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.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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