Archives for CAD
The latest release includes key enhancements to create a more “Mac-native” environment for users, including a specialized Mac interface and Mac-specific features. Additionally, Mac AutoCAD users have even greater support in mixed-platform environments with a host of new features.
Graebert Inaugurates New Indian Headquarters—Signals Growth in Cross-Platform and Cloud-based CAD in Region
New Headquarter reflects drive to become a major player within India’s CAD market across desktop, mobile and cloud.
Autodesk has revealed its stealthy Project Leopard, bringing Fusion 360 to users “a la” Onshape—a company that perhaps will offer the software giant its biggest mCAD competition in the near future. While this development foretells of an emerging war between two CAD rivals, it means much more for industry directions in general.
In this product review we take a look at the big ticket items new in Vectorworks and Vectorworks Architect 2016. Introduced this fall but previewed at the Vectorworks Design Summit in Philadelphia last spring, this is arguably the largest update in the product’s history, with the introduction of not one but two major sub-program feature categories—in integrated energy modeling in Energos and in a rival technology to McNeel’s Grasshopper in Marionette.
BricsCAD V16 comes with enhanced architectural BIM design, 3D modeling and usability, and detailed 2D drafting–works on Windows, Mac and Linux.
Digital- Tutors retires its brand and folds into Pluralsight, while the Digital- Tutors name might be gone, everything else remains the same. Pluralsight’s redesigned site now includes new topical course categories for various technology sectors.
Vectorworks, Inc., has made a line-extension acquisition for Vectorworks Spotlight, swooping up ESP Vision and its Vision Pro lighting design and pre-visualization software for PC and Mac.
This latest update, which comes less than two months after the latest release of Renga Architecture, allows users to open projects and create new ones with an added feature of printing drafts. However, files cannot be saved.
ARES Map brings together the intelligence of Esri’s world-class GIS contents with Graebert’s powerful, full-featured DWG-based CAD platform.
Berlin CAD Event: Graebert announces first ‘full-featured’ DWG-based CAD software for Apple iPad and iPhone
A preliminary version of ARES Touch for iOS revealed at the Graebert Annual Meeting. It’s expected to hit the market in 2016 and be as powerful as ARES Touch for Android, which is currently the most featured CAD solution for DWG editing on tablets and smartphones.
The latest version of ARES Commander 2016 has been introduced by Graebert of Berlin, Germany. Architosh is there at the Graebert Annual Event in Berlin and will have more information to follow as new and other announcements follow.
The design and manufacturing industries are worth $12 trillion annually, representing a massive and growing industrial segment which Apple has a big possible role to take place in. It used to be Apple had the hardware but lacked the software. Today, that software ‘issue’ is melting away faster than a snow cone in Tempe, Arizona. For once, the Mac CAD eco-system is looking truly ‘rich’
Legendary Silicon Valley innovator and venture capitalist firm comes on board cloud-based MCAD disruptor Onshape with $80 million financing round. Onshape utterly destroys the old platform hegemony pressures in the CAD world, opening up innovative design work across multiple OSs and mobile devices as well.
In a bit of a surprise but in a logical move, Bentley Systems has acquired 3D software maker e-on software of France, the makers of the popular VUE line of 3D natural scenery generating tools, plus PlantFactory and its new-ish and quite strong LumenRT for design professionals like architects and engineers.
English Version of Vectorworks 2016 Design Software Hits the AEC, Landscape and Entertainment Markets
The release includes more than 100 updates and new features for its award-winning CAD and BI< design solutions, enabling professionals to seamlessly transform the world from concept to built reality.