Bunkspeed, developers of the highly acclaimed visualization software, announced its HyperShot SolidWorks Edition at SolidWorks World 2008. This version is a sub-set of the company’s inexpensive rendering software for product design. It supports only SolidWorks files, but has been extended to allow unlimited image resolutions for renderings. This version is available for $995.
Bunkspeed, last week, also started shipping its HyperDrive rendering software, for very high-end rendering. This product is directly competitive to older visualization products such as Autodesk’s Maya.
Parallax Inc. is known for developing the Basic Stamp microcontroller development board and educational accessory kits. In addition to developing a user-friendly educational platform to learn about 8-bit microcontrollers and software programming, it created a multicore 32-bit chip called the Propeller.
Researchers working with additive manufacturing have said multimaterial techniques will allow industry “to fabricate materials with combinations of density, strength, and thermal expansion that do not exist [yet].”
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