Acronym for Computer Aided Design (Computer Aided Design). Using the computer to design parts or products.

Acronym for Computer Aided Engineering (Computer Aided Engineering). Computing applications, analysis or computer simulation applied to products and processes.

Acronym for Computer Aided Manufacturing (Computer Aided Manufacturing). Using computers to generate the user control of automated manufacturing machines, from a digital model of the object to be manufactured.

Acronym for Computer Integrated Manufacturing (Computer Integrated Manufacturing). . Integrated concepts and techniques of organization and management of production, along with new technologies for design, manufacturing and information, in order to design, manufacture and distribute a product that meets market needs with high quality, optimum application level of service and lower costs.

(Reverse Engineering) Process duplicate a part, component or assembly without plans or supporting documentation. It is part of a physical model and engineering methods of measurement, analysis and design to finally get an identical replica object or improvement used.

This is a simple machine numerically controlled (NC) or computer numerically controlled (CNC) with or without material handling capacity. The first are controlled by numerical commands perforated paper or plastic mylar tape, while the latter are electronically controlled by a computer built into the machine.

Acronym for Product Lifecycle Management (Product Lifecycle Management). Business strategy that applies a set of software solutions to create the product definition collaboratively, for better management and optimal dissemination in the business, from the initial concept to the end of product life , integrating people , processes, systems and information. By extension called PLM software that allows you to implement this strategy.

A new innovation strategy under which companies are going beyond the limits of its internal organization and where cooperation with external professionals has a fundamental role. It has to do with combining internal knowledge with external knowledge to carry out strategy and R&D projects.

A set of technologies capable of generating physical objects directly from a digital 3D CAD model. Machining differs from the generated object is obtained by adding and removing no material.

Technology that enables immersive and interactive participation in computer-generated environments by modeling and simulation of a reality through the use of interactive devices that send and receive information, replacing or altering the sensory stimuli received.

Is a simple robot with one, two or three degrees of freedom, which transports goods from one place to another using point-to-point movements . Practically it is not possible to control the trajectory.

Automatic deduction of the structures and properties of a three-dimensional , static or dynamic environment, from one or more two-dimensional images of it.