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NASA Tech Briefs: VINCENT Systems Prosthetics Give Patients A New Feel For Life

“Although crude prosthetic hands have been available for many years, in recent decades, technological advances have made possible artificial hands that offer an ever-wider range of grips and movements. The newest versions, sometimes called bionic hands, use sophisticated electronics and software in an attempt to more closely mimic a wider range of the hand’s natural […]

In Case You Missed It: The Most Read Blogs in December

It’s time for our roundup of last month’s most popular blog articles—this time with a slight twist. Instead of counting down the top 5, we’re counting down the top 6. Why? Because 5th and 6th place were so close, we couldn’t stand to play favorites. Peruse last month’s countdown of popular posts, and make sure […]

Get Real About MCAD-ECAD Integration

When basic household goods like thermostats and washing machines are stacked with enough custom software and electronics to rival the average computing device, it’s hard to remain a purist about mechanical engineering. For years, the mantra has been all about forging tighter connections between mechanical and electrical engineering disciplines, and more recently, embedded software. Yet […]

GraphicSpeak: SPECapc releases PTC Creo 3.0 benchmark

Eight workflows test all aspects of hardware performance for use with Creo. “Performance benchmarking specialist SPEC has released a new benchmark for PTC’s Creo 3.0 CAD software. The software tool allows users of Creo to evaluate and compare hardware performance. The SPECapc for PTC Creo 3.0 benchmark provides eight workflows that exercise all aspects of […]

Desktop Engineering: 3D Printing Takes Off

The pressure is on aerospace companies to reduce the weight of their planes while ensuring safety and quality. Manufacturers are increasingly turning to new materials and technologies to lighten the load, including rapidly evolving 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. 3D printing was initially seen as a way for aerospace, automotive and other manufacturers to […]

Desktop Engineering: Students Take Flight with Drone Design at ASME Competition

“From unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) carrying out defense missions to new consumer models being tapped for aerial photography, drones are drawing interest across the board. The fascination with this “hot” technology isn’t lost on the American Society of Mechanical Engineer’s (ASME), which gave drones the starring role in its latest student competition. The 2014 student […]

Wicked Local Mashpee: Mashpee High School is talkin’ tech

“Some in Washington might fret about America losing ground in the global economy due to flagging student interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (disciplines collectively called STEM), but Obama, Boehner and others can rest easy when it comes to Mashpee High School’s Technology Center of Excellence (TCE). In November, the TCE […]

CNBC: Winning Team Designs Unmanned System for Improved Crop Yields and Infestation Detection

“PTC, a Founding Member of the Real World Design Challenge (RWDC) competition, today announced that team Next Level from South Burlington, Vermont has won the 2013-2014 National Finals Competition. The RWDC is a national design competition for high school students run by a public-private partnership with the goal of increasing the Science, Technology, Engineering and […]

Creo Community: DMG MORI Innovator of the Month Pick for November

“While taking a look at CAM and machining this month, we came across DMG MORI, a company that actually makes machine tool technology including turning centers, lathes, ultrasonic and laser machines using PTC Creo, PTC Creo Simulate and PTC Creo View MCAD. The global company makes nearly 70 different machines designed to take product designs […]

Medical Design Technology: Design Software Key to Development of Implantable Artificial Heart

PTC has announced that researchers at the University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, pioneers in the development of artificial hearts, are using PTC Creo design software for the development of a Total Artificial Heart. The renowned institution has been involved in artificial heart research since 1959, and has been performing successful experimentation with animals […]
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