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Troy’s Altair Part of Swedish Challenge for America’s Cup

TROY — When a Swedish sailboat challenges for the America’s Cup next month in the Atlantic Ocean, a Troy firm’s technology will be at work in the water.

Altair says its HyperMesh, OptiStruct and Radioss software have been used in designing Artemis Racing’s sailboat daggerboards — foils that lift the boat out of the water to cut drag.

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New Software From Altair Subsidiary

TROY — The engineering technology developer Altair announced the release of version 12.3 of its Flux software for low frequency electromagnetic and thermal simulation.

Flux is intended for the analysis, design and optimization of modern applications such as electric rotating machines, actuators and sensors, high power electrical equipment, heat treatment or electromagnetic compatibility.

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New software from solidThinking

TROY — The engineering technology provider Altair announced new releases of its solidThinking Design Suite, including solidThinking Inspire 2017 and solidThinking Evolve 2017.

The company said the new product design software improves usability and adds  multiple new features that have been requested by customers.

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New Supercomputing Cloud Software From Altair

TROY — The Troy-based engineering technology developer Altair says it is rolling out PBS Cloud, its latest appliance system to further cloud computing for organizations.

Altair PBS Cloud runs high-performance computing appliances for both public clouds, private clouds, and bare-metal infrastructure. Altair will release Altair PBS Cloud in the first quarter of 2017 following conclusion of a private preview.

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Altair-bred startup launches entertainment app

TROY – Groupknit, a start-up company incubated by the Troy-based engineering technology developer Altair, has launched its free iOS and Android apps to help people find the best restaurants and events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.

Company officials say the app offers a proprietary algorithm and deep knowledge of the area to explore and rate local attractions.

Said co-founder Christian Buckner: “Our early adopters have had extremely positive experiences using Groupknit, which has helped them to rediscover the area by attending events and dining at restaurants that they otherwise wouldn’t have found. In addition to our website, having Groupknit available as both iOS and Android apps will enable a tremendous number of people to take advantage of the great things our region has to offer.”

While Groupknit has focused solely on Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor now, the company plans to expand its reach in 2017 to several other high-potential markets. Detroit was chosen as the initial location based on the amount of new development occurring within the city and the impressive comeback path that has emerged from a nascent movement to a nationally-recognized success story. “There has never been a better time to go out and experience the best of our region,” said Buckner, a native of Metro Detroit.

Added James R. Scapa, Altair founder, chairman and CEO: “Altair has always been a place with a strong culture of innovation. We are pleased to have provided seed funding for this new venture along with incubating it at our headquarters and offering technical expertise and business guidance.”

The app is available free at Google Play and the iOS App Store.

Founded in 1985, Altair is focused on the development and application of simulation technology to improve designs, processes and decisions. Privately held with more than 2,600 employees, Altair has 45 offices in 20 countries and serves more than 5,000 customers.

SolidThinking Launches Extrusion Simulation Software

TROY — The design software developer solidThinking announced the launch of the Click2Extrude suite, consisting of Click2Extrude Metal and Click2Extrude Polymer, as the next generation environment of the industry leading HyperXtrude suite.
Together with this new user friendly environment, the Click2Extrude suite is being licensed and distributed by a powerful network of distributors around the world with a focus 0n offering fast, easy, accurate and affordable software to manufacturers.

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Simulation software added to Altair Partner Alliance

TROY — Officials at the Troy engineering technology developer Altair said that software called SimData Manager from the German integration and engineering data management specialist PDTec AG has been added to the Altair Partner Alliance and is available for use by HyperWorks customers

SimData Manager provides simulation data management for efficient and systematic access to all simulation-relevant data throughout the entire computer-aided engineering process chain.

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New Software From solidThinking, Click2Cast 4.0

TROY — Officials at the design software developer solidThinking announced the release of versoin 4.0 of Click2Cast, casting simulation technology designed to predict the manufacturing feasibility of a product’s early design process – minimizing downstream design change orders and retooling costs.

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HyperWorks Adds Features For Aerospace Design

TROY — The computer-aided design and engineering software HyperWorks, from the Troy engineering technology developer Altair, has added several new features the company says will improve workflows and provide a complete framework of model building and stress analysis for the aerospace industry.

Company officials said the new tools increase efficiency for aerospace engineers in their daily tasks, including concept design, global and detailed finite element model build, post-processing and certification report generation.

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