Podcast: After Katrina, Colonel Lewis F. Setliff III led the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in rebuilding 220 miles of New Orleans’ hurricane protection systems. Computer simulation technology played a key role. Build Your Own Piece Of Virtual EarthMicrosoft and Dassault partner on Virtual Earth-3DVIA, a free application used to build realistic 3D models, including buildings, which can be shared on the Virtual Earth community. Full Story Arena Rolls Out Fall 2007 Upgrade The latest release of the PLM platform includes the 70 most customer-requested enhancements, all focused on improving the useability and accessibility of features across all modules. Full Story GlobalSCAPE Connectivity Software Reduces Bandwidth with Byte-Level Differencing GlobalSCAPE's WAFS and CDP connectivity software allows users to mirror files across multiple servers, back up data from servers and reduce bandwidth usage through byte-level differencing. Full Story CAD Consolidation Continues With PTC/CoCreate Merger There’s an on-going debate in the 3D CAD space about the virtues of the traditional parametric or history-based approach vs. the newer, some argue more flexible, direct modeling method. PTC last week took steps to ensure it has an argument that supports both sides. Full Story
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3D technology is getting a fast introduction to the virtual world. The technology, which has become a staple for design engineers, is starting to become a mainstream way of communicating and sharing concepts, particularly in the online world. What kind of role is 3D technology playing in your world — virtual or otherwise? Drop me a line.
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Robots that walk have come a long way from simple barebones walking machines or pairs of legs without an upper body and head. Much of the research these days focuses on making more humanoid robots. But they are not all created equal.
The IEEE Computer Society has named the top 10 trends for 2014. You can expect the convergence of cloud computing and mobile devices, advances in health care data and devices, as well as privacy issues in social media to make the headlines. And 3D printing came out of nowhere to make a big splash.
For industrial control applications, or even a simple assembly line, that machine can go almost 24/7 without a break. But what happens when the task is a little more complex? That’s where the “smart” machine would come in. The smart machine is one that has some simple (or complex in some cases) processing capability to be able to adapt to changing conditions. Such machines are suited for a host of applications, including automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, computers and electronics, telecommunications, consumer goods, and so on. This discussion will examine what’s possible with smart machines, and what tradeoffs need to be made to implement such a solution.