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Highlights from ESI Live 2020 – Our Global Digital Event for Industry Transformation
A recap of an open, global forum for exceptional times.
Aerospace, Automotive, Company News

Dirisolar Reclaims the Sky with Its Ecological Airship
An aircraft for cargo and passenger use with unlimited flight time, 100% carbon-free flights, and 90% of components made from recycled material... Where do we sign up?
Aerospace, Digital Transformation

Return to Your Office with Confidence: Validation of the Safety of Workspaces
When our colleagues in India became concerned about going back to the office after COVID lockdowns were easing up, we decided what better use of our expertise than to reassure the worried minds of our fellow team members? Keep reading to find out how safe each space in your office place is.
Company News, Digital Transformation

Get on the 'Fast Track' to Winning Back Your Railway Business
The COVID-19 pandemic has done a good job of derailing our plans as we knew them for 2020. Read this blog to see how Virtual Prototyping gets you 'back on track' and start winning back your business.
Automotive

Driving Change for Vehicle Emission Policies
The WLTP emissions testing standard is falling short, leaving OEMs with a logistical nightmare unless regulators include simulation in this new regime. In this post, we explain how ESI is working with industry leaders to overhaul the WLTP, reduce emissions, and futureproof the automotive industry.
Automotive

Combating Springback with Virtual Prototyping Makes Cutting-Edge Materials Possible for Kirchhoff Polska
New, lighter materials not only bring about great advances and better products, but also new problems. Read on to see how Kirchhoff Polska transformed their die design and forming process with simulation.
Automotive

Aircraft Interior Design Just Got More Challenging
Packed planes are good for business and the environment (more people on one airplane means fewer planes in the air). But in the midst of a global pandemic, cramming people on-board raises new challenges for engineers designing and analyzing aircraft interiors.
Aerospace

Transitioning to Foundry 4.0 is Easier Than You Think
If your customer called on you today to increase the production of a part, at a lower price per part, would you be prepared? It’s a nice thought to believe you would be but believing and being are two very different things. Don’t be left scrambling to keep your business.
Digital Transformation

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

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