Altair Inspire 2018 design softwareAltair has released its Inspire 2018 simulation-driven design software. The company says features of this new version include generating optimised lattice and mixed solid structures, visualising simulation results in 3D and exporting lattice designs in .stl file format for 3D printing.

Other new features include design for additive manufacturing with overhang shape controls to help reduce overhangs and to automatically optimise the fit of PolyNURBS CAD geometry to generative design results with the new PolyNURBS Fit Tool.