Digitread has developed a solution for monitoring floating docks where the results are presented in the SmartDock app. The next step is to create solutions to digitize entire shipyards.
At the end of April, Digitread held a free seminar to demonstrate how Norwegian industry can become more efficient using existing technology. The resulting feedback was very positive.
Radionor Communications has acquired a simulation program they use to help them calculate the stress that the equipment they make is exposed to in real life. The simulations have become much easier and faster and the calculations are more accurate.
Every year, the Prime Minister invites business leaders to summits on research and higher education. Among those invited at this year's summit in February was Digitread's chairman Helge Kjeilen.
Digitread has just installed the first digital solution that monitors floating docks using sensors and presents the results on an app called SmartDock.
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) has made a binding partnership with Digitread on a research project, the purpose of which is to make Norwegian shipbuilding more internationally competitive.
Digitread has developed an application that monitors floating docks using various sensors. The purpose is to monitor the condition of the floating dock and detect deviations by triggering alarms if an undesired event occurs.
RollerSafe's designers, who make rollerskis with brakes, find it difficult to comprehend how they managed to implement innovation and design processes before they switched to modern design tools.
The propeller manufacturer Oshaug Metall is in the process of finalizing a research project where they will use robots to make molds directly from digital formats instead of making models from plywood.
Together with Aker Solutions and Multiconsult, Digitread is sponsoring a professorship at NTNU. The aim is to further develop a professional environment that will work with automating design processes using machine learning and artificial intelligence.
In June, five students from NTNU started a student project which involved building a digital twin of NTNU's research vessel RV Gunnerus. Two of the students were deployed at DNV GL, three of them at Digitread.
To really master computer programs properly, it is essential to have a good workflow. Employees who are well trained in the applications they use will also be more effective. Therefore, courses and training are a good investment.
Digitread is participating in a student project in which a digital twin of NTNU's research vessel R/V Gunnerus will be built. The purpose is to create a model that NTNU can use in teaching, but which can also be used to develop new data-driven services in the maritime industry.
Siemens has chosen Digitread as its first Nordic development partner for an IT platform that will help Norwegian industry develop new, competitive business models.
Digitread launches NX CAM Robotics - a tool that makes it easy to program robots to perform machining-type tasks like milling, deburring, linishing, grinding and polishing. Since robots are cheaper and more flexible than CNC machines, there are high expectations [...]
Pon Power supplies generators and engines for vessels. Now they have acquired Siemens NX ™, which is used by many ship designers. This means that they will be able to make co-operation with the shipping industry even more flexible.
Learn how robotics create new opportunities in the machine shop! Spend 40 minutes Friday 6th April on a webinar with Digitread to learn more about how use robots for more and new type tasks.
Rolls Royce Marine supplies propulsion systems and control systems for vessels in the oil and gas industry, for ferries and other major vessels. Now they are launching a research project where they will use robots in production which will take into account automated production as [...]
We needed a tool that can be used across many different industries, which tackles advanced geometry and helps us achieve an efficient workflow. Thus, we opted for NX," says Asbjørn Kleppe from Kleppe Engineering.
At the PLM Europe User Conference 2017, master’s student Sönke Tobias Hoppe (24), who is writing his master’s thesis in cooperation with Digitread, gave a presentation on how to improve workflows by using NXOpen Interface.
There are better ways to reach the goal than developing IT systems based on contracts and requirements specifications alone. Digitread uses a method that is far more seamless by involving the client in every step of the project.
During the annual “Verftskonferansen“, you will have the opportunity to meet representatives from Digitread at an open reception where they will demonstrate and present the Digital Twin in holistic ship design.
During the International Conference on Computer Applications in Shipbuilding (ICCAS) Digitread presented their White Paper which explains the advantages of holistic ship design utilizing Digital Twin compared to traditional design approaches.
"As we move towards offering our products as cloud solutions, we are taking another step into the future. More affordable and more efficient IT operations, improved security and a more efficient day-to-day life are just some of the benefits our customers [...]
With 25 employees, Digitread is a relatively small Norwegian company. Nevertheless, they have engaged no less than four Master’s students, who they call digital apprentices. The idea behind this initiative is to ensure that next-generation engineers have a good [...]
