Mechanical Design

PTC’s Acquisition of Onshape: Implications for Windchill.

What are the implications for PTC’s acquisition of Onshape? This video is the second of a multi-part series where Chad Jackson discusses the implications for Windchill. Other videos to follow will be on Integrity, ThingWorx and Vuforia.

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.

What’s The Best Way To Share Simulation Results? Let’s Talk About VCollab As An Option

Today’s process of sharing simulation results between analysts, executives, and engineers can be inefficient and time consuming. In this video, Chad Jackson reviews VCollab’s solution.

Eurostep’s ShareAspace: Sharing Data and Models Between Organizations

Nowadays, product design often requires different departments and companies to use shared development platforms. How can you consolidate all that data? In this video, Chad Jackson talks about Eurostep’s ShareAspace product.

What is the Xcelerator Platform from Siemens PLM?

Siemens PLM, or Siemens Digital Industries, as they’re now known. They announced the availability of something called the Xcelerator Platform. So what’s the deal? What is this thing about? Well, there’s several layers to understand about this platform. Let’s talk about the lowest layer first. Xcelerator Platform: Web Services That lowest layer is taking all …

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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.

Do You Need to Run Tolerance Simulation and Analysis? Let’s Talk About DCS.

How can you make better design decisions up front? Chad Jackson reviews Dimensional Control Systems’ 3DCS tool on how it enables a closed loop from design to production.

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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