A weekly recap of the happenings around the Fusion 360 community and news about manufacturing…
FusionNews for the week of 5/22: A weekly roundup of community + industry news
From the Fusion Team
PRODUCT UPDATE – The Fusion 360 API and Announcing: “Exact Flat Online Publisher”
We are excited to announce Exact Flat. A 3D to 2D flattening plugin for Fusion 360.
PRODUCT ROADMAP – Branching and Merging in Fusion 360
Branching and Merging is on its way! Giving you freedom to explore and collaborate to produce better designs.
Have you ever accidentally milled into your tool fixture? Have you ever been surprised by fun little gauges in your clamps after someone else used them? Fusion 360 can help prevent this!
TIP – Set your Preferences
Here’s a great tip that outlines all the preferences in Fusion 360 and how to go about setting them.
ANNOUCEMENT- Fusion 360 Referral Program
Get a free month of Fusion for every referral you make!
ONLINE EVENT – Introducing Exact Flat 3D to 2D Flattening for Fusion 360
Join us on May 28th at 10am PDT to learn how Exact Flat can help you create 2D flat patterns of your 3D design.
ONINE EVENT – 3D Printing with Fusion 360
Join us on June 2nd at 1pm PDT learn how to quickly create models with Fusion 360 for dual color 3D printing.
Join us on May 30th at 3D Hubs in NY, to learn how to get started in Fusion 360, work on a design and learn how to send your design to print.
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
Apple is investigating a way to provide both 3D and 3D images from the same display.
Electronics designers can now print electronic devices in one piece and integrate them in any shape and/or place never before thought possible.
Light, a new Kickstarter is a phone with a simple design intended to wean people off their smartphones.
Check out this drone that can fit in your pocket and self-deploy in half a second.
The ReVault watch has wireless storage you can access like a private cloud.
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 add mold cavity shrink (scale) to the resulting subtraction or cut in the combine command.
Request to add sketch to the ribbon and to expand and organize the content of the sub-menu.
Request for sketches to be comprised of sub-sketches, and to have the ability to define relationships (alignments, positions, dimensions) between objects in each layer.
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