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Apple delivered on longstanding rumors of a more powerful, larger iOS driven iPad—the new iPad Pro—but stunned many in the IT community with its superbly executed new Apple Pencil and new physical keyboard smart cover. Select software developers, like Autodesk, were invited to get their hands on the iPad Pro early. In this interview Amy Bunszel, VP for AutoCAD at Autodesk, talks to Architosh about what the iPad Pro makes possible for AutoCAD in mobile, discusses the new hardware inputs like Pencil versus Touch and also provides readers a snippet about what’s important and going on with AutoCAD on Mac.
Autodesk got prime time feature coverage during Apple’s Special Event this past week as AutoCAD 360 was shown on the new iPad Pro. Autodesk spoke to Architosh about what they showed and what is going on behind the scenes
Architects and designers can seamlessly integrate Epson projectors into their 3D models created with Revit software, allowing them to provide clients with a more complete picture of the end result.
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.
This year’s focus was very much on VR (virtual reality) & Cloud Based Rendering. The focus on Virtual Reality brought a new creative energy on the show floor for exploration into a new frontier. VR in architecture & games was a big subject in the VR Village. Developers had discussions of how the hardware & software is driving development of this new space to make it affordable to the masses.
In a multi-part article Ralph Grabowski talks about the challenges CAD programers face to run CAD effectively on mobile devices.
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.
Here are the first batch of pictures from the show floor at SIGGRAPH 2015 in Los Angeles. And it’s nice to see Apple’s Macs well represented within the expo booths.
Autodesk introduces new “mobile first” BIM data tools for building maintenance and operations teams, bringing BIM data to building owners and reps.
Graebert of Germany continues to make strides in CAD market share in Asia. Japan is one of its key markets where OEM product JDraf is a popular DWG native CAD solution competing for market share gains against AutoCAD, which in recent financial filings has indicated troubles in that market.
Autodesk recently updated Fusion 360 with many new features, introduced at Solid 2015 Confab.
Autodesk reaches 1 million apps download in its Exchange Apps community app platform.
Project Ignite is a learning platform available to students of all ages that was created specifically to bring the essence of the Maker Movement to the classroom. The program includes free design software, step-by-step projects as well as hardware purchasing options, including 3D printing and electronics kits.
In the early hours of one of the mornings of Autodesk’s AEC Media Summit, held in Boston a week after AIA Atlanta, Architosh got an exclusive sit-down with the Autodesk Dynamo Studio lead to talk about this product’s direction and possible future…including a peak at something on the Mac!
In this featured video, the presenter outlines the important benefits and unique features of Autodesk’s Fusion 360 product in the area of collaboration.