Manufacturing by printing

December 23, 2008

Is the future of manufacturing in 3D printing? Not yet. But the results of 3D printing are already incredible.

See e.g. the full-scale motorcycle designed and 3D-printed from Inventor (YouTube video):


Autodesk Inventor Fusion – almost nuclear

December 4, 2008

Inventor Fusion

One of the new technologies just introduced on the annual Autodesk University 2008 is the Autodesk Inventor Fusion Technology Preview. The more complicated name, the less complicated user interface used in the Inventor Fusion. The new user interface used for object selection and direct modeling seems to be really minimal and could speed up working in Inventor. It will also use photorealistic visualization in the editing mode. It is about time for such functions in high-end CAD software as every 3D computer game can already do so.

Lear more about Autodesk Fusion at