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Toyoda Gosei Europe Cuts Lead Times in Half Using Virtual Prototyping
Constant changes to automotive safety regulations put pressure on suppliers to build better products with shorter lead times. For Toyoda Gosei Europe, the lead time to build Complex Folded Knee Airbag models (KnAB) became a big challenge. Keep reading to see how they solved their problem.
Automotive

MAN Bus Reduces Response Time From Days to Hours Thanks to Collaborative Engineering Reviews with Virtual Reality
In a technologically advanced world changing at the speed of light, time is a precious commodity for automakers, which is why they can't waste it on the prototype development cycle. See how they were able to eliminate days of unnecessary work, saving them money, and getting their products to market without delay.
Virtual Reality

How to Make Electric Vehicles Safer and Cheaper? Start by Analyzing the Battery
As the number of EVs on the road continue to grow, so do concerns on how to keep costs low and also, and more importantly, how to keep passengers safe. Read on to see how simulation replaces crash testing in the design of lithium-ion battery packs.
Automotive

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