Onshape lets engineers collaborate on 3D designs with Magic Leap’s AR glasses

Computer-aided engineering (CAD) is a $9 billion industry, and Onshape wants to shake it up. So the cloud-based CAD tool maker is using Magic Leap’s augmented reality glasses to enable engineers to collaborate when designing products in 3D. Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Onshape showed a demo of the tech at the L.E.A.P. Conference in Los Ange…Read More

Amazon-backed wearables company Thalmic Labs kills its Myo armband, teases new product

Canadian wearables company Thalmic Labs has announced that its ceasing sales of its gesture- and motion-guided Myo armband, as it looks to put all its efforts into an as-yet-undisclosed new product. Founded in 2012, Ontario-based Thalmic Labs has raised north of $135 million in funding, the majority of which arrived via a series B round of funding…Read More

Paul Allen’s giant Stratolaunch plane gets closer to first flight with 80 mph taxi test

Mountains loom in the distance as Stratolaunch Systems’ twin-fuselage airplane is taken out for testing at California’s Mojave Air and Space Port. (Stratolaunch Photo via Twitter) The world’s biggest airplane, built by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s Stratolaunch Systems, is one step closer to making its first flight after buzzing down the runway at California’s Mojave[…]