FusionNews for the week of 4/3: 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
PRODUCT UPDATE – What’s New in CAM for Fusion 360
See what’s new in CAM for Fusion which includes personal libraries for Tools, Post Processors and Templates.
MODEL OF THE MONTH – Congratulations to Rodrigo Mercado Solis
Meet Rodrigo and learn more about his 208 part assembly that has been fully fabricated into the Marble Machine Clock.
RECORDED SESSION – Fusion 360 API Webinar
If you weren’t able to attend the live webinar, here’s a link to the fully recorded session.
Here’s a quick tip on how to improve performance when dealing with large complex models.
TIP – Copy and Paste
Learn how to quickly and easily copy and paste sketch entities in the latest Fusion update.
ONLINE EVENT – Fusion 360 Live Classroom: The Basics
Join us on April 7th at 1pm PDT to learn how to get started with Fusion 360.
Join us on April 8th at Portland Community College to get your feet wet with design and learn what’s new with Fusion 360.
LIVE EVENT – Hackster.io Hardware Weekend
Come celebrate the Hackster community & hack the future of hardware at one of these Hackster.io Hardware Weekends events near you.
We love to see what you are designing with Fusion 360! Share your designs with the Fusion community on the Gallery.
News from around the manufacturing innovation space
Is the future of 3D printing going beyond only printing something that fits on the bed of the printer?
Turn your TV into a PC with the Chromebit that will be available later this year for under $100.
According to research from IHS, being required to plug in your electronic devices may be a thing of the past.
Autodesk Research explores the skin as design interface for wearables.
3D printing is revolutionizing the traditional prosthetics industry.
Your Ideas from the Fusion IdeaStation
We take your suggestions very seriously as they help to shape Fusion 360, so please share your ideas and vote for new features / enhancements you would like to see.
Thanks to everyone for their suggestions! Here are a few suggestions from this week.
Request to be able to copy objects (DM) and sketches between designs.
Request to have the ability to generate quad topology for export.
Request to have the sketch text command not only rotate but to mirror as well.
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