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The best practice for companies caught up in the PLM vs ERP debate
The latest from the DEVELOP3D Blog:
With advice from 15 varied designers from multiple industries like Laura Klein, Kate Rutter, Andy Budd, and Cindy Alvarez, this lightening fast blitz through the world of good user experience design for displays and more also drops in some career advice.
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Sheffield Design Week uncovers the rich design heritage and future in one of the UK’s most creative northern cities.
Taking place annually, this week long festival plays host to an array of local, regional, national and international design, architectural and creative names with an exciting programme, including exhibitions, workshops, talks, design conferences, installations, product launches, open studios and walking trails.
The week’s worth of activity will join together venues across Sheffield and beyond in the 2016 celebration, with this weekend’s highlights coming from talks at My Fathers Heart (featuring Anwar Studio and Dwiss), seeking out the various mini pavilions across the city, before wrapping up the experience with a visit to the Made in Sheffield exhibition at the Millennium Gallery, showcasing the internationally-renowned making and manufacture that takes place in the city.
With Nintendo unveiling its new games console, the Nintendo Switch, its modular ‘Joy-Con’ controllers that can be removed from the traditional handheld controller and connected to a portable mini-display is definitely the biggest USP.
Nintendo are one of the most innovative and risk-taking of all the major console manufacturers, but already the general consensus is that it is on to a winner, with ideas flowing in fast for how the Joy Con system could be adapted to provide unique control set-ups for individual games.
Twitter user Ryan Salamanda’s idea for swapping out the right unit for a Pokémon Snap shutter-release button, a physical fishing reel or gun trigger gun attachment are great ideas - and although these are the musings of one excited gamer, given the entire Japanese maker community being embraced by manufacturers (like Olympus’ open platform camera design project), it wouldn’t surprise us to see this taken further.
Published 20 October 2016
Posted by Stephen Holmes
The next generation of Ultimaker’s 3D printing product line, the Ultimaker 3 has positioned the desktop machine ready to target the professional market.
With the bottom having well and truly fallen out of the consumer market, the Dutch company, like the rest of the desktop FDM 3D printer manufacturers, is hoping that designers and engineers will fall for its charms - having honed its abilities for swift and unfussy printing, and added dual extrusion and soluble support material.