Car Design Night Shanghai 2017
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Please join us in Beijing next year at China’s best networking event for car designers.
Car Design Night presents:
Founded in 1972, Alcantara represents one of the leading Made in Italy brands. Registered trademark of Alcantara S.p.A and the result of unique and proprietary technology, Alcantara® is a highly innovative material offering an unparalleled combination of sensory, aesthetic, and functional qualities. Thanks to its extraordinary versatility, Alcantara is the chosen material for leading brands in numerous specialist fields: fashion and accessories, the automotive industry, interior design, home décor and consumer electronics. These characteristics, together with a serious and proven commitment to the use of sustainable materials, allow Alcantara to express and define a contemporary lifestyle that respects the environment.
Alcantara has analysed, reduced and offset all CO2 emissions linked to the company, and in 2009 it was certified carbon neutral. Then, in 2011, this certification was extended to include the entire life cycles of Alcantara products in a cradle-to-grave analysis, including use and disposal. To document the company’s journey in this field, Alcantara conducts and publishes an annual sustainability report, certified by Deloitte and available to read on the company website.
Headquartered in Milan, Alcantara also has production facilities and a research department in Nera Montoro in the heart of Italy’s Umbria region (Terni).
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Autodesk is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets.
Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, media and entertainment industries – including the last 19 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects – use Autodesk software to design, visualise, and simulate their ideas before they’re built or created. From blockbuster visual effects and buildings that create their own energy, to electric cars and the batteries that power them, the work of our 3D software customers is everywhere you look.
Through our apps for iPhone, iPad, iPod and Android we’re also making design technology accessible to professional designers and amateur designers, homeowners, students, and casual creators – anyone who wants to create and share their ideas with the world.
Applus IDIADA, a global partner to the automotive industry worldwide provides design, engineering, testing and homologation services that fit our customer needs. Our success in product development is built on a blend of highly experienced and motivated engineers and state-of-the-art test and development facilities ensuring our clients receive fast and customized services. We have an international network of subsidiaries and branch offices in 23 countries including Spain, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Belgium, UK, Czech Republic, Poland, Russia, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, China, India, Malaysia, Brazil, USA and South Africa .
DJI has grown from a single, small office in 2006 to a global workforce of over 8,000 employees today, with premises in China, the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, Japan and Hong Kong. DJI is headquartered in Shenzhen, a city widely considered to be China’s Silicon Valley, offering an abundance of young and creative talent as well as proximity to suppliers and raw materials. As a privately owned and operated company, DJI supports creative, commercial, and not-for-profit applications of aerial robotics and handheld gimbals.
DJI’s technology empowers people to capture images that were previously out of reach. Our flying platforms and camera stabilisation systems redefine perspectives and movement. Beautiful photos and videos, treasured personal memories, as well as high-end professional imagery are captured every day, in every corner of the world, by DJI products.
We do this through an unparalleled commitment to R&D, a culture of constant innovation and curiosity, and a focus on transforming complex technology into easy-to-use devices. Building on the ethos of “form follows function”, our products combine advanced technology with dynamic design.
Today, DJI’s products are redefining the way we monitor, inspect, capture images and collect data, in a broad range of industries. DJI helps professionals in filmmaking, agriculture, conservation, search and rescue, energy and infrastructure to accomplish their work safer, faster, and with greater efficiency than ever before.
Standex Engraving Group, the leading global supplier of surface texturing, now offers creative design through its Design Hub- Architexture. This offers the ability to develop surface textures that will enhance and underpin the unique design DNA of an OEM’s products; an interactive creative toolbox for design development of creative textures and finishes previously not available.
The Standex / Mold-Tech® team, working with OEM designers, enables production and visualization on prototype properties for time line management reviews. Using exclusive Standex processes, these textures can then be delivered in production via moulds, rollers, plates, shells and direct laser engraving, resulting in the best perceived quality.
Design Architexture is a new offering to the design community to enable the development of unique, brand specific and also geometry specific surface textures. The architexture design team will collaborate with the OEM designers, reviewing the OEM design brief, and will then develop 3D texture samples that can be produced extremely quickly to give the designer a true form to evaluate.
Verification The texture can then be applied to clay models, ureol/ren board properties, prototype substrates to enable senior management evaluation.
Produce The developed texture can be delivered in production on all surfaces within a vehicle through the 30 global facilities of Standex Engraving, with multiple processes such as laser engraving on rolls, moulds, and shells.
Clients include Pixar, Mercedes-Benz, ILM, Double Negative, The Moving Picture Company, Walt Disney Animation, Weta Digital, Framestore, Sony Pictures Imageworks and Skullcandy.
Founded in 2009 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Bitauto Holdings and voted the ‘No. 1 Brand among China's Automobile Virtual Image Application Solution Providers’, our specialists have provided design, marketing and PR teams with the latest in interactive virtual reality and alternative reality experiences for point-of-sale showrooms, online and offline product configurators, TV commercials, web specials, and world premiere product launches on more than 240 vehicle lines for more than 50 automotive brands. While rooted in the automotive industry, we have rapidly expanded our offerings to include the yacht and boat, railway, aviation, architecture, fashion and apparel, feature film, and consumer electronics industries. WE ARE BITONE.
Founded in 2001, Lumiscaphe is an editor and integrator of innovative software solutions in the field of 3D imaging. Our 3D digital prototypes and our photorealistic, real-time 3D rendering are used by major industrial companies around the world.
With offices in Paris, Bordeaux, Shanghai, and Kyoto, Lumiscaphe is proud to provide its solutions to its clients directly and through a network of certified partners.
Lumiscaphe is the editor of the Patchwork 3D software suite, which enriches CAD data with the addition of the final visual aspect, then allows the model to be used by design, marketing, and sales departments, particularly through the use of innovative and differentiating sales tools (immersive solution, online/offline solution).
Native is an industry-leading design consultancy. Working across the spectrum from automotive to consumer electronics, telecommunications and healthcare, we help our clients create things that matter to their customers, add value to their business and make the world a better place. We are 150 materials scientists, anthropologists, writers, engineers, designers, strategists, artists, technologists, taste makers and craftsmen. Together, we make what’s next. Founded by designer Morten Warren in 1997, Native is based in London and San Francisco.
The Waterhouse, Shanghai
Zhongshan Road South,
Shanghai 200010, China
Image gallery from CDN Shanghai 2017