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Startup Creates Award-Winning IoT Display with PTC Creo

What if you could adorn your walls with art from museums and artists all over the world? And you could change it whenever you wanted, with a swipe of your smart phone? After a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign, the New York City-based startup Electric Objects is making it possible with their new EO1.

FormulaPassion.it: Racecar Academy Founder Reflects on First Term, New Partners, and PTC Creo

Courses are wrapping up for the initial term at MotorSport Academy (MSA), the first school for Italian motorsports. The school is the training branch of Experis MotorSport, a company that for years has been providing engineers and scientists to major motorsport teams and companies. We interviewed academy founder, Luca Giovannini, director of Experis MotorSport and a long-time participant in the world of Formula 1.

Secrets of the Best-in-Class

The “best-in-class.” That’s what Aberdeen Research calls small- to medium-sized companies (SMBs) that outperform their competition, ranking in the top 20% of SMB manufacturers. These are the companies that most often meet their targets for product launches, revenues, costs, development budgets, quality budgets, and lifecycle costs.

How Four SMBs Cut Design Time and Increased Innovation with PTC Solutions

Small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that break from the competition have more than a few things in common, according to Aberdeen Research. These best-in-class performers report higher profit margins, get to market earlier, and spend less money on product development.

How Four SMBs Cut Design Time and Increased Innovation with PTC Solutions

Small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that break from the competition have more than a few things in common, according to Aberdeen Research. These best-in-class performers report higher profit margins, get to market earlier, and spend less money on product development.

The Internet of Things: New Challenges, New Opportunities

In the last column, we talked about Big Data and the challenges that it might present the designer and engineer  in the near future (if not already). As part of that, we touched on how much of this might be driven by the Internet of Things. And the fine folks at PTC have asked me to give you a thoughts on this very subject this time around the block – specifically, asking “What does the average designer need to know or to do in response to the coming IoT era?”

Creo Community: Creating Basic Extrusions in PTC Creo 3.0

[Ed. Two years ago, we posted a series of education recordings and articles offering advice to engineering graduates and schools . The series featured an article with Gary Lamit,  CAD Department Chair at De Anza College in Cupertino, California.

PTC Creo View MCAD: Why It’s More Than Just a “Nice to Have”

Design reviews are a way to find and address problems early in the design process. For example, give a manufacturing engineer a “quick peek” at your 3D model, and you may get tips for cutting production costs —long before physical prototyping. Show your ideas to purchasing, and you may find a more readily available fastener to use.

How a Pioneering Russian Institute Improved Designs with PTC Solutions

JSC A. L. Mints Radiotechnical Institute (RTI) in Moscow is a pioneering force in radio wave technology. With a foundation in research and development, RTI’s focus has long been in radio and electromagnetic wave research.

Voglia di Vela: PTC Partners with Student Sailors for Italy’s 1001 VELA Cup

Everything is ready for the ninth annual 1001 Vela Cup, an educational program and sailboat race conceived and organized by yacht designers Massimo Paperini and Paul Procesi in 2005.

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