FusionNews for the week of 9/4: 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.
ANNOUNCEMENT – Fusion 360 Fast Track
Are you a currently a SolidWorks user? Get free transition support from the team to help migrate your data and get up and running smoothly.
Here’s an informative forum post on how to access the standard library posts.
Here’s a quick screencast on how to make a corrugated surface by projecting a sine wave from a coil with a triangular section.
WEBINAR RECORDING – Fusion 360 CAM Webinar – Expanding Beyond the Basic 2.5 Axis
If you weren’t able to make the live webinar this week, check out this recording to get up to speed on CAM for Fusion 360.
Change the way you work with your team by leveraging the collaboration capabilities of A360 & Fusion 360.
USER SPOTLIGHT – Fusion 360 Model of the Month
Congratulations to Jinwoo and his “Tea Time” design – winner of the August Fusion 360 Model of the Month.
USER SPOTLIGHT – ZeGoBeast – A DIY Mechanical Walking Creature
ZeGoBeast, a biologically inspired, mechanical creature brought to live by you are now live on Kicstarter. Check it out!
Get up to speed on Fusion 360 while designing a 3D printable lampshade you can actually print using 3D Hubs.
ONLINE EVENT – Shape it Up!
Fully harness the unique designs that sculpting in Fusion 360 will open up while leveraging best practices, keyboard shortcuts, and advanced techniques.
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
In generative design, a computer can decide both material composition and form at the same time.
Will this wine cooler change the future of cooling technology?
This smartwatch may be the one and only that actually looks like a normal watch.
Samsung is taking big strides with Internet connected devices such as SleepSense and the SmartThingsHub.
Check out the Fortwo. It’s only 8.8 feet long!
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 improve the drill calculation times.
Request to allow a design window with a replicated toolbar in multiple monitor setups, but not multiple distinct instances.
Request to have the edit menu open when clicking on a joint.
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