INFORMATION technology, RAPID prototyping, PRINTING industry, THREE-dimensional printing, and 3-D printers
The article discusses how the business benefits of 3D printing pose serious challenges to information technology (IT). It notes that many enterprises will have to upgrade their structures to support 3D printers and IT management have to proactively insert IT's concerns about technology and costs into the 3D printing conversations. It indicates that 3D printers offer broad technical benefits such as allowing specification updates to be incorporated once they are approved.
AUTOMOBILE industry, INFORMATION technology, RAPID prototyping, and SOFTWARE visualization
The article reports that the U.S.-based automaker General Motors Corp. (GM) is deploying new visual modeling technologies to improve industrial efficiency. The company is now using visualization software from iRise Inc. and a rapid prototyping process developed by Capgemini. The deployment of these new technologies is believed to help the company recover from business failure.
COMPUTER printers and THREE-dimensional display system equipment
Discusses the Z402 Three Dimensional Printer from Z Corporation, a rapid prototyping system that produces physical objects from 3-D models created on a computer. Features; Price; Company contact information.