SIMATIC Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS) and Xcelerator portfolio can simulate employee exposure risks and optimize workplace layouts for safety and productivity in a plant. COVID-19 pandemic is still haunting the world. During this crisis, manufacturers, who have restarted operations or looking for resilience, are facing new challenges that have surfaced as ‘new normal’ … [Read more...] about Manage “next normal” in manufacturing plants with Siemens
Autodesk’s cloud-based CAD/CAM tool, Fusion 360 provides collaborative product development. In October 2018, Autodesk made a change to its Fusion 360 subscription model and merged Standard and Ultimate versions in a new commercial offering that could take advantage of Fusion 360’s generative design, advanced simulation and CAM capabilities. However, cloud credits are … [Read more...] about Autodesk introduces Fusion 360 extensions
New facility demo's Autodesk's commitment to the next generation of design and manufacture. The news has been full of news about layoffs at Autodesk, so the announcement of a new manufacturing lab in the UK city, Birmingham, might have escaped notice. Autodesk is in the midst of a major shift, actually several major shifts. Famously, the company is shifting to a subscription … [Read more...] about Autodesk opens Advanced Manufacturing Facility in Birmingham, UK
The grass roots of the maker movement are green and flourishing. TechShop, a franchise of fabrication storefronts, founded by Jim Newton and Ridge McGhee in 2006, which offers makers the tools and training they need to create DIY projects, build prototypes, or pursue their hobbies, announced in November 2017 that it was going into bankruptcy. Just as we barely digested … [Read more...] about Does the demise of TechShop (maybe) spell doom for makers?
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 … [Read more...] about Autodesk adds generative design capabilities to Netfabb 2018