HOOPS Summit Brings Out VR Developers, ANSYS-Autodesk Partner to Cater to Automotive, New Large-Format 3D Printer, More

HOOPS Summit Brings Out VR Developers, ANSYS-Autodesk Partner to Cater to Automotive, New Large-Format 3D Printer, More

HOOPS Summit Brings Out VR Developers, ANSYS-Autodesk Partner to Cater to Automotive, New Large-Format 3D Printer, More

Peopoly launches Phenom, a large-format 3D printer using mask stereolighography technology. Image courtesy of Peopoly.


HOOPS Summit

This week, HOOPS Summit took place in Mountain View, California, in the heart of the Silicon Valley.

HOOPS is the software development kit from TechSoft. The technology works behind the scene to power well-known CAD programs from Autodesk, Siemens, and Dassault Systemes, among others. At this year’s summit, the company reveals its roadmap to bolster support for AR-VR to help its partners ride the wave.

One company speaking at the event was Nucleus VR, a digital twin solution provider and a HOOPS user.

Using the VR app developed by Nucleus VR, earth-bound experts can send instructions to the crew in the International Space Station so they can correctly perform complicated repair and maintenance procedures. It examplifies using the digital twin of the space craft for training, troubleshooting, and collaboration.

Support for AR-VR in HOOPS SDK allows CAD and simulation programs to add more creative functions in AR-VR environment. Many companies in are looking at remote assistance as one of the growing use of AR-VR in the enterprise space.

Autodesk and ANSYS

Recently, Autodesk and ANSYS, two household names in design and simulation, struck up a partnership.

According to the announcement, it’s “a collaboration to help automotive companies combine visual design review and regulatory compliance validation in a connected workflow.”

In practice, the collaboration brings together ANSYS’s physics-based lighting simulation software with Autodesk’s VRED, a rendering and visualization program for automotive design. VRED also allows you to use VR to experience car models that are still in development.

With a host of products for media and entertainment, Autodesk has film- and movie-quality visualization technologies. The handshake between ANSYS and Autodesk—who also compete with each other in some areas—represents a coopetition for mutual benefit.

Phenom by Peopoly

3D printing systems maker Peopoly has just launched Phenom, a large format MSLA (mask stereolithography) printer priced $1,799. The print area is roughly 10.9” x 6.1” x 15.7”.

This new printer, the company says, is different from its predecessor Moai series. Phenom “applies selective exposure to sensitive resin with lights masked by LCD.”

“MSLA is much faster than laser when printing a large object or a full plate of small objects because the entire layer is cured from resin,” explains Peopoly.

CAASE19

Next week, DE and NAFEMS bring you CAASE19, a virtual conference focusing on trends in the use of simulation in engineering.

Conference keynote is on the use of Model based systems engineering (MBSE) in the Mars Rover 2020 project. Other tracks include Ford’s use of an open-source game engine to develop and test autonomous car’s decision making, the difference between additive manufacturing (AM) and die casting, and more.

To register, go to https://www.digitalengineering247.com/virtual/

(EDITOR'S NOTE: The inaugural CAASE19 virtual conference was held on Oct. 8. If you missed the live event, the keynote and individual conference sessions are still available on-demand via our registration page.)
 

More ANSYS, Autodesk Coverage

Sponsored Content
Embrace or Skip Cloud-Enabled Simulation? Survey Says…
What are the obstacles, drivers and best practices for adopting and expanding the use of cloud-enabled simulation?
The Modern Face of SPDM
As simulation-driven design becomes a core pillar of digital product development, a refreshed simulation product data management emerges.
AU 2020Virtual: AI-related acquisition, AEC digital twin, CFD-based generative design, and more
At Autodesk University 2020 Virtual, Autodesk announces Spacemaker acquisition, previews Autodesk Tandem, highlights flow-based generative design in Fusion 360
Can AI Take Simulation to a New Level?
Vendors explore the impact of machine learning for simulation models and processing.
Sponsored Content
Robotic Fiber Printing and Voxel-Based Simulation Open New Doors in Composite Design
New terms, new printing methods, and new ways to see in 3D suggest a convergence of optimization, AM, and composites
Simulation Advances NASCAR Race Car Development
Racing teams are using D2H and Ansys to triple simulations and reduce physical testing.
ANSYS, Autodesk Company Profile

More ANSYS, Autodesk Coverage

More ANSYS, Autodesk Coverage

Sponsored Content
Embrace or Skip Cloud-Enabled Simulation? Survey Says…
What are the obstacles, drivers and best practices for adopting and expanding the use of cloud-enabled simulation?
The Modern Face of SPDM
As simulation-driven design becomes a core pillar of digital product development, a refreshed simulation product data management emerges.
AU 2020Virtual: AI-related acquisition, AEC digital twin, CFD-based generative design, and more
At Autodesk University 2020 Virtual, Autodesk announces Spacemaker acquisition, previews Autodesk Tandem, highlights flow-based generative design in Fusion 360
Can AI Take Simulation to a New Level?
Vendors explore the impact of machine learning for simulation models and processing.
Sponsored Content
Robotic Fiber Printing and Voxel-Based Simulation Open New Doors in Composite Design
New terms, new printing methods, and new ways to see in 3D suggest a convergence of optimization, AM, and composites
Simulation Advances NASCAR Race Car Development
Racing teams are using D2H and Ansys to triple simulations and reduce physical testing.
ANSYS, Autodesk Company Profile

More ANSYS, Autodesk Coverage

Share This Article

Subscribe to our FREE magazine, FREE email newsletters or both!

Join over 90,000 engineering professionals who get fresh engineering news as soon as it is published.




About the Author

Kenneth Wong's avatar
Kenneth Wong

Kenneth Wong is Digital Engineering’s resident blogger and senior editor. Email him at [email protected] or share your thoughts on this article at digitaleng.news/facebook.

      Follow DE
#23184