Lawrence S. Gould

Inspection Software Advances

September 07, 2017 at 11:19 AM

What more can be done to metrology software? 
Plenty, as this round of new features shows in the 
2017 versions of three inspection software packages.

Siemens PLM Launches More Comprehensive PLM Capabilities

August 02, 2017 at 3:44 PM

From costing to configuring, from planning to executing, the latest release of Teamcenter handles all this and more.

Standardizing Sustainable Manufacturing

June 30, 2017 at 1:21 PM

A new ASTM standard aims to make it easier to evaluate the environmental aspects of manufacturing systems. It also sets the stage for more environmentally aware software.

Advancing Safety Through Advanced Sensing

June 07, 2017 at 2:52 PM

Sensors for the seemingly mundane activity of ensuring industrial safety are moving forward in sophistication, packaging and watching what needs protecting.

What’s “Cloud Computing”?

May 04, 2017 at 4:24 PM

Everyone talks about it, but what is “cloud computing”?

CAM Does More in 2017

April 05, 2017 at 10:45 AM

The latest advances in computer-aided manufacturing software do more of the job of programming toolpaths while making such work simpler for the machinist.

Making the Analysis of Requirements Documents Easier

February 01, 2017 at 4:26 PM

Natural language processing is good enough to take out a lot of the drudge work in creating, reviewing and revising requirements documents.

Introducing “IoT Platforms” – Part II

January 04, 2017 at 10:03 AM

Last month, an article introduced the latest “platform” on the factory floor: the Internet of Things (IoT) platform. Here is what these platforms comprise.

Introducing “IoT Platforms” – Part 1

December 01, 2016 at 2:25 PM

The latest “platform” for factory floor applications is aimed at the Internet of Things (IoT). Here’s why this platform is important and what it comprises.

CAE from Powertrain to Radar Systems

November 02, 2016 at 12:49 PM

A major update to the flagship CAE/FEA/CFD/simulation software from Ansys responds to the variety of new engineering in automotive.

Lightweighting Special Coverage: Software for Lightweighting Composite Parts

October 04, 2016 at 3:27 PM

Atlhough this software has its genesis at NASA, a new version of HyperSizer helps automotive engineers create lightweight composite part designs.

Better Inspection Software Improves Quality Management

September 01, 2016 at 4:03 PM

3D metrology software can leverage the capabilities of measuring equipment in a myriad of ways.