FusionNews for the week of 1/19: A weekly roundup of community news

by ShannonMcGarry 3 years ago 2 min read

FusionNews highlights the key things happening in the Fusion 360 Community. New posts every Friday.


From the Fusion 360 Team

Quick Tip: Transparency in Rendering

Altering opacity in the modeling environment is simple, but how do you accomplish the same when rendering? Check out this QUICK TIP to learn how to do this!


Unlocking the Future Remotely with Japan’s Akerun Smart Lock and IoT Technology

Smart-lock Akerun (which means “it opens” in Japanese) unlocks any home or business remotely through a smartphone app-goodbye, keys.


Fusion 360 Tutorial – How Does File Storage Work? How Do I Clear My Cache & Share?

Join Lars as he provides insight into how Fusion 360 stores files, how you can clear your cache, and share your designs.



Online: User Interface & Data Management Quick Start – New to Fusion 360? Learn how to navigate the user interface and how to manage your data on 1/22 at 3:30 PM EST. Register here.


Online: Rendering Tips & Tricks – Get tips and tricks to create more realistic renders on 1/23 at 2 PM EST. Register here.


Online: Sketching & Part Modeling Quick Start – Learn more about sketch commands, constraints, modeling & modify commands and more on 1/24 at 2 PM EST. Register here.


Online: 3D CAM Deep Dive – Take an in-depth look at the 3D CAM workspace in Fusion 360 on 1/25 at 1 PM EST. Register here.


Online: Assemblies Quick Start – Get up to speed with components, bodies, joints, motion studies and more on 1/26 at 2 PM EST. Register here.


Gallery Spotlights

Greedy Shocks by Zamir Gamboa

Excavator Man Concept by Hector Renovato

BMX Bike by Blow fish


Your Ideas from the Fusion 360 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 submissions from the week:


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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