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Dimensions Furniture

Dimensions Furniture incorporates industrial design and modeling software to design and render furniture products for presentation to buyers and direct handoff to manufacturing teams.

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Shanghai Arts and Crafts Factory

The Shanghai Arts and Crafts Factory utilizes digital NURBS-based conceptual design tools to generate ideal 2D and 3D designs and renderings for parade floats.

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Empire/Renishaw

Renishaw and Empire Cycles utilized generative design to conceptualize the world's first metal additive manufactured  bicycle frame. This resulted in a 33% weight reduction of the bicycle.

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HardMarque

HardMarque coupled topology optimization with additive manufacturing to conceptualize and refine the design of a piston. The final piston design is 23.5% lighter than the original design. 

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Design and Manufacturing Process of Optimized Bicycle Crank

Race Face redesigned a bicycle crank using generative design and finite element analysis. The concept design process yielded a part with increased stiffness and strength without increasing the weight of the part.

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Peter Macapia, LabDORA

Architect Peter Macapia aims to change perceptions of how buildings can look; generative design software aids in imaginative engineering and architecture projects, integrating design and testing in the same space.

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Visualize New Products with Realistic Renderings

Sundog Eyewear accelerates design times through the use of conceptual design softwarewhile improving visualization of the final product using integrated rendering.

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Evenflo Juvenile Products

Evenflo employs topology optimization and generative design simulation for “sustaining engineering” where fast turnaround is essential for functional improvements of  infant car seats design.

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Novellini

Novellini applies industrial design and modeling software to set the pace of innovation for the manufacture of bathroom solutions and wellness products in Europe.

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TokyoFlash

TokyoFlash is a world leader in the design and sales of unique watches. They use Altair Evolve to speed product development.

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XOX Audio Tools

XOX Audio Tools utilizes high design and advanced technologies to create cutting-edge musical instruments.

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Ron Mendell

Hollywood concept artist Ron Mendell converts sketches to fully rendered digital 3D models, incorporating real world materials, dimensions and constraints.

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Korg Italy

Korg utilized 3D modeling and rendering simulation to manage the frequent design modifications that occur during the product development process. 

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Pininfarina Extra

Pininfarina Extra blends the use of industrial design, modeling and topology optimization software to achieve the brand's values of elegance, essentiality and innovation outside of the automotive industry.

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Bros Manifatture

Bros Manifatture is a "superbrand" in the world of fashion jewelry and watches with over 200 new products each year.

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Automotive Lighting

Automotive Lighting uses free-form modeling software to create concepts for customers in a fast and flexible way. Concepts are presented visually  in daytime and nighttime conditions using photorealistic rendering.

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Altair PBS Professional™ at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen): Cutting Time to Discovery

In recent years, corporations and research institutions around the world have applied massive computational resources to defining the makeup of the human genome. One of the greatest challenges is to translate that knowledge into therapeutics and d...

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Altair SmartWorks™ Improves Energy Performance and Profitability of UNATEC

Unatec, a company with over 10 years in energy solutions consulting, faced the challenge of controlling costs and improving production for energy producers. Uncontrolled costs and incorrect predictions can greatly diminish profits, potentially inc...

Customer Stories

Kogakuin University Solar Team

The Kogakuin solar team, comprised of more than 300 students, are focused on performance, growth, self-reliance and teamwork through science and engineering activities. Established in 2009, the team has won three consecutive national championships.
This year, the team achieved seventh place in the

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AlphaCell User Testimonials

See what users have to say about their experience with AlphaCell.

Customer Stories, Customer Testimonials

Saving Time and Money with NovaFlow&Solid

Learn how Automotive Components Floby (AC Floby) saves time and money using NovaFlow&Solid.

Customer Stories

TGM Helps Customers Go Faster to Market with Topology Optimization

TGM Lightweight Solutions is an engineering services company with a focus on lightweight design and strategic weight optimization for aircraft, rail cars, road vehicles, and marine vessels. For a recent customer project requiring weight reduction ...

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Focus on Asking the Right Questions – Exploring the Design of a Medical System with Rapid 1D System Simulation

For a recent project, Altran, a leading global engineering consultant company, designed a fluidic circuit for a hemodialysis system. One of the main requirements for hemodialysis is to keep the temperature of the dialysis solution stable while it ...

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Schneider Electric Accelerates the Development of Smarter Equipment

As the world becomes more connected, devices are requiring more sensors, with better integration. See how Schneider Electric is using Altair Flux to efficiently design and integrate next sensors technology in their new equipment.

