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What’s New in Solid Edge 2023  

Solid Edge kicked off its 2023 product launch on October 12th in a YouTube Premiere. Our Senior Analyst, Arvind Krishnan attended the event and also had a briefing with Dan Staples. At this event, Dan shared the latest capabilities from the 2023 release. The following are the takeaways and observations that Arvind had throughout the …

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Three Key Design and Manufacturing Insights from Autodesk University 2022

Autodesk University 2022 kicked off on September 27th in New Orleans. Our Senior Analyst, Arvind Krishnan attended the event. At the event, Andrew Anagnost, CEO of Autodesk, shared his vision for the future. The following are the takeaways and observations that Arvind had throughout the event.  Autodesk Fusion Cloud Platform for Design and Manufacturing Andrew …

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Expanded Digital Thread Support a Major Theme in NX’s Summer Release

For the past few years, Siemens has released a new version of NX every six months. On Tuesday, June 22nd, 2022, they announced the capabilities of the 2022 summer release. Lifecycle Insights’ analysts Arvind Krishnan and Chad Jackson share their takeaways from the new release. NX’s Growing Support for Collaboration between Mechanical and Electronic Engineers …

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New Offerings Announced at HxGN LIVE Global 2022

HxGN LIVE Global 2022 kicked off on June 20th in Las Vegas, NV. Our Senior Analyst, Arvind Krishnan attended the event. At the event, Ola Rollen, CEO of Hexagon AB, shared his vision for the future. The following are the takeaways and observations that Arvind had throughout the event. Manufacturing companies are looking to implement …

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OpenBOM Has Several Critical Capabilities To Help Manufacturing Companies Succeed

Arvind Krishnan, our senior analyst, met with  Oleg Shilovitsky and Steve Hess from OpenBOM. The discussion centered around the critical capabilities and new product features in OpenBOM. Arvind also got to witness a small demonstration of the solution. The following are Arvind’s takeaways and observations. Can OpenBOM’s PLM solution help small and medium-sized manufacturing companies?  OpenBOM’s pricing transparency …

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aPriori Technologies And The Value It Provides To Manufacturing Companies

Our Senior Analyst, Arvind Krishnan, met with Rick Burke and Damian Petrini from aPriori Technologies. The discussions centered around the critical problems faced by manufacturing companies and how aPriori’s solutions address these issues. The following are Arvind’s takeaways and observations. How early must design engineers worry about the cost of manufacturing their products? Typically, design …

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Ecosystem Of  Hardware And Software Tools From NVIDIA – What it Means to Designing Complex Products?

Today’s smart, connected products are becoming increasingly complex, and designing and manufacturing them requires many digital solutions. Simulation is one essential solution that engineers can harness to drive design decisions, optimize, and thoroughly validate their designs. It is the kind of tool that facilitates modern product development. There’s one drawback, however: Simulation takes time. It’s …

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Autodesk® Fusion 360™ and Its Comprehensive Set Of Tools That Support The Entire Manufacturing Journey

Every great product starts with design. Engineers typically use digital solutions to design their product. But these digital solutions need to extend well beyond design into manufacturing. Let’s look at why this is the case.  Once a design for a new product is complete, engineers require a robust strategy to manufacture the parts of that …

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PTC Creo 9.0  – Accelerate the Design of Complex, Sustainable Products

Mechanical product development complexity continues to rise. In order to manage the complexity of today’s smart, connected products, mechanical engineers need new tools and capabilities in their computer-aided design (CAD) solutions. Creo 9, the latest release of PTC’s flagship enterprise CAD solution, boasts several new features that can aid design engineers as they continue to …

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