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Over a billion people worldwide suffer from poor vision because they do not have the eyeglasses they need. While there are affordable eyeglasses that can be bought for less than $4, there are not enough eye care professionals to prescribe eyeglasses. PlenOptika created QuickSee to increase the throughput of optometrists, allowing them to prescribe more eyeglasses and make more money. QuickSee is an innovative, handheld auto-refractor that provides highly accurate measurements at the push of a
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
17 days ago
Canvas Technology Logo Canvas Technology eliminates waste in the transport of products through factories, warehouses and beyond. Canvas Technology’s team uses their knowledge of robotics, lean manufacturing and marketing to reduce time for end to end delivery of goods. This highly qualified team is bringing warehouses and factories into the future. Canvas Technology recently came out of stealth mode in October.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 months ago
Hemav, S.L. Logo Hemav, combines their data processing capabilities and drone technology to design and market high added value solutions for the industry. They are mainly an operating company of UAV. Thanks to a highly qualified and motivated multidisciplinary engineering team, Hemav specializes in the processing of data, images and pioneers in aeronautical and operational development of drone technology. Teledetección Agrícola Hemav Video Hemav Drone Hemav collaborated with Universitat
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
3 months ago
SOLIDWORKS® Education Edition 2017-2018 is here and packed with power and performance. Our mission is to provide students with the tools and skills they need to get the job of their dreams. With the SOLIDWORKS Education Edition, educators and students have access to the same 3D development tools used by millions of engineering and design professionals around the world, so they can focus on what’s really important—fostering new ideas, solving problems, teamwork, and innovation. Check out our
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
4 months ago
Marion Surgical’s mission is to capture and share the worlds’ surgical knowledge to improve patient outcomes. This entrepreneur team has built a virtual reality surgical simulator for urologists. The results are connecting to big data. Marion Surgical early Product Demo from ben sainsbury on Vimeo.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
4 months ago
Winners of the NASA Centennial Challenges 3D Printed Habitat Competition, SEArch+ (Space Exploration Architecture) is a group dedicated to developing human-supporting concepts for space exploration. The design of their winning submission, Mars Ice House, was inspired by NASA’s “follow the water” into a magnificent 3D- Printed Habitat made of water-ice. The vertical multi-level dwelling for four is situated at the center of double-printed ice shells against an outermost layer of transparent EFTE,
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
4 months ago
SOLIDWORKS DAY’17 is the event in Tunisia with 24 hours filled with technical training, SOLIDWORKS certification, SOLIDWORKS design competitions, and networking. This is the second year of the SOLIDWORKS DAY initiative. held in ENIT, Tunisia on April 8 & 9, 2017. Our Value Added Reseller ElectroMagnetic Works (EMWorks) also hosted a SOLIDWORKS Certification Event for Tunisia. 185 students participated, with the help of 12 instructors, and the assistance of 16 companies, You can review the event
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
4 months ago
As one of the leading research universities in world, TU-Berlin (Technische Universität Berlin) engineering laboratories are impressive. Members of the SOLIDWORKS Education and Research team and our Value Added Resellers were honored to take a tour with Dr.-Ing. Christian Navid Nayeri, Chief Engineer and deputy head of chair. Our first stop could not be missed.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
5 months ago
INEGI, aka Institute of Science and Innovation in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, is one of the most prestigious engineering institutes in Portugal, with 30 years of experience in bringing forth new technologies in the field of research and development. It positions technological innovation right at the interface between industries and universities. INEGI promotes research, technology-based innovations, and transfer of technology oriented towards the industrial sector. It currently
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
5 months ago
Yannick Lammen, a mechanical engineer, and Jan Drennel, an undergraduate student, at the University of Stuttgart in Germany talk to SOLIDWORKS about their work for the SOFIA project. http://blogs.solidworks.com/teacher/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/5C41E9F285834C383AEA7A6C8942FC94.mp4 Also find link to video here. SOFIA. the Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy, is a 2.5 meter in diameter telescope mounted in the fuselage of a modified 747SP aircraft. The University of Stuttgart chose
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
6 months ago
“I love to be able to take a person’s dream and write it down in pictures for them to see. With SOLIDWORKS they can see all aspects of their design and have a video to show how to use it. I have learned so much about the versatility and the expansive ability in creating all sorts of models in SOLIDWORKS. It truly is an amazing program.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
7 months ago
FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) 2017 is here! Shared by SOLIDWORKS mentor, Earl Hasz January 7, 2017 marked the kickoff of the exciting design and build competition season. SOLIDWORKS is a FRC Crown Sponsor. To all teams that apply for sponsorship at www.solidworks.com/FIRST, SOLIDWORKS will provide the SOLIDWORKS Robotics Suite of software tools.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
7 months ago
