Siemens adds AR for enhanced design visualization and collaboration to Solid Edge 2020
In a news release on June 10 2019 Siemens Digital Industries Software announced the availability of the latest version of Solid Edge® software. Its numerous enhancements will enable small and medium-sized manufacturing companies to accelerate product development and manufacturing processes.
Through new features such as augmented reality, expanded validation tools, model-based definition and 2D Nesting, Solid Edge 2020 provides next generation technologies to enhance collaboration and fully digitalize the design-to-manufacturing process.
“Sharing designs in AR/VR with Solid Edge 2020 could change how we do almost everything. It’s an absolute game changer and will help us design better, while communicating more effectively and efficiently with our customers and engineers,” said Stefan Islinger, Information Management, IM-CAD Support for Krones AG.
Solid Edge 2020 delivers new augmented reality capabilities that enable users to visualize design intent in new ways, enabling enhanced collaboration internally, as well as with suppliers and customers during the design process. New and powerful validation tools have been integrated for conducting motion and vibration simulation, which can help customers reduce costly prototypes.
“The latest enhancements to the Solid Edge portfolio can help small to medium-sized manufacturers digitalize their entire product development process from end-to end,” said John Miller, Sr. Vice President, Mainstream Engineering at Siemens Digital Industries Software. “We continue to work on providing an advanced portfolio of affordable and easy-to-use tools to help our customers with their digital transformation, so they can reduce costs and accelerate product delivery.”