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Tidbits: Tetra4D, Dosch, BIM Camps in Japan and other news

Mac and iOS CAD/3D News: We have tidbits on Vectorworks’ BIM Camps in Japan, new 3D PDF plugins for Autodesk products, new Dosch 3D model products and a great trees product from Laubwerks in Germany for CINEMA 4D

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BIM Camps in Japan

Nemetschek Vectorworks’ very popular BIM Camps in the United States, which the company recently told Architosh are highly populated by non-Vectorworks users (or those interested but not yet VW users), have taken off in Japan. The series of BIM Camps in Japan are now underway, notes the company on Planet Vectorworks.

These events are hosted by Vectorworks distributor A&A Co. Ltd. and feature lectures on Building Information Modeling (BIM), as well as hands-on training seminars based on a design for a small residence. The first event was held on 25 May 2013 in Takamatsu City and was well attended by architects and designers. BIM Camp in Japan hits 11 cities throughout Japan and continue through June.

01 BIM Camps in Japan take off. Nemetschek Vectorworks' popular US-based seminars are doing well in Asia. (image courtesy of Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc.)

01 BIM Camps in Japan take off. Nemetschek Vectorworks’ popular US-based seminars are doing well in Asia. (image courtesy of Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc.)

To learn more you can visit the A&A BIM Camp website where new dates will be added soon.

Tetra4D Offers 3D PDF Plugins for Autodesk Products

A company called Tetra4D has achieved certification from Autodesk for its 3D PDF plugin software. Their family of plugin software works with AutoCAD, Revit, Navisworks, 3ds Max, Maya and Inventor. The entire family of plugins for these applications will be available on the Autodesk Exchange Apps, which is the destination for applications and content from software partners that extend the power of Autodesk products. You can learn more here: www.tetra4d.com

Dosch – New Products News

Dosch Design has introduced a new product titled DOSCH 3D: Cars 2013. It is now available and it offers 15 highly detailed and fully textured 3D car models which are perfectly suited for animations, illustrations and other visualizations. All models feature complete inside outside details and the models range from VW Golf, Audi S5 to Opel Adam, Peugeot 5008 and others. The product retails for estimated 119.euro. To learn more go here.

 Laubwerk 3D Plant Specialist Supports Maxon CINEMA 4D

The newest generation of 3D trees from Laubwerk is now available for architects, landscape architects and visualization pros who work with CINEMA 4D. You can add super realistic-looking trees to your 3D scenes without compromising on quality or memory.

Philip Paar, CEO at Laubwerk, explains: “We are very excited to be able to offer our Plants Kits to CINEMA 4D users. CINEMA 4D plays a very important role for Laubwerk in the creation of our 3D plant models.”

02 Laubwerk Plants is now available for CINEMA 4D, offering users super detailed deciduous tree species in multiple sizes and seasons.

02 Laubwerk Plants is now available for CINEMA 4D, offering users super detailed deciduous tree species in multiple sizes and seasons.

Support for CINEMA 4D will be available in the upcoming v1.0.4 update to Temperate Deciduous Trees and the free Plant Kits Freebie. The update supports C4D R12-R14 as well as VRAY for C4D materials. Also included are the general bug fixes and support for 3dx Max 2014. To learn more visit them here. Their store is here.