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nCode: Automating Simulation and Test for Durability and Fatigue Prediction

nCode by HBM Prenscia is a platform that helps engineers conduct durability analysis and predict fatigue failure. Chad Jackson reviews and provides insight on this solution in today’s video.

Anark: What is it? What’s the value?

Anark software has taken #MBD and created a way for it to be shared, edited, and published easily. Chad Jackson takes us through how it compares to older processes of sharing and MBD.

OpenBOM: Whats It Do? Whats the Value?

In this video, Chad Jackson gives some insight into what OpenBOM can do and the value it can deliver. Watch for more details.

SOLIDWORKS CAM: Generating Toolpaths from MBD PMI

SOLIDWORKS supports a Model-Based Enterprise effort in a number of ways. One important one is automating machining. In this video, we offer an overview of how SOLIDWORKS reads semantic PMI to automatically create sets of NC toolpaths.

What is a Model Based Enterprise?

This video provides a clear and concise introduction to how a Model-Based Definition can be used within a company, turning it into a Model-Based Enterprise.

What is Digitalization?

The term ‘Digitalization’ has been floating around more prominently this year. What is it? What is involved? Is it new? We answer those questions in this video.

Unity for Product Development: Real Value or Just a Game?

Unity is often associated with gaming, but it provides a surprising number of advanced capabilities for product development. Chad Jackson gives us an in-depth review of the prospects and applications on this platform.

The ROI of Augmented Reality in Product Development

AR and VR have captured the imagination of many manufacturers. Yet, its cost justification and ROI isn’t always obvious. In this video, Chad Jackson recaps several categories of ROI for AR from a Liveworx session

Is PLM A Never-Ending Journey?

Some suggest that the ongoing expansion of PLM can go on forever in the context of continuous improvement. Chad Jackson gives his perspective on this controversial question.