b'Engineer InnovationA year unlike any otherI dont think anyone will disagree withthe AZL Technology Center who use me when I say that 2020 has been athe Simcenter portfolio to design year unlike any other, and whilst weNVH test benches in turn supporting adjust to the new normal, life has gonetheir customers to develop better on.Engineer Innovation crosses myautonomous vehicles. And so the desk once again and I am inspired by theecosystem extends further.contribution our customers continue to make to improve our future. I am alsoThe digital twin ecosystem is also struck, as I read these articles, by theevident in this issue, HP demonstrates Simcenter ecosystem that has grownhow they are connecting simulation to even bigger despite many of us beingadditive manufacturing which would quite remote from each other. not have been possible previously. Also Siemens PLM Softwaretaking advantage of new technology There are two stories in this edition fromare Salcomp, using electromagnetics our sister company, Siemens Energy,simulation to improve their device driving innovation in turbine technologycharging products. You cannot access an to get more out with less input. Soundsecosystem from a flat device!Jan Leuridan so simple in those terms, it is incredibly Senior Vice President satisfying to see Simcenter technologyAnd if like me you have had more time Simulation and Test Solutions at the heart of those developments.at home over the summer then you will That growing ecosystem stretchesalso appreciate Briggs & Stratton using beyond our own company boundariesSimcenter to make your lawnmower and I particularly enjoy seeing wheremore comfortable to push. Lastly if the our customers and partners are able toweather permits, take a look at some realize the power of simulation and test.tips on firing up the grill, there is some useful insight in our Geek Hub this That power is showcased by NATRAXissue. in India who are working to reduce noise pollution from vehicles, andStay safe and stay connected. n2'