From Shop Floor to Software http://machinedesign.com/blog/23138/feed en You knew this was coming: Hacker figures out how to skyjack drones http://machinedesign.com/blog/you-knew-was-coming-hacker-figures-out-how-skyjack-drones <div class="node-body blog-body">It had to happen. A noted hacker now claims he can highjack simple drones and get control of them. Samy Kamkar, a privacy and security researcher perhaps best known for creating the Evercookie, a nearly-impossible-to-delete web browser cookie, says he uses a Parrot AR.Drone 2 to fly in the vicinity of the drone target. This quadcopter, widely available for about $200, looks for the wireless signal that is used to control the target drone, then disconnects the wireless connection and pretends to be the owner.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/shop-floor-software">From Shop Floor to Software</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/you-knew-was-coming-hacker-figures-out-how-skyjack-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/you-knew-was-coming-hacker-figures-out-how-skyjack-drones#comments drone hacker Samy Kamkar skyjack Embedded From Shop Floor to Software Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:38:00 +0000 32681 at http://machinedesign.com Yet more information overload http://machinedesign.com/blog/yet-more-information-overload <div class="node-body blog-body">I don't know how you feel after having been continually inundated with computer images, cell phone messages, emails, Twitter tweats, and whatnot, but the last thing I need is yet more information overload. Everyone seems to be acting like lemmings, ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/shop-floor-software">From Shop Floor to Software</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/yet-more-information-overload" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/yet-more-information-overload#comments 99999: Untagged From Shop Floor to Software Fri, 18 Jan 2013 21:42:57 +0000 22834 at http://machinedesign.com 3D Systems to acquire Geomagic! http://machinedesign.com/blog/3d-systems-acquire-geomagic <div class="node-body blog-body">It was big news to learn that Siemens is to purchase LMS International. Well take off your hats! Another mindblower has just come down the pike: 3D Systems announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Geomagic, Inc. Geomagic provides design, ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/shop-floor-software">From Shop Floor to Software</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/3d-systems-acquire-geomagic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/3d-systems-acquire-geomagic#comments 99999: Untagged From Shop Floor to Software Thu, 03 Jan 2013 19:49:36 +0000 22631 at http://machinedesign.com Siemens to purchase LMS International NV http://machinedesign.com/blog/siemens-purchase-lms-international-nv <div class="node-body blog-body">Siemens has announced it intends to purchase LMS International NV (Leuven, Belgium), a provider of test and mechatronic simulation software ( which includes model-based systems engineering) to the automotive, aerospace, and other advanced manufacturing ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/shop-floor-software">From Shop Floor to Software</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/siemens-purchase-lms-international-nv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/siemens-purchase-lms-international-nv#comments 99999: Untagged From Shop Floor to Software Mon, 26 Nov 2012 17:18:33 +0000 22623 at http://machinedesign.com Basics of constructing a tire model in MSC.NASTRAN http://machinedesign.com/blog/basics-constructing-tire-model-mscnastran <div class="node-body blog-body">Road noise is classified as structure-born noise. It is caused by tire excitation while driving on rough roads. The challenges of tire modeling include that the tire has a complex radial structure and that the measurement of the tire's material ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/shop-floor-software">From Shop Floor to Software</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/basics-constructing-tire-model-mscnastran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/basics-constructing-tire-model-mscnastran#comments 99999: Untagged From Shop Floor to Software Tue, 23 Oct 2012 21:56:53 +0000 22645 at http://machinedesign.com MSC Software: Full vehicle CAE? http://machinedesign.com/blog/msc-software-full-vehicle-cae <div class="node-body blog-body">I am attending MSC Software's International Ground Vehicle Symposium, being held in Dearborn Mich., near the Ford campus. MSC Software's products have been used for many years in the automotive and aerospace industries. The company is probably best known ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/shop-floor-software">From Shop Floor to Software</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/msc-software-full-vehicle-cae" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/msc-software-full-vehicle-cae#comments 99999: Untagged From Shop Floor to Software Tue, 23 Oct 2012 16:04:29 +0000 22818 at http://machinedesign.com NVIDIA to provide a cloud-based GPU http://machinedesign.com/blog/nvidia-provide-cloud-based-gpu <div class="node-body blog-body">NVIDIA says its new cloud-based NVIDIA VGX K2 GPU lets engineers and design professionals work anywhere on almost any device and still have access to the computing and graphics performance of a GPU-powered workstation. Built on the NVIDIA Kepler GPU ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/shop-floor-software">From Shop Floor to Software</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/nvidia-provide-cloud-based-gpu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/nvidia-provide-cloud-based-gpu#comments 99999: Untagged From Shop Floor to Software Fri, 19 Oct 2012 16:06:21 +0000 23017 at http://machinedesign.com More multiphysics http://machinedesign.com/blog/more-multiphysics <div class="node-body blog-body">I'm attending the COMSOL Multiphysics 2012 Conference in Boston. Yesterday the company highlighted what's new in COMSOL Multiphysics 