The social value of local manufacturing will be explored through a 3D version of a 2009 Ford Falcon XR6. Developed by Deakin University’s CADET VR Lab, part of the School of Engineering, the project will allow participants to engage with the industrial design heritage in Geelong. The VR experience will be held as part of … Continue reading VR experience to showcase Geelong’s industrial heritage
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) has expanded its partnership with Italian scooter manufacturer Piaggio, which owns the Vespa scooter brand. Previously, the collaboration involved UNSW Art & Design students. This year, the cooperation will include students from UNSW’s School of Mechanical Engineering. This expansion means that not only will students design concepts but … Continue reading Design and engineering students scoot to partnership
Three teams from RMIT University have been selected as finalists for the Biodesign Challenge Summit, held in New York City. Two of the teams, Symbiome and Enzer, placed in the top nine of finalists, with Enzer winning the ORTA Prize for Bioinspired Textiles Processes, that was awarded to the team that explored sustainability in the … Continue reading Students design vision for biotech applications
The way things are designed and made is being shaken up by things such as new materials and greater connectivity. Better, cheaper tools are enabling more people can start their own businesses. Brent Balinski spoke to Dassault Systemes SolidWorks CEO Gian Paolo Bassi about all this and more.
Technology is “the raw future” before design gets to it and makes it useful, reckons Yves Behar.
Central to the success of world-leading manufacturers like Dyson and Apple, a design emphasis is something Australian engineering lacks. Brent Balinski spoke to Deakin University’s Professor Guy Littlefair about how the university is helping to remedy this.
Autodesk, the leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, today launched the “Autodesk Entrepreneur Impact Program.”
Deakin University’s Waurn Ponds campus yesterday officially opened its new, $55 million Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training (CADET) facility.
Spring is here, which, among other things, means that 3D software company Solidworks is currently showcasing the latest version of its product suite.
Bob Sproull has confirmed his participation in the upcoming National Manufacturing Week 2015 (NMW) in Melbourne.
3D printing is predicted to transform the business landscape of design-led innovation. But how well protected are Australian designs from unauthorised use?
Cimatron develops and distributes CAD/CAM software for the manufacturing industry.
Position Partners offers laser scanners, unmanned aerial systems, layout and measurement tools and mobile mapping technology.
One of the key planks of the government’s new Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda is a desire to boost collaboration.
A new collaborative hub aims to spread the adoption of design led innovation, a “whole-of-business” approach, based on a deep understanding of customer needs.
A new video outlines some of the impacts on product designers and others as factories becomes more and more automated
Quintiq is a provider of on-premise and on-cloud supply chain and operations planning & optimization software. The company opened an office in Melbourne in 2008 and last year, acquired an office in Sydney.
A report launched this week identifies “design-led innovation” as something Australian manufacturers should embrace.
Product design and development company Infinity picked up two awards at the Good Design Awards Gala Dinner this week.
General Motors has signalled that its global CEO Mary Barra will keep Holden’s design centre open.