Design and PLM
Consumers, analysts, and product development companies agree: the Internet of Things is not only the future of the products that will shape our world – in many ways, it’s already here.
In a world where appliances last ten years and we replace our phones every two, it’s unusual to run into a company that produces components to last more than a quarter century. And with no maintenance required!
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Industry 4.0 and 4IR are terms that are becoming commonplace in manufacturing. Now that these terms are accepted, a new wave of technical turns of phrase have been born.
Smart technologies are becoming increasingly ubiquitous in our day to day lives. From smartphones to smart homes, the dramatic increase in power and sophistication of technology is opening up new technological frontiers and promising endless possibilities for the development of many different industries, particularly manufacturing.
3D printing could become an affordable reality for small businesses thanks to Massachusetts-based 3D printer manufacturer, Formlabs.
Generative design allows computers to do the heavy lifting, while freeing engineers up to truly innovate. Jonny Williamson sat down with Jeff Kowalski, chief technology officer of Autodesk, to learn more.
Advances in technologies such as cloud-based high-performance computing, AI, and machine learning are leading us closer to a “push-button manufacturing.” future, but despite these advances, the fact remains that design and manufacturing are largely disconnected. Autodesk's Diego Tamburini explains how to break down the siloes.
A North East England based manufacturing firm has received significant recognition from a top global scientific research agency for its contribution to the development of innovative radio astronomy technology.
Today’s products are typically more complex than ever before. Innovative new designs must leverage a combination of mechanical, electrical, software, and connectivity.
Over five days last week, Hannover Messe served as a global hub for every sector and technology involved in the digitisation of industry. The Manufacturer recaps the highlights.