4.3a, just released this week. A few of the new features include: LiveLink for Excel: Users can run COMSOL simulations ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/shop-floor-software">From Shop Floor to Software</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/more-multiphysics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/more-multiphysics#comments 99999: Untagged From Shop Floor to Software Thu, 04 Oct 2012 15:51:53 +0000 22928 at http://machinedesign.com Multiphysics anyone? http://machinedesign.com/blog/multiphysics-anyone <div class="node-body blog-body">For those of you who are interested in multiphysics, the Comsol Conference 2012 will shortly be taking place at the Boston Marriot Newton. I've attended in past years and usually find that the keynote presentations and the mini courses are instructive ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/shop-floor-software">From Shop Floor to Software</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/multiphysics-anyone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/multiphysics-anyone#comments 99999: Untagged From Shop Floor to Software Wed, 03 Oct 2012 15:29:24 +0000 22867 at http://machinedesign.com Calling all "Midnight Engineers" http://machinedesign.com/blog/calling-all-midnight-engineers <div class="node-body blog-body">Are you (or do you know) a "midnight engineer" who would like to get his or her invention showcased in MACHINE DESIGN magazine? Please contact Leslie Gordon: <a href="mailto:leslie.gordon@penton.com">leslie.gordon@penton.com</a>, (216) ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/shop-floor-software">From Shop Floor to Software</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/calling-all-midnight-engineers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/calling-all-midnight-engineers#comments 99999: Untagged From Shop Floor to Software Wed, 19 Sep 2012 16:28:17 +0000 22843 at http://machinedesign.com Checking out SolidWorks 2013 http://machinedesign.com/blog/checking-out-solidworks-2013 <div class="node-body blog-body">As part of the SolidWorks Media event to showcase its version 2013, we got a tour of the company's beautiful new digs, the Dassault Systemes Boston campus. It would be wonderful if everyone could have such a tranquil working environment! The ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/shop-floor-software">From Shop Floor to Software</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/checking-out-solidworks-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/checking-out-solidworks-2013#comments 99999: Untagged From Shop Floor to Software Thu, 06 Sep 2012 19:16:50 +0000 23093 at http://machinedesign.com Hola! Siemens and Guadalajara? http://machinedesign.com/blog/hola-siemens-and-guadalajara <div class="node-body blog-body">I recently flew to Guadalajara to visit the two Siemens plants there: Control Components & Systems Engineering and Large Drives Products. Many people upon learning about the trip told me that the city is beautiful and the people are friendly, both of ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/shop-floor-software">From Shop Floor to Software</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/hola-siemens-and-guadalajara" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/hola-siemens-and-guadalajara#comments 99999: Untagged From Shop Floor to Software Mon, 27 Aug 2012 20:38:06 +0000 22660 at http://machinedesign.com Adams software helps simulate Curiosity's descent to Mars http://machinedesign.com/blog/adams-software-helps-simulate-curiositys-descent-mars <div class="node-body blog-body">Engineers at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) used Adams multibody dynamics software from MSC Software to simulate the sky crane maneuver sequences for the Mars rover Curiosity. For instance, during the rover separation, JPL had to ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/shop-floor-software">From Shop Floor to Software</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/adams-software-helps-simulate-curiositys-descent-mars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/adams-software-helps-simulate-curiositys-descent-mars#comments 99999: Untagged From Shop Floor to Software Mon, 20 Aug 2012 19:38:45 +0000 23108 at http://machinedesign.com NVIDIA blog: NASA plans rover missions using a 3D game http://machinedesign.com/blog/nvidia-blog-nasa-plans-rover-missions-using-3d-game <div class="node-body blog-body">According to the NVIDIA blog, the team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory that controls the rover Curiosity is using NVIDIA 3D Vision glasses to see Mars in 3D and plans rover missions in a virtual, game-like environment. Read more Also, as a ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/shop-floor-software">From Shop Floor to Software</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/nvidia-blog-nasa-plans-rover-missions-using-3d-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/nvidia-blog-nasa-plans-rover-missions-using-3d-game#comments 99999: Untagged From Shop Floor to Software Tue, 14 Aug 2012 16:03:34 +0000 22668 at http://machinedesign.com Objet showcases 3D printing's impact on Hollywood films at SIGGRAPH 2012 http://machinedesign.com/blog/objet-showcases-3d-printings-impact-hollywood-films-siggraph-2012 <div class="node-body blog-body">Objet Ltd., <a href="http://www.objet.com" title="www.objet.com">www.objet.com</a> ., which develops, manufactures, and sells ultra-thin-layer, high-resolution 3D printing machines for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing, showcased the impact of its advanced technologies on Hollywood blockbusters at ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/shop-floor-software">From Shop Floor to Software</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/objet-showcases-3d-printings-impact-hollywood-films-siggraph-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/objet-showcases-3d-printings-impact-hollywood-films-siggraph-2012#comments 99999: Untagged From Shop Floor to Software Wed, 08 Aug 2012 15:15:47 +0000 23037 at http://machinedesign.com