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Altair Enhances Aerodynamics Capabilities with Acquisition of Research in Flight

Friday, May 3rd, 2024

In a move that significantly bolsters its aerodynamic analysis offerings, Altair has acquired Research in Flight, the developer of the groundbreaking FlightStream® software. This strategic acquisition integrates FlightStream®, known for its exceptional capabilities in the computational fluid dynamics (CFD) arena, into Altair’s extensive suite of simulation tools, marking a pivotal advancement in aerodynamic research and applications across multiple sectors.

Altair acquired Research in Flight, forging a new path for aerodynamic analysis and pushing the the boundaries of modern computational techniques

“Our growth in the aerospace, defense, and surrounding industries has accelerated in recent years through our best-in-class computational intelligence solutions,” said James R. Scapa, founder and chief executive officer, Altair. “The integration of FlightStream® into our portfolio will enhance our offering with its specialized, modern, and efficient approach to meet the increasingly complex customer demands in these industries, including the urban air mobility and eVTOL sectors.”

FlightStream® is recognized for its cutting-edge panel methods aerodynamic solver which allows for a comprehensive analysis of flow problems across a diverse range of applications. With a modernized graphical user interface, the software enables engineers to navigate complex aerodynamic challenges efficiently. It includes specialized toolboxes like Solver Sweeper, Stability & Control, and API scripting, enhancing its capability to rapidly estimate aircraft performance and conduct extensive aerodynamic studies.

“We are proud to be a standard tool in the aircraft designer’s toolbox,” said Vivek Ahuja, co-founder, Research in Flight. “Joining Altair will allow us to scale and reach countless engineers seeking best-in-class, powerful, and specialized tools for faster design iterations.”


Altair’s Vision for Future Engineering: A Holistic Approach to Innovation

Friday, March 8th, 2024

In a virtual presentation at Altair’s Future.Industry 2024 event, Sam Mahalingam, the Chief Technology Officer, delved into the platform-centric approach that Altair offers to expedite customers’ digital engineering journey. Mahalingam emphasized the transformative potential of computational intelligence in fostering a connected, safer, and sustainable future.

Sam Mahalingam, CTO

Empowering Digital Transformation

Altair’s commitment to advancing digital transformation through computational intelligence is evident in its platform-centric approach. By harnessing the power of autonomous artificial intelligence and automation, Altair seeks to revolutionize various industries, including aerospace, automotive, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing.

Mahalingam highlighted the significance of autonomy, defining it as augmented intelligence, continuous learning, and self-optimization. This approach underscores Altair’s vision of democratizing powerful technologies, such as simulation, high-performance computing, and AI, to empower organizations with the tools needed to drive innovation and make data-driven decisions.

HyperWorks: Redefining Engineering

HyperWorks stands out for its ability to address a wide array of engineering challenges within a single, unified platform. Mahalingam emphasized its versatility, enabling users to tackle complex problems spanning multiple disciplines such as structures, motions, fluids, electromagnetics, and electronics.

With HyperWorks, engineers can seamlessly transition between different phases of the design and simulation process, streamlining workflows and enhancing productivity. Its intuitive interface and comprehensive suite of tools empower users to explore new ideas, iterate on designs, and optimize performance with unparalleled efficiency.

What sets HyperWorks apart is its integration of AI solutions and advanced visualization techniques. Mahalingam highlighted how AI algorithms embedded within HyperWorks enable users to achieve unprecedented results, driving innovation and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in engineering design.

Moreover, HyperWorks’ true-to-life visualization capabilities provide users with valuable insights for informed decision-making. By leveraging AI-driven visualization, engineers can gain deeper understanding of their designs, identify potential issues, and explore alternative solutions with greater confidence.

Mahalingam underscored HyperWorks’ commitment to interoperability and open architecture, allowing seamless integration with existing workflows and third-party applications. This flexibility enables users to leverage their preferred tools and methodologies while harnessing the power of HyperWorks for advanced simulation and design tasks.

The platform’s open architecture also facilitates collaboration and knowledge sharing within and across organizations. Engineers can easily collaborate on projects, share simulation models, and leverage collective expertise to drive innovation and solve complex engineering challenges more effectively.

Mahalingam emphasized that HyperWorks is not just a software platform—it’s a catalyst for innovation and success in engineering. With its unparalleled capabilities, intuitive interface, and commitment to interoperability, HyperWorks empowers engineers to push the boundaries of what’s possible, driving breakthroughs and shaping the future of engineering.


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