Geolus Shape Search
Track: Knowledge Theatre Sessions
“What happened the last time we worked with a part like this one?”
Consider how much more efficient we would be with access to this information. Designers could be re-use parts instead of re-invent them. Purchasing could recognize repeat business and negotiate better prices. The opportunities depend on the quality of the results when we search for similar parts. Conventional search is by keyword. Adding shape as search criteria overcomes the barriers caused by inconsistent naming.