I'm interested in making the "design-to-market" processes as accessible to suburban and rural areas as possible. I need to start cheap, but not foolish.
I'm considering some sort of PLM solution that will incorporate CAD and CAE. I may consider cloud-based as far as the environment goes although IP protection, performance, disaster recovery and business resumption are all considerations I'm factoring in.
So far, I've had a look at Dassault's CATIA and ENOVIA solutions. I have a relationship with a SolidWorks vendor already, so I'm leaning in that direction. Any other considerations? My biggest concern is integration and seamless performance through all the steps in the design-engineering-testing-marketing set of processes.
The 3D printing revolution seems to have a knack for quickly moving technology ahead by way of collaborative effort and even a little friendly competition -- all of course in the name of scientific advancement.
Advantech has launched a new series of motion-control I/O modules to meet the increased demands that come with more distributed industrial systems that require control of a growing number of axes and devices.
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