ANSYS Inc. has developed an add-on to its ANSYS/LS-DYNA dynamic-impact simulation software, which it originally developed in conjunction with Livermore Software Technology Corp. It's a drop-test module that includes contact and dynamic-impact analysis capabilities. Likely applications, the company says, are in the electronics, aerospace, and automotive industries. It could turn out to be particularly important to companies at the systems level of electronics. ANSYS Inc.: Product Code 4266
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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