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Jo Øvstaas

Jo Øvstaas

Jo Øvstaas, Head of Department at DNV GL – Software, has a Master in marine propulsion systems and was a member of the DNV GL “TopTech” class at UC Berkeley in 2013-2014. He has been working with software development for more than 15 years within our Nauticus and Sesam brands. He is responsible for the development-organization of Sesam and is involved in everything from product roadmaps, release plans, quality assurance, testing and software/architectural considerations.

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Mixed and virtual reality for engineering applications - Hololens and Oculus Rift

Mixed and virtual reality for engineering applications - Hololens and Oculus Rift

Our company was lucky to get hold on a couple of Microsoft Hololens devices short time ago. Perhaps we were one of the first companies in Norway? A couple of weeks later I was lucky to try out yet another device as well. This time the Oculus Rift ...

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Optimize your hull forms with minimum wave added resistance

Optimize your hull forms with minimum wave added resistance

The new framework of the global economy has stimulated and expanded the shipbuilding- and shipping-industries. At the same time, environmental concerns and green shipping concepts have put more pressure and demands on designers to minimize the energy ...

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Digitalization, digital twins and cyber-physical systems...what's in it for us?

Digitalization, digital twins and cyber-physical systems...what's in it for us?

In a recent article, I wrote a bit about technology waves and the difficulty we experience when we have to decide on jumping onto a wave or just letting it pass by. Actually, the same applies to all the buzz-words you face when working in the tech-in ...

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