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IMSI/Design intros new TurboCAD Mac PowerPack

Global CAD software developer IMSI/Design has announced a new plugin toolset for TurboCAD Mac product line.

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Nikola Bozinovic talks to Architosh about Frame: What it can mean for Apple’s Mac Customers

A new cloud platform called Frame is emerging this year as the most powerful option to create, access and manage a virtual Windows workstation or virtual desktop in the cloud—from just about any modern web browser on any device. Recently Architosh spoke with Nikola Bozinovic, CEO of Frame, to discuss his company’s offering and the larger trend afoot in the IT industry and what impact it may have on Apple’s Mac customers.

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Autodesk’s July update to Fusion 360 adds many new features

Autodesk just rolled out their July product update for Fusion 360 that demonstrates how rapidly Autodesk is innovating in the cloud-based CAD space. The notable improvement is in their team collaboration and they also added a new “Make” pane in the toolbar, providing access to new fabrication tools, including a new integration with Protolabs’ quoting service.

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GRAPHISOFT touts major win with Brazilian architecture firm

GRAPHISOFT, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) architectural software developer, has announced that GRAPHISOFT Brazil, a subsidiary in South America, has inked a deal with Fernandes Arquitetos Associados (FAA), one of Brazil’s major architecture firms and the only Brazilian firm responsible for designing two 2014 World Cup arenas.

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Special Interview: IMSI/Design Talks About All Things TurboCAD

In this special interview Architosh speaks to Bob Mayer, President, IMSI/Design, about the venerable product TurboCAD—about its technologies, platforms, and the future.

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Autodesk updates Fusion 360 at Solid 2015 Conference in SF

Autodesk recently updated Fusion 360 with many new features, introduced at Solid 2015 Confab.

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Frame’s new cloud based ‘Frame Platform’ may shake-up the Mac app market

Frame’s technology has been employed at major Mac developer Adobe for quite some time, while major CAD companies like Siemens and Nemetschek have ongoing trials or studies behind the scenes.

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Frame raises $10M to build the next generation of personal computing in the cloud

Frame started with the software vendors, like Adobe, but the company today has announced a $10 M funding round and release date for its Frame Personal and Frame Business end-user model launch in early July. The public beta will allow users to test out Frame’s technology for the first time without using the invite process which has been open for months.

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solidThinking Inc. intros new solidThinking Inspire 2015

solidThinking Inspire 2015 enables design engineers, product designers, and architects to create and investigate structurally efficient concepts quickly and easily, leading to reductions in cost, development time, material consumption, and product weight.

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Dassault Systemes’ Spatial Technologies has Contraint Solver for Mac

Spatial’s Constraint Design Solver technology is coming to ARES Commander 2015 for Mac in next service pack (SP2), says the German CAD innovator Graebert GmbH

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Graebert releases ARES Commander 2015 SP1

This SP1 is in fact the second service pack from Graebert, following the release of SP0 about 6 months ago. This year, a significant amount of effort has