So, what happened today at SOLIDWORKS World 2018?
Well, the General Session we had Boom Supersonic tell us about their plans to produce the world’s first commercially viable supersonic aircraft. They reckon that a flight from London to New York would only take 3 hours 15 minutes. Wouldn’t that be nice!
Then Marie Planchard explained why education is key and just how SOLIDWORKS are doing their part to help students develop their engineering skills.
We spoke about SG Robotics in yesterday’s blog so it was great to hear Professor Kyoungchul Kong talk about his robotics project and how it came about
Meron Gribetz of Meta Augmented Reality demonstrated the Meta 2 headset. It’s safe to say, everyone in the audience wanted one!
Finally, the keynote speaker for todays General Session was Brent Bushnell of Two Bit Circus. Excellent way to end the General Session!
After the General Session, we headed over to Room 409 for a session called “What’s New in DraftSight 2018“ by Wai-Ming and Marco. I’ve been using DraftSight a long time but I still managed to learn something new today. I never knew you could draw a 3D Helix in DraftSight, did you?
Other new features covered in todays session include Entity Highlighting, Arrow Key Movements and Paste on Active Layer. If you would like to find out more about the new features in DraftSight 2018, check out these blog posts.
Marco explaining some of the new options available to users in DraftSight 2018.
When you walk around #SWW18, you get to see lots of very interesting tech products. Today, the EXO x3m 3D Printed Splint caught my eye. The EXO Splints are produced by Creatus Design Studio, established in 2015 by Gintare Cerniauskaite whilst a student at the Vilnius Academy of Arts.
The splints are designed as a replacement / alternative to traditional splints and can be applied right after an accident.
Tomorrow at 2:45pm in Room 411, “DraftSight Essentials: DraftSight for the AutoCAD User”. This session is aimed at those who have switched or are thinking of switching from AutoCAD to DraftSight. If you can’t make this session, don’t worry, it will be streamed live on Twitter and Facebook.
That’s pretty much it for today. Don’t forget the party tonight and keep using the hashtag #SWW18 when tweeting about SOLIDWORKS World 2018.
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