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News: AECO

Open Design Alliance Announces Teigha BIM for Autodesk Revit

CAD Industry Consortium ODA Targets Autodesk’s BIM Dominance with New Teigha BIM API. Reverse-Engineered Technology Enables Competitors Access to Native Revit Files and Families.

Autodesk Finalists for 2016 AEC Excellence Awards Competition—Announced!

Autodesk announces finalists for 2016 AEC Excellence Awards Competition.

This new office is a milestone for our company... --- Wilfried Graebert, CEO

News: MCAD

Altair updates HyperWorks 14 CAE application to serve its Aerospace customers

Altair updates HyperWorks 14 to better support the Aerospace industry.

IMAGINiT Technologies Partners with Canadian Centre for Product Validation

A collaborative partnership helping product manufacturers innovate, validate and commercialize their products.

News: CAID

Webinar: Introducing solidThinking Inspire 2016

Free webinar introduces product and industrial designers to the latest solidThinking Inspire 2016 for optimized and streamlined design.

solidThinking Inc., announces solidThinking Inspire 2016

Additive manufacturing accelerated with introduction of PolyNURBS; cost-saving benefits for broad range of production processes.

The Civil and the AEC worlds don’t support the same common model formats.

News: Visualization

01 - Maxon's new CINEMA 4D R18 "Road Show" will get their latest software in front of design and creative professionals in 14 cities across North America.

Maxon Announces CINEMA 4D R18 ‘North American Road Show’

Maxon’s latest CINEMA 4D Release 18 has loads of new features and the company is taking the new kit out on a 14 city North American Road Show. Creatives can learn tips and tricks as well as learn about the software if they are not using today in their workflows.

Mac 3D News: Chaos Group Launches Brand New Website
MAXON Announces Immediate Availability of new CINEMA 4D R18
Mac 3D News: Allegorithmic Adds Design Industry First to Substance Designer 5.5
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London and Australia Investment Firm Inject Strata with ‘First Round’ Funding for VR/AR Enterprise Push

Funding, hiring John Wright as President, and the addition of award-winning talent—highlight Strata push into virtual and augmented reality for enterprise market. The Mac 3D software stalwart looks to be targeting expanding markets for 3D and VR & AR.

MAXON Ups Rendering Ante with Multi-Year Technical Collaboration Agreement with NVIDIA

New agreement brings NVIDIA’s scalable and physically-based rendering technologies to Cinema 4D users, including NVIDIA Iray for GPU rendering.

News: Animation & VFX

01 - Maxon's new CINEMA 4D R18 "Road Show" will get their latest software in front of design and creative professionals in 14 cities across North America.

Maxon Announces CINEMA 4D R18 ‘North American Road Show’

Maxon’s latest CINEMA 4D Release 18 has loads of new features and the company is taking the new kit out on a 14 city North American Road Show. Creatives can learn tips and tricks as well as learn about the software if they are not using today in their workflows.

MAXON Announces Immediate Availability of new CINEMA 4D R18
MAXON wins Computer Graphics World Magazine ‘Silver Edge Award’
SIG: Pixar Animation Studios Open Sources Universal Scene Description
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3D News: The Future Group Demos First Mixed Reality (MR) Based on Unreal Engine

Hyper-Realistic Feature Film-Quality Sets and Effects Integrating People and Objects In Real-Time,
New Patent-Pending Software With Origins In “The Matrix Trilogy” and more…

Mac 3D News: Andersson Technologies updates SynthEyes 1608

Leading camera tracking match-moving software used in film and broadcast industries gets many updates including animated scene illumination and more in latest 1608 updates.

News: Game Design

Mac 3D News: Allegorithmic Adds Design Industry First to Substance Designer 5.5

Material Definition Language (MDL) authoring is now possible and Linux support increases compatibility with VFX pipelines.

SIG: Autodesk upgrades VR and 3D animation tools at SIGGRAPH 2016

Autodesk announces updates to VR and gaming toolsets for game developers and more…in Maya and Stingray.

News: Apple

01 - Business Alliance's latest 2016 CAD Trends report shows marked decline in future interest in desktop computing form factors, due to rise in mobile + cloud and new platforms.

Desktop and Workstation Computers In Decline—Says Latest Industry Report

New data in Worldwide CAD Trends 2016 Survey, by Business Advantage, may suggest future directions for multi-device and multi-platform makers like Apple. Future trend data looks negative for Apple’s Mac Pro but rosy for Apple’s iPad Pro.

Apple Sep Event—Don’t Be Surprised by Big Mac Update Today
Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac Out—Still Runs Revit Just As Good
Analysis: Kerris’ Critique and Failed Newton Make Valuable Apple AR Lessons
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Does Mac 3D Program formZ Work with Sierra? You Bet—But!

Apple has released macOS 10.12 Sierra and its out and being enjoyed. Can you run it on your formZ machine? You can, but there are some caveats due to Gatekeeper changes on the OS.

Apple Involvement in IoT/Connected Home Limited in Short Run, Says Analyst

Apple keeps touting HomeKit but don’t expect more of Apple in IoT until hardware improves with AppleTV or the company introduces new gear aimed at competing with devices like the Amazon Echo.

Technology and Design News—Curated by Architosh

Every week we highlight the stories—here below—that we think our readers will find most interesting. Curated News by Architosh.


This week news has broke that Apple has been hit with a massive EU tax bill. And Computerworld has a report on an Apple ‘Back to the Mac’ event looming later in the year. 


 

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