While there are a number of sometimes conflicting definitions and explanations of what digital manufacturing means, the general consensus is that the term refers to the use of computers in support of manufacturing. Here’s one take on what digital manufacturing means and why it’s important.
It may seem that virtual reality (VR) is the stuff of science fiction and video games—and that’s still essentially true at this point in time. Augmented reality (AR), however, is on the verge of becoming an important advancement for industry, particularly in manufacturing and service. A remodeled computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing developer recently demonstrated just how powerful this technology can be.