Due to increased interest in our delivery of services to the industry and our growth ambition we are strengthening our delivery capacity by adding 3 to 5 new colleges. We need more resources for project management, business analyst, solutions architecture and business development.
Digitread is proud to host this year NXship user meeting in our office in Sandvika/Oslo. The user meeting is an independent interest group representing more than 35 European companies using Siemens NX software in the shipbuilding market. The purpose of the meeting is to [...]
Digitread will participate at the Nor-Shipping conference together with Siemens in Hall A-22 and C-04-06. We are ready to demonstrate our holistic solution for digital ship design and manufacturing preparation.
Smap3D Plant Design is the world’s leading software for plant design in connection with Solid Edge. With features like centralized definition of pipe classes, it provides an integrated software solution and process chain for P&ID, 3D piping and isometrics.
CFD Marine performs advanced CFD analysis (Computational Fluid Dynamics) for the maritime sector. They are now investing in new software that will make their communication with ship designers more seamless.
Nexans has thoroughly gone through their own workflow and concluded that they will achieve significant benefits when they implement Teamcenter in their organization.
The project, which is to be implemented in collaboration with Siemens Marine Solutions in Trondheim and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), will give Norway new skills that it doesn't yet benefit from.
It does not look like a normal bike, but is enclosed and has four wheels. The bike is being developed in Sandnes using advanced 3D CAD tools. The aim is to launch Podbike on the market by the end of [...]
Industriverktøy in Leksvik have used NX since the 1990s to model new tools for their customers. The company now plans to expand their digital tools using Teamcenter from Digitread.
Norwegian managers spend a lot of time talking about digitalisation and industry 4.0. They should stop the talking and instead make and implement strategies for digitalisation. The question is whether the industry is moving towards the same identity crisis that the media industry [...]
The Norwegian company Raufoss Technology Group develops, produces and sells suspension systems to automobile manufacturers worldwide. The company has just completed a pilot project in cooperation with Digitread where they tried out Teamcenter. The experience was [...]
The annual Siemens PLM Connection 2016 conference will take place in Berlin from 17-19 October. Last year's conference had almost 1,000 participants from more than 30 countries and this year an even greater number of people will attend. - This is the place to make [...]
The day we start using Digital Twins on objects that are subject to depreciation, we will be able to control the maintenance in a much better way than we do today, states Bernt Isaksen from Dynova.
Until now, Ulstein Design & Solutions has used 2D in their design phase of shipbuilding. They have never previously used 3D prior to the engineering phase. Hence, they have been repeatedly performing the same engineering tasks. When implementing Digitread's solutions they expect to take ad
As part of his Bachelor’s thesis, student Sönke Tobias Hoppe made a PTS (Product Template Studio) which makes it possible for ship designers to simulate how free moving rope or cable-guiding pulleys are behaving, without having to make difficult and time consuming mathematical calculations
Over the last year, Digitread has strengthened its delivery organization with new resources. The company has also been working to increase its competence in project management and system architecture through market-leading certifications. This, in turn, delivers results for the customers i
DIGITREAD is participating in a project called APPROVED. The primary objective of APPROVED is to establish a fully digital workflow between stakeholders, during the basic design process in shipbuilding, eliminating the need for exchanging 2D drawings for design verification.
The International Conference on System of Systems Engineering (SoSE) 2016 will take place in Kongsberg, Norway, between 12 and 16 June and will run concurrently with KSEE 2016. Digitread is the main sponsor of the conference.
The University College of Southeast Norway offers an engineering master’s degree in Systems Engineering that is unprecedented in Norway. Students are offered internships with leading technology companies as part of their master's degree. This autumn Digitread is welcoming its first student
The system Stokke used to have unstable, it crashed too much and had many limitations in the modeling functionality. With their new solutions from Digitread, they now experience improved stability, more power and better functionality.
Digitread is collaborating partner in a research project with Seaside supported by The Research Council of Norway. The project will explore the use of robotics for washing of pisiculture equipment.
Helge Kjeilen challenged the shipbuilding industry to take advantage of the digital industrial revolution and introduced the Digital Thread in the presentation he held at Verftskonferansen in Ålesund in November.
With a promising start the young company with the 20-year old history is in place in new facilities in Sandvika and already expanding.