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FLO-Master Training

January 30, 2015 4:37 pm | by Engineered Software, Inc. | Events

The two-day Flo-Master Training seminar provides attendees with a detailed understanding of how piping systems operate. By simulating the interaction of pipelines, pumps, components, and controls throughout the system, participants will ...

Tackling a 3D Printed Football

January 30, 2015 4:06 pm | by Stratasys | Videos | Comments

Stratasys 3D Printing has already impacted the wide world of sports - from snowboarding to...

'Unbreakable' Bike Custom-Crafted

January 27, 2015 12:10 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Articles | Comments

In 2013, Thunderbike presented its “Unbreakable” custom project for the first time at the...

Designing Cradle to Cradle Certified Products for the Circular Economy

January 26, 2015 5:08 pm | by Stacy Glass, VP, Built Environment at the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute | News | Comments

The call for a transition to a circular economy is rapidly gaining recognition worldwide. It...

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Telling Stories Using Computer Science

January 22, 2015 9:15 am | by Julia Sklar, MIT News correspondent | News | Comments

For MIT senior Shannon Kao, expert storytelling is essential, even — if not especially — when it comes to coding. The computer science major relies on narrative everywhere from her science fiction writing to her research on educational ...

Switching to 3D Tech to More Efficiently Design Brakes

January 20, 2015 9:37 am | by Siemens PLM Software | Siemens Plm Software | Articles | Comments

Since the 1990s, the design department at Knott has recognized the advantages of 3D technology, and its goal has been to use a 3D computer-aided design system to more efficiently design brakes and trailer components. In 1998, research led the ...

MIT Hosts 'Make Your Own Wearbles' Workshop for High-School Girls

January 16, 2015 11:42 am | by Ariana Tantillo, Lincoln Laboratory | News | Comments

As a former MIT mechanical engineering undergraduate with no pre-college exposure to engineering, Railey knows all too well how a lack of preparedness and low confidence can deter girls from the field. On her first day of 2.007, a design and ...

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Local Motors Debuts 3D-printed Car at NAIAS 2015

January 14, 2015 9:58 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

A new kind of vehicle and manufacturing process will debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show. Local Motors will 3D print, assemble and debut the world’s first 3D-printed car – live from the show floor ...  

Photos of the Day: 3D-Printing a Giant Head

January 14, 2015 9:48 am | by PD&D Staff | News | Comments

The 3DP1000 prints a meter wide and half a meter tall with layer resolution down to 70 microns, and it is an open source machine, which allows the user to choose his/her own software, material, and control platform preferences ...   

Photos of the Day: Famous Fountains Use 'HyperShooters,' Robotics

January 13, 2015 9:53 am | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | News | Comments

As a principle, if a material or tool doesn’t melt in water, WET can use it. Water, light, natural gas, propane, alcohols, air, fog, smoke, and ice all appear in the WET portfolio. A variety of products also appear in the company’s designs ...

Former Imagineer Designs Iconic Fountains

January 13, 2015 9:36 am | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Articles | Comments

Disney Imagineers are the creative brains behind the construction and design of Disney theme parks, cruise ships, and resorts worldwide. These ambitious employees possess a combination of engineering and imagination that Disney requires to ...

Collaborative Project Will Give Manufacturing New Digital Threads

January 9, 2015 3:26 pm | by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | News | Comments

In a new project, they will demonstrate the feasibility — and benchmark the advantages — of using standardized, three-dimensional (3D) models for electronically exchanging and processing product and manufacturing information ...   

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Solid 2015: Hardware, Software, & the Internet of Things

January 9, 2015 1:44 pm | by O’Reilly | Events

The traditional boundaries between hardware and software are falling. Whatever you choose to call this disruption — the Internet of Things, digital manufacturing, the connected world, the Industrial Internet, Maker Pro, hardware startups ...

Want to Turn Heads at CES? Hire a Celebrity

January 7, 2015 4:18 pm | by Kimberly Pierceall, Associated Press | News | Comments

Driverless cars of the future. Every imaginable (and unimaginable) kind of smartphone case. The latest laundry technology, even. Acres of Las Vegas convention center floor packed with gadget demos and exhibitor booths ...    

Fireplace Manufacturer Reduces Design Time by 85%

January 6, 2015 9:57 am | by Siemens | Siemens Industry, Inc. Solutions, Automation & Drive Technologies | Articles | Comments

During the last two decades, the company has undergone an enormous change, both in size and technology. In the beginning, manufacturing was carried out with assembly drawings provided to partners. Over time, it became clear there was ... 

