FusionNews for the week of 11/14: A weekly roundup of community + industry news
FusionNews highlights the key things that happened over the past week in the Fusion 360 Community and news from the industry. New posts every Friday.
From the Fusion Team
ANNOUNCEMENT – November Update Preview
The next product release is coming out on Saturday, the 15th. Get a preview of what’s to come.
ANNOUNCEMENT – Fusion 360 and Fusion 360 Ultimate Roadmap into next year
Check out what’s coming in December, February, and April.
Here’s a great video tip by Curt Chan, one of our Fusion 360 Evangelists, that shows you how to import a logo and engrave it on a part.
Here’s a quick tip on how to remove any “stalled” uploads.
RESOURCE – Fusion 360 Learning Guide
Here’s a great guide that outlines learning material, important links, tutorials, plugins and more.
LIVE EVENT – Autodesk 2014 University
There is still time to register for AU! While you’re at it, be sure to download the Mobile App and sign up for some of our Fusion 360 events. Here’s a look at what’s in store:
ONLINE EVENT – Fusion 360 Live Classroom: Make it with CAM
Join us on November 18th at 1:00pm PDT to learn how to use CAM for your 2-1/2 axis (2.5D) machining projects.
ONLINE EVENT – Fusion 360 Live Classroom: The Basics
New to Fusion 360? Join us on November 25th at 1:00pm PDT to get introduced to the Fusion experience!
LIVE EVENT – College Night
Are you a student in the Bay Area? The Autodesk Gallery is hosting College Night: Big Ideas on November 20th. Bring your best ideas and see how technology is changing the way entrepreneurs think.
We love to see what are users are designing with Fusion360! Share your designs with the Fusion community on the Gallery.
News from around the manufacturing innovation space
Take a look at emerging trends that will impact 21st century manufacturing around the globe.
3D printers like these could be in hospitals and helping burn patients within five years.
Check out Roost’s smart battery for your existing smoke detector.
This 11 pound, 17 inch tall bike can easily fit in your backpack. How cool!
This more traditional looking watch tracks your steps, sleep, calories burned, and distance traveled.
Your Ideas from the Fusion IdeaStation
We take our user’s ideas very seriously so please share your requests for new features / enhancements on the IdeaStation.
We have received 20 new ideas in the past week. Keep ‘em coming!
New idea to have a true monoline fonts in CAM for Fusion.
Product team – “Single stroke fonts are what is needed to get a good engraving path. How many fonts and styles do would you need?.”
“The CAM team is aware of requests about engraving, and expect to see more functionality in the future.”
New idea to be able to sketch directly on a non-planar face
Product team – “We are actually working on putting this functionality into Fusion. The plan right now is to have it in the next few releases.”
Tell us about Yourself
Have a story to share? We would love to hear more about you and how you’re using Fusion 360! Shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org