Is Your Industrial Equipment Ready for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)?

industrial internet of things iiotThe Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is changing the way the world designs, connects and optimizes machines. The advent of the IIoT brings together the things of the industrial sector (countless pieces of industrial equipment, machines, production facilities, plants) with a network (high speed routers, switches and gateways) and the cloud (access to cutting-edge local or remote computing on private or public computing clusters), which hosts the software and analytic for making decisions based on data from the things. In effect, the IIoT is connecting IT, product design and operational technologies. Industrial equipment must become digital or “smart machines.”  Continue reading

3 Ways ANSYS AIM Impacts Design Engineer Productivity

Most modern companies know that simulation provides significant benefits in the design engineering phase of new products. Early in the design phase, 3D models that only exist virtually can be optimized with nearly no incremental cost incurred for each new design simulated. Many companies have analysts that use simulation and reap the productivity benefits. We see evidence of this in simulation news and publications, in the ANSYS blog and in ANSYS Advantage magazine. Many companies would like more of their design engineers to use simulation and to better integrate design engineering teams in their simulation strategies. The challenge has been finding simulation products suited to the available time and experience level of design engineers that provide quick reliable, accurate results in support of engineering goals. Continue reading

Top 5 Engineering Technology Articles This Week

Hello all! My top engineering technology picks of the week include the Hyperloop’s successful acceleration test, smart paper and an update on the Curiosity Mars lander. Have a great weekend!

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ANSYS Webinars This Week

ansys webinars this weekHappy Monday everyone! Here’s our list of ANSYS webinars for this week.Please register today for the session(s) that spark your interest. For a complete listing of ANSYS webinars, please visit our Events Calendar. Continue reading

This Week’s Top 5 Engineering Technology Articles

This week’s Top 5 engineering technology articles span all walks of life and potentially death on this planet and others.

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Internet of Things – Making Wireless Happen

internet of things wireless office antennaWireless communication is changing our world. The number and density of antennas in our immediate surroundings have exploded, and are increasing every day. There are literally hundreds of antennas in a typical home and thousands in an office building. Driven by the demands of the Internet of Things, along with autonomous vehicles and electrification initiatives in the aerospace sector, more antennas are required to be integrated into our devices to make all of this wireless interconnectivity possible. Continue reading

Connected Car Technology: Making it Safe and Reliable

Connected Car Image 01The internet has now come to the automobile, bringing connectivity for infotainment, telematics and vehicle data analytics. The connected car is rapidly becoming a key node in the emerging Internet of Things. While connected car technology is a delight for car buyers, it poses unprecedented new engineering challenges for car manufacturers of reliability, safety and security. Continue reading

Complex Product Development and the Internet of Things

Internet of things (IoT) Pause and think about the now ubiquitous smartphone for a moment. Our smartphones have revolutionized how we communicate, shop, socialize and work. Now think about the rising complexity in product development from the old rotary phone to today’s smart phone. And phones are just one highly visible example of the smart product revolution. Modern cars, now embedded with millions of lines of code, are quickly on their way to becoming autonomous driving vehicles. Drones are emerging as a transformative technology spanning product delivery to agricultural applications. Even industrial equipment, from tractors to turbines, is becoming smart and connected. All are orders of magnitude more complex than their predecessors.

Welcome to the Internet of Things (IoT)!

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New Jobs at ANSYS This Week

jobs at ansysWe are looking for some candidates for our openings. Could you fill one of these positions? Are you looking to make a change? If you are, check out these latest openings listed.  If you don’t see anything of interest there, all of our openings are listed on our careers site. We only accept applications via our on-line careers site. So, take a look and apply today.
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ANSYS Webinars This Week

ansys webinarsHappy Monday everyone. Here’s a list of ANSYS webinars this week. Always free to attend, but registration is required.

You can find a full listing of future ANSYS webinars on our Events page. Continue reading