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FusionNews for the week of 10/10: 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


WHAT’S COMINGSneak Peek of 5 New Fusion 360 Features Coming Soon

Check out 5 new features we are working on for the next product update.


ANNOUNCEMENT Changing our Prices Based on Community Feedback

Fusion 360 will now be available for one price, converted to your local currency.


ANNOUNCEMENT – Thinking about purchasing Fusion 360? Subscribe to Fusion 360 now and you’ll automatically be upgraded for the same price when Fusion 360 Ultimate is released.


GETTING STARTED Fusion 360 Learning Guide

New to Fusion 360? This learning guide will help you learn the basics of Fusion 360.


TIPHow to Roll Back Your Design to an Older Version

Want to know how to roll back your design to a previous version in Fusion 360? Here’s the tip just for you.


Q & A – Help and Support Answers Summary

Looking for help? Here is the weekly roundup post that covers all of the questions that were asked and solved for the week ending 10/5 from the Help & Support Forum. Check it out – it’s easy to scan and full of good information.  Special thanks to all who provided solutions!




ONLINE EVENT Fusion 360 Live Classroom: The Basics

New to Fusion 360? Join us on Thursday, October 16th at 1:00 PDT to get introduced to Fusion!


LIVE EVENT3D Printing and DIY Workshops at a High-Tech Workspace

In the Los Angeles/Irvine area? Register to join us on October 17th, 18th, or 19th to learn the tools of the “Maker  Movement” during workshops offered by HoneyPoint 3D, Autodesk, and Build It Workspace.


LIVE EVENTHardware Workshop – New York – 2014

Hardware Workshop, a two day event for hardware startups is coming back to New York on October 24th and 25th. Its purpose is simple: Teach important lessons to the next generation of hardware entrepreneurs. Register now!




LIVE EVENTAutodesk 2014 University

Autodesk University is a great opportunity to learn more about the products you use every day, see what is coming in the future and to get to know others like you, who are members of the Autodesk community. Register by October 19th, to get your pass for $1,675 (students and educators – $1,175).


Gallery Spotlight

We love to see what are users are designing with Fusion 360! Share your designs with the Fusion community on the Gallery.


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 Wind Speed Device by David Finlay          Euro 60 Chair by Junsang Dong                       Orb by Gabriel Patin



News from around the manufacturing innovation space


Mercedes built a self-driving truck that could save thousands of lives every year

Could Mercedes-Benz’s self-driving semi-truck cut down on highway accidents?


This Bluetooth stick lets you control almost everything

Tah is an open-source, Arduino-compatible Bluetooth development board with built-in USB that will let you do a ton of things.


Sensoria Wants To Take Fitness Tracking To The Clothes We Wear

Textile sensors embedded in the fabric can provide information such as heart rate, running form, fitness levels and more.


HTC Makes a Long-Shot Bet on a Weird Camera

The RE, shaped like a periscope has only 2 buttons: 1 for photos and video and 1 for slow motion video.


This Device Could Detect Dozens of Cancers with a Single Blood Test

A new startup, Miroculus, is building a device that could easily and affordably check for dozens of cancers using a single blood sample.




Your Ideas from the Fusion IdeaStation

This week we received 20 new ideas. Thanks to everyone for their suggestions!


Our user’s recommendations drive our product development, so please share your ideas and product requests, and vote for the features you want to see implemented, on the IdeaStation. Here are a few of the most popular recent ideas.


Hide Activity Feed – New accepted idea to have the ability to hide the Activity Feed menu item.


Product team – “This is in our November update and we have added a keyboard shortcut to hide/show the feed as well.”


Automatic view rotation on create/edit sketch – New accepted idea for the view within Fusion to rotate automatically so that the line of sight is normal to the plan of sketch.


Product team – “Great idea! This is actually something that is included in our November update.”



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