What is Generative Design?

What is Generative Design?

Generative design is a form of artificial intelligence that harnesses the power of cloud and machine learning, accelerating the entire manufacturing design-to-make process. Fusion 360’s generative design features identify manufacturing-ready outcomes early in the production process, giving you the ability to optimise for cost, material and manufacturing techniques from the start of a project. Generative…

Autodesk Vault: What’s New Overview

Autodesk Vault: What’s New Overview

Autodesk Vault is purpose-built to help you more efficiently manage your engineering data, improve collaboration within your teams, and take control of your product development processes. Vault is tightly integrated with more than 30 Autodesk design applications and provides powerful revisioning and access control capabilities. With simplified installation and optional multi-site scalability, Vault is used…

Bluebeam Revu 20.2 and default units of measure

Bluebeam Revu 20.2 and default units of measure

Bluebeam Revu 20.2 arrived last month, and we’ve had several calls about the default units of measure. The measuring tools have received an update in version 20.2, allowing you to store the unit of measure as a property of the markup. This is an improvement on previous releases where only one unit of measure could…

How smart, green technology will give Australian manufacturers a competitive edge

How smart, green technology will give Australian manufacturers a competitive edge

Australia’s manufacturing industry is making a comeback, with the Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index indicating a strong pace of recovery, and a faster rate of expansion.[1] This is largely being driven by federal government investment in the industry, particularly in areas such as green manufacturing. As the government continues to invest in building the manufacturing sector,…

Three ways to achieve scalability in Australian manufacturing

Three ways to achieve scalability in Australian manufacturing

Digital manufacturing is the future. The demand for personalised, just-in-time manufacturing continues to grow, coupled with pressure on Australian manufacturers to adopt sustainable practices and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. To meet current and future needs, Australian manufacturers must have systems in place that facilitate agile, scalable operations in real time. Smart, connected products can send customer data…

FAQ’s for Autodesk’s three new Cloud offerings: Autodesk Docs, Autodesk BIM Collaborate and Autodesk BIM Collaborate Pro

FAQ’s for Autodesk’s three new Cloud offerings: Autodesk Docs, Autodesk BIM Collaborate and Autodesk BIM Collaborate Pro

An overview of each new Autodesk Cloud offering: Autodesk Docs: Autodesk’s centralised document management solution on Autodesk Construction Cloud and included in the AEC Collection next year. Autodesk BIM Collaborate: Autodesk’s new offering for non-authoring team members will help project stakeholders to follow along with real-time design progress and annotate design clashes BIM 360 Design…

AutoCAD 2022: See what’s new

AutoCAD 2022: See what’s new

Get to Know AutoCAD 2022 – Pushing design forward AutoCAD 2022 drive designs forward with automated and connected workflows, includes industry-specific toolsets and AutoCAD web and mobile apps. Let’s dive into how you can benefit from what’s new in AutoCAD 2022.   Streamline drawing review cycles with Trace Trace improves digital collaboration, letting you work…

Five technology trends in Australian manufacturing

Five technology trends in Australian manufacturing

Industry 4.0 is here and manufacturing stands at its centre. Using transformative technologies that now connect the physical world with the digital world, manufacturers can offer highly customised products to enhance the customer experience. New forms of human-machine interaction, as well as advances in artificially intelligent technologies, give manufacturers better connectivity between their customers and…

Three factors impacting the rebirth of Australian manufacturing

Three factors impacting the rebirth of Australian manufacturing

After many years of industry stagnation, manufacturing is experiencing a rapid resurgence, spurred by global supply chain issues that emerged during COVID-19. The Australian government is investing heavily in this sector through its Modern Manufacturing Strategy that aims to help manufacturers scale up, improve competitiveness, and build more resilient supply chains.[1] The government has identified…

Advance Steel – Using Autodesk Docs to Compare Model and Shop Drawing Versions

Advance Steel – Using Autodesk Docs to Compare Model and Shop Drawing Versions

Keeping track of changes in a design can be challenging at various stages of the project. However, with the compare tool function in Autodesk Docs and Autodesk Advance Steel, we can now track these changes and see what has been added, deleted or modified.   Because the compare tool can be used with both Revit…