Chuck, this is a good development in the direction of openness. Many CAE vendors allow native access to many CAD formats (e.g., COMSOL and Ansys). That a CAD vendor is doing this will open up many possibilities. The cheering is understandable.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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