PTC Unveils Authoring and Data Management Tool PTC’s Arbortext Content Manager helps create documentation for complex designs while providing support for technical illustrations created from scratch or pulled from CAD data. Full Story Are 16-Bit Processors on Their Way Out? Engineers are started to predict the demise of the 16-bit processor, which is flanked on either side of the performance, price and power curve by 8- and 32-bit processors. Full Story PTC's Mathcad 14.0 Offers Support for Multiple LanguagesPTC packs enhanced symbolics and full Unicode support into a new release of its engineering calculation software and makes the upgrade available in a variety of languages. Full Story PLM Vendors Roll Out Product Portfolio Management Modules UGS and Arena Solutions offer product portfolio management capabilities, combining project management functions with dashboards analytics to optimize product development investments. Full Story
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By experimenting with the photovoltaic reaction in solar cells, researchers at MIT have made a breakthrough in energy efficiency that significantly pushes the boundaries of current commercial cells on the market.
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A quick look into the merger of two powerhouse 3D printing OEMs and the new leader in rapid prototyping solutions, Stratasys. The industrial revolution is now led by 3D printing and engineers are given the opportunity to fully maximize their design capabilities, reduce their time-to-market and functionally test prototypes cheaper, faster and easier. Bruce Bradshaw, Director of Marketing in North America, will explore the large product offering and variety of materials that will help CAD designers articulate their product design with actual, physical prototypes. This broadcast will dive deep into technical information including application specific stories from real world customers and their experiences with 3D printing. 3D Printing is