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Award Winning Product Design Visualized Using KeyShot: Bottlelight

Award Winning Product Design Visualized Using KeyShot: Bottlelight

Bottlelight is Christoph Kuppert 's newest award winning product! This Product Designer from Germany created Bottlelight, a portable UV water purifier with a camping light. It' s the winner of numerous awards including  the European Product Design Award, IF Student Design Award, Spark Concept Award and the Industart Industrial Design Award.   Visualize the Design It 's so intriguing to see how people bring their ideas to life using KeyShot and Christoph' s Bottlelight project shows just what 's possible when you need to create stunning visuals quickly to explain complex ideas.   Kuppert explains: When you' re backpacking, space is at a premium — The Bottlelight saves space by merging two essential must-haves: a Continue reading

Improvements in PTC Mathcad Prime 4.0

Improvements in PTC Mathcad Prime 4.0

PTC's Mathcad Prime 4.0 has hit the ground running.  Product Manager Andrew McGough shares some helpful Q&A for those who might be scratching their heads about Improvements in Mathcad Prime 4.0 before upgrading... Q: What are the content protection Improvements in Mathcad Prime 4.0? McGough: We’re re-introducing Area Protection and Locking in PTC Mathcad Prime 4.0. To understand that, Continue reading

External PTC Windchill App Platform: Enterprise Dashboards

External PTC Windchill App Platform: Enterprise Dashboards

Have you explored Wincom 's incredible: External PTC Windchill App Platform, to simplify your PLM efforts? We can bet you hear these questions within your company often: “Where are my changes?”, “What is taking so long?” or “What is holding up the process?” And many people might often say: “I don’t want to understand Windchill, but I need the information in it.” That is precisely why our partner, Wincom, created what they call the External App Platform (EAP). This amazing platform holds your management area, your services, your external partners, or whoever you know needs to see all of your information related to product data without having to dig into the PTC Windchill complexity to find it. A culmination of these Windchill Apps along with your easily filtered Data, provides within seconds what TriStar calls "Enterprise Dashboards," for you to use seamlessly across all levels of your organization. TriStar works with customers who have unique needs and requirements, just like you. Therefore, we are providing successful Wincom' s intuitive tools, to BRAND and CONFIGURE the platform, EXACTLY TO YOUR NEEDS. This allows us to configure as many Platforms as you require; your executive management will not need to access the same information as your external partners! This is why the External PTC Windchill App Platform is a Service-as-a-Product: You Continue reading

More Users are Falling In Love with an Easy CAD Search Geometry Engine: Techsoft ModelSearch

More Users are Falling In Love with an Easy CAD Search Geometry Engine: Techsoft ModelSearch

Are you ready for a QUICK & EASY CAD Search Geometry Engine?  Well it has arrived... Techsoft ModelSearch is a companion to the Windchill PLM system – it is Windchill Native. Highlights of Techsoft ModelSearch The goal of ModelSearch, is to reduce the number of parts by manufacturing companies. This objective can be achieved Continue reading

Augmented Reality in Manufacturing

Augmented Reality in Manufacturing

Large and small manufacturers are exploring Augmented Reality in Manufacturing in 2017. The BIG question: is this technology making an industrial difference yet? Manufactures are building toward a full-scaled deployment, but DAQRI smart glasses are a step ahead, having introduced their product in December of 2016. They 're one of a handful of new pieces of hardware capable of driving greater adoption of Augmented Reality in Manufacturing in 2017.  You may have already read about them in this article: Companies Are Experimenting With AR Glasses In The Supply Chain It is understood that some companies are uncertain about Augmented Reality in Manufacturing and where to invest; many know they want this tech, but are hesitant on proceeding in the seemingly irregular ecosystem. Therefore, providers are struggling to find customers, and technology readiness is somewhat unclear. HOWEVER, once a plan is put in place, you can turn more attention toward the fun gear and amazing AR solutions. Let' s explore the AR learning curve... "Just like the National Association of Manufacturers and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation can shed light on general best practices, the Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance, or AREA, focuses on helping manufacturers who want to delve deeper into AR."  Industry Week Take a helpful Continue reading