Category: 3D Printing

Thought Leader Thursday: Modern Designers

In 2003, the German band Kraftwerk released Tour de France Soundtracks to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the prestigious bicycle tour. I have to admit that I like that video – black and white images refined with minimal and subtle colorful … Read More

The Future of 3D-Printed Fashion

This guest post on Innovation Intelligence is written by Lieve Boeykens, Brand Manager at Materialise, developer of Additive Manufacturing software 3-maticSTL. Materialise is a member of the Altair Partner Alliance.  Fashion designers are always seeking to create innovating, mind-blowing outfits and the … Read More

From the 3D Printer into Space

We recently announced that Altair ProductDesign was a proud partner of RUAG Space on the redesign of an optimized antenna support for an Earth observation satellite.  The bracket will be produced using industrial additive manufacturing, or 3D printing.

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

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