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Ford Enhances Manufacturing Efficiency

Sheet metal stamping is fundamental to the automotive manufacturing industry. A vast array of different tool, die, and process combinations are employed to create an equally diverse array of components. Traditionally, identifying the optimum appro...

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Using EDEM at Astec, Inc.

Andrew Hobbs, Chief DEM/CFD Engineer at Astec, Inc. shares his experience using EDEM software. Astec is a global leader in the hot mix asphalt plant industry and Andrew's main focus in on applying fluid and particle simulation to better understand and improve hot mix asphalt equipment design.

In

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Accelerating R&D in the Cloud

Materials designers and developers are constantly working to improve existing materials and create new ones that will allow us to interact with our world and explore in ways that weren’t possible before. Because being first counts in the race to m...

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Imagine Software Embeds Altair Panopticon™

Imagine Software is the leading provider of real-time portfolio, risk management, and regulatory solutions for global financial services firms. Its clients include many of the largest banks, asset managers, hedge funds, and institutional trading firms in the world.

Imagine needed a visual analyt

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A Nose Cone for Winning: ARUS Andalucía Racing Team Improves Impact Characteristics of Formula SAE Car

When Ana Casares Crespo, a former member of the ARUS Andalucía Racing team from University Seville in Spain, was looking for a final degree project, the team was inspired by the capabilities of Altair’s software. They came up with the idea to impr...

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NREL review of VABS

Software simplifies simulations of smart materials (blades) and fast (NREL review of VABS).

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BOTTPOWER Designs Lightweight Bracket for Motorbike

BOTT stands for “Battle of the Twins,” a racing category for motorbikes with two-cylinder four stroke engines.

Bottpower is a Spanish motorsport engineering company located in Valencia. They specialize in designing and building custom motorbikes for racing and street use. They design and build pa

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Keeping Finances and Data Healthy

As a growing organization, Cape Regional Health System struggled to bring together information from different databases and reports from patient records, insurance providers and other organizations into a comprehensive business analysis for the ma...

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Reduction of Moving Masses – Streamlined Design for Improved Engine Performance

To expand the rpm range of a motorcycle engine, a new type of rocker arm with lower inertia was needed at KTM. The new rocker arm was required to have the same, or better stiffness and deformation level as the previous design. KTM used Altair Hype...

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Built for the Future - SOM Achieves Sustainability Objectives Through Innovative Design

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) is a renowned global architectural, urban planning, and engineering firm. Known for some of the world’s most technically and environmentally advanced buildings, SOM applies creativity and emerging technologies to design buildings for the future.

SOM designed the n

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Going Off-Road with Michigan Baja Racing

Michigan Baja Racing (MBR) is a collegiate race team in the North American Baja SAE intercollegiate competition. The team designs, builds, and tests a new single-seater off-road race car from scratch every year to compete against hundreds of other...

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Enabling EV Excellence – Simulation Helps Rimac Improve Structural Design of Innovative Hypercar

Rimac Automobili’s main challenge has been to design a monocoque as a single carbon fiber part with an unprecedented size. Hence, in the development of the monocoque, the main topic to manage was the material, a lightweight, carbon fiber reinforce...

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Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance Uses Altair SimSolid to Bring Vehicles Chassis Faster onto the Road

Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance is a French-Japanese strategic partnership between the automobile manufacturers Renault (based in France), Nissan (based in Japan) and Mitsubishi Motors (based in Japan). Today, the automotive group has 122 manuf...

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Taking Off with Simulation

New airborne solutions are being developed to accommodate one or more persons for air travel. Explorations including large drones, small helicopters, airplanes, and flying cars will enable companies to respond to the demand for Personal Air Mobili...

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Extended Interview: Royal Enfield Discuss the Deployment of the Altair HyperWorks Unlimited Appliance

An extended interview with Royal Enfield, the world's oldest motorcycle brand in continuous production, as they discuss the deployment of the Altair HyperWorks Unlimited Appliance. Rod Giles gives insight into the company's existing HPC infrastruc...

Customer Testimonials

Royal Enfield Discuss the Deployment of the Altair HyperWorks Unlimited Appliance

Royal Enfield, the world's oldest motorcycle brand in continuous production, discuss the deployment of the Altair HyperWorks Unlimited Appliance. Rod Giles gives insight into the company's existing HPC infrastructure and explains why the fully man...

Customer Testimonials
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