January 1, 2016
Inside this issue
Shed Weight Sooner
Use structural simulation software for optimum lightweighting.
Supercomputers Lower the Cost of Space Access
DARPA and Department of Defense supercomputers help Masten
Space Systems calculate aerodynamic effects on designs for low Earth orbit launchers.
A New Storm
The Digital Storm Slade PRO is an updated version of a very good system.
Another Picture Perfect Pair of Displays
Two new BenQ monitors deliver affordable 4K resolution.
Photorealistic Rendering Grows in Importance
Software and techniques for photorealistic virtual prototypes have developed beyond simple stages.
A Growing System for IoT
Developing smart, connected devices demands a broader system scope.
FOCUS ON LIGHTWEIGHTING
Your Software Respectfully Suggests a Design Revision
With optimization, software evolves from a passive tool to an active design partner.
Design Freedom with New Constraints
The marriage of 3D printing and optimization software is giving rise to a new generation of lighter, visually compelling designs — but not without constraints.