Author Archive for Dick Slansky

Dassault Systems Rolls Out Additive Manufacturing End-to-End Solutions

Dassault Systèmes (DS) has recently rolled out new solution set for additive manufacturing (AM). We haven’t heard much about AM from them for a while, so it was very timely and interesting to get an update their activities in this space. I think it is fair to say that AM is a technology that rapidly […]

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Siemens Plots Course for the Digital Twin and Mindsphere at 2017 Analyst Event

Overview Siemens PLM held their annual analyst event for 2017 the first week in September. As far as analyst events go, this was one of their better ones, particularly in terms of content, technology, and strategic direction. The clear theme of this event was the Digital Twin, and how Siemens is implementing this concept into […]

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Embedded Systems Will Power the Intelligent Edge

As manufacturers implement IIoT ecosystems that connect their machines, equipment, and production systems to the digital enterprise, embedded systems technology will provide the intelligence “at the edge.” In today’s connected factories and plants, embedded systems provide the foundation for the next generation of smart connected IoT devices and the digital enterprise. These intelligent edge devices […]

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Hexagon Provides Technology for Smart and Safe Cities

Hexagon held their annual conference, Hexagon Live (HxGN Live), which is their primary user and technology partner event. Intergraph Power, Process, and Marine (PPM) and represents a major player in the Engineering Design Tools market study for plant design. Intergraph was acquired by Hexagon several years ago, and now is known as Hexagon PPM. Hexagon is […]

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PTC LiveWorx 17: A New Roadmap for ThingWorx

ARC analysts attended PTC’s LiveWorx 2017 and came away with some interesting takeaways. At LiveWorx a year ago, PTC was focusing on designing the smart connected product, while introducing the use of augmented reality (Vuforia) to create a digital thread between the physical product and the virtual design (CREO). Thingworx was presented as a platform […]

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