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Reality: Extended and Unplugged - ESI Joins NVIDIA CloudXR Early Access
The power needed to deliver professional-grade, high-fidelity virtual realities has required VR gear to be tethered to a powerful engineering workstation, capable of delivering the performance needed to meet validation requirements on assembly processes and service procedures. But for how much longer? NVIDIA CloudXR with ESI IC.IDO shows the sky is the limit.
Virtual Reality

Distant yet Connected: The New Customer Training?
The coronavirus has unquestionably changed the way we work, interact with colleagues, and conduct business. Recommendations from renowned consultants on how to best maneuver through this crisis and plan the next normal are flooding in. Yet, what do we make out of all this and how do we manage uncertainty while ensuring agile operations?
Company News

Computers Unite: Fighting Back Against COVID-19
What’s faster than the top seven supercomputers in the world, combined? Everyday enthusiasts in their quest to defeat COVID-19, that’s what. They are combining their computing power with the Folding@Home network, which is pushing out an impressive 470 PetaFLOPS of raw compute power, to help the medical community find cures.
Company News

Control Distortion in Your Body in White Assemblies
Shorten your time to market and minimize manufacturing planning, tryouts, and fabrication validation costs with welding & assembly simulation
Automotive

Staking a Place in Space - a Landmark Achievement in the Aerospace Industry
Using composite materials can be risky, especially when the end-product is subject to high-intensity stresses and need to comply with stringent certification requirements. Fortunately, there is a solution that enables you to identify the best suited composite material and confidently design and build your product to achieve the optimum performance and quality, while improving your bottom line.
Aerospace

From Zero to Won in Eight Months
Farasis Dominates Bidding Process from a German OEM Thanks to a Virtual Prototype of Their Electric Battery That Surpasses Expectations
Automotive

Supporting the Machining 4.0 Transformation
ESI has developed a unique High-Fidelity Prototype able to Predict the Machined Surface Quality Defects due to Workpiece & Tool Vibrations during Face Milling Operations. This will become the first brick of a more global solution based on the HydridTwin concept that will combine both Virtual & Digital Twin Machining Datas
Digital Transformation

Life in the Cloud
Why the cloud will change the way we engineer our products – forever
Automotive, Digital Transformation

Get Mouse Ears Off Your Car Body
Mouse ears, ogees, esses, stingers… all distortions of fractions of a millimeter that can result in a stamped panel or even an entire vehicle being rejected. Don’t let that happen to you. Save both time and money by discovering how you can predict these anomalies before they occur.
Automotive, Virtual Reality

How Do the World’s Largest Flags Actually Fly?
Flags are designed to display a message.
Automotive, Digital Transformation

Are You Reaping the Benefits of the Manufacturing 4.0 Transformation?
Attaining greater process efficiency through digital transformation is vital if you want to get ahead in today’s manufacturing environment. In this interview, Dr. Fouad el Khaldi, discusses critical parts of the manufacturing 4.0 transformation which enable predictive maintenance, detection of early signals of deviation and prediction of future incidents with precision.
Digital Transformation


Catching Design Issues Early with Virtual Reality
Why incur time delays and sudden costs fixing unexpected problems on your assembly line when you can evaluate designs and spot potential errors before you begin construction? No physical mock-ups required, no waiting for a physical product to be produced and evaluated, and if you have more than one site, no time-consuming and costly travel arrangements. Find out how Nexteer Automotive improved the quality and performance of their assembly equipment by stepping inside the virtual world - and how you can do the same.
Automotive, Virtual Reality

For Nissin Kogyo, ESI ProCAST is an Indispensable Tool for Assuring Production Quality
As lightweight materials become more reliable, automotive OEMs depend on them more to reduce the weight of their automobiles. Naturally, that trickles down to their suppliers who now struggle to incorporate lightweight materials into their castings without sacrificing on quality, performance or durability. So how do suppliers keep up with the demands the industry puts on them while keeping their good name? We’ll tell you how the Japanese automotive parts company, Nissin Kogyo, did it and gained even more confidence from customers like Honda and Toyota.
Automotive

Redesign the Transportation Industry
Carbon emissions have officially been declared public enemy #1, causing governments to set ambitious targets to begin phasing out combustion engine vehicles completely. As an automotive designer, you face new challenges designing and manufacturing your electric and hybrid vehicles while keeping pace with deadlines and competition. How can Virtual Prototyping get you to your targets, on time and even predict future maintenance and support all without a physical prototype?
Automotive, Digital Transformation