Posts by Stephen Holmes

Autodesk VRED now supported by render manager Qube

Published 03 December 2014

Posted by Stephen Holmes

Article tagged with: autodesk, rendering, vred, viz, render, pipelinefx, render farm, qube

The ability to leverage real-time clusters for animation rendering makes Qube ideal for VRED animations

Render farm management solutions firm PipelineFX has become the first render management software to support VRED, adding batch render support to its flagship product, Qube.

With the ability to leverage real-time clusters for animation rendering, both automotive and industrial design users can manage greater efficiency while creating prototype and marketing materials.

API support also allows users to write pre- and post-scripts that Qube will automatically run during jobs, making it easier to build VRED support into a pre-existing design or graphics pipeline.

Read more…

Add comment (0 comments)

First look: MSC Nastran 2014

Published 03 December 2014

Posted by Stephen Holmes

Article tagged with: simulation, cae, nastran, msc, patran

Nastran 2014 has improved its ability to simulate flexibility in defining combinations of load cases

MSC Nastran 2014 has been announced, giving the simulation software new solver embedded fatigue functionality and analysis abilities.

Several enhancements have been added with the goal of improving the efficiency and ease of use of MSC Nastran’s solver embedded fatigue capabilities.

These include support for seam and spot welds fatigue analysis (feat for identifying critical welds in automobiles and other structures subjected to repeated loads), multi-axial assessment and support for industry standard remote parameter control files.

Read more…

Add comment (0 comments)

Autodesk University 2015: Main session live blog

Published 02 December 2014

Posted by Stephen Holmes

Article tagged with: design, 3d printing, autodesk, simulation, autodesk inventor, cad, engineering, product design, autodesk university, fusion 360

Depending on who’s writing we’re in Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada, or on a sofa in East London

Welcome, wherever you are to Autodesk University 2014, the titular software company’s colossal user event in Las Vegas.

DEVELOP3D is mob handed in covering this year’s event, with Al Dean and Martyn Day putting in the hours on the ground, while the rest of us sit back and watch events unfold from afar.

The main session saw Autodesk CEO Carl Bass, CTO Jeff Kowalski and special guest Emily Pilloton, founder of Project H, take to the stage to discuss the future of design and engineering.

Read Stephen Holmes’ live coverage below the line as it happened, and send him any questions or opinions you might have via Twitter.


Read more…

Add comment (0 comments)

UCL to open new campus for first Design and Experimental Engineering schools

Published 02 December 2014

Posted by Stephen Holmes

Article tagged with: design, engineering, education, london, here east, ucl, olympic site

UCL is set to open a design and technology hub in East London

UCL is to build a new second campus on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, to form part of a wider Education and Cultural Quarter following the government’s announcement of £141m in support of the project.

UCL East, expected to open in 2018, is envisaged as a radical new model of how a university campus can be embedded in the local community and with businesses, as well as providing world-leading research, education, entrepreneurship and innovation.

Key to the site will be the university’s first school of design and the Centre for Experimental Engineering, which will be established to address the acute skills shortage in engineering.

Read more…

Add comment (0 comments)

National Inventors Day: BT seek next generation of inventive thinkers

Published 02 December 2014

Posted by Stephen Holmes

Article tagged with: inventor, education, london, bt, stem, science museum

BT had launched National Inventors Day right from the top of its own London landmark

BT has declared 2 December as National Inventors Day, striking up the display at the top of London’s BT Tower as a way of encouraging more young people to realise their own inventiveness.

Aside from the scrolling names of great British inventors across a London landmark, BT has also published some eye opening survey results about how inventiveness is viewed in British society.

As well as revealing that almost half (44 per cent) of adults believe that the UK has become less inventive over time, it shows the gulf between what the wider public believes makes a designer or engineer.

Read more…

Add comment (0 comments)

Ozen Engineering offers up free Cloud processing power demo

Published 01 December 2014

Posted by Stephen Holmes

Article tagged with: simulation, cfd, ansys, cae, cloud, fea, ozen

Want to test out Cloud compute power for Ansys? Here’s your chance for free

For those intrigued by Cloud processor power, Ozen Engineering has announced it is to give a free one-week demo license of any Ansys product to run on its OzenCloud technology.

The Ansys channel partner will give access of to up to 16 processor cores for the trial period, where customers can pre-process, run simulations and post process results on the Cloud.

Powered by UberCloud, the system is targeted at solving high compute CFD and FEA simulation analysis, and is marketed as a platform for customers who are concerned about surge capacity and compute resources or have a short term project but do not wish to commit to a license purchase.

Read more…

Add comment (0 comments)

Penguin of the past identified with 3D scanning

Published 01 December 2014

Posted by Stephen Holmes

Article tagged with: 3d printing, collaboration, 3d scanning, penguins, palaeontology

The penguin would have looked a little like these bad boys, but around 30cm taller

Right now you might be in love with the playful John Lewis type, or enraptured by the special forces variety, but we’ve got some more penguin news for you.

A giant extinct variety has finally been identified by 3D scanning and 3D printing the remnants of fossils found in the 1970s in New Zealand, allowing palaeontologists to deduce that this lil’ fella was around 1.3m in height.

Working with only one 27 million-year-old leg bone and a few other fragments, Massey University’s Dr Daniel Thomas sent the 3D scan data to American paleontologist Dr Daniel Ksepka, who could 3D print and investigate a physical ‘bone’.

Read more…

Add comment (0 comments)

Page 3 of 99 pages  <  1 2 3 4 5 >  Last »

Latest D3D jobs

3D Visualiser

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:30:29 +0000

Senior Industrial Designer

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 17:36:17 +0000

Senior Level 3D Artist

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:54:26 +0000