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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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Architosh launches new tablets in Architecture research survey

In our first tablets in Architectural practice research survey, we aim to study how tablet computers may impact the architectural process with a particular emphasis on design and pre-design phases. Of particular note, the new iPad Pro with Pencil ushers in the potential for revolutionary change.

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Graebert Annual Meeting—ARES Breaks Down Walls in CAD

Architosh is pleased to present our feature special report on Graebert’s Annual Meeting in Berlin held two weeks ago. The German CAD company specializes in serving the global CAD community via its highly valued ARES native DWG-file based 2/3D CAD technology, a complete solution which OEMs can license, modify and rebrand as their own. The company has a growing array of top-tier partners—both industry stalwarts and emerging starlets—like Onshape.

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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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Autodesk introduces new Autodesk® Graphic

Autodesk Graphic, formerly known as iDraw*, is a powerful feature-packed vector drawing and illustration application available for Mac, iPad, and iPhone. Graphic was designed from the beginning to have a beautiful, clean and easy-to-use interface with tools to create everything from detailed technical illustrations to beautiful works of art. Create intricate designs quickly and easily on your Mac, and continue working on the go using either the iPad or iPhone versions. Develop resolution- independent illustrations that can be pasted directly into documents, presentations or used together with other Autodesk 3D design software.

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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.

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Tidbits: AIA Compensations Report, Augmented & Virtual Reality App and Twinmotion 2015 Webinar Invitation

Today’s news tidbits looks at: what perks and incentives firms are offering to attract and retain top talents, checks out Augmented Reality plug-ins designed for smartphones or tablets, and finds out what Twinmotion 2015’s webinar has to offer.

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AppTalk: New ArcSite for iOS aims to reboot mobile CAD

New ArcSite is a brand new iOS mobile CAD app for the Apple iPad. It is the first such mobile CAD tool, on any mobile platform, to feature ‘real-time’ shape recognition while you draw, quickly turning non-straight lines into straight ones, wobbly squares into perfect squares and so forth.

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In-Brief: Autodesk talks to Architosh about iPad Pro and AutoCAD 360

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

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iPad Pro is fantastic! But it will be for naught if Apple forgets its Pro tools for Mac

Though the iPad Pro packs desktop power, Apple needs to think smartly about the inter-relatedness of software systems across mobile and desktop.

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OrthoGraph ramps up cooperation with Graphisoft Italy

OrthoGraph’s Ltd., has come to an agreement with Graphisoft Italy and became an official OrthoGraph distributor.

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Paper by 53’s ‘Pencil’ lets creatives think with their hands

Pencil by FiftyThree is the most natural and expressive way to be creative and be expressive from every angle from fine details to broad strokes.

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PhatWare releases WritePad Pro 3.0

WritePad Pro 3.0 is a major update to the advanced word processing, note-taking and universal handwriting recognition app.

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Qbikal Software introduces Verba 3D free app for iOS

First of a kind app for adding stunning 3D texts to photos from their camera roll and share it on any social media platform, making it great tool for personal and business use to get photos stand out with eye catching messaging.

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Viewpoint: Handling BIM on an iPad: OrthoGraph Begins the Process

In this Viewpoint feature, Hungarian software developer, Lazlo Toth, describes how architects and other AECO professionals can utilize apps on modern tablet hardware like Apple’s iPad within a BIM workflow, accelerating processes that typically happen on paper on clipboards, such as field survey work.

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