Test Your Future of Making Things IQ

March 14, 2017
Take the quiz to test your Future of Making Things IQ. Sponsored by Autodesk.

Advancements in 3D printing, IoT technology and virtual reality have made it easier for companies to improve products and performance. How much do you know about the future of making things?

Take the quiz and be entered to win one of two $50 Amazon gift cards!

Airbus used generative design and additive manufacturing (3D printing) in creating their “Bionic partition.” What kind of benefits did Airbus realize from the convergence of generative design and additive manufacturing?
A. reduced carbon emissions
B. lighter, more efficient planes
C. Stronger and safer seats for attendants
D. All of the above
E. A & B
To celebrate their 25th anniversary, Under Armour leap frogged their competition by delivering the first athletic shoe for consumer resale made with 3D printed components. What was special about the ARCHITECH shoe?
A. Michael Phelps broke ranks and wore a special edition at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics
B. First shoe featuring a 3D printed midsole
C. Able to increase support while decreasing weight
D. All of the above
Ford is on the cutting edge of technology. They use Virtual Reality as part of their design review process of every vehicle they create.
A. True
B. False
Griswold Water Systems used the Internet of Things to reduce toxins and improve water quality. Which of these is NOT True:
A. The average GWS customer now uses 17 - 28% less water
B. Average cooling tower customer saves $25K each year.
C. Average cooling tower system uptime is increased by 25%.
Who was the first athlete to use a 3D printed prosthetic in the Paralympics?
A. Oscar Pritorius
B. Mayumi Narita
C. Denise Schindler
D. Erin Popovich
From large-scale models for scenery, in-store displays and special events, to a 7-foot-tall rabbit statue, what technology does UK-based CNC Polystyrene use to create their many impressive pieces.
A. 3D Printing
B. Laser cutting
C. A Robot and software
D. All of the above
To learn more about future trends and opportunities visit the Autodesk Manufacturing resource center.

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