Altair Releases HyperWorks 12.0

Altair announces the release of HyperWorks 12.0 – the most recent version of the company’s computer-aided engineering (CAE) platform.

According to the company, this comprehensive, open architecture CAE platform includes “best-in-class concept design, modeling, analysis, optimization, reporting and simulation management solutions for a variety of applications.”

HyperWorks 12 includes hundreds of new features and enhancements in the areas of optimization, modeling, interoperability, GPU support, advanced algorithms, and more. The new functionality in HyperWorks 12.0 emphasizes improved performance and usability. According to the announcement, these improvements are aimed at providing easy access to CAE technology – including a streamlined user profile and support for 3D visualization. New sophisticated model assembly methods allow for faster assembly of complex models. HyperWorks 12 also offers enhanced interoperability of CAD import and export, composites interfacing, and collaborative simulation data management. Additionally, the HyperStudy component of the HyperWorks suite has been completely redesigned to improve design robustness and reliability studies.

The HyperWorks suite is available in the cloud via HyperWorks On-Demand. For more information about HyperWorks 12, including video overviews of various features, and a link through which to register and download, visit the Altair HyperWorks website.