Automation Apps The 12 Most App-reciated Apps in Automation?!
12 apps have passed the preliminary round of the Automation App Award and now go forward to the final. Now it is up to you to vote for the automation apps in the categories technology, catalogue and corporate to find the award winner. The names of all participants will go into a draw to win an iPad contributed by our affiliated portal elektrotechnik..
At this year’s SPS IPC Drives 2012, elektrotechnik is for the first time offering the Automation App Award. Firms had until the end of September to enter their automation app, in the categories technology, catalogue or corporate, for the competition. After an objective preliminary selection, elektrotechnik is now starting the next phase – voting by users. We are offering an iPad in a draw for which all participants who vote up to the 5th November are eligible! The winner of the iPad will be announced by mid-November.
Top or Flop – Automation apps in test
Besides Wolfgang Leppert, chief editor of elektrotechnik, an app specialist from Vogel Business Media and the app expert Gary Boeing, executive partner of the apploft GmbH, our readers will help in deciding which app is top and which a flop.
1. Technology app: PARTcommunity 3D CAD models
The PARTcommunity 3D CAD models App from Cadenas is a download-service for 3D CAD data. This app gives engineers and purchasers in the machine and installation construction sectors, as well as in the automotive industry, direct access to components from more than 300 manufacturer-certified catalogues of international firms. The 3D CAD models conform to the most important international standards and are available for most common CAD systems, such as CATIA, Autodesk, Inventor, SolidWorks, Creo Parametric, NX, AutoCAD, Solid Edge, etc. Besides the free download of 2D and 3D CAD models, the app is said to enable individual configuration of the CAD models by the user.