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Tidbits: V-Ray 2 for SketchUp, AIA TAP Awards, IMSI News and more…

Mac CAD and 3D News — We have news tidbits on V-Ray for SketchUp, An IMSI-Design product line summary, AIA TAP Awards program for 2015 and lastly a preview of Architosh features coming this end of year.

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Autodesk reportedly acquires cloud-based 3D design platform Lagoa for $60 Million

Autodesk is reported to have acquired innovative cloud-design and 3D rendering app provider Lagoa—potentially overlapping and complimenting its existent Autodesk Fusion 360 product line up.

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Autodesk Fusion 360 Ultimate gets first update

Autodesk provides first update for Fusion 360 Ultimate — new features include Animations and Explosions workflow

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What’s new in Luxion’s new KeyShot 5.1—Creo 3.0 and Cinema 4D and more…

Luxion’s latest KeyShot 5.1 adds new support for Cinema 4D and PTC Creo 3, and many new features…

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Firm Profile: Nick Hardman—Hardmarque Re-Imagines Australia’s Future Manufacturing

We continue our Firm Profile series this November with a feature on solidThinking export Nick Hardman of HardMarque Future Factories, which specializes in a wide range of industrial design focused on the ‘additive manufacturing’ sector, serving diverse clients in the areas of industrial and product design.

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Mac 3D News: Luxion launches KeyShot Render & Animation Competition

Luxion launches KeyShot rendering and animation competition…

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Mac 3D News: Inivis releases new AC3D 7.3 for Mac, Linux and Windows

Inivis updates their AC3D 3D modeling application for Mac, Linux and Windows adding several interesting features requested by users

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Mac 3D News: Spatial Corporation ships ACIS R25 geometry modeling kernel

Spatial Corporation has updated its ACIS geometry modeling kernel (engine) — which has numerous enhanced features beneficial to leading CAD/BIM/CAM applications

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Limitless Computing’s SightSpace View wins Best New Product Award

Limitless Computing wins honors for its SightSpace View plugin for Trimble SketchUp….

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Mac 3D News: Arnold for Houdini is out and CINEMA 4D and Katana are next

Arnold for Houdini is out and CINEMA 4D is next along with The Foundry’s Katana, for this bleeding edge un-biased physically based high-end renderer which runs on Mac OS X along with other platforms

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OTOY releases OctaneRender 2.1 with community-requested features and more

Mac 3D News: OTOY announces new OctaneRender 2.1 version available now. OctaneRender is the world’s first GPU-based un-biased, physically based renderer

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Mac 3D News: Reel FX Hits 4.5 Million Render Jobs using PipelineFX’s Qube!

Leading Render Farm Management software for VFX current at work on New Guillermo Del Toro production, “The Book of Life” has pushed render production to 4.5 million renders

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Mac 3D News: Maxon Participating at After Effects World

Maxon Computer of Germany will be in attendance at After Effects World Conference, a new conference centered on innovators in the areas of VFX and motion graphics pros

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Nemetschek unveils new Vectorworks 2015 CAD/BIM tool publicly

Nemetschek has officially and publicly unveiled its new Vectorworks 2015 product line including Renderworks 2015. The new CAD series features numerous major updates to its 3D and visualization capabilities.

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Breaking the Jobsian Quadrant: Should Apple Make an iMac Pro?

For many years the term “pro” at Apple has been applied to a distinct class or group of products, serving a distinct set of customers. But these days in the era of iDevices the the use of the term is becoming more vague. At the same time research evidence suggest that many so called “pros” are using the iMac as their professional desktop solution. This of course begs an obvious question next.

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