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3D Hubs report shows most popular 3D Modeling software is SolidWorks

Global local 3D printer “connector” company published report on most popular 3D modeling formats sent to the agency for 3D printing jobs. Report hints at global popularity of CAD and 3D softwares.

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OTOY unveils OctaneVR, the world’s first production-ready renderer for VR, AR and Holographic Cinema—completely free for commercial use

OctaneVR lets artists on any budget create hyper-realistic cinematic experiences for VR and AR using a free, feature-complete version of OTOY’s acclaimed OctaneRender VFX software. The new tool will be available for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux.

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Luxion and Pixologic Partner to Release ‘KeyShot for ZBrush’

Luxion and Pixologic announce partnership to bring ‘KeyShot’ technology and solutions to ZBrush, Pixologic’s popular 3D sculpting modeling tool.

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Tech Soft 3D Releases HOOPS Visualize 2015

Graphics toolkit offers major performance advancements, impressive new visualization capabilities, and tight integration with complementary HOOPS components. HOOPS 3D toolkits used across platforms for leading CAD and 3D professionals applications.

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Editorial: ARM-based Macs are a bad idea for Apple’s growing Mac professional base

In this article the merits and liabilities of Apple migrating its Macs to ARM architectures are discussed, with references to current and past articles highlighting the many issues.

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Autodesk introduces new 123D Sculpt+—a new app for sculpting and 3D printing

Autodesk introduces next version of 123D Sculpt with Sculpt+ with in-app 3D printing ordering abilities

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Thinkbox Software has new Deadline 7 Software for creatives on Mac

In this article we look at the new Deadline 7 rendering farm management system with its associated tools and the technology that takes it across platform to OS X and Linux. Deadline 7 is from KRATATOA’s maker, Thinkbox Software.

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Smithsonian Creates First-Ever Digital 3D Presidential Portrait in President Obama

US President Barack Obama is the first to get an all digital process Portrait Bust—created using today’s cutting edge digital tools

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Chaos Group releases V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max SPI

Chaos Group’s latest V-Ray 3.0 for Autodesk 3ds Max Service Pack 1 has so many new features the group is feeling like it’s the next version of V-Ray

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In-Focus: A Look at CL3VER on the iPad—Visualization Tool for Architects

The CL3VER software as a service (SaaS) story continues to unfold as the company recently releases Revit plugin plus long-awaited dedicated iPad app—the app delivers configurator functionality and a whole lot more….

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Nemetschek Vectorworks 2015 released in Localized Versions in Europe

Vectorworks 2015 product line now available for several localized European countries / languages.

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Firm Profile: Nick Hardman—Hardmarque Re-Imagines Australia’s Future Manufacturing

We continue our Firm Profile series this November with a feature on solidThinking export Nick Hardman of HardMarque Future Factories, which specializes in a wide range of industrial design focused on the ‘additive manufacturing’ sector, serving diverse clients in the areas of industrial and product design.

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Architosh intros Ultimate iPad Guide: Apps for Architects 2.0 (Wave 1)

Architosh has completed the first wave (Wave 1) of one of its most ambitious special article projects with the 2.0 update to the Ultimate iPad Guide: Apps for Architects. We kick off Wave 1 with the culmination of a special three article interview series on iOS developers in this market segment and a brief description of our updates inside the Ultimate iPad Guide: Apps for Architects 2.0

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Major New TurboSite v4 from IMSI/Design Out for CAD professionals

Mobile CAD professionals have a new version of IMSI/Design’s new TurboSite v4

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Is the new Retina iMac the “iMac Pro” the market seems to be screaming for?

Apple’s new Retina iMac is a killer machine aimed squarely at a segment of the Pro market who badly need the 5k monitors that will transform their creativity and productivity in their work. This is a considerable segment of their users, but the internals of this machine happen to match up with what is being touted as the “fastest single-threaded workstation” in the world aimed at a whole lot of Apple’s other customers, just not on the right side of the OS divide.

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