More news from PLM provider Aras on the cloud front. The company, which In November announced a partnership with Prodeos to deploy the Aras Innovator PLM suite in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, is now working with another partner to extend the PLM platform’s cloud capabilities.
Aras and Trubiquity will provide solutions that connect Aras Innovator to Trubiquity’s Cloud-based services for secure collaboration and managed file transfer (MFT) in the PLM workflow. With the initial offering, users will be able to share, collaborate and manage CAD files, specifications, requirements and other intellectual property in a secure cloud-based environment from within their PLM workflows. The capability is intended to facilitate the exchange of product-related data between globally dispersed supply chain partners simultaneously, Aras officials said.
The Dutch are known for their love of bicycling, and they’ve also long been early adopters of green-energy and smart-city technologies. So it seems fitting that a town in which painter Vincent van Gogh once lived has given him a very Dutch-like tribute -- a bike path lit by a special smart paint in the style of the artist's “Starry Night” painting.
For decades, engineers have worked to combat erosion by developing high-strength alloys, composites, and surface coatings. However, in a new paper, a team at Jilin University in China turned to one of the most deadly animals in the world for inspiration -- the yellow fat-backed scorpion.
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