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News: AECO

01 - ARCHICAD BIM Conference 2015, Thailand.

ARCHICAD contest inspires students to design Thailand’s most popular businesses

GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD contest inspires students to design a coffee shop of their own style, which is Thailand’s most popular businesses. The winner of the contest was awarded a MacBook Air for his outstanding coffee shop design.

Epson Teams with Autodesk to offer Projector BIM Files in Revit
Zebra Imaging Launches 3D Hologram Creator for Autodesk Revit
Sensopia announces MagicPlan 5.0 availability for iOS
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Nemetschek Vectorworks and BIMobject® sign cooperation agreement

The agreement binds the two companies BIM technology support for each other to accommodate and support the AEC industry. In addition BIMobject and Nemetschek Vectorworks will collaboratively assist manufacturers with developing BIM objects for Vectorworks software users worldwide.

Event News: Guide to using AIA Contract Documents and Software In-Person

AIA is offering the opportunity to attend an interactive session on the latest version of AIA Contract Documents and Software.

Our companies’ shared vision is to give users a choice, rather than dictate what they use.

News: MCAD

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Cloud-based Onshape introduces Onshape Drawings

Cloud-based, Onshape, the platform agnostic MCAD company, is thrilled to announce this latest update has the ability to create professional 2D drawings, which, according to Onshape has been by far the most requested feature.

ZWCAD Design releases ZWCAD+ 2015 SP3
Onshape now supports 3D Mice
ARES Mobile featured in Grabowski series on Mobile CAD
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Tidbits: Bricsys in US market, IMSI Design and other news

CAD and 3D Tidbits: We have some news BricsCAD having a new home in the USA, plus IMSI ships new TurboCAD LTE Pro 8 for Windows 10, plus Revit models updated at Koble Windows and Doors.

ZWCAD+ Chosen by HomeKoncept for its Efficient Functionality

ZWCAD Designs’ flagship product, ZWCAD+ has been chosen by HomeKoncept, a Polish company that specializes in house projects, to further improve the company’s design efficiency and productivity.

News: CAID

Event News: solidThinking 20 Minute Tips for Evolve

Quick reminder for solidThinking 20 Minute Tips for Evolve have started today and will continue to run throughout September 2015.

Wrap-Up: NVIDIA Launched DesignWorks VR at SIGGRAPH 2015

NVIDIA unveiled DesignWorks VR at SIGGRAPH 2015, and caused a stir for PC gaming at the computer graphics conference. VR has the ability to push the limits to create fully immersive and interactive experiences and digitally sculpt models even before creating physical prototypes, giving Ford Motor Company the opportunity to be the first to use VR to create vehicles.

The most demanding formats such as holographic light field rendering and 16K video are achievable today in an economic way, using existing tools.

News: Visualization

AutoDesSys 2015 form-Z Student Design Competition Results

This marks the 21st year that AutoDesSys has given prizes to recognize outstanding student digital design work. This year’s competition received a fantastic response with many excellent student project submissions.

Zebra Imaging Launches 3D Hologram Creator for Autodesk Revit

The new 3D Hologram Creator is a new plugin for Autodesk Revit and users can visualize and create their hologram directly within the Revit application and export their design to Zebra Imaging all in a single afternoon.

News: Animation & VFX

MAXON announces immediate Availability of Cinema 4D Release 17

Cinema 4D R17 delivers powerful new features to dramatically increase production pipeline performance and positively impact the creative experience including the new Take System that offers functions above and beyond those of any conventional render layer system.

Media 100 Launches Free Educational Licensing Program

Boris FX and MacVideo Promo today announce a limited-time program that provides free, perpetual Media 100 site licenses to qualified educational institutions.

News: Game Design

02 - The innovative touch-driven interface allows you to get more done with less complexity.

Verto Studio 3D 2.1 launches Verto Studio Cloud

Single-developer company Verto Studio LLC launches its revolutionary 3D cloud service for free to all users of desktop and mobile Verto Studio 3D. Now, all Verto Studio scenes can be published to the web, viewable by anyone else in the world within a web browser. Additionally, an easy-to-use shape editor has also been added to Verto Studio which supports the importing and 3D extrusion of SVG files.

Learning: Digital Tutors has new ‘Introduction to Unity 5′ tutorial series
GDC 2015: Top Tech Announcements in the Gaming World
Five Things Apple users might want to know about the new Vulkan Graphics API
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WWDC 2015: Reviewing the Apple Design Award winners

Architosh takes a tiny tour on some of the Apple Design Award winners at this year’s Apple WWDC 2015 conference for its developers, including students and student winners, working worldwide.

SmithMicro Software launches Anime Studio 11 series apps

SmithMicro Software introduces all new Anime Studio Pro 11 with powerful new professional animation features for anime action. Improved Adobe Photoshop integration, frame-by-frame animation options and layer referencing are key big new features.

News: Apple

01 - New Mac Pro 2013 by Apple. Will be manufactured in the United States. The first Mac Pro built around true workstation class graphics..and in dual-GPU mode as well.

Apple’s latest Mac Family Portrait—Missing Mac Pro

Apple’s new Mac Pro is a stunning computer with some decent pro chops…but the latest ‘family portrait’ of the Mac line up is missing an important child.

Parallels Launches Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac
EIZO ships new 4K ColorEdge High-End Displays
Parallels Launches Parallels Access 3.0 Remote Access App
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PhatWare releases WritePad Pro 3.0

WritePad Pro 3.0 is a major update to the advanced word processing, note-taking and universal handwriting recognition app.

Qbikal Software introduces Verba 3D free app for iOS

First of a kind app for adding stunning 3D texts to photos from their camera roll and share it on any social media platform, making it great tool for personal and business use to get photos stand out with eye catching messaging.

‘Out on the Net': Curated Technology and Design News by Architosh

Every week we highlight the stories—here below—that we think our readers will find interesting and extend our brand new News page further. Some stories are “on focus” with Architosh, and some stories are just interesting technology and design news. We hope you enjoy the curated listings.


This week Taylor Swift won a victory over Apple Music, solving the issue of lack of payment to the industry for the free 3 month trial for the upcoming Apple Music. And in this article we get to see just how tremendously large the “connected auto” industry is. That’s why Apple and Google want at the automobile industry.

The big news last week was Apple’s new ritzy renovation the former United States Trust and Mortgage  Company bank building, a beautifully 1920’s Beaux Arts building with a super order of Corinthian stone pilasters on its all stone facade. You can see great picture(s) here at Apple’s official new store page  for it and here. An Upper Eastside location is bound to cause a ruffle with high net-worth individuals who like things the way they always all. Readers may enjoying watching this new CNN Money news video on it. (see below).

In other but slightly older facilities news, Apple is reported to have parted ways with general contractors DRP and Skanska, responsible for the new Apple Campus 2 (“Spaceship”) project. There are many reports on this (listed below too). Skanska is a Swedish company with worldwide operations (not Swiss as it has erroneously been reported in the media). Getting fired from Apple isn’t the only public failure the Swedish company has faced. Earlier in the year Skanska USA was charged with racial harassment and ordered to pay nearly $100.000.USD in a lawsuit.


 

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