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Should AEC pros still use pen and paper and measuring tape to survey existing buildings in the field? Or should they go “digital” and streamline this tedious and time-consuming process. In this review, Architosh goes deep and provides a complete evaluation of the OrthoGraph I building survey app system—cloud driven and integrated with laser distance meters.
The future of major technologies and tools isn’t always clear. However, one can gain some key perspectives from the answers to critical questions by tech leadership. In this interview, Architosh asks Vectorworks’ CEO Dr. Sarkar questions that probe the future of Vectorworks.
California architect Peter Samarin wins free laser hardware and year’s subscription to OrthoGraph 1 system as part of webinar series contests—learns how survey building app works in conjunction with Leica Disto D2 device.
ARCHICAD and Revit interoperability advances due to new updated ‘add-in’ software for Autodesk Revit.
The native DWG AutoCAD competitor says BricsCAD (Mac) V17 is a complete BricsCAD version and has the same features as BricsCAD (Linux), with lots of new features, improvements, and fixes.
AEC industry cloud-based software upstart, CloudCities, advances its offering with new IFC BIM model integration features, private scenes and attribute editor.
New multi-disciplinary enhancements to Revit come in version 2017.1 update—including new Dynamo Player which aims to increase usage of visual scripting tool inside Revit for users.
Flagship event for Graphisoft in North America will bring together renowned keynote speakers and a powerful BIM technology course line up, offering unique learning experiences and networking opportunities for attendees.
Architect magazine has an interesting story and take on what technologies architects should master in 2017—spoken by some of the industry and leading firm’s digital directors and thought-leaders.
Yes, VR is getting better known and 2017 will no doubt be a big year for virtual reality. But Apple seems to have other plans and in an ironic twist hopefully its AR plans can address industrial markets (not consumer) where Microsoft’s Hololens is making good traction.
Fire investigation professionals can learn now to make accurate floor plans, measure as you go, get instant calculations on damaged surfaces, add annotations or labels to documents to everything you need on site—all in one app!
In this featured video Architosh showcases all the capabilities and uses of the all new OrthoGraph I mobile cloud-based app for Apple iOS and Google Android mobile devices, used in conjunction with laser distance meters like the Leica DISTO D2. Learn how to streamline field dimensioning and take data straight into BIM and CAD applications.
The Nemetschek Group doesn’t own a tier-1 BIM collaboration platform like its larger rivals. However, the acquisition of dRofus of Norway lays the foundation for a future possibility. dRofus is already dominant in healthcare facilities in US, Europe, and Australia.
Billed as the software you need to know to get a job in 2017, Black Spectacles’ Annual Software Requirements Study has Revit, AutoCAD, and SketchUp as the three must know applications in demand at top architecture firms. But is this list good for the industry at large?