The 12th Annual PTC Awards Competition is set to announce the winners of its design contest at PTC/USER World Event in June—meaning that design entries must be received by March 26, 2004. Entries must have been designed with PTC solutions, and must include a high-resolution image along with a PTC questionnaire. Judging by industry experts will be based on product innovation, product benefits and measurable metrics, complexity, and aesthetics. Winners will be showcased in PTC promotions and press coverage. For more information and to submit an entry for PTC Awards 2004, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/3845-513.
More and more robots are becoming more autonomous all the time. Now Lockheed Martin has completed a demo mission with two completely autonomous robotic vehicles performing resupply, reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.
Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
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.