Drone Designed To Capture Crop Status

Cloud computing allows for design on your terms. Those are the words of Ian Henderson, chief executive officer at start-up Skybridge UAV, which is currently working on its…

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Osstem Implant makes a range of dental implants. It recently tied its regulatory compliance and design systems across one platform.

Medical Device Design: Balancing Compliance with Innovation

Medical device makers may put innovation on the back burner in light of the ever-increasing numbers of government regulations. Some device makers simply don’t have time to come…

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The ARDEC immersive engineering lab uses virtual reality technology to immerse engineers and other project stakeholders in design.

Six Sigma for the Engineer

The words “Six Sigma” likely conjure thoughts of a manufacturing floor rather than an engineering simulation. Manufacturing, after all, is what the method for eliminating defects is most…

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Siemens PLM connection americas 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016

Siemens introduces Catchbook software, a new drawing and tracing app for tablets and smartphones that converts freehand drawings into accurate 2D designs. The new app provides a simple…


Nason launches online catalog of 3D CAD models

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Nason, a South Carolina-based manufacturer of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders, switches and transducers, employs new thinking which is derived from a total market-driven approach. Nason adapts to customer…


If you draw it, can you print it?

Monday, February 8, 2016

by Jean Thilmany, Contributing Editor 3D printing enables you to reduce part weight, raw material used and cut total energy used in production. But to truly take advantage…


How simulation helps accelerate the design process

Thursday, December 17, 2015

by Diane Sofranec, Contributing Editor The capability to design, test and validate in the digital world helps get products to market faster for less money. Testing is a…