SOLIDWORKS Short: Designing for the Internet of Things

In this SOLIDWORKS Short, we sat down with Rich Allen Senior Director, Product Management to discuss designing for the Internet of Things. Rich shares examples of how automation processes in our lives are dramatically altering design – not only for consumer design, but for industrial equipment and machinery. Rich goes on to share how the Internet of Things is extending into manufacturing and how this trend is influencing purchasing and maintenance.

Watch this “SOLIDWORKS Short” video from my interview with Rich:

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Cliff Medling

Cliff Medling is a Senior Marketing Manager at SolidWorks and the host for the Born to Design Podcast.