Totally OT: Capybaras balance oranges

Totally OT: Capybaras balance oranges

I could (and probably should) write something PLMish but let’s save that for later. Instead, I’m going to share a moment of zen, courtesy of HIRO@sea: If you speak Japanese, you can understand the naturalist’s explanations; if not, just watch the...
PLMish ideas on whiling away social isolation

PLMish ideas on whiling away social isolation

PLMish ideas on whiling away social isolation Right up front: I’m not qualified to give medical advice so you won’t see any of that here. Go to cdc.gov, who.int, or another reputable source for the protocols that will ensure your safety and that of elders...
Hexagon adds CAEfatigue to simulation portfolio

Hexagon adds CAEfatigue to simulation portfolio

Hexagon adds CAEfatigue to simulation portfolio Coronavirus or not, business seems to crank along, even if at a slower level. Hexagon today announced that it is acquiring CAEfatigue Limited, a provider of fatigue simulation solutions. Hexagon’s explanation of...
Hexagon adds CAEfatigue to simulation portfolio

Ansys acquires Lumerical for photonics ICs

Ansys acquires Lumerical for photonics ICs Ansys just announced that it will acquire Lumerical, maker of the DEVICE suite of component-level simulation products for modeling the optical, electrical and thermal effects in the performance of photonic integrated...
Super-quick, the VIX volatility index is … crazy

Super-quick, the VIX volatility index is … crazy

I wrote about Bentley’s potential IPO a few weeks ago and mentioned that the company had, in its last possible IPO, told me that it looked at the VIX index to help determine the exact timing of a sale of its shares. Not going into that again, but this...
Hexagon adds CAEfatigue to simulation portfolio

Hexagon adds Romax for electric drivetrain MBSE

Hexagon adds Romax for electric drivetrain MBSE Hexagon just announced that it will acquire Romax Technology Limited, maker of the Romax Nexus suite of solutions for concept design, durability, NVH and other simulations for electromechanical drivetrain design and...