MCAD Tech News #19711 Jan, 2007 By: Jeffrey Rowe
Automotive giant moves toward standardized
This week I am attending NAIAS (the 2007 North American International Auto Show) in Detroit, Michigan. The winter here has been exceptionally mild -- that is, until today. Winter finally arrived this morning with gloomy skies, freezing rain turning to snow and, of course, a long walk to the show. Weather aside, it's great to be here among all the new concept and production vehicles and technologies, not to mention approximately 6,000 of my peers.
One of the things I always notice upon hitting the show floor is the increasing complexity of the surfaces on the vehicles, regardless of whether they are concept or production models. These surfaces require increasingly sophisticated software to create and visualize them. All automotive manufacturers realize that complex surfaces are one of the "emotional" cues and aspects that differentiate their products from the competition; there is, therefore, a continuing interest in digital design products that assist in their creation. Read more>>
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