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  • ford.automotiveIT

    Ford tests Gravity Sketch software to speed up car design processes


    Source: Ford Gravity Sketch lets car designers use 3D tools in the early stages of their work Ford Motor says it is the first automaker to work with Gravity Sketch, a 3D virtual reality tool that allows car designers to speed up their work. ...

  • byd.automotiveIT

    For China's BYD, monorails are next big growth area


    Roughly half of BYD's revenue comes from its automobile business (Photo: BYD) (Bloomberg) --Chinese carmaker BYD is in discussions with several countries about exporting its monorail system, as its billionaire founder Wang Chuanfu seeks a new avenue of growth amid rising competition to sell electric vehicles in the world’s ...

  • RTT.automotiveIT

    Dassault Systemes to acquire RTT


    RTT has worked with various automakers on digital retail concepts (Photo: RTT) Dassault Systemes said it has agreed to buy 84 pc of Munich-based RTT for a reported 179 million euros. The Paris-based product lifecycle management software group said RTT, which is a leader in 3D visualization software, will ...

  • rtt.automotiveIT

    RTT, Canon combine virtual-reality products


    3D imaging can help speed up design and engineering processes (Photo: RTT) RTT and Canon are joining forces to help companies speed up development times in the product design process. RTT, a Germany-based 3d software specialist, said it has agreed with Canon, a Japanese maker of digital imaging hardware ...

  • chrysler 3d modeling.automotiveIT

    Fiat manufacturing likely to benefit from Chrysler's 3d modeling


    DETROIT - It”˜s too early for specifics, but Chrysler”˜s use of 3d modeling for its powertrain manufacturing is likely to be used in Fait plant as well. For the past two years, the US-based carmaker, which is majorityowned by Italy”˜s Fiat, has been deploying 3d manufacturing software to improve and ...

  • inreal.automotiveIT

    Introducing a new car model ”“ virtually


    Inreal uses cinemizer OLED glasses made by lens specialist Carl Zeiss (Photo: Carl Zeiss) Automakers mostly still believe customers need to touch and feel a car before buying it, but a new technology developed in Germany may give a big boost to virtual new car model presentations. Inreal Technologies, a ...

  • chrysler 3d.automotiveIT

    At Chrysler, 3D technology improves factory planning


    3D lets engineers see how parts are delivered to an operator in the "Golden Zone” (Photo: Chrysler) Chrysler is using new 3D technology to plan for the launch of two new transmissions at its Kokomo, Indiana, factory. The US carmaker, which is majority-owned by Italy's Fiat, said it is using ...

  • siemens solid edge.automotiveIT

    From Siemens PLM, millions of parts in 3D


    Configurable parts can be viewed in 3D detail (Photo: Siemens PLM) Siemens PLM has launched a new internet portal where users of its Solid Edge software can review millions of parts and components in 3D CAD models. The German maker of product-lifecycle-management software said the portal allows users to configure ...

  • montavista

    MontaVista, Rightware to build in-car infotainment using embedded Linux


    Montavista wants to adapt its consumer-electronics and mobile expertise to the car (Photo: MontaVista) MontaVista and Finland's Rightware Oy are developing a GENIVI-compliant in-car infotainment platform that uses the Linux operating system. The two companies said in a press release that the product uses Rightware's 3d user interface product, which ...