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Process, R & D

3 Software Trends Shaping Manufacturing

November 15, 2023

Via: Quality Magazine

Software isn’t new to manufacturing, but as technical capabilities have evolved and matured, it’s becoming increasingly entrenched in processes that directly affect product quality. This means that quality professionals need to be concerned with software outside the realm of enterprise […]


Process, R & D

Mastercam Announces New Add-On for Additive Manufacturing

September 13, 2023

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Mastercam, the world’s leading CAD/CAM software, has announced a new Add-On product, Mastercam APlus® by CAMufacturing Solutions, which was designed for additive manufacturing. APlus can be used with Mastercam Mill, Lathe, or Router licenses. Using the same interface Mastercam users […]


Process, Quality Control

Digital Platform Provides Monitoring System For Machine Tools

August 31, 2023

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Automation has emerged as a game-changer for manufacturing, enabling companies to enhance productivity, reduce costs, and improve safety. Machine tools, automated assembly lines, and smart material handling systems are just a few examples of automation solutions that can significantly increase […]


Process, Quality Control

Augmented Reality Software Accurately Projects PC Generated Visual Aids Onto 3D Objects

August 23, 2023

Via: Metrology and Quality News

3D Infotech has launched Spotlight AR++ 2.4, an Augmented Reality software that improves the process of inspection, re-work, and manual assembly. Using guided projection of 3D color maps and feature based instructions, Spotlight AR++ overlays precise and interactive digital guidance […]


Process, R & D

Growing Role of Big Data Usage in Smart Manufacturing

May 1, 2023

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Smart Manufacturing is a generic term being frequently used to describe the use of advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and automation to optimize manufacturing processes. This advanced manufacturing approach aims to enhance productivity, efficiency, […]


Process, Quality Control

Machine Condition Monitoring Global Market Report 2022: Industry to Reach $5.2 Billion by 2029 at a 7.3% CAGR

December 30, 2022

Via: PR Newswire

The “Machine Condition Monitoring Market by Component (Hardware, Software), Process (Online, Portable), Monitoring Technique (Vibration, Thermography, Corrosion), End-use Industry (Energy, Oil & Gas, Telecom), and Geography – Global Forecasts to 2029” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global […]


Process, Quality Control

New Enersight Software Platform Enables Streamlined Microscope Inspection

October 4, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Leica Microsystems, a leader in microscopy and scientific instrumentation, has launched Enersight, an intuitive new software platform for microscope inspection and quality control. The software is designed to simplify and streamline the entire inspection and documentation workflow for a broad […]


Process, R & D

Python editor for Micro:bit single board educational computer

October 3, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

The editor has drag-and-drop code snippets, code structure highlighting and auto-complete, and “has also been designed to enhance appeal to more female learners and those from under-represented backgrounds”, claimed Micro:bit: “it has a more user-friendly interface, removes barriers posed by […]


Logistics, Process, Regulations

US may ban export of GAA EDA to China

August 10, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

US President Joe Biden is said to have OK’d the ban which is with the Office of Management and Budget while details are completed. Suppliers of the software include Cadence, Synopsys and Siemens. Already the US has banned sales of […]


Process, Quality Control

ERP and Quality in Automotive Plastics Manufacturing

August 8, 2022

Via: Quality Magazine

By most accounts, this year will be better for the automotive sector than 2021 when the industry lost about $210 billion in revenue, according to consulting firm AlixPartners. However, improvements may only be marginal as automakers and their suppliers continue […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Volvo Group Venture Capital invests in Optibus, a software company for efficient sustainable bus operations

July 5, 2022

Via: PR Newswire

Volvo Group Venture Capital AB invests in Optibus Ltd, that develops and provides optimization software for public transportation planning and management. The investment highlights the companies’ shared commitment to sustainable bus fleets and more efficient transportation operations. High quality, sustainable […]


Process, Quality Control

High QA Version 7.0 Software Delivers Manufacturing Production Quality Planning Capabilities

June 14, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

High QA has announced Version 7.0 of its manufacturing quality management software. The latest release targets APQP/PPAP quality processes by incorporating new technology advancements from the High QA 360 platform including production quality planning workflows, improved reporting and documentation capabilities […]


Process, Quality Control

Sigma Labs Announces Quality Assurance Software Partnership with Aconity3D

January 24, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Sigma Labs, a leading developer of quality assurance software to the commercial 3D printing industry, has announced that its PrintRite3D in-process quality assurance solution will be certified to work with Aconity3D’s line of 3D metal printers and available as a […]


Process, Quality Control

Robotic Inspection Cells Increase Measurement Capacity and Quality at ŠKODA

August 30, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Leading automotive manufacturer ŠKODA AUTO has now been a part of the Volkswagen Group for 30 years. During this time, it has developed into a strong and internationally successful company offering ten different vehicle model lines across worldwide markets. With […]


Process, R & D

Digital Transformation Roadmap for Manufacturing Industry

August 11, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

If several years ago only the bravest and most ambitious enterprises embarked on the digital transformation journey, today the industry landscape has changed. Now the digitalization of manufacturing and supply chain processes has become imperative. This holds especially true in […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Toyota launches new software company in bid to build better cars

July 28, 2020

Via: Automotive News

TOKYO – Toyota Motor Corp., aiming to transform itself into a software company as much as it is a hardware one, is creating a new holding company that will spearhead development of self-driving cars, new automotive computer operating systems and […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford tests heating software to kill coronavirus in police vehicles

May 27, 2020

Via: Automotive News

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. is testing new software in police vehicles that can heat the interior to 133 degrees — enough to destroy the novel coronavirus. The software, available on 2013-19 model year Police Interceptor Utility vehicles in the […]


Design & Planning, Process

Amazon Wants to Put Alexa in Cars. Google and Apple Are There Already

August 19, 2019

Via: Industry Week

Somewhere between Spotify crashing and Alexa failing to locate his favorite sushi place, Rafael Rivera decided he was dealing with an unfinished product. The software developer’s rectangular Echo Auto, perched on the dashboard of his 2005 Mini Cooper, picked up […]


Process, R & D

Cloud-Based Platforms Driving Factory Simulation Software Up 11%

May 29, 2019

Via: Industry Week

As manufacturers continue to digitize operations, the market for factory simulation software products is expected to grow 11% annually reaching $4.1 billion in 2030. This number reflects a projected 172,000 users, according to ABI Research. “Today, many manufacturing enterprises have […]


Process, R & D

Improving 3D Printing Accuracy with Process Simulation

November 21, 2018

Via: Automation World

Over the past two years, Siemens has put 3D printing/additive manufacturing as much at the forefront of its digitalization strategy as it has its Mindsphere platform, enterprise data management and IIoT app development. In particular, I’m referencing, Siemens’ extension of […]