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Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM)

Stay updated on the latest technical advancements in computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) used throughout industry, NASA, and other research labs.

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Robotic assistants are expected to become increasingly marketable as caregivers; however, the external hard structure of current caregiving robots prevents them from establishing a safe human-robot interaction....

Blog: Software
A reader asks about the role of simulation when automakers like Toyota have a more “model-based” design approach.
Articles: Software
Learn what to look for when selecting computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) programming software for the DED manufacturing process.
Articles: Data Acquisition
These 12 products are the nominees for the 2021 Tech Briefs Readers’ Choice Product of the Year.
Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Medical Manufacturing & Outsourcing - November 2021

In this new report from the editors of Medical Design Briefs and Tech Briefs magazines, discover how the latest advances in 3D printing, machining, molding and more are changing the way...

Technology Leaders: Software
Deep learning-based AI allows users to identify 3D objects of arbitrary shape and size in various orientations with high accuracy in the 3D space.
Articles: Software

To find out about the impact of 5G mobile broadband service on the IoT/IIoT, I interviewed Jai Suri, Vice President, IoT and Blockchain Applications Development, Oracle, and Mike Anderson, Embedded Systems...

Blog: Transportation
A reader asks an industry expert from IBM: How is feature-based modeling better than a bill of materials?
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Power distribution units, pressure sensors, connector straps, and more.
Question of the Week: Software
Could Digital Twins Be Used on ‘Any System?’

An INSIDER story this month highlighted efforts to use sensors to improve the virtual design model known as a digital twin.

Blog: AR/AI
A team of researchers at USC is helping artificial intelligence imagine the unseen.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Epoxies, reverse-engineering software, temperature loggers, and more.
Blog: Software
"We could imagine a digital twin of just about any system," says Karen Willcox, director of the Oden Institute.
Special Reports: Automotive
Vehicle Electrification - July 2021

GM electrifies the new Corvette...a French nanomaterials company aims for a 5-minute EV recharge...Triumph unveils a radical new electric sportbike design. These are just a few of the innovations you'll...

Articles: Materials
Learn how to reuse more material without recycling.
Blog: Software
New software being developed at Ohio State University will allow creation of more complex DNA robots, at much faster speeds.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Vision software, thermal sensors, ceramic pastes, and more.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
New online tools — coupled with online libraries of pre-selected and tested component specifications — simplify machine design.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The Agile Engineering Design System® is an integrated suite of software modules for CAE/CAM of turbomachinery.
Products: Software
COMSOL Multiphysics® version 5.6 simulation software features four new products.
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...

Blog: Design
An interactive software being developed at the University of Tokyo allows architects and furniture makers with little experience in woodworking to to design and build structurally sound wood joints.
Products: Test & Measurement
Tubing plugs, displacement measurements, CAM software, and more.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Standard commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) connectors continue to be a great resource for quick prototypes and reference designs.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
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.
Articles: Aerospace
Digitalization gives product teams a new way of looking at familiar challenges.
Products: Software
Altair released updates to all of its design, simulation, and data analytics software products.
Blog: Software

You can design the best product in the world but what if the parts, assemblies, and sub-components for your idea aren’t there?

Briefs: Software
This method provides a fast way to assess rocket engine performance in a variety of operating conditions.

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