Can your imagination keep up with HP Workstations? When DreamWorks decided to turn a 260-pound panda into a kung fu warrior, they turned to HP Workstations. DreamWorks and HP bring cutting-edge technology to animation. So artistic decisions, instead of technical ones, lead the creative process. Learn more.
That hydrogen can reliably power cars is all but proven, but the work to create a mass fuel cell vehicle market has just begun. Our extensive coverage provides an in-depth look at the future of hydrogen power. Videos and photo gallery included!
In the News:
HP Marries MCAD Workstation With Blade Architecture The HP Blade Workstation Solution for MCAD centralizes computing power for executing MCAD applications within the data center, while allowing remote access from any location. Full Story Deciphering USB Connections In Tips from Titus, our test and measurement guru drills down into the intricacies of USB connections that engineers might not typically consider. Full Story Direct Digital Manufacturing Aids Assembly Operations Direct digital manufacturing's high-tech future has yet to arrive, but Oreck uses the technology right now as a way to produce jigs, fixtures and assembly aids. Full Story Inside the Mechatronics World of Barcode Scanners Imagine the disruption to society if barcode scanners suddenly stopped working. Go behind the scenes of this critical technology to examine the role mechatronics plays in its development. Full Story
Toro Saves $500K and Reduces Development Time
Over Two years, for various projects, including this commercial sprinkler, Stratasys FDM allowed Toro to reduce product development time by 283 weeks, while saving $500,000 on tooling and service bureau costs. The sprinkler also withheld strength tests of 100psi. Click Here.
Measuring Combustion Cylinder Pressure for Advanced Engine Control- WEBCAST The pressure to reduce carbon dioxide generation, substantially increase fuel economy and continue to reduce vehicle emissions requires more advanced sensing techniques. Guest expert Dr. Marek Wlodarczyk, president, Optrand Inc. explores existing technology approaches and discusses a direct measurement solution rapidly gaining acceptance for future vehicles. Watch Now
Sponsored Technology Content Webcast: Unique Solutions for Mechatronics Process ManagementIn partnership with Siemens
Learn how Teamcenter's Mechatronics Process Management can provide solutions to:
• Manage the complexities of product variation
• Achieve higher quality products resulting in lower warranty costs
• Bring more innovative products to market faster with fewer resources Read More Read More 2008 Engineering Salary Survey - Available NowIn Partnership with Aerotek
Did your pay increase measure up to the industry average last year? Based on your level of education and years of service, what should your annual base salary be? What specific skills do engineers need to get ahead in their profession today? The Design News 2008 Engineering Salary Survey has the answers. Read More Experience the World of AutomationIn partnership with Siemens
exiderdome—a spectacular multimedia traveling expo. Visit exiderdome and experience an array of training and learning events focused on boosting your productivity, reducing costs, and staying competitive, today and tomorrow. Reserve your spot today! FREE WEBCAST: Collaborative Requirements Engineering In partnership with Dassault ENOVIA
Speed your innovation. Capture the "voice of the customer" and translate customers requests into user requirements that define new products. Find out why the new ENOVIA Requirements Management solution enables organizations to improve their overall global requirements management process. Read More
The Latest Software/Hardware Resources Available:
Pioneer, Innovator and Global Leader. Using it's patented FDMTM (Fused Deposition Modeling) technology, Stratasys systems produce accurate 3D parts directly from 3D CAD files for use for design verification, through prototyping and direct digital manufacturing. Stratasys FDM systems use production-grade thermoplastics allowing you to match part properties with the material that fits your needs.View All Resources From Stratasys
Siemens PLM Webcast on Mechatronics Process ManagementSiemens PLM Software | Web Event Building intelligence into a product requires software that is integrated with certain functions of the product. The addition of wire harness, electronics and software to an already complex product development process adds new challenges for the product development schedule, cost and quality. All of these different types of data, as well as their change processes, must be managed and shared.
Direct Digital Manufacturing is here nowStratasys | Web Event Direct digital manufacturing or rapid manufacturing is taking place today. Knowing what DDM is and how to implement within your company is a competitive advantage in today’s manufacturing environment. Stratasys will cover these topics and more in this 4 part webinar.
Data center consolidation is a hot topic for most companies these days, but engineering, for the most part, has been a key holdout. New technologies are emerging to address many of engineering’s performance concerns, and graphics-heavy applications like MCAD are being certified for blade architectures. Is your company ready to bring design tools to the data center? Drop me a line.
Reed Business Information 225 Wyman St. Waltham, MA 02451 | Fax: 303-265-2983
STAFF: Editor-in-Chief: John Dodge | Executive Editor: Elizabeth M. Taurasi | Web Editor: Regina Lynch PRIVACY MANAGER: Reed Business Information 2000 Clearwater Drive Oak Brook, IL 60523
Copyright 2008, Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.