Introducing Visual Components Connector for NVIDIA Omniverse!
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Design, build and simulate your factory of the future using ready-made components.
Define and create your own components to simulate in our 3D world.
Virtualize your factory with our complete manufacturing simulation solution.
Experience 3D simulations you’ve designed with Visual Components on mobile and in virtual reality.
Take your project collaboration to the next level and improve your delivery times in a risk-free virtual environment.
Introducing Visual Components Connector for NVIDIA Omniverse.
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Use one platform to design, simulate and emulate your production projects with powerful visuals.
Actively respond to NPIs and production changes with simulation and adapt to lean production methods.
Quickly design and simulate your proof of concepts and accelerate the functional qualification of your production systems.
Simulate to improve your response to downtimes and increase your production efficiency.
Use hundreds of free-to-use automation equipment models from known global brands to set up realistic simulations of your automation projects.
Use simulation to invest smartly in your next production upgrade. Improve your chances to close the deals with a powerful sales acceleration tool.
Simulate to organize your warehouses and increase the functionality of your intralogistics setups with synchronized operations.
Accelerate your early design concepts with simulation, reduce the time to market and improve your responsiveness to New Product Introductions.
Simulate to add more flexibility to your production systems and respond faster to ever-changing consumer demands.
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Joel has been an Application Engineer at Visual Components since 2017.
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Joel is an Application Engineer who began working at Visual Components as a thesis student in 2017. Outside of work Joel enjoys almost every kind of sport, from climbing and cross-country skiing to cycling, running, and playing floorball. He can also play the guitar, and enjoys reading and drawing too.
Like many staff at Visual Components, Joel likes travelling. His last work trip took him to Gothenburg for the Advanced Engineering trade show, and he plans to take a personal vacation to Canada in summer 2019.
How did you end up at Visual Components?
I was looking for thesis positions while studying mechanical engineering at Aalto University. I majored in Machine Design with a Minor in Mechatronics, and was doing my thesis on component classification and best practices in component modelling. I found Visual Components via the Aalto CareerWeb and it caught my interests.
What about Visual Components caught your attention?
I believe that software is the key for engineers to handle increasingly complex designing and analysation tasks. Also, as a person, I am ambitious to keep up with the latest technology within my field. I have always been fascinated by robotics and the possibilities they provide.
I want to be using the latest tools and technology. That’s why I was really interested in Visual Components.
After completing your thesis, you continued to work at Visual Components. What made you stay?
I thought the tasks were interesting and the work was quite versatile. And there were a lot of things I could still learn.
So far, I’ve developed skills like programming, and understanding robotics and 3D environments. I’ve also gained an understanding of how the company works – sales, support, marketing. Here you see all the moving parts of the company, it’s a good place to learn how organizations function.
What do you do as an as an Application Engineer at Visual Components?
I create and fix components, such as robots, conveyors, and operators. This includes understanding the 3D geometries, parametric modeling, scripting with Python, robotics, etc. I also help customers with technical problems and training, visit exhibitions, and do customer projects.
What are your main responsibilities?
My main responsibility is to manage component library updates to the software. Components are the ingredients (robots, conveyors, operators, etc) that are used to build factory layouts. These component updates are made by the team of our simulation experts, including me.
I ensure everything is updated like it should be, and keep up with the status of the component library in general.
What does your regular day look like?
My day can be quite versatile. First I check my emails and Slack. I’ll create an agenda for the day prioritizing smaller tasks and miscellaneous things before lunch. Then in the afternoon I try to do tasks that require more focus and concentration.
What do you enjoy most about your day?
Because of my versatile tasks, everyday feels a bit different. I enjoy when I’m learning new things, travelling and meeting our customers, socializing with colleagues at Tuesday floorball, and seeing the results of my work on a project.
I enjoy seeing the results of my work on a project
Tell us your favourite anecdote from Visual Components?
At Pikkujouluts, the office Christmas party, we sang karaoke. I had never sang a karaoke before. I wasn’t alone, I was with a colleague, but next time I will sing alone. The song I sang was Kun tänään lähden.
What advice would you give someone who’d like to work with us?
Be brave and apply. Don’t hesitate because you have a different background. I wasn’t a robotics or simulation guy before I came here. We have employees with many different backgrounds. And, if you like to play floorball, that would be a plus too!
Describe in one sentence what it’s like to work at Visual Components.
I’m continuously learning new stuff, getting new experiences and spending time with awesome colleagues.
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