Digital Engineering, January 2019

Our January cover story shares the advances that are bringing a greater touch of naturalism to augmented and virtual reality.


Images courtesy of RealWear, Tech Soft 3D, Getty Images/iLexx and Pixtum

Inside This Issue

AR-VR: Beyond Joysticks and Touchscreens

Voice command, hand gesture, texture mimicry and other advances bring a greater touch of naturalism to AR-VR.

Coming up ACES

Automated, connected, electric and shared (ACES) vehicles present new design challenges.

Design Software Review: IronCAD 2019

Pioneering program gets a host of improvements.

Meshless FEA Opportunities

Is there a future for meshless methods in mainstream analysis?

Virtual Printing Enables Next Phase of AM Adoption

Simulating 3D prints will make it easier to create high-quality end-use parts using additive manufacturing.

Biomimicry Inspires Lightweight Lattice Design

The combination of nature and new topology optimization and simulation tools serves up a powerful approach to achieving lightweighting design.

To 3D Print, or Not to 3D Print?

Consider the application, volume requirements and operational efficiencies.

Weaving Materials into the Design Workflow

Advances in materials science offer promises of part quality improvement at the microstructure level.

Dell Precision 3530 Mobile Workstation Review

This 15.6-in. system delivers great performance and long battery life.

@Xi PowerGo XT Mobile Workstation Review

This powerful mobile workstation equals desktop performance.

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