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Sketching — Another Way for Engineers to Communicate Ideas

                    Engineers need to possess many skills, most of which being technical, however, especially for engineering design, creativity is also required. In order to innovate, creativity is essential.    Visual thinking is key in creativity and design. What is visual thinking? It is a way to […]

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“The Future of Work is Learning” – Heather McGowan

Automation and Artificial Intelligence are words that are used interchangeably but are very different. Automation is defined as “automatically controlled operation of an apparatus, process, or system by mechanical or electronic devices that take the place of human labor” (Merriam Webster) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)  is the ability of machines that can mimic intelligent human […]

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Peoria PTC User Group – Bradley University

We at Design Engine had such a great time putting this event together with Bradley University. It was great having everyone get together and talk about design, engineering, and PTC. Each presentation ran about an hour. Here is a recap of the event. Keynote Presentation: “The future of CAD tools (and how PTC & Creo […]

Events

2018 Chicago Auto show

I was fortunate to be able to attend the Chicago auto show media preview days. With that, photographers were able to walk through the floors and take pictures of the vehicles without fighting through crowds or taking dozens of attempts to capture a photo without a person walking through the frame.  One of the best […]

The StarWars BB8 replica Industry News

Bridging the Gap: Bridgewater Studio Brings Fantasy to Reality

Let me just start by saying, this place is awesome! Selfishly, I had wanted to set up a tour to play with their awesome BB8 replica as the nerdery is strong with me, but when I visited Bridgewater Studios I got much more than I had expected. They even have their own real-life robot! Three […]

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Design For Humanity Part One: The Solar Powered LED Lamp

Over the past several years there has been increasing awareness about how certain simple often taken for granted in the developed world products or devices can greatly impact the quality of life in the less developed parts of t...
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Next Generation Survival Suit

By: Bob Duncan A little history first…. As a pilot for Alaska Airlines, I have always been amazed by the fortitude of Alaskan fisherman. For three years I flew into Dutch Harbor; to say that it is a challenging airport to lan...
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What Does It Take to Race In A Rally Race Like This?

Lake Superior Performance Rally, the Oldest, Toughest and Meanest Rally on the Rally Circuit is based in Houghton, Michigan and happens every year in October. Design Engine being very interested in any form of racing decided to...
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Oakley Launches Goggles with GPS, Bluetooth, Text Messaging, Jump Analytics, and More

Oakley has just rolled out what might be the goggles to rule all goggles. The technology-packed AirWave snow goggles have GPS, jump analytics, caller-id, text messaging, Bluetooth, and music controls, all available from a heads...
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Chicago Pro/Engineer User Afterburn: Modifiability Between Creo 2.0 and SolidWorks 2012

Design-Engine’s Chicago Pro/Engineer User Afterburn: Modifiability between Creo 2.0 and SolidWorks 2012: How robust is your modeler? What Design-Engine hosted another monthly Chicago Pro/Engineer User Afterburn on Tuesday...
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Cannondale’s CERV Bike Dynamically Adjusts to Changing Terrain

The curved drop handlebars long found on racing bicycles are pretty nifty, right? If you want to get down low to reduce your wind resistance you grab hold of the lower part, and if you’re climbing a hill and need to get a bit...
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