RoboSavvy is looking for help from the GrabCAD Community! They are gathering fresh ideas for the design of a new humanoid robot built to teach and entertain. This design Challenge will help them to launch a new open-source humanoid robot that will be affordable, attractive, agile, and smart.
Get inspired to create new, inventive bike accessories for the Velodroom product line! Their current lighting system, watch this video, is smart and practical, they start when you start and stop when you stop. They rear light even turns on when you brake. What would you create in Velodroom style for the daily bike commuter?
GrabCADr Extraordinaire Tommy Mueller has been working closely with our team to promote and experiment with GrabCAD's collaborative tools. The latest experiment has been to challenge everyone to develop a Pod-racer (remember Star Wars Episode I?). 34 collaborators have put in hours and hours of work over the last month to produce their own creation. Now the voting begins! Tommy has created an off-site voting tool so that all 470,000 of you can check out the submissions and vote. Click here and get your vote in before February 22!
GrabCAD's brand new annual community appreciation event needs your help. We are looking for one of our talented engineers or designers to create an amazing trophy to give to our Golden Gear winners, who we will announce at the end of this design challenge. Who better to design a bit of physical product awesomeness than you? Create something that you would want to take home because, after all, the winner of this trophy Challenge will get a 3D printed Golden Gear Award, too!
Back in March, we partnered with 3Dconnexion for our 3D Mouse Demo Video Challenge. GrabCAD users’ video making skills were put to the test, and the results did not disappoint. We sat down to chat with John Moseley, Director of Global Marketing at 3Dconnexion, to discuss the challenge and its overall success.
That's right! Figulo loved how well the last challenge went in March that they decided to run the Figulo Ceramic Challenge. It's not going to be anything like our last challenge. Users must come up with either a vase, a table lamp or a candle holder, with $500 going to the winner in each category and $100 to honourable mentions. Wait, there's more. GrabCAD is giving out $100 prizes to those users that use our Collaboration Tool and work together!
Keyshot makes some of latest, greatest and most photorealistic software out there. And they want to give you a copy of Keyshot Pro (valued at $2,500) to a GrabCAD Engineer that can take any engine model and render it best. Check out our newest challenge and give it your best shot!
Realism is obviously important, but not the only aspect of a winning submission. A great render is one that has a sense of humour, a unique take and aesthetic taste. Choice of background and appropriate animation will matter a lot. If you remember our former Community Manager Josh Mings, he will our juror as Marketing Manager for Luxion, the maker of Keyshot. Maybe some of you recall the Solidsmack Awesome Sauce Competition?