Digital Domain

The Automotive Design & Production Digital Domain Zone includes information on the software, from simulation and analysis to product lifecycle management, used in product development for the automotive industry.

Improving CAM for Better Machining

By: Lawrence S. Gould - April 02, 2015 at 2:09 PM

The latest improvements in CAM lead to reduced cycle times, reduced tool wear, better profits.

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Bentley in the Salon & On Ice

By: Gary S. Vasilash - March 24, 2015 at 5:08 AM

So at the Geneva show Bentley exhibited a concept, the EXP 10 Speed 6: There is another relevant number to add to the 10 and the 6: it has two seats.

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Making IndyCars Cooler Through Technology

By: Gary S. Vasilash - March 18, 2015 at 5:05 AM

IndyCar races aren’t once they once were, at least when it comes to popularity.

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Data Transfer Secure & Swift

By: Lawrence S. Gould - March 02, 2015 at 2:21 PM

Just email or FTP the CAD file, right? Sure, if you don’t consider security, traceability, intellectual property, file size, and other considerations. But you should.

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Better Assembly Through Software

By: Lawrence S. Gould - January 30, 2015 at 3:49 PM

Software packages are available to make sure that not only is the object designed right for assembly, but that workers can physically assemble that object.

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Need Help Selecting Materials?

By: Lawrence S. Gould - January 05, 2015 at 3:35 PM

There’s software that helps choose new or substitute materials for a product.

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Improved CAM

November 25, 2014 at 3:26 PM


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Siemens Launches NX 10

October 31, 2014 at 9:59 AM


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Making CAD Immersive

By: Lawrence S. Gould - October 30, 2014 at 2:45 PM

Here’s technology that helps transform 2D CAD designs into the third dimension.

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Ford Studio 2000X: Creating the Future

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 06, 2014 at 5:45 AM

Jeff Nowak shows a film clip of a 2015 Ford Edge in action.

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Systems Engineering in Product Development

By: Lawrence S. Gould - September 25, 2014 at 1:36 PM

Systems engineering in increasingly being recognized as a valuable approach to vehicle development - both in design and production. Siemens posits that PLM is the right software system for systems engineering.

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Pro 3D Printer to Be Launched

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 16, 2014 at 5:16 AM

Although this illustration appears to be a man standing next to either a major appliance or a classic minicomputer from a company like Digital Equipment Corp. (DEC) from back in the day. . . . . .it is actually a 3D printer that will soon be launched by German RepRap.

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