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 Continue reading
TriStar and New Market Disruption

TriStar and New Market Disruption

disruption dis·rup·tion disˈrəpSH(ə)n/ noun Disturbance or problems that interrupt an event, activity, or process “New market disruption” occurs when a product fits a new or emerging market segment that is not being served by existing incumbents in the industry” (ClaytonChrisensen) For the last 20 years, Silicon Valley has been the center Continue reading

Eight Wastes of The Product Development Process

Eight Wastes of The Product Development Process

In the Product Development Process there are Eight forms of Waste.   Thus, Lean Product Development (LPD) is lean approach to avoid and reduce these wastes, in order to lower lifecycle cost and improve project efficiency. Waste 1. Extra Features Having a clear outline of the project and its needs will cut Continue reading

PTC Creo Customers Bring Home 2014 Red Dot Awards

Here we are on the cusp of the last days of the year. For most of us, whatever we were going to do in 2014, we’ve done. As you look back, we hope your dreams were big and challenging projects found you this year. And most of all, we hope Continue reading

Four Manager’s Tips For Jump Starting Analysis-led Design

Most engineering organizations are sold on the benefits of early-stage simulation. They know that pushing analysis to the front end of the design cycle can reduce reliance on costly physical prototypes, shorten development times, and bolster a department’s ability to explore and home in on innovative new ideas. Yet just Continue reading

Inside the New PTC Creo 3.0 with Brian Thompson

Whether you’re new to PTC Creo, or a veteran user of the popular CAD software offering, you’re sure to find some surprises in the all new PTC Creo 3.0. I recently spoke with Brian Thompson, PTC’s Vice President of Product Management, to get an overview of the PTC Creo 3.0 Continue reading

PTC Creo Unite Technology Helps Reduce Errors

Do you remember back in 1998, when NASA sent the Mars Climate Orbiter to study the atmosphere of the red planet? The Orbiter was also supposed to become a relay station for sending signals back to Earth from the Polar Lander, and hopes were high for a thorough examination of Continue reading
Managing Software-Intensive Products

Managing Software-Intensive Products

My mother used to write letters to her family in Italy to stay in touch, and when I was younger I used a LAN line to call my friends and talk the night away. Today my kids use iPhones to play games, check the traffic and weather, and text their Continue reading

Fischer: PTC Creo Simulate stands out for ease of use, robust features

Fischer: PTC Creo Simulate stands out for ease of use, robust features

PTC’s flagship simulation offering — PTC Creo Simulate — is optimized for more than just the Ph.Ds. and analysts working within your product design and engineering organization. It’s also a great tool for engineers and designers at all skill levels, according to Mark Fischer, the director of PTC’s simulation products Continue reading

PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 is Here!

PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 is Here!

The TriStar team is pleased to announce that PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 is now available! PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 has significantly improved its calculation capability to allow bigger problems to be solved, faster. With hundreds of built-in mathematical functions and the unlimited ability to define your own, the ability to Continue reading