PLANO, TX—Siemens Digital Industries Software and Daimler Truck AG are collaborating to implement a state-of-the-art digital engineering platform built using the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio of software and services. The new platform will enable Daimler Truck to explore a future of commercial vehicle innovation and the efficient product development and life cycle management of trucks and buses and will be rolled out globally across Daimler Trucks’ engineering hubs, brands and business segments.
Some companies have a name that is intentionally meant to be unique. Others have a background story that is just as interesting as the name. Tim Fulton, founder of Phelan, CA-based Alien Machine Worx (AMW), is in the latter camp, having believed from day one that AMW would be "making things out of this world."
Computer-aided-design (CAD) software has a been friend to part designers and manufacturing engineers for decades, which is old news. The good news is this type of software is friendlier than ever, enabling both specialists to perform functions ranging from analyzing the strength of an assembly, to determining the best design for a given set of parameters.
IronCAD is now equipped with a new interactive introduction tutorial, enhanced visual and functionality improvements for the TriBall positioning and component creation tool, as well as enhanced custom sheet metal and bulk drawing creation features that improve the 2D detailing efficiency.
Product designers at Switzerland-based Loop Medical know that many people fear being pricked with a needle. That's why they’re hard at work testing a prototype needle-free, blood-collection device that allows for diagnostic tests at a hospital, lab, doctor's office, workplace or home.
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