

By July 5, 2017 Read More →
PDF3D adds support for drone scans

PDF3D adds support for drone scans

The specialist in PDF for science and engineering also adds enhancements for CAD conversion to 3D PDF. PDF3D, graphics conversion and report-creation technology for science and engineering, has added new support for surface visual effects, such as created by scanning drones. The update supports end-users and developers working with 3D data in the fields of […]

By June 29, 2017 Read More →
Autodesk adds generative design capabilities to Netfabb 2018

Autodesk adds generative design capabilities to Netfabb 2018

Discover and manufacture with Autodesk Generative Design, formerly Project Dreamcatcher. Nature’s evolutionary approach to design forms the basis of generative design concept. Generative design mimics the way organisms evolve in the natural world, producing the most lightweight structures possible. Generative design takes computer-aided designing to another level where computer is not acting as a mere […]

By June 28, 2017 Read More →
Altair buys its way into the Internet of Things

Altair buys its way into the Internet of Things

Carriots created a Platform-as-a-Service environment for enabling smart connected products. Altair wants to extend “design thinking” into the IoT conversation.    Mechanical simulation software specialist Altair has acquired Carriots S.L., an Internet of Things (IoT) technology company from Madrid, Spain founded in 2011. Carriots has developed an IoT application enablement platform (AEP) designed to connect […]

By June 27, 2017 Read More →
Corel Technical Suite enhances 3D CAD support

Corel Technical Suite enhances 3D CAD support

Building a unique toolset at the intersection of design and explanation.   Corel has released an update to its popular CorelDraw Technical Suite, a mix of CAD and illustration tools for technical communications. The 2017 edition features enhanced support for 3D CAD formats, technical publication standards, and text translation. It also includes updates to isometric […]

By June 25, 2017 Read More →
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 →
Autodesk names SVP Andrew Anagnost as new President and Chief Executive Officer

Autodesk names SVP Andrew Anagnost as new President and Chief Executive Officer

After an external search and an internal review, the Autodesk board goes with continuity instead of change. Autodesk has announced the appointment of Andrew Anagnost as the company’s new CEO and President. Anagnost had been serving as co-CEO with Amar Hanspal through an interim period as the company conducted an outside search and weighed their […]

By June 20, 2017 Read More →
nPower adds SolidWorks Assembly editing to PowerSurfacing

nPower adds SolidWorks Assembly editing to PowerSurfacing

Creating and editing Class A curved surfaces to SolidWorks models simplified design workflow. nPower has released an update to its PowerSurfacing line of add-ins for SolidWorks which improve the ability to create complex and aesthetically pleasing surfaces inside SolidWorks assemblies. Power Surfacing is a SubD (Subdivision Surfacing) based organic modeling tool for SolidWorks based on […]

By June 16, 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 →