Altair Engineering Articles
Faster performance for NVIDIA GPUs with no compromise in accuracy
Global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data intelligence, Altair, has announced that it has achieved up to ten times speedups with the Altair OptiStruct structural analysis solver on NVIDIA GPU-accelerated system architecture, with no compromise in accuracy.
Illumination design software brings virtual prototyping capabilities
Global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data intelligence, Altair, has welcomed Lambda Research Corporation to the Altair Partner Alliance (APA). Altair offers on-demand, complementary access to a broad spectrum of software applications from over 55 companies in Altair’s Partner Alliance.
Automotive lightweighting innovators honoured with awards
The winners of the sixth annual Altair Enlighten Award were announced by Altair and the Centre for Automotive Research (CAR), at the 2018 CAR Management Briefing Seminars (MBS) in Traverse City, Michigan. The Altair Enlighten Award honours achievements in vehicle weight savings each year.
Altair Enlighten Award announces 57 automotive industry finalists
Altair and the Centre for Automotive Research (CAR) are pleased to announce the selection of finalists for the 2018 Altair Enlighten Award, which recognises technology-focused organisations throughout the automotive industry driving innovation in vehicle lightweighting. From an overwhelming number of entries received from around the globe, 57 finalists were qualified and submitted to an independent panel of judges to select the winners ...
Simulation-driven design tech to be showcased at Hannover Messe
At this year's Hannover Messe, from 23rd-27th April in Germany, Altair will present its solutions featuring simulation-driven design for modern manufacturing methods, digital tool chains for the automation of engineering processes, and system simulation for model-based development of connected products.
Simulation-driven design methods and tools showcased at JEC World
At this year's JEC World, the largest international composites industry show, taking place 6th-8th March in Paris, Altair will present its comprehensive technology and expertise for the design, optimisation, and simulation of composite structures and materials. The Altair-hosted opening day conference session for ‘Simulation-driven Design for Composites’ will feature presentations from companies including Airbus, CETIM, Gordon Mu...
Classic car meets future technology
Altair, APWORKS, csi entwicklungstechnik, EOS, GERG, and Heraeus have used the front-end structure of a classic VW Caddy to demonstrate the full potential of industrial 3D printing within the automotive industry. The structure is very light, stable, and, at the same time, features a high degree of functional integration. In this joint development project known as 3i-PRINT, the involved companies covered every development step of the process,...
Automotive players recognised for lightweighting achievement
The winners of the 5th annual Altair Enlighten Award have been announced by Altair and the Centre for Automotive Research (CAR). The award strives to promote and celebrate innovation in automotive lightweighting. The winner of the Full Vehicle category was the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, which is an impressive 249lbs (113kg) lighter than its predecessor.
Altair supports Spanish start-up company
Altair is supporting PLD Space (#NewSpace), via its local Spanish 'HyperWorks Start-up Programme' with HyperWorks software licences and engineering expertise. PLD Space is a European rocket company developing a family of reusable micro launchers to provide suborbital and orbital launch services for small satellites and payloads.
Daffron to integrate Altair’s Envision data analytics platform
Altair has signed an agreement with Daffron & Associates to expand the reach of Envision; its cloud-based business intelligence solution, in the utilities market.
Final call for submissions to the Altair Enlighten Award 2017
Altair has placed a final call for submissions to this year’s Altair Enlighten Award. Nominations are being accepted now through 26th May 2017 in three categories: full vehicle, module and enabling technology.
Data analytics platform update adds IoT capabilities
The general availability of Envision 4.0, the newest feature release of solidThinking's data analytics platform, has been announced. Several new functions have been added to offer complete set of capabilities required for Internet of Things (IoT) and industrial analytics.
HPC cloud solutions offered on more platforms
A business collaboration has been announced between Altair and Oracle to build and offer High Performance Computing (HPC) solutions on the Oracle Cloud Platform. This follows Oracle’s decision to name Altair’s PBS Works as its preferred workload management solution for Oracle Cloud customers.
Greek company acquired by Altair
Greek technology company specialising in photorealistic rendering and visualisation, Solid Iris Technologies, has been acquired by Altair, with its high-end solution ‘Thea Render’. The companies have built a relationship over the past several years, with Altair using Solid Iris’ Thea Render superior technology to provide rendering functionality in its solidThinking Evolve concept design software.
Altair partner alliance brings verification software
Systems engineering software LLC, from XLDyn has been added by the Altair Partner Alliance (APA) to its lineup of software partnerships. Made up of two models, XLSE and XL1D, the software which work together to automate the creation of system models and perform one dimensional (1D) multi-physics simulations.
Altair & Ferrari to develop next-gen vehicle platform
Altair has collaborated with luxury sports car maker, Ferrari, to design and engineer the company’s ‘Next Generation’ vehicle platform which will be the basis of several new flagship vehicle derivatives. The announcement signifies the strong and mutually beneficial relationship that the two companies have enjoyed since Ferrari started working with Altair over a decade ago.
Simulation-driven software combines maths and system design
A software suite for multi-disciplinary design and engineering has been released by solidThinking. This model-based development technology suite drives innovation through simulation by uniquely combining maths, signal-based, physical and 3D modeling technologies for concept studies, control design, system performance optimisation and controller implementation and testing.
Best New Technology in Simulation-Driven Design
Altair offers new leading technologies to design and optimize high-performance, weight-efficient, and innovative products with its release of HyperWorks 14.0 .
Electric field simulation added to software lineup
Altair has announced that Fieldscale PC has joined the Altair Partner Alliance (APA) with its electromagnetic simulation software, Charge. The software specialises in electrostatic simulations, also known as electric field simulations. Charge enables engineers to analyse the electric field of an entire model without compromising to unrealistic simplifications, allowing them to simulate problems that were previously unsolvable.
Renowned Automotive Industry Leaders to Judge Altair’s 2015 Enlighten Award
Altair today announced that an eminent group of industry leaders will serve as judges for the 2015 Altair Enlighten Award, the automotive industry’s only award program created specifically to acknowledge innovations in vehicle lightweighting, essential to improving fuel economy and performance. In collaboration with the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), Altair created this award to recognize achievements in weight reduction across the a...