Category: Design

From the 3D Printer into Space

We recently announced that Altair ProductDesign was a proud partner of RUAG Space on the redesign of an optimized antenna support for an Earth observation satellite.  The bracket will be produced using industrial additive manufacturing, or 3D printing.

Altair Sweden Concludes its ATCx on Simulation-Driven Design

Altair Sweden successfully held the inaugural ATCx Simulation-Driven Design in Gothenburg, Sweden on November 13th! This technical seminar provided a great opportunity for professionals and experts to discuss best practices and technology for simulation-driven design.

Featured Event: Northwestern University Symposium on Simulation-Based Optimization

A symposium bringing together university researchers, professors, graduate students, and industry experts is being offered this Friday at Northwestern University, featuring an open discussion of computer-aided engineering (CAE) methods for simulation-driven design.  Recent trends and advances in multidisciplinary design approaches have enabled interesting applications … Read More

Tokyo Designers Week 2014

Asia’s largest design fair, Tokyo Designers Week 2014, was held from October 25 to November 3 in Tokyo, Japan, celebrating impressive and extravagant designs from many categories including architecture, industrial products, fashion, fine art, cartoons, robots, music, and cars.

Composites Momentum

I’ve been involved in several composites events in the past month and there is a lot of momentum building for composites. First off was the CAMX show in Orlando which was a joint conference between SAMPE and ACMA. I presented … Read More

Featured Event: ATCx Powertrain in Munich, Germany

Engine performance and ride and handling are differentiators for luxury sport automotive products in particular. Engineering for durability and to reduce noise, vibration, and harshness requires the use of predictive tools early in the design process. Historically, this type of … Read More

Rethinking Running Blades

When the U.S. Paralympian runner, Blake Leeper, who was born without legs below the knee, challenged the audience of industrial designers at the 2013 Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) conference to advance running blade technology, what did Altair do? … Read More