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White Papers: Software
The Product Innovation Imperative: A Leader’s Guide for Using Cloud-Based Product Development Tools to Drive Teamwork and Innovation

The Product Innovation Imperative is a practical guide for engineering and manufacturing leaders to...

Question of the Week: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Would You Use 'Tsugite' Software for Woodworking?

A recent INSIDER story highlighted a new tool for architects, furniture-makers, and woodworking beginners. The interactive software from the University of Tokyo, known as "Tsugite," provides milling machine instructions and on-screen design guidance so that users can piece an object together...

White Papers: Medical
Radically Advance Your Health Care Solution with Highly Advanced Simulations

85% of the top 50 health care companies leverage Ansys engineering simulations to drive product and process development. This enables industry-wide in silico...

White Papers: Software
Leveraging Software-Defined Automated Test to Enable Digital Transformation in Aerospace and Defense

Many aerospace and defense companies of all sizes are pursuing digital transformation projects to become more competitive. Unfortunately,...

On-Demand Webinars: Software
PPAP Reviews Using AI and Machine Learning

In this era of digitalization, it’s a fact that PPAPs are considered to be documents – not data. The process of maintaining and verifying the accuracy of these documents is recursive and tedious. Many organizations have taken the effort of building portals that act as an extensive document...

On-Demand Webinars: Software
Digital Transformation in Engineering's Most Challenging Industries

Systems and Software Engineering are key to managing spiraling complexity. In this session IBM experts from the Automotive and Aerospace/Defense industries share key engineering challenges like compliance, quality and productivity facing companies today and how they are...

White Papers: Design
The State of Product Development & Hardware Design 2020

The most successful companies are always striving to get better, to deliver more innovative products and get them to market faster. What do today’s product development teams think...

Products: Communications
New on the Market: October 2020
Tubing plugs, displacement measurements, CAM software, and more.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Optical Neural Network Recognizes Objects Instantly
This technology can work with multiple wavelengths of light simultaneously.
A higher-order network could be built that looks for subtle changes in data that point to suspicious activity.
The software assesses the quality of parts in real time, without the need for expensive characterization equipment.
The algorithm provides an extra layer of safety and security against hackers of electronic devices.
Open source microcontroller technologies in industrially hardened form factors address critical applications.
Users can edit the shape of a model while viewing results and watch the simulation update immediately.
Standard commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) connectors continue to be a great resource for quick prototypes and reference designs.
Question of the Week: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Do Software Advancements Make You Feel Safe in an Autonomous Vehicle?

Our lead story today features self-driving car software that prevents accidents by understanding and anticipating safe traffic behaviors.

The new approach could help pave the way for smaller battery packs and greater driving range in electric vehicles.
On-Demand Webinars: Software
How to Perform Accurate, Automated 3D Fatigue Crack Growth Predictions

This 30-minute Webinar demonstrates how to use your own CAD models and FEA tools to perform accurate, automated 3D component-level fatigue crack growth predictions.

White Papers: Medical
Multicore Systems Management: Hypervisor or Multicore Framework

With increasing application of multicore to embedded devices, a number of important decisions are necessary to ensure optimal design. One such decision concerns the overall...

Before delivery drones start carrying packages (and passenger drones start delivering ourselves), engineers will need to keep refining an unmanned aircraft's ability...

Tech Briefs posed questions to machine learning/AI industry execs to get their opinions on platform selection, data interpretation, and more.
Application Briefs: Software
Using the IoT for Predictive Maintenance
Predictive maintenance is poised to become much more widely adopted, and that will help to boost productivity in a time when we really need it.
This high-strength material could be used to improve safety and reduce the cost of producing cars.

A NASA team is working on Mars robot autonomy to make future rovers more intelligent, to enhance safety, to improve productivity, and to drive faster and farther. Two novel...

To achieve vehicle manufacturers’ ambitious goals for electric vehicles, Li-ion batteries need to be improved.
Products: Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: August 2020
Data storage boards, modular plugs, equipment enclosures, and more.
Digitalization gives product teams a new way of looking at familiar challenges.
Altair released updates to all of its design, simulation, and data analytics software products.
The method determines whether circuits are accurately executing complex operations that classical computers can’t tackle.

Webcasts

Upcoming Webinars: Materials

Protecting Power Electronics from EM and RF Interference

Upcoming Webinars: Electronics & Computers

Vehicle Electrification

Upcoming Webinars: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The Evolution of SOSA

Upcoming Webinars: Software

Next-Gen Vehicle Architectures and the Role of HPCs

Tech Talks: Medical

Testing Home Healthcare Medical Devices

Upcoming Webinars: Software

Accelerating Pre-Silicon Software Development with Next-Gen...

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