FusionNews for the week of 8/7: A weekly roundup of community + industry news

Shannon McGarry Shannon McGarry August 7, 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


ANNOUCEMENT – Fusion 360 to Launch in Japanese

Fusion 360 will be available in Japanese this fall.


TIP – Fusion 360 CAM – Quick Tutorial on Setup

See how to easily create a CAM setup in Fusion 360


TIP – Hot Keys and Clicks

Check out this list for the latest Windows and Mac key combinations.


TIP – Top 10 Tips for SolidWorks Users

If you come from a SolidWorks or other CAD background, these 10 hand-picked topics will help you get oriented on Fusion 360’s workspaces and new modeling paradigms that will accelerate your concept-to-fabrication workflows.


USER SPOTLIGHT- Asius Wants to Change the Way the World Hears

Asius Technologies is reinventing the earbud using Fusion 360.




ONLINE EVENT – Integrating Fusion 360 into your SOLIDWORKS workflow

Are you using SolidWorks but interested in learning more about Fusion 360? Join us on August 13th at 1 pm PDT to learn how Fusion 360 can integrate into your current design process.


LIVE EVENT – Fusion 360: Freeform Modeling Training

In the Bay area? Join us on 8/24 to learn everything you need to know about the Sculpt environment in Fusion 360.


LIVE EVENT – Fusion 360 Meetup – Portland

Join us on 8/25 to get some tips and tricks from the team, enjoy some brews and show off what you’ve been doing with Fusion 360 to others.


Gallery Spotlights

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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Lamp Shade by Joe Andolina                     Thermos by Hector Cepeda                    Multi tool by Anton Korol-Koroleveskiy  


News from around the manufacturing innovation space


FDA approves first prescription drug made through 3D printing

Spiritam, a medication for epilepsy is manufactured in a layered process via 3-D printing.


How The Internet Of Things Will Shape The Datacenter Of The Future

Is the IoT creating a large opportunity for datacenter infrastructure providers?


It’s official: Tesla Model X SUV is coming in September

This seven seat SUV is slated to ship to customers this fall.


Jibo Raises $11 Million To Bring Its Social Robot To Households In Asia

Meet Jibo, a robotic smart assistant.


15 Useful Things to 3D Print (Which Are Actually Useful)

3D printing fans – try to print some of these items at home!




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!

Auto Complete Fusion 360 Parameter Name Entry in Measurement Dialog

Request to have a command to get the dialog to autocomplete as much of the variable name as possible.


Find a better upload/exist conflict solution

Request to add a notification to the status bar showing the file upload occurring.


STL object conversion at import

Request to be able to convert SLT files to real bodies that can be edited.


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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