Lawrence S. Gould

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.

Advancing Manufacturing with Manufacturing Software

August 01, 2016 at 3:56 PM

Increased automation, feeds and speeds, accuracy and ease of use are the general themes in this year’s machining software enhancements.

Sustainable Manufacturing: There Are Apps for That

July 06, 2016 at 9:58 AM

Software that supports sustainable manufacturing and environmentally conscious products help make going green somewhat easier.

Real-time Location at Your Service

May 04, 2016 at 11:27 AM

Location data has its place: Helping virtualize process control in high-mix, high-volume assembly operations.