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 ROADMAP – Distributed Designs in Fusion 360
Soon you will be able to distribute creation of your designs among multiple contributors. Take a look at what’s coming.
TIP – Share a Public Link of your Fusion 360 Design
Learn how to create a unique public link to share your work with anyone you like.
TIP – Fusion 360 Image 2 Surface
Here’s a great script that’s used for generating surfaces from images.
CUSTOMER STORY – Lumitoro Creates Perfectly Imperfect 3D Printed Jewelry with Fusion 360
Congratulations to Lumitoro for being the Autodesk Inventing the Future recipient for March!
DESIGN CHALLENGE – “Give Your Hardware a Home” Design Challenge
Design a customer electronics enclosure with Fusion 360 for your chance to win a 3D printer. You have between now and May 6th to enter.
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.
LIVE EVENT – Pittsburgh Meetup – Fusion 360 for the Maker
If you’re in the Pittsburgh area, join us on Thursday April 2nd, at 6:30 pm to have some fun, meet others in the community and to kickstart your education on Fusion 360.
ONLINE EVENT – Fusion 360 Live Classroom: The Basics
Register to join us on Tuesday April 7th at 4pm EDT to learn what you need to know to get started with Fusion 360.
We love to see what you are designing with Fusion 360! Share your designs with the Fusion community on the Gallery.
Coffee Mug by Sylvia Roncallo Copernican Planetary Orrery by Cole Smith Sink by Grant Holmberg-Baugher
News from around the manufacturing innovation space
Reality computing makes breakthroughs for 3-D technology
Reality computing is focusing on improving 3-D technology and producing useful models.
Drugs, Viruses, and Robots: Weapons on the Rise for a Better Fight Against Cancer
Andrew Hessel explains 3D printed viruses.
A Chinese company 3D printed a car using ‘Tyrant Gold’ filament
Check out this low-cost car that took 5 days to print.
What Does The Internet Of Things Mean For Product Development?
The IoT represents an area of huge growth in productivity and product development.
Longer-Lasting Batteries Are Almost Here (Really!)
Recent advances are bringing us much closer to what we want most – more time on our portable gadgets.
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 of popular submissions from this week.
Add 3D Printing plastics to materials
Request to add plastics such as Hips, Nylon, PLA, Colorfabb special filaments, Ninjaflex, Filaflex etc.
Hole and cylinder placement using construction axes
Request to have a usable point where a construction axis intersects a body surface, so that for use of Hole command, the surface is selected, then the point of intersection is selected, and the hole is created at that spot.
Progress bar / syncing clock indicator
Request for when collaborating with others to have a sync / upload status when you work on large or multiple files so the user knows when his work is really online in the cloud and will be streamed down to other side.
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