FusionNews for the week of 6/5: A weekly roundup of community + industry news

ShannonMcGarry June 8, 2015 2 min read

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 – The Fusion 360 Learning Experience

The team is in the midst of improving the Fusion 360 learning experience. See what’s coming soon & let’s us know what you would like to see.


COMING SOON – Fusion Turning Update

A turning update is on its way. Take a quick look at what’s coming.


TIP – The Web Tool in Fusion 360

Here’s a quick tip on how to create ribs for a bracket using the Fusion 360 web tool.


SCREENCAST – Create a 2D Fabric Flat Pattern Using Exact Flat

Learn how to generate a 2D flat pattern for a leather seat cushion created in Fusion 360 using the Exact Flat add-in.


ANNOUCEMENT- Fusion 360 Referral Program

Get a free month of Fusion for every referral you make!





Join us on June 16th at 1 pm PDT to learn how to use Fusion 360’s 3-axis CAM and create a finished machined part.


LIVE EVENT – Hackster Hardware Weekend

If you’re in the Boulder, CO, NYC, or DC area be sure to register for one of these events celebrating makers, open source hardware, and the Hackster community.



Gallery Spotlight

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


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       Hyvedrone by Tegan Burns                    Shoe by Alisha Alomia                    Control Box by Jeremy Hagen


News from around the manufacturing innovation space


HidrateMe Is A Connected Water Bottle That Will Glow When You Need To Take A Sip

HidrateMe monitors how much water you drink and syncs with an app on your smart phone.


New Bionic Lens Could Give you Perfect Vision for the Rest of your Life

The Bionic Lens is a implant that could make your eyesight 3 times better.


Wearable Device Changes Your Mood

Could the Thync be the world’s next digital drug?


This tiny robot head replaces your mouse with a laser-projected one

Check out Odin-the world’s first laser-projected mouse interface.


Volvo will let you control your car from your Apple Watch

The Volvo “On Call” app allows you to control a variety of your car’s functions on an Android, iOS or Windows phone.




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!


Procedural Patterns

Request to be able to create patterns that can follow a curved surface and change size.  


Add Option for Permanent Scaling to Sketch Without Referencing Original Size

Request to allow the user to permanently scale the sketch without ‘edit sketch’ mode referencing the original scale.


Fusion 360 for BIM

Request to add BIM parameters within the Fusion 360 model.


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 shannon.mcgarry@autodesk.com.

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