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Design & Manufacturing Trends in 2019 & Beyond Design & Manufacturing Trends in 2019 & Beyond
Compiled by ConnectPress
Generative design, artificial intelligence, robots. See what Autodesk CEO and President and VP of Research of CIMdata have to say about 2019.
Disruption Is Here in Automotive- Are You Ready? Disruption Is Here in Automotive- Are You Ready?
By ANSYS
Read this article to see how simulation technology pervasively addresses disruptive automotive technologies.
Disruption in Aerospace and Defense Is Here: Are You Ready? Disruption in Aerospace and Defense Is Here: Are You Ready?
By ANSYS
See how A & D companies are using simulation to evaluate thousands of product scenarios and overcome barriers to get products to market faster.
Creating Value When PLM and ERP Work Together Creating Value When PLM and ERP Work Together
By John MacKrell, CIMdata
John MacKrell of CIMdata explains the necessary strategy for bringing PLM, ERP, and MES together to form a complete product realization strategy.
Tips & Tricks
Using the Inventor Shape Generator
By Trevor English
By running shape generator on a part design, you can find options of how to reduce mass or weight all the while maintaining strength under loads.
What's New in Frame Generator?
By Autodesk
Frame Generator is a huge time saver for frame structures, but there are times when some of the resulting 3D parts are not connected quite right.
Understanding Autodesk Vault Search Tokens Understanding Autodesk Vault Search Tokens
By Joseph Corson, Synergis EDS
This tip by Synergis EDS will help you understand how searching works and will hopefully improve your Vault searches in the future.
Losing Your License When Disconnected from the Internet? Losing Your License When Disconnected from the Internet?
By Synergis EDS
Losing your Autodesk license when disconnected from the internet can happen for multiple reasons. Synergis EDS has a few tips to prevent this.
Case Studies
West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD   West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD
By AMD
See how HP's Z workstations and AMD's professional graphics cards help keep the British winning team stay ahead of its competitors.
AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card
By AMD
See how packaging food company, BluePrint Automation, was able to design and visualize complex CAD models with AMD's CAD-to-VR solution.
Keuka Studios' First Impressions of ANSYS Discovery Live Keuka Studios' First Impressions of ANSYS Discovery Live
Compiled by ConnectPress
Dan White, owner of Keuka Studios, addresses staircase design challenges that was difficult to analyze prior to ANSYS.
JSC Zelenodolsk Explores Virtual Reality with ESI IC.IDO JSC Zelenodolsk Explores Virtual Reality with ESI IC.IDO
By ESI Group
JSC used ESI IC.IDO (I-see-I-do) to bring their customers on board for proposed marine compartment layouts without costly mock-up construction.
Columns
What's Important in Workstations to End Users? What's Important in Workstations to End Users?
By Jon Peddie
JPR's shares findings from an Intel survey on what end users think about workstations and how they use them in both manufacturing and AEC.
Is Your PLM Solution Obsolete? Is Your PLM Solution Obsolete?
By Tom Gill and Fred Keith PLM Enterprise Value & Integration CIMdata Inc.
Tom Gill and Fred Keith of CIMdata discuss 17 key elements of CIMdata's PLM Investment Sustainability Model to meet changing requirements.
Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality

Watch this "3 Minutes of Your Time" video on an innovative restaurant in France who entertains their guests with augmented reality using 3D project.
Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel
By Jon Peddie, Jon Peddie Research
Jon Peddie takes a look at the new Xeon W Processors based on Skylake/Purley and provides some comparisons of Intel processors.