Reports that 1994 was the most progressive year for the rapid prototyping in the computer industry in the United States according to Wohlers Associates. Systems sold in 1994; Estimated unit sales in 1995.
Reports on Stratasys Inc.'s purchase of rapid prototyping technology developed by the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York. Reason for the purchase; Terms of the purchase agreement.
COMPUTER simulation, AUTOMOBILE industry, ELECTRONIC data processing, and INDUSTRIAL applications
Focuses on the computer simulation testing of virtual automobile assemblies in the U.S. Application of General Motors on virtual testing of car assemblies; Emphasis of Daimler-Chysler on different vehicle program in fatigue and fluid flow performance issues; Percentage of growth on car manufacturing spending in virtual prototyping products. INSET: Virtual Testing Gets Physical.
Computer Graphics World. Jun2000, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p17. 3p. 1 Black and White Photograph, 1 Map.
COMPUTER systems, VISUALIZATION, and COMPUTER simulation
Features Rivet, a computer-systems visualization and analysis framework under development at Stanford University. Advantages of information visualization; Flexibility to enable rapid prototyping of visualizations for exploring complex, real-world problems without sacrificing high-performance graphics and support for large datasets; Challenges facing researchers.