It looks like Dassault is making good on its promise to make its 3DLive lightweight 3D collaboration tool play nicely with third-party CAD offerings.
At this week’s SolidWorks World, Dassault announced a new version of 3DLive enhanced to take advantage of multi-CAD product information. The Web-based tool employs a unique, turntable “lazy-susan” style interface, allowing users across all functional areas to easily navigate, search for and share 3D models in an intuitive fashion without being familiar with Boolean search parameters or filling in property sheets and without having to own and work in CAD or PLM systems.
Samsung's Galaxy line of smartphones used to fare quite well in the repairability department, but last year's flagship S5 model took a tumble, scoring a meh-inducing 5/10. Will the newly redesigned S6 lead us back into star-studded territory, or will we sink further into the depths of a repairability black hole?
In 2003, the world contained just over 500 million Internet-connected devices. By 2010, this figure had risen to 12.5 billion connected objects, almost six devices per individual with access to the Internet. Now, as we move into 2015, the number of connected 'things' is expected to reach 25 billion, ultimately edging toward 50 billion by the end of the decade.
NASA engineer Brian Trease studied abroad in Japan as a high school student and used to fold fast-food wrappers into cranes using origami techniques he learned in library books. Inspired by this, he began to imagine that origami could be applied to building spacecraft components, particularly solar panels that could one day send solar power from space to be used on earth.
Biomedical engineering is one of the fastest growing engineering fields; from medical devices and pharmaceuticals to more cutting-edge areas like tissue, genetic, and neural engineering, US biomedical engineers (BMEs) boast salaries nearly double the annual mean wage and have faster than average job growth.
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