Category: Inspire

Rethinking Running Blades

When the U.S. Paralympian runner, Blake Leeper, who was born without legs below the knee, challenged the audience of industrial designers at the 2013 Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) conference to advance running blade technology, what did Altair do? … Read More

2014 Student Formula SAE® Japan

Altair was proud to sponsor the 2014 Student Formula Japan event in Shizuoka, Japan in September..Launched in 2003 as an extension of the original Formula SAE series, Student Formula Japan created a platform for students to develop mono-zukuri (object creation) … Read More

Topology Optimization Meets 3D Printing in Lyon, France

This past summer, Altair participated in the first business-to-business trade show in France dedicated to additive manufacturing, 3D PRINT. The exhibition provided an overview of the latest technological advances in additive manufacturing, including relevant technologies like 3D imaging software, materials, … Read More

The Topology Optimization Imperative

You may lose design proposals if you don’t know about it. What happens when powerful mathematics, genetic algorithms, computer technology, and an intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) come together? Let’s start by saying that topology optimization is a mathematical approach … Read More

Featured Event: TEDxDetroit 2014

TEDxDetroit unveiled the list of speakers for the 6th annual ideas and innovation conference, and Altair is honored to be a part of it! Kevin Shinn of Altair Thinklabs will deliver a presentation about paralympian Blake Leeper and his quest … Read More

Launch of solidThinking Inspire® 2014

Last year we introduced solidThinking Inspire® to the world with version 9.5. This revolutionary concept development tool received immense praise from the media and customers alike, even winning a number of prestigious industry awards, including the Design News Golden Mousetrap, … Read More

Featured Event – 2014 IDSA International Conference

Representatives from two Altair business units, Th!nklabs and solidThinking, will attend the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) 2014 international conference this week in Austin. The IDSA promotes the practice and education of Industrial Design. Th!nklabs is a creative company … Read More