Release 12 features a new material data management system that includes a general database that contains properties for common materials such as steel, concrete, and aluminum. Users can add to or change the material properties contained within the database to fit their own needs and then apply this information to points within the model. Users can also interface the material data management system with other information sources for material properties.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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