Solidworks 2017, Scanning and Shaping Technologies Shine at ECS Singapore’s Innovation Day
Singapore – ECS Singapore Solidworks Innovation Day 2017 brought together experts from various industries in Singapore to share key trends that shaped design and innovation fields.
The launch this year presented an exciting array of speakers from Dassault Systemes SolidWorks, hyperMILL and Faro, exploring the latest trends in design innovation and tools aiding manufacturing processes.
Tay Eng Hoe, Chairman of ECS Singapore, opened the event with his motivating welcome remarks to set the stage for the rest of the event. He shared the company’s vision and stressed the need to be updated with current technology and ride its wave.
Steven Chiu, Territory Sales Manager PC, Southeast Asia, Dassault Systemes then delivered the keynote presentation, touching on design innovation, market reach, and SolidWorks product portfolio for 2017.
New features and functions were some of the highlights at the recent launch of Solidworks 2017, presented by ECS Singapore’s very own technical team.
A live demonstration of the latest Solidworks 2017 software introduced additional features that made designing easier. This included enhanced visualisation and improved data management and collaboration.
Jerry Goh of CAM software company hyperMILL explained the design strategy from machine to part design and tool selection. He introduced a new generation of machining tools that included a 5-axis machine to aid design and production.
Chew Beow Kwan of FARO then introduced the benefits of scanning technology in design and manufacturing. He demonstrated the use of FARO Design Arm, a sophisticated scanner that could scan a part in seconds. Minor touch-ups were then added to complete the design.
The event concluded with a mini drone giveaway.