Using a digital twin in the design process has enabled engineers to refine product designs through models and simulations. Most digital twin systems are centered around modeling the operation of a product, but Altair has a different perspective that incorporates two separate digital twins. Altair’s Digital Twin Concept Altair takes a two-pronged approach to implementing …
IoT System Development
Computer Aided Engineering Trends: Digital Twin
Lifecycle Insights CEO and Chief Analyst Chad Jackson and Industry Analyst Arvind Krishnan discussed the latest computer aided engineering trends. Here’s the transcript from their discussion: Chad Jackson: Hey everybody. Thanks for joining us today. We’re going to be talking about digital twins and what’s been going on in different events. This will be an …
Ansys HFSS Plays a Key Role in Designing Smart Connected Products
There has been a proliferation of high-speed, high-frequency electronics placed in today’s smart connected products over the past few years. This increases the need for electromagnetic (EM) simulation in design. Ansys HFSS, a 3D high-frequency simulation software, meets the industry’s stringent demands. Simulation Overcomes Challenges in Designing Smart, Connected Products Today’s smart, connected products are …
Big Data and the Engineer
The Internet of Things (IoT) has unleashed a new wave of interconnected products. Almost every company is now switching from traditional, mechanical offerings to smart ones requiring a lot of software, electronics, and electrical systems. But design engineers must go further than simply integrating the right hardware and software into today’s products. As the world …
CONTACT Software: More Than Another PLM Solution
Do we need another PLM solution in the marketplace? It seems like a pretty crowded field. Why would another solution, like CONTACT Software, really be any different? Let’s table the discussion about whether we need another one and talk about the company first. Organic Product Development First off, CONTACT Software is not a public company; …
Onscale: What is Simulation-as-a-Service?
What are the benefits of OnScale’s Simulation-as-a-Service solution? In this video, Chad Jackson discusses its capabilities and how its’ unique licensing/pricing model enables innovation.
PTC’s Acquisition of Onshape: Implications for Vuforia
The acquisition implications might not be immediately obvious since Vuforia is already connected to the cloud and ThingWorx. However, being able to run Vuforia alongside Creo and Integrity would create some interesting capabilities. In this video, the last of a five part series, Chad Jackson discusses some of the potential with PTC’s acquisition of Onshape.
PTC’s Acquisition of Onshape: Implications for ThingWorx
Are there implications from PTC’s acquisition of Onshape for ThingWorx? Since ThingWorx is already a cloud-based IoT platform, it might not be directly affected. However, in this video, Chad Jackson shares where there are implications with PTC’s other apps running alongside ThingWorx in the cloud.
Microsoft Azure: How Does It Play Into Applications Like IoT and Simulation?
There’s no question that product development software such as PLM and CAD is increasingly becoming cloud-based. However, when developing and using these applications, there are quite a few questions that need to be answered. In this video, Chad Jackson discusses the key questions and how Microsoft Azure answers them.