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
Does Generative Design Deliver Productivity Gains?
Generative Design uses a variety of algorithms to automatically produce mechanical designs. So in the worst case, it should deliver some kind of productivity boost, right? Well, according to Chad Jackson, it’s not that simple. Watch to get a little more insight on the hidden effort behind Generative Design.
Prototyping Your IoT Platform
Can you virtually prototype an #IoT platform for a smart, connected product with a #DigitalTwin? That’s the topic Chad Jackson takes on in our latest video.
Soft Returns in Cost Justifications
In covering technology-led engineering initiatives, we get asked a lot of questions about return-on-investment. Many include soft returns, focusing on productivity. In this video, Chad Jackson points out the shortcomings in soft returns.
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.
4 Tips to Engineer Smart Connected Products
For some, the IoT era represents a tremendous opportunity. For others, it is a significant threat. Either way, almost every company is trying to figure out how to engineer smart connected products. You can slap some sensors on your product and start streaming terabytes of data, but that doesn’t equal success. This post provides four tips on …
Designing in Virtual Reality: Making Ironman’s Jarvis Real
Ever daydream about designing in virtual reality with Ironman’s Jarvis? Analyzing new technologies, this post suggests it may become reality soon.
With MBD, MBE, AR and VR, the Role of 3D Models is Changing
There’s no doubt about it: we’re living in a time of change. Model Based Definition (MBD) and Model Based Enterprise (MBE) initiatives are gaining more and more traction. More manufacturers are seriously looking at Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) as a means to improve activities throughout and beyond the development cycle. And believe it …