Manufacturing

Wouldn’t it be great to see how all the gears and the whatchamacallits inside that product actually work? We can make that magic happen.

  1. October 21 2014

    ADi Updated Show Reels

    By Nick Nakadate
    Related Solutions: Consumer, Ethnographic Animation, Events, High-tech, Manufacturing, Training
    Related Skill Sets: 2D, 3D, CAD Conversion, Flash, Interactive

    We recently updated our product demonstration show reel, as well as our main show reel.  Projects include interactive, 2D, 3D, animation, CAD, hi-tech, manufacturing, and more.  Have a look and get your creative juices flowing!

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  2. October 15 2014

    Assembly Line Roots

    By Nick Nakadate
    Related Solutions: Manufacturing

    As a part of Design Week in Portland, I visited several agencies and businesses.  A few of which were in the Ford Building in southeast Portland.  With tall brick walls and concrete, it was obvious the building was once a place for manufacturing. Creative graphic design companies, boutique and one-person design studios, a salon, various other shops, and a coffee shop on the ground floor filled out the scenery of the large windows.  What I didn’t expect was that the name, while common, came from Henry Ford.  The Ford Building…

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  3. October 1 2014

    Makers: 3D Printing in PDX

    By Nick Nakadate
    Related Solutions: High-tech, Manufacturing
    Related Skill Sets: 3D

    As a member of the Portland 3D Printing Lab, I attended the Portland Mini Maker Faire at OMSI September 13th and 14th.  The group had a large dual tent space with tables showing off various 3D printers, 3D print examples, ranging from toys to medical devices to appendages, part replacements, and more.  There was a nice array of 3D prints showing how many industries (any and all?) that 3D printing can touch.  My favorites were the medical imaging prints, and hands.  I’m already looking forward to attending next year and…

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  4. September 17 2014

    The New ADi: What I’m Looking Forward To

    By Seth Cameron Short
    Related Solutions: Consumer, Ethnographic Animation, Events, High-tech, Manufacturing, Training
    Related Skill Sets: 2D, 3D, CAD Conversion, Flash, Green Screen, Interactive

    About a month ago, the ADi team came under the umbrella of Funnelbox, a talent-packed video studio specializing in Strategic Video Production. This move has greatly widened our capabilities, and opened up the possibility of “greater than the sum of its parts” collaboration between our teams. Some of the possibilities I’m looking forward to exploring: Special Effects in Video and Film Look out, WETA. With our skills combined, we’ve got the capabilities of a large studio and the agility of a tightly-knit creative team. With the kind of talent we have on…

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  5. May 20 2014

    3D Printed Layers of Design: Part II

    By Nick Nakadate
    Related Solutions: Events, High-tech, Manufacturing
    Related Skill Sets: 2D, 3D

    This is  the second installment of our Stumptown 40 2014 entry. For those of you who missed part I, here it is: http://animationdynamics.com/2014/04/30/layers-of-design-part-i/ I received the 3D laser sinter (SLS) print from our friends at Rapidmade, and it looked great!  The SLS process is, basically, is a high-powered laser sintering or curing layers of the CAD file out of powdered material in a bed.  I was happy to see the detail in the model coming through in the SLS print. Once on the workbench, I drilled holes into the car body so as to…

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