Archives for 3D
We take a look at Dassault’s Spatial 2017 1.0 release—technology that powers many 3D and CAD applications in the Windows and Mac environments.
At this year’s slightly smaller SIGGRAPH show in Anaheim, the focus continued to be on VR (virtual reality) this year, in addition to a new focus on real-time rendering, cloud and other interactive areas such as AR (augmented reality) and of course gaming.
Autodesk announces updates to VR and gaming toolsets for game developers and more…in Maya and Stingray.
Vectorworks taps into upstart AEC industry real-time web-based collaboration tool Modelo.
Legendary Mac developer of formZ has announced its first mobile formZ branded app in the new formZ Mobile Viewer for Apple’s iOS platform.
IrisVR startup announces IrisVR Prospect plugin for McNeel’s popular Grasshopper algorithmic design software. Now the power of VR and algorithmic design optionality meet.
In this Pre-Review of specialized web 3D and virtual reality kit, John Helm talks about this technology coming up in Vectorworks 2017 to be released this fall. Helm outlines the basics of the technology itself, gives example uses for various design professionals, and places it into the context of change confronting the industry and the continuation of the BIM transformation in AEC.
Twin motion developer joins France’s Abvent SA, the developers of the famed Artlantis series of rendering products for the AEC industry. The R&D teams and marketing teams will be integrated to drive synergies and prepare for future directions in the market.
Matterport users are now able to annotate points in 3D space for real estate, travel and hospitality, media and AEC markets.
Exhibitor highlights: New Virtual Reality (VR) plugin for Cinema 4D to be shown at Game Developers Conference…and more integrations with leading game engines.
TurboCAD version 9 line-up launches for the Mac platform this week. IMSI/Design has continued to take the Mac version of TurboCAD in the parts and mCAD product direction which is where it is strongest.
The global leading 3D render farm software technology, PipelineFX’s Qube! gets updated to version 6.8 and intros new powerful and beneficial features for 3D artists in the world’s leading visualization studios. The software runs on Mac and Windows as well as Apple iOS.
McNeel & Associates quietly releases early WIP of Grasshopper for Mac inside latest Rhino for Mac WIP (work in progress).
One of the world’s elite architectural firms signs Lumion Contract to bring high-quality rendering and animation to every architect and designer seat.
SIGGRAPH 2016 will present the highest caliber of scientific innovations, technical skills and artistic talents. Five days of research results, demos, educational sessions, art screenings and hands-on interactivity featuring the community’s latest technical achievements, and three days of commercial exhibits displaying the industry’s current hardware, software and services.