Lawrence S. Gould

What Are Digital Twins and Digital Threads?

January 25, 2018 at 3:04 PM

The new terms “digital twin” and “digital thread” refer to well-known data management issues. However, they also emphasize new incentives, capabilities and challenges.

Software for Mobility as a Service

January 08, 2018 at 10:59 AM

Not just for city planners and transportation companies, MaaS can help automakers divine the future for automotive designs, sales and fleet management.

Solid Edge Brings Divergent Modeling Worlds Together

November 08, 2017 at 4:53 PM

This new software suite allows the development of “beautiful models ready for production.” What more can you ask for?

Advances in Structural Simulations

October 11, 2017 at 2:30 PM

HyperWorks 2017 helps engineer strong, light, efficient structures.

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.