World's First 3D Electronics Printer Creates 3D Parts with Emebedded Circuitry

January 5, 2015 9:28 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

The Voxel8 Developer’s Kit will include the desktop 3D electronics printer, conductive ink cartridges, PLA filament, modeling software and software support. Voxel8’s desktop 3D electronics printer features dual material capabilities by ...

Space Station 3D Printer Builds Ratchet Wrench to Complete First Phase of Operations

December 30, 2014 10:46 am | by NASA | News | Comments

The International Space Station's 3-D printer completed the first phase of a NASA technology demonstration by printing a tool with a design file transmitted from the ground to the printer. The tool was a ratchet wrench ...    

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Photos of the Day: NASA's Year in Review

December 29, 2014 1:23 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

In 2014, NASA took significant steps on the agency’s journey to Mars - testing cutting-edge technologies and making scientific discoveries while studying our changing Earth and the infinite universe as the agency made progress on the ... 

Learning How to Build Better Buildings with MDX Tech

December 22, 2014 10:51 am | by Brian Ringley, CUNY | Articles | Comments

Teaching students how to model the physical and functional characteristics of a building from conception to operation– that’s the mission of Brian Ringley who teaches students at City University of New York (CUNY). Brian is the Technology ...

Derby the Dog Runs with 3D Printed Custom Prosthetics

December 22, 2014 8:57 am | by 3D Systems | News | Comments

3D Systems has announced that it successfully outfitted Derby the dog with 3D printed prosthetics, allowing him to run down the street for the first time ever. Derby was born with a congenital deformity characterized by small forearms and no ...

3 Ways Firms Can Lower Paper & Plotter Costs

December 19, 2014 4:32 pm | by Curt Moreno, Line/Shape/Space | Blogs | Comments

When engineer, architecture, and other design firms go to cut costs, it’s usually free sodas, paid volunteer time, and other perks are first to go. But it doesn’t have to be that way ...          

New Methods for Supply Chain Management

December 18, 2014 5:16 pm | by Kevin J. Dailida, Senior Director of Operations & Supply Chain Dynisco | Articles | Comments

As business competition intensifies worldwide, it becomes ever more challenging to improve gross margins and operating profits. Because the Internet provides the ability to obtain comparative pricing on a global basis, supply chain ...  

Engineering Newswire 121: The Navy's Newest Hovercraft

December 18, 2014 11:54 am | by Alex Shanahan, Manager of Multimedia Production | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’ve hovering over land and sea in the navy’s newest ship-to-shore connector, 3D printing a comfortable dress, and giving a dog the opportunity to run free for the first time ...      

The Next Step in PLM's Evolution: Platformization

December 16, 2014 4:19 pm | by Peter A. Bilello, President, CIMdata | Articles | Comments

Lifecycle management like every technological advance has a lifecycle of its own. At the heart of the evolution of innovation, PLM Solution providers are offering powerful new capabilities. These include leveraging ...     

New Algorithm a Christmas Gift to 3D Printing, Environment

December 16, 2014 12:20 pm | by Simon Fraser University | News | Comments

Just in time for Christmas, Simon Fraser University computing science professor Richard Zhang reveals how to print a 3D Christmas tree efficiently and with zero material waste, using the world’s first algorithm for automatically ...

Designing a Perfectly Balanced Shoe

December 15, 2014 4:45 pm | by Christina Casinelli, Science & Technology Writer Based in Providence, RI | Articles | Comments

No two runners are the same. This is especially true for athletes competing at the most elite levels. Their foot-strike patterns, degrees of pronation (the amount a runner’s foot rolls inward with each step), and braking and propulsion forces are ...

Photos of the Day: 3D-Printing Custom Shoe Spike Plates

December 15, 2014 4:40 pm | by EOS | News | Comments

Using a proprietary process to collect race simulation data from Team New Balance runners, the Sports Research Lab then applies advanced algorithms to translate this information into an optimized design that can be additively manufactured on ...

Luxion & 3D Systems Partner to Enhance Visual Quality in Product Development

December 12, 2014 3:25 pm | by Luxion | News | Comments

Luxion, a leading developer of advanced rendering and lighting technology and maker of KeyShot, has announced a partnership with 3D Systems that establishes KeyShot as the standard rendering solution included with many 3D Systems ...  

KISTERS Announces Release of 3DViewStation V2014.2

December 12, 2014 2:38 pm | by KISTERS | News | Comments

KISTERS has announced the release 2014.2 of the 3DViewStation. The KISTERS 3DViewStation is known for the modern user-interface, high performance 3D-viewing and Digital MockUp (DMU), current and mature CAD-importers for ...    

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