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CES 2020 Highlights: Toyota showcases humanoid robot, Siemens incorporates ARM into PAVE360, HP releases laptop made from ocean-bound plastic
Toyota showcases humanoid robot, Siemens incorporates ARM into PAVE360, HP releases laptop made from ocean-bound plastic
Storytelling is the dominant use of mixed reality devices at present, but may change in the future.

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Technology Focus: Immersive Design
A fully immersive virtual design engineering software user interface may await in the future, but many immersive design technologies are already reality. We’ve collected some of DE’s coverage of AR, VR, advanced…


BETA CAE Systems Releases Version 20.1.0 of ANSA/EPILYSIS/META Software Suite
The v20.1.0 release features more efficient process streamline and acceleration.
Editor’s Pick: Using Simulation Data to Create Testing and Training Environments 
With the new CM Labs Vortex Studio 2019c, Vortex Studio users can now publish and connect simulations with the Unreal Engine, a popular choice for developing enterprise virtual reality environments.
PTC Partnering with Magic Leap
Goal is to further expand augmented reality in the enterprise.
Visualizing Digital Twins
The true cost of deploying and maintaining a digital twin is in collecting and analyzing the data. The data gives life to static 3D models.
Is AR/VR Ready to Go Beyond Visualization?
Storytelling is the dominant use of mixed reality devices at present, but may change in the future.
KeyShot 9 with GPU support, new 32-inch holographic display, more
Luxion releases KeyShot 9, Looking Glass Factory debut 8K holographic display
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Collaboration Revolution in AR/VR
Immersive technologies challenge established PLM practices.
PTC Secures Top Spot in ABI Research’s Enterprise AR Platform Assessment
The Enterprise AR Platforms assessment analyzed eight AR platform players operating today: PTC, Ubimax, RE’FLEKT, Atheer, Upskill, ScopeAR, Librestream and Fieldbit.
flyingshapes° Launches Virtual Reality CAD Application
Available now for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, flyingshapes° streamlines design workflows for precise spatial modeling with intuitive haptic controls and interactive VR toolset.
Editor’s Pick: A Simple and Useful Tool for Product Visualization 
CAD Schroer i4 AR-Viewer for smartphones extends company's expertise to product visualization beyond the bounds of typical CAD software. 
New Augmented Reality Viewer Designed to Bring 3D Models to Life
The new AR-Viewer i4 Augmented Review enables the display of 3D models within a realistic environment.
XR Transforming Design, Visualization
Ford, BASF discuss extended reality in VR Intelligence webinar.
NVIDIA, ASUS Launch RTX 6000-Powered ASUS ProArt StudioBook One
NVIDIA and ASUS are pitching the ASUS ProArt StudioBook One as a mobile system for “creatives and innovators.”
Consumer vs. Professional Tug of War
Can consumer hardware be adapted for professional usage?
Generation Gap
Bye bye, baby boomers. Move over millennials. Engineering software gears up for Gen Z.



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