As could be gathered from comments regarding the “Product Life live event ends” from January 2, 2012, it appears that the Program Committee have decided to continue the event, although no new dates have yet been given.
Daimler surprised the PLM community in November 2010 with a strategic decision on CAD applications – namely to switch from CATIA (Dassault Systèmes) to NX (Siemens PLM Software). The ambitious plan to implement the first products with NX by 2012 appears to be well underway. This was revealed in a discussion with the PLM 2015 Project Manager, Dr. Peyman Merat (pcture). The interview is to be read in VDI-Nachrichten.
How well is mobile computing blazing a trail for itself in Engineering? A nice example of how is delivered by the company trisoft GmbH in the Austrian city of Graz. trisoft is a PROCAD partner, successfully selling the PRO.FILE PDM/PLM software for which it has developed a mobile solution.
On January 4, the ProSTEP iViP Association announced that a decision in favor of a new project was taken in mid-December. The project is to start at the beginning of this year and will run for two years under the name of Smart Systems Engineering.
The sixth Product Life live (PLL) was held at the end of September in Stuttgart. As now announced by the event organizer Mesago Messe Frankfurt on its own homepage, this will be the last time: “Given the considerably changed market situation, we have decided to no longer organize the “Product Life live” event and to remove it from our program.” It could, however, continue without Mesago.