Altair SAO: Tracking Usage Data

What data is required to track software usage?  Users check out a software license at some point in time, they use the software, and check the license back in when they are done.  License managers keep a record of this … Read More

2014 NAIAS Industry Preview

Whether you are a passionate engineer, a car enthusiast, or you simply happen to be in the Detroit area this week, you may want to make a stop at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). I had the … Read More

Tips & Tricks: HyperWorks 12.0 BasicFEA

As an ongoing feature of our Innovation Intelligence blog, we will be posting helpful Tips and Tricks videos.  We hope these will be beneficial to you and will help you to become even more efficient with our software. This week, Training … Read More

R&D Leader Cetim Chooses Altair

In December, it was announced that Cetim (Centre technique des industries mécaniques), the largest technical center for industrial research in France, had chosen Altair’s computer-aided engineering (CAE) suite HyperWorks® to expand its technical capabilities in development projects. This relationship is … Read More

Aerodynamics Simulation for Design

External aerodynamics simulation plays an important role in modern automotive design. Vehicle fuel economy, stability, engine cooling, interior cabin noise and windshield-wiper performance are all influenced by aerodynamic forces.  For decades, automakers around the world have relied upon time-consuming wind … Read More

Altair ProductDesign Website Redesign

I am pleased to announce that a redesign of the Altair ProductDesign website was launched last month.  This is the first of several Altair sites currently being redeveloped to promote a more consistent identity across the company.  The new site … Read More

Altair SAO: Software Asset Optimization

During the eighties, almost all end-user software was installed on users’ individual desktops, which were typically UNIX machines from SUN, IBM, SGI, etc. or MSDOS PCs.  Over time, more end-user software used in engineering was ported to work on the … Read More