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Notes from Apple’s WWDC Keynote—Highlights and Thoughts

We run through the top moments in Apple’s 2016 WWDC Keynote, held yesterday. Get the fast skinny on the big announcements presented in the two hour event. And we have some comments about Apple and architects as well.

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AIA 2016: Architosh awards 5th ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors for software and technology vendors at AIA Philly

Architosh announces its 2016 AIA National BEST of SHOW honors to best software and technologies shown at the national convention in Philadelphia two weeks ago.

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Illustrious Jury Awards Graphisoft BIMx Pro Architizer A+ Award

One of Apple’s most illustrious software developers has won yet again, another key industry award, sweeping the “Best of Best” Award for the 2016 Architizer A+ Awards in the Technology category.

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Possible OS X Futures—Two Things We Learned This Week

A future where Apple controls its microarchitecture for iOS completely and where it doesn’t for OS X raises questions. Additionally, Apple’s iCloud ambitions speak to interesting answers in hosted app solutions that can address the “pro” market.

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Mr. Pro, Meet Mr. Pro—Why the new iPad Pro and BIMx Pro are a Killer Duo

Graphisoft’s deservingly noteworthy BIMx Pro gets prime time today in Apple’s event introducing the new 9.7 inch iPad Pro.

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Tech Soft 3D release HOOPS Visualize 2016—new 64-bit support for Apple iOS and more

Graphics toolkit boasts new 64-bit support for iOS and Android, advancements in performance and tight integrations with Parasolid modeling kernel and Autodesk’s RealDWG.

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Shift To Cloud Forcing Autodesk Layoffs, But Cloud Is Good

Autodesk announces big layoffs on the horizon but the company says it has nothing to do with macro or company based economics. Instead, the downsizing is in response to its move to the cloud.

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3D News: CL3VER Releases new CL3VER 3.3 for PC, Mac and iOS

Innovative cloud-based mobile and web application for visualization in AEC and manufacturing industries just got serious about loss of Internet connection, supplying the market with new, native desktop and iOS apps.

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Revolutionary Cloud-based CAD Launched—Onshape Goes Commercial

One of the most dramatically different CAD products in history has finally launched as a ‘commercial’ offering as Cambridge, based Onshape sets sail after 400,000 hours of beta tester usage.

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The new Tableau 9.2—Your Data is Calling

If you have an addiction, satisfy it with Tableau Mobile for iPhone and check out favorite vizzes from anywhere.

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Tablets Like iPad Benefit Architecture Practices, Yet Firms Slow to Provide Them

There appears to be a rift between architects who use tablet computers like the iPad in practice and their employers who make the decisions on what technology to provide their professional staff. 

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In Berlin—Klaus Vossen Explains Why CorelCAD May Be Right for Your Company

Many manufactures across an array of industries from automobiles to AEC need both CAD tools and technical drawing tools for product manuals. However, the tools they currently have may not offer the seamless integration and cost benefits that Corel Corporation believes it can deliver with CorelCAD.

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Sweden’s Anoto buys digital pen maker Livescribe for $15 million

Livescribe will be fully integrated with the Swedish technology company that develops and licenses digital pens. The Livescribe brand and existing infrastructure will be maintained with a goal of invigorating both companies through the development and sale of new products.

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Apple’s Enterprise Strategy: Japan’s largest AEC companies going ‘all iPad’

Coming out of news from last week’s Graebert Annual Event in Berlin, a major CAD company in Germany with massive global reach via its partners, Architosh learned that Japan’s largest AEC firms—true enterprise behemoths—are standardizing around Apple iOS, particularly for its tablets in AEC applications…applications that include CAD such as ARES Touch. As a result, Graebert has announced support of iOS.

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Amy Bunszel of Autodesk talks to Architosh about AutoCAD, Mac and the new iPad Pro

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.

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