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What aerospace can teach the rest of industry about augmented reality

What aerospace can teach the rest of industry about augmented reality

Pain points, complete 3D data files, and changing social negatives into assets are all part of the way forward. There is a saying in aerospace: the cost of an error is the cost of the satellite. If you find a way to improve quality control in assembling a satellite, return on investment in that new […]

By April 1, 2016 Read More →
Cloud-based Cl3ver supports unconnected presentations for AEC and manufacturing

Cloud-based Cl3ver supports unconnected presentations for AEC and manufacturing

A new app for Windows and Apple devices can store cloud-based presentations locally.    The current update of Cl3ver—a cloud-based platform for interactive web and mobile 3D presentations in AEC and manufacturing—includes the ability to run presentations without a live Internet connection and enhancements to visual quality. Architectural and engineering projects are often presented in […]

By January 11, 2016 Read More →
Who controls product development security?

Who controls product development security?

Manufacturing companies are the leading target of cyber crime. Tom Lansford takes a look at what you can do to protect product development data. By Tom Lansford Do we really have control over the information in our company? Companies in manufacturing are the main target for hackers and industrial espionage. Security breaches cost companies and […]

KeyCreator update adds animations

KeyCreator update adds animations

The direct editor is often used in manufacturing settings to modify existing drawings and models. KeyCreator, a 2D/3D CAD direct editing tool for manufacturing from German developer K2D, has added the ability to animate solids in its latest release. Selected solids-based entities can be assigned a motion speed along or around an axis. Animation temporarily […]

President Obama unveils initiatives for renewed growth of manufacturing jobs in the U.S.

President Obama unveils initiatives for renewed growth of manufacturing jobs in the U.S.

Government investments in digital technologies—including direct manufacture, PLM, visualization, digital prototyping, and new materials development—will spawn innovation centers across the country. In a move that could mean an improved job picture for manufacturing in the United States and something of a mini-stimulus, President Obama announced a long-term initiative to foster the growth of manufacturing in […]

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3D Systems forms strategic alliance with consulting firm Deloitte

3D Systems forms strategic alliance with consulting firm Deloitte

The two will jointly create regional solution centers to promote 3D in manufacturing. 3D printing systems vendor 3D Systems has entered in to an exclusive strategic alliance with manufacturing and supply chain consulting firm Deloitte to help businesses develop implementation strategies for using 3D printing solutions. In a joint statement, the two companies say they […]

Sunglass adds Cadenas PartSolutions 1 million item 3D parts library to its cloud CAD worksite

Sunglass adds Cadenas PartSolutions 1 million item 3D parts library to its cloud CAD worksite

The Sunglass Parts Library is the first example of a 3D parts library linking directly to an interactive design site. Cloud-based product design collaboration site Sunglass today launches a new online parts library, assembled in a partnership with Cadenas PartSolutions, best known as the creator of digital parts catalogs for manufacturing. The Sunglass Parts Library […]

Autodesk manufacturing acquires HSMWorks to fill CAM “missing link”

Autodesk manufacturing acquires HSMWorks to fill CAM “missing link”

Current SolidWorks products will continue to be sold.  But for how long? [Editor’s Note: This article was updated October 2, 2012 to note Dassault Systemes has removed HSMWorks from its Partner program web listing.] Autodesk today acquired the computer-aided manufacturing technology of HSMWorks Aps, the Danish developer of CAM tools including products for SolidWorks users. […]

Redefining production in the age of Digital Reality

Redefining production in the age of Digital Reality

Software is transforming every stage of the manufacturing process. Small companies with niche technologies are being gobbled up. By Kathleen Maher May Day is over and the workers of the world are still pretty much wearing their chains. Ironically, the children of workers over in China are driving Ferraris and sporting Prada handbags. And, if […]

Delcam sets revenue and profit records in 2011

Delcam sets revenue and profit records in 2011

The world’s largest CAM software specialist saw strong demand in aeronautics, automotive, and health care. UK-based CAD/CAM software developer Delcam announced record annual revenue of £41.9 million ($66.5 million) and record profits of £3.73 million ($5.9 million) for 2011, up 55% from 2010. Sales increased by 14% over the previous record set in 2010. The […]