David has been advising on interoperability issues and 3D modeling for a long time and has always been a great resource with valuable insights into product development. It will be interesting to get his take on how new advancements in 3D CAD tools and visualization capabilities extend the idea of the virtual product within the organization as well as the kinds of processes engineering groups are putting in place to make that happen.
What should be the perception of a product’s real-world performance with regard to the published spec sheet? While it is easy to assume that the product will operate according to spec, what variables should be considered, and is that a designer obligation or a customer responsibility? Or both?
Biomimicry has already found its way into the development of robots and new materials, with researchers studying animals and nature to come up with new innovations. Now thanks to researchers in Boston, biomimicry could even inform the future of electrical networks for next-generation displays.
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