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Bluebeam’s Founding CEO Exits Company—CTO and Founding Member Don Jacob Named Interim CEO

Nemetschek’s Bluebeam Inc. gets a new interim CEO in internal CTO leader Don Jacob as company co-founder Richard Lee steps down.

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OrthoGraph Announces Winner of Fire Investigation Webinar Contest

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.

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CloudCities Update Focuses on BIM—New IFC Support and Password Protected Scenes

AEC industry cloud-based software upstart, CloudCities, advances its offering with new IFC BIM model integration features, private scenes and attribute editor.

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Featured Video: The New OrthoGraph I System

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.

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Nemetschek Acquires dRofus—Could Become “Group” BIM Collaboration Platform

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.

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Trimble’s ProjectSight—Next-Gen Cloud-based iPad App for Construction Management

The proliferation of mobile apps in the building industry isn’t solving the interoperability issues from too many point apps. Trimble ProjectSight has been re-architected to address this challenge, connect to Trimble Connect, and handle natural messaging style communications.

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Bluebeam Releases New Revu v2016.5.2

Bluebeam Revu 2016.5.2 updates doesn’t just squash bugs—new update supports new Microsoft Surface Studio all-in-one computer. This one will make Apple Mac users in the AEC industry jealous!

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Six Years Running—ArchiCAD Wins ‘BIM Product of the Year’ Again

GRAPHISOFT has again took top prize in the BIM Product of the Year category at The Hammers.

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AU2015 RECAP—Blurred Lines, Crossed Boundaries in the Era of Connection

Senior Associate Editor Pete Evans, AIA, recaps Autodesk University 2015 in all its many facets, and details many of the larger themes that were pervasive at the show this year. Chief among them were this blurring of lines disciplines, fields, tool chains and the boundaries between design, manufacture and product use. What we saw at AU 2015 was the emergence of a CAD company transforming into a company that will service industries far and wide across the full spectrum from initial concept to end-user and configuration and optimization based on performance and use data. It is a brave new world and Autodesk is at its leading edge.

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iOS developer Orthograph sees success at InterGeo conference

This year, OrthoGraph appeared as an exhibitor at InterGeo trade fair as the only mobile building survey software solution provider and the company is proud to announce its success at the event.

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PunchPRO for iPad has added new features to its app

PunchPRO made several improvement to their app after closely monitoring their users’ feedback.

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OrthoGraph 10.2 is available!

OrthoGraph Survey System, the professional building surveying application became available in 3 different versions in the AppStore. The apps have been created to fit the different needs of potential users, allowing everyone to find their own appropriate solution.

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How the Industry Will Streamline BIM?- NBIMS-US takes more steps

Following an 86-day open ballot submission period, the National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART alliance has closed the submission period to develop Version 2 of its building information modeling (BIM) standard, the National BIM Standard-United StatesTM (NBIMS-US).

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In-Depth: Architosh talks to the makers of Rform

In our latest Product In-Depth feature, Paul Lopes, co-creator of Rform, the AEC industry’s newest cool Web-based application, talks to Architosh about how he and his architect brother have created a streamlined process for architects and general contractors to work more simply and swiftly during the construction administration phase of AEC projects.

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Solibri announces Solibri Model Checker 5.1

Solibri has announced Solibri Model Checker 5.1, the latest release of the world’s leading modeling checking solution for BIM

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