The PTC/User World event will take place June 13-16 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. On tap for the event is free hands-on training for the company's Wildfire software, an exhibit hall of Pro/E-related solutions, and technical sessions divided into two tracks: Design and Manufacturing, and Administration, Technology, and Processes. The technical sessions feature not only best-practice tips and product update briefings from PTC developers, but also expert user presentations from such companies as Nike, HP, and John Deere. The keynote speaker this year is David Holden, team engineer from NASCAR's Richard Childress Racing. For more information on the event, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/3850-517.
In a move that strengthens its 3D design business, Stratasys continued a 15-month buying spree this week by announcing its plan to acquire GrabCAD, a provider of a cloud-based collaboration environment for engineers.
Many diverse markets take advantage of semiconductor IP; so many that no one can recite the entire list without leaving off several. So why do we track all the vertical markets? They all have a unique set of requirements and value attributes differently. One major vertical market segment is automotive.
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.