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May 2012

RTT Excite: High-end visualization – both mobile and connected to PLM

The RTT Excite 2012 was again a major success. More than 800 attendees from 23 countries came to the ‘Kleine Olympiahalle’ venue in Munich on April 26. Waiting for them was an all-around show all about visualization, particularly of the type needed in industry for diverse processes. Support of mobile devices for input and manipulation was surprisingly prevalent and the integration of visualization with PLM was given high priority.

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19
Apr 2012

COFES 2012 – record number of participants, great format, open questions

300 participants – COFES 2012, held from April 12 to 15 in Scottsdale, Arizona, was the most successful Cyon Research event so far. For the thirteenth time CEO Brad Holtz had invited IT vendors, analysts, consultants and users to this Congress on the Future of Engineering Software. There were no PowerPoint battles, the highest priority being put on discussions at a high level. As well as the topics of the technology and its use, the interdisciplinary system development was seen to be picking up Speed.

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02
Apr 2012

Connectivity as one of the main elements of modern mobility concepts

Even although electric mobility has been above all the main subject recently, today “connectivity will determine the future of the automobile”. The subject sketched out by Dr. Dieter Zetsche in his opening address was confirmed by the entire two-day Congress. In all questions concerning future development, how well the networking of driver and vehicle with the Internet and with other road users succeeds with the help of modern software will play a decisive role. This means that the automobile industry could again take on the role of a pioneer in the ‘Universal Internet’.

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01
Apr 2012

Digital Factory – still most important trade fair for PLM

The PLM tradeshow environment is changing. Congresses, customer events and in-house tradeshows are becoming more and more important. Cross-discipline exhibitions are hardly ever visited anymore by engineering IT suppliers. The Digital Factory at the Hannover Messe (Trade Fair) is the big exception here – worldwide. And after the specialist press Roundtable on March 14 in Munich, it may be assumed that this also applies for 2012, and that visitors to its new place in Hall 7 can expect Innovation.

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22
Mar 2012

PLM suppliers expect positive business year in 2012

sendler\circle, Munich, March 16, 2012 – The February meeting of the sendler\circle produced an interesting anomaly: although everyone is complaining that a downturn in the economic cycle threatens, suppliers of PLM-related IT and services appeal to be doing well – in fact better than ever before.

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