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New background series: Interviews on 40+ years of CAD
For almost half a century, CAD has been an important and often driving element in industrial digitalization. What will it be in the future? And what does the acronym mean for the suppliers still active in this market? Look forward to the experts’ answers. First up are those from Siemens and PTC.
Due to an increasingly dynamic environment, companies are facing numerous challenges, such as the micro-segmentation of markets and ever shorter product life cycles. One way to address these challenges is to sustainably increase their innovative strength.
The way to Industrie 4.0 involves the trial, testing and skilful combination of novel methods, concepts and technologies. To this end Fraunhofer IPK has developed the »Smart Factory 4.0« demonstration cell which uses batch size 1 production to make the modes …
The complexity of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) implementations has already reached an unpleasantly high level, and the rise of complexity of products and their development will probably accelerate further. By establishing System Lifecycle Management (SysLM) as the next level PLM …
PLM, Digitalization, IoT, …
Half a century of Computer Aided Design – What does CAD mean today?
PTC’s Dual CAD Strategy: Creo Solutions for Platform Products and Onshape for Agile Product Development
PTC has been one of the world's leading CAD providers since the late 1980s and is now a major supplier of software for engineering, product lifecycle management, augmented reality, and IoT. Jim Heppelmann has been president and CEO of PTC since 2010. Jon Hirschtick,...
Siemens Digital Industries Software is one of the leading global vendors of engineering software which in the beginning was almost all about CAD, the acronym for Computer Aided Design. During the past 15 years Siemens has become a leading vendor mainly after the...
CAD: It's not just a tool that engineers use to design products. More than any other technology, CAD stands for the beginning of the digitalization of industrial processes and the penetration of the entire industry with the digital. And although CAD has not been the...
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