Technology Insights

Altair Knowledge Works: Applying Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning To Engineering Simulation

How does the newly announced Altair Knowledge Works product use Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in simulation to improve the design process? In this video, Chad Jackson talks about how these technologies can lead to new product innovation, reduced design time, and better product performance.

Can we skip CAD in design?

Although CAD in design is obviously needed, there are some areas where you can skip it completely. In this video, Chad Jackson discusses when CAD isn’t needed and which vendors provide solutions.

Atlas 3D’s Additive Manufacturing Solution

Are you having to print alot of metal parts to avoid deformation? If so, let’s talk about Atlas 3D. In this video, Chad Jackson discusses their cloud-based solution and how they enable you to print parts right the first time.

FARO and 3D Scanning for Engineering

Who is FARO? They are a company that offers both hardware and software for 3D scanning. In this post, we will discuss the capabilities, the applications, and the differentiators of their offerings. First off, FARO offers what’s called a scan arm. The scan arm is like a little gun attached to an arm that you …

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Insights from Research: Finding and Accessing Information in Engineering

I think we all know that engineers use a lot of different information to make design decisions. And the big question is, how do they find that information, and how do they access it? Well, this year, we conducted some research to look into the answers.

Xometry: Who Are They and What Do They Do?

So who is Xometry, and what do they do? They’re a manufacturing bureau with a network of about 3,000 manufacturing partners. How it works is you upload your 3-D model, specify how you want it manufactured, and what materials you want to use. As you upload your part, it looks at the geometry, the PMI, and other tolerances you specify.

Generative Design and Engineering Ethics: Where’s the Intersection?

Let’s talk about how generative design and engineering ethics intersect. Generative design offers a ton of capabilities to automate, explore, and discover new design options.

Is the Smart, Connected Product Trend Driving Modular Design?

So, let’s talk about the smart connected products trend and how IoT connectivity actually might force a lot of companies towards modularity and platform design. If a company is developing multiple products that are smart and connected, you have to think, “Well, what’s the common platform they’re all connecting to?”

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