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Generative Design: Your AI Partner in Product Development
In this live roundtable, panelists will discuss the evolving role of the design engineer in the era of machine learning; benefits and pitfalls of working with generative design; and what humans can learn from AI-proposed solutions.
Frustum Launches Windows OS Version of its Generate Software
Optimization software developer Frustum releases Windows desktop version of its Generate software, promises to bring interactivity to topology optimization.
Altair Brings Flexibility to solidThinking Licensing
The company’s patented units-based licensing model is now being offered as solidThinking Units (sTUs) designed to help small- and mid-sized organizations tap into simulation more readily.
Altair Debuts Disruptive Licensing Model for solidThinking Suite
solidThinking units are a licensing model providing on-demand flexibility to access Altair's entire simulation-driven design portfolio on the desktop and in the cloud.
Generating Collaboration at GM and Adidas with Generative Design
A look at two generative design partnerships between manufacturers and technology vendors show the value of collaboration.
Optimization Overview: solidThinking Inspire
solidThinking Inspire 2018 is a structural optimization program designed to provide a complete workflow from geometry creation and or manipulation, through FE analysis to topology optimization and geometry shape fitting of the resultant configuration.
PTC Releases Creo 5.0 CAD Solution
Launch features enhanced capabilities in additive manufacturing, topology optimization and simulation.
ParaMatters Releases Autonomous Topology Optimizer
ParaMatters' CogniCAD is a cloud-based, cognitive design platform that is capable of automatically generating additive manufacturing for high-performance, lightweighted structures within aerospace, automotive and other mission critical applications.  
Altair Debuts Inspire 2018 Software
Inspire 2018 from Altair is available through its solidThinking channel partner network and directly to its HyperWorks user community.
Generative Design: Advice from Algorithms
Design engineers face new challenges in working with computation-driven design software.
Topology Optimization, Part 3
How to address manufacturing constraints in optimization.
Topology Optimization Methods
A look at two additional topology optimization methods: evolutionary and level set.
How Light-Weighted Airplane Seats Can Save Airlines $200 Million
No normal airplane seat frame: this one has been light-weighted using lattice and surface optimization, meaning an algorithm in Autodesk’s Netfabb software produced the geometry to meet specified design goals.
Topology Optimization
Gain insight as to what controls can be exerted on the process to increase relevance to design goals.
ANSYS 18.1 Includes Features to Simulate More and Faster
Latest release aims to boost design productivity and optimization, according to the company.

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