“Simple things seem to derive the most pleasure from everyone” – Corporal Willy Corporal Willy with a Epilog 120 Watt Laser The very first time we tried doing a 3D carving, we took just two pieces of scrap wood and glued them together. I looked for two pieces that were not cracked or had any knots or other irregular surface features to them. However, as the machine finished the carving, a knot showed up right at the end of the Wolf’s nose. Rob made this one on a laser machine for a friend’s
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
8 months ago
Fettuccine Pasta Bridge Richard first came up with the idea of constructing a bridge using fettuccine pasta, while pushing a shopping cart alongside his wife, Carmy, at a supermarket. As Carla stopped in the aisle stacked with a variety of pastas, Richard carefully observed the different types of pastas, appreciating the uniformity inside of the packaging. He recalls thinking, “To try and make something like that would be very difficult to say the least. I could not wait to get SOLIDWORKS up and
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
8 months ago
We know him as Corporal Willy – Richard Williams, who is an engineer by passion and has dedicated his life to teaching in STEM education. From creating a bridge with fettuccine pasta and Elmer’s Wood Glue, to building a 9.25 ounces stool out of cardboard that went on to set a new world record that was tested at UNLV’s Labs, Richard makes science fun and exciting for children to pique their interests in engineering, architecture and other technologies. Besides being a SolidWorks instructor at
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
8 months ago
mfs-team-may-2016-1 Egypt’s Masoura University Formula Student racing team, under the direction of faculty mentor, Dr Mohammed Awad, use their engineering skills both in and out of the classroom to compete on a world-wide stage. mansoura-formula-student-team-1 In their senior capstone design project, students not only analyzed their vehicle’s engine, with SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation, but also learned from these CFD results to improve design through iterations and to successfully compete as a
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
9 months ago
Sogang University Robotic Technology You have a design project due in a few weeks. How do you explain your ideas to your instructor, classmates, and be successful? SOLIDWORKS can help. You heard about SOLIDWORKS for other students – but how do you start to learn on your own – if you have no time to take a SOLIDWORKS class.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
10 months ago
European Rover Challenge 2016 1 European Rover Challenge is Europe’s largest space and robotic featuring science, business, new-technology sector, and the general public. Held in Jasionka, Poland, last month, students, researchers, and industry professionals participated in the Martian robot competition and exhibition. Over 60 student teams took part from 12 countries, including Canada, Italy, Peru, Australia and U.S. Poland, with the largest participation, 17 teams, engaged the crowd in this
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
11 months ago
MOU Sogang University and SOLIDWORKS Innovation in robotic technology is expanding all over the world. Sogang University, department of mechanical engineering, researchers and students create the wearable robot, ANGELEGS and the WalkON Suit. Last week, Kenneth CLAYTON, Senior VP of Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS and Chulsoo LEE, Dean of Mechanical Engineering, Sogang University, participated in the MOU ceremony for the advancement of wearable robot development in Korea. MOU ceremony with Sogang
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
SOLIDWORKS Entrepreneur Firebiner 1 Michael Mojica and Joe Brown are outdoor enthusiasts, dedicated to their families, and SOLIDWORKS customers. So when they created a new company, Outdoor Element, Mike applied for the SOLIDWORKS Entrepreneur program. The result is their innovative product, The Firebiner. The Firebiner provides the “spark” when you need it most.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
Jack Hall CSWA WPI When WPI faculty member John “Jack” Hall received his PhD from the University of Florida in 1962, he began a career in vibration analysis and soil mechanics. Jack has a drive for continuous learning. After learning SOLIDWORKS during this summer, Jack earned his Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA). WPI Team Photo 2016 Jack is also co-advisor to the WPI Formula SAE team.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
Pakayak assembled to nested no text With beautiful summer days ahead, it gives me great pleasure to introduce our newest SOLIDWORKS Entrepreneur, Pakayak. Pakayak is a patented high-performance sectional 14-foot sea/touring kayak made of hard plastic just like a traditional kayak so it paddles just the same. It is easy to assemble & disassemble. It is easy to transport by one person.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
SolidWorks Summer Blog Post 2016 It’s that time of year again. FREE SOLIDWORKS Summer Edition 2016-2017 3D CAD Software for Students and for Educators! This Summer we bring to all Students and Educators an opportunity to get hands-on practice on SOLIDWORKS. We are offering a 60 day FREE license of the SOLIDWORKS Summer Edition, which includes following features to enhance your designing and learning experience:
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
image002 For Nick Broadbent, Bristol, UK, “a journey is more than getting to your destination, it’s about enjoying the ride” Tailfin is a rack that complements your bike – brilliantly. image001 Nick and team re-designed and re-engineered the bike rack and pannier, which has remained unchanged for nearly half a century, to a modern, light, and simple design. As part of the SOLIDWORKS Entrepreneur program, Nick is able to achieve the product of his dreams and today launch Tailfin through
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago