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
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 options with both contenders. … [Read more...] about Autodesk names SVP Andrew Anagnost as new President and Chief Executive Officer