DASSAULT SYSTEMES | November 29, 2022
Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: FR0014003TT8, DSY.PA) (Paris:DSY) today announced the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding with Samsung Heavy Industries, a global leader in the high-tech shipbuilding sector, to create a “smart yard” based on new digital transformation technology with the aim to establish a fully digital shipyard and a competitive edge.
The smart yard is designed to optimize the shipyard operations’ scheduling and execution as well as streamline and automate the flow of information required for construction, to accelerate production and assembly operations. Samsung Heavy Industries can better meet the booming demand for liquefied natural gas carriers by improving its capacity to produce them and shortening their delivery time.
By introducing model-based systems engineering, Samsung Heavy Industries can design more sophisticated and sustainable vessels requiring more automation, new systems and propulsions, and higher safety and control. MBSE, which is already a standard product development method in the transportation and mobility, aerospace, and high-tech industries, will enable Samsung Heavy Industries to strengthen its competitiveness in the ship development process and accelerate this process thanks to full traceability from concept to production.
“Automation systems are proven to greatly affect business efficiency across all industries. A smart yard in the shipbuilding industry will also help reduce construction costs and improve the quality of ships, We plan to accelerate innovation in shipbuilding.”
-Jung Nam Lee, DT Director, Samsung Heavy Industries.
The cooperation with the Smart SHI team of Samsung Heavy Industries will allow Dassault Systèmes to organize a consultative group for digital transformation to define and validate new processes and tools required to achieve the smart yard. This will involve Dassault Systèmes’ core technologies and experts from its local office and global headquarters.
Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform-based smart yard will support a unique digital thread integrating various data sources and real-time operations information. Connecting the virtual twins of ships and the virtual twin of the shipyard, automating and standardizing business processes with artificial intelligence, and optimizing planning and operations within the shipyard and with the supply chain will enable smart innovations for both production methods and production execution.
“It is essential for Korea’s shipbuilding to accelerate its transformation with new and advanced technologies that allow it to keep its leadership in productivity and quality for complex vessels, and we are proud to support SHI in this journey, Through our cooperation with Samsung Heavy Industries, we’re given an opportunity to introduce and implement our outstanding marine industry solution experiences, and achieve a new paradigm in the shipbuilding industry in Korea.”
-François-Xavier Dumez, Vice President, Marine & Offshore Industry, Dassault Systèmes.
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Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, is a catalyst for human progress. We provide business and people with collaborative 3D virtual environments to imagine sustainable innovations. By creating virtual twin experiences of the real world with our 3DEXPERIENCE platform and applications, our customers push the boundaries of innovation, learning and production to achieve a more sustainable world for patients, citizens, and consumers. Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 300,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 140 countries.
Statens vegvesen - Norwegian Public Roads Administration | January 17, 2023
The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) recently selected Trimble's AgileAssets, an infrastructure enterprise asset management software to maintain, manage, and operate the country's 10,600-kilometer road network and related transportation infrastructure. The software complements Trimble's Quadri®, a building information modeling (BIM) collaboration solution, which utilizes cloud technology that the NPRA already employs for construction projects.
As Norway's road network becomes more complex, the combination of Trimble's Quadri and AgileAssets, will empower NPRA to meet the increasing demands by leveraging connected data to improve asset lifecycle performance, from conception and building to operations and maintenance.
Bjørn Laksforsmo, division director at NPRA, states, "Trimble has been heavily involved in the road design and construction process in Norway for years and is a trusted partner in our digital transformation." He added, "Efficiently maintaining our road network and related assets is critical for keeping our citizens safe, maximizing the benefits from our infrastructure investments and meeting the country's evolving mobility needs. With a holistic, lifecycle view of assets and as-built data, we can more efficiently perform preventive maintenance and make better-informed decisions for all of our assets as we plan for the future."
(Source – PR Newswire)
NPRA’s asset lifecycle management requirement is based on the necessity that all new projects utilize constructible models and a shared data environment. To improve the flow of real-time data across project stakeholders, NPRA started using Trimble's Quadri, which offered constructible models as well as object-based common data environment. Using Trimble's AgileAssets to extend that data to the maintenance and operations phases will provide NPRA with a holistic view of assets, offering a better picture of road objects and conditions for more precise diagnosis and faster maintenance.
Integrating Trimble's common data environment and asset management software will also increase the usefulness and accuracy of data throughout the asset's lifecycle, resulting in greater predictability, sustainability, and lower lifetime costs and informing future expansion and improvement decisions.
About Statens vegvesen - Norwegian Public Roads Administration
Founded in 1864, the Norwegian Public Roads Administration oversees the planning, construction, and operation of the county and national road networks, as well as vehicle inspection, driver training, and licensing. The Public Roads Administration is led by the Directorate of Public Roads, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Transport and Communication.
LinQuest Corporation | February 03, 2023
LinQuest Corporation, a leading provider of software solutions for the U.S. military and intelligence communities, recently announced the acquisition of Hellebore Consulting Group, a next-generation software engineering firm with expertise in DevSecOps software systems and solutions assisting high-priority missions that will safeguard the future of air dominance. This agreement strengthens the capacity of both organizations to assist AFMC and other Dayton clients with their digital transformation initiatives.
Hellebore was founded in 2018 and is based in Beavercreek, Ohio, where it will collaborate with LinQuest's Integrated Analytics & Support Line of Business.
President and CEO of LinQuest, Greg Young, said, “Hellebore’s experience with agile software development and its track record supporting the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center will catalyze LinQuest’s leading role in moving AFLCMC to a digital future.” He added, "This partnership with the Hellebore team will help enable our customers to advance the state-of-the-art in autonomous technologies."
(Source – Businesswire)
Hellebore Co-founders John Farrier and Dan Squibb, stated, "We are excited about this decision to partner with LinQuest." They also added, "Our combined teams bring full spectrum solutions to AFLCMC in software development, systems engineering, and mission systems software solutions."
(Source – Businesswire)
About LinQuest Corporation
LinQuest is a national security space leading firm that facilitates military and intelligence operations via the development, integration, and operation of mission-critical systems and sophisticated digital solutions. It delivers highly valued, cutting-edge, and cost-effective technology solutions to government, civil, and commercial clients in the United States. Its services and products include the creation, testing, operation, and maintenance of mission-critical capabilities and projects ranging from sophisticated systems and architectures to very complex businesses formed of system families. By integrating technical and operational domain knowledge with process discipline, the business offers excellent performance across the life cycle of initiatives.