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The IoT-less Digital Twin: A Reality with MSC Software

Most folks pair up the concepts of Digital Twins and the Internet of Things. But are they truly exclusively together? In this post, we find they’re not by looking at an MSC Software offering applied to drilling heads.

RFQ Processes and MBDs: Are Suppliers Capable?

Many executives are interested in rolling MBD efforts out to their supply chain. Yet, they have concerns: are the suppliers ready? In this video and post, we share some findings on that topic.

NX’s Adaptive UI: Big Deal or Not?

Siemens PLM announced that a new capability will be available in NX: an Adaptive UI. This marks the first use of machine learning in an MCAD application. Is it a big deal or not? We provide our perspective in this video.

What is Model-Based Software Development?

Model-Based Software Development is an initiative that helps ensure that new software runs on custom electronic hardware early in the development process. This post and video gives a good overview of this technology-led engineering initiative.

Generative Design in Mentor’s Capital Suite

Design automation is a key capability of Mentor’s Capital suite. This post provides an overview of its Generative Design functionality.

Is ECAD a Commodity?

Lots of folks aren’t sure. Is ECAD a commodity? In this post, we share of the capabilities that have emerged in the past few years that differentiate one offering from another.

What is Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE)?

Moving from documents and spreadsheets to a single, unambiguous model. That’s Model-Based System Engineering. This post and video gives an overview of this technology-led initiative.

Are Digital Twins Really New?

People have been feeding sensor data to simulations for years. How are Digital Twins different? This post explains the key difference between the two scenarios and where companies

Simulation Capabilities in Mentor’s Xpedition

This post reviews the simulation capabilities of the new release of Mentor’s Xpedition as well as its ability to empower electrical engineers to make better decisions earlier.