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Daktronics Designs Huge Visual Communications Systems with PTC Creo

Even if you’ve never heard the name Daktronics Inc., chances are you’re familiar with their work. They are responsible for creating some of the biggest scoreboards and video displays known to man – and they use PTC Creo to help make it happen. In addition to giant scoreboards in sports stadiums and arenas, Daktronics has […]

Update: Heavy Lift Quadcopter Designed with PTC Creo Lands First Customer

Did you read our story last week about the Incredible Heavy Lift Quadcopter? The HLQ is a gasoline-powered autonomous flying vehicle designed by four students at San Jose State University using PTC Creo. This team recently announced they had just signed their first customer: “We have partnered with United Equipment Corp (UEC) to finish HLQ and deliver […]

Toyota Conquers Product Development Challenges with PTC Creo

Toyota Motor Corporation has been a loyal and successful user of PTC solutions for the last twelve years, according to Koichi Shimizu, the General Manager of Digital Simulations in the automobile company’s Engineering Management division. The company plans to upgrade to PTC Creo 3.0 this summer, including PTC Creo Parametric, PTC Creo Layout, PTC Mathcad […]

Students Building the World’s First Heavy Lift Quadcopter

Last year, Nick Conover and three other students at San Jose State University pitched an idea on Kickstarter. The Incredible HLQ (pronounced Hulk) would be an autonomous gasoline-powered 4-rotor helicopter that could carry an unprecedented payload of 50 pounds. Here’s their original pitch: [Ed- their project is now fully funded] A drone engineered to run […]

PTC on the Shop Floor: Maxmill Machinery

There’s something hypnotic about a CNC machine in action. Amid the dust and the hum of a shop floor, it mills even the most complicated slots and pockets with an inhuman accuracy and speed. And if it’s what industry calls a “machine center,” the device will even change its own tools—so that parts can go […]

PACCAR Uses Video Training To Help Upgrade Users to PTC Creo

When it comes time to roll out PTC Creo 3.0 at your organization, you should consider using short, instructional training videos to get people become familiar with all the great new features and functions. That’s exactly how Walter Brewer familiarized his fellow engineers with PTC Creo 2.0, including PTC Creo Parametric, PTC Creo Simulate, PTC […]

Profiles in Flexible Modeling: 3D Gesturing and PixArt Imaging

Just a few weeks ago, PixArt Imaging, a leading provider of CMOS sensors, announced a breakthrough in portable health devices: the industry’s smallest heart rate monitor sensor. Designed for wearable platforms (like a runner’s armband), the new sensor measures just 3 mm x 5 mm—about the size of a raindrop. But keeping it small isn’t […]

At Home with PTC: Generation Brands

As a designer sitting down to create a light fixture for the first time, you’re likely to have a lot of questions—if you’re good at your job, that is. You might start with aesthetic questions, to help determine materials and shapes (industrial chic is hot right now). You’ll need to know where the fixture will […]

At Home with PTC: Amagine Garden

  In arid parts of the world, where sun is abundant and water costly, landscaping options can seem limited—especially in years when local governments place restrictions on watering. How does the passionate green thumb grow a patch of strawberries or even establish a few local plants behind the patio? One of the best solutions is […]

PACCAR to Improve Supplier Collaboration with Unite Technology

PTC customer PACCAR is a global technology leader that specializes in designing, manufacturing and supporting high-quality premium trucks – and the company is no stranger to the issues that arise when working with multiple CAD software platforms. That’s why the company is excited to roll out the new Unite Technology which is being introduced as […]
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