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Along with the many benefits Additive Manufacturing brings to design, production and supply chain processes, risks related to its digital nature should be closely examined. Read the full story on on Thomasnet from our co-founder Stephan Thomas. Additive manufacturing (AM) has transformed the manufacturing industry by fundamentally changing how manufacturers across all sectors design, manufacture, distribute, and maintain Read More
As the effects of digital transformation permeate all functions of an enterprise, the modern manufacturing function is increasingly driven by digital data that must be secured across the entire supply chain. Is blockchain the answer?In the decade since Satoshi Nakamoto published his famous bitcoin paper, applications for blockchain technology have exploded. These applications, from cryptocurrencies Read More
Cybersecurity standards have evolved to protect IP data as it moves along the digital supply chain. How can these new standards be applied to meet the needs of digital manufacturing business models?IP and design theft costs businesses billions—if not trillions—of dollars every year. IP theft cost in the US alone was estimated at $600B in Read More
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This article was originally published In digital engineering3D Printing PermissionsComing soon to an additive manufacturing shop near you: digital rights management for 3D printingby Kip HansonOK, I admit it: I once ripped my entire “Star Wars” DVD collection so I could watch it on my iPad. There was a long flight coming up and a Read More
Updated suite of applications provides standardized, secure communication paths to ensure repeatability and traceability in digital manufacturing; Identify3D expands network of software and hardware partnershipsAttendees at this year’s Rapid+TCT digital manufacturing conference can preview the latest software solution for securely enabling the digital thread. At booth #1459, Identify3Dis debuting the latest release of its suite of Read More
To showcase how its customers can keep their additive manufacturing (AM) part data secure, global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, is showcasing its work with Identify3D at RAPID + TCT, North America's most influential AM event. From the 21st to 23rd of May 2019 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan, USA, visitors to RAPID + TCT can see Read More
Detroit. It’s hard to imagine an American city that’s more symbolic of great design and advanced manufacturing methods. From its roots as the center for the automotive industry for many decades, through to the green shoots of modern manufacturing that prove the city still has its manufacturing mojo, Detroit is the perfect location to meet and discuss the most Read More
5/9/19 - Spring is in the air, here in San Francisco. Blossom has appeared on neighborhood trees, and green shoots signaling new leaf growth are pushing through. But something else is also new… perhaps you’ve noticed that our website has also undergone a metamorphosis? Yes indeed! We’re delighted to announce our new branding and completely Read More