FusionNews for the week of 6/19: 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 – June Product Update Preview
The next Fusion 360 update is tomorrow. Check out the top highlights of what to expect.
Get some great insight from an ex-Solidworks user on successfully making the transition to Fusion 360.
See how to easily import mechanical parts directly into Fusion 360 from the McMaster-Carr part catalog.
This quick video will show you how to see a new version of your rendering every time you save your file.
CUSTOMER STORY – Keyboardio Kickstarts Its Elegant, Hackable Ergonomic Keyboard
Check out how this keyboard is one of a kind!
CUSTOMER STORY – Meet Chomp: BattleBots Tested, Fusion 360 Approved!
The Fusion 360 team is proud to sponsor Chomp, a 250 pound wrecking machine entering the ring on the fighting robot show BattleBots, starting on 6/21 on ABC.
ANNOUCEMENT- Fusion 360 Referral Program
Get a free month of Fusion for every referral you make!
ONLINE EVENT – Fusion 360 Live Classroom: The Basics
Join us on June 30th at 1 pm PDT to learn everything you need to know to get started using Fusion 360.
RECORDED EVENT – Fusion 360 Live Classroom: 3D Printing
If you weren’t able to attend the 3D printing live webinar, here’s the live recording! Thanks again to James Alday, one of our Community members for hosting this event.
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
Scientists are developing flexible electronics that could potentially make their way into clothing and even our bodies.
Dyson has developed a lamp they think can last for almost 4 decades due to cooling technology inside the bulb.
Will the next version of the Apple watch include a built-in camera that allows for FaceTime video calling?
The Bartesian takes the concept of a capsule drink-maker and applies it to cocktails for a perfect mix, every time.
MX3D has developed robots that can print plastic and metal in all kinds of shapes.
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.
Here are a few from this week. Thanks to everyone for their suggestions!
Request to have the ability to draw a sketch directly on a surface in order to have more control over curve placement.
Request to have the ability to smooth portions of a T-spline cage mesh without necessary smoothing the whole thing.
Request to give a user the option to create a cplane then then allow the designer to freely move and rotate it along x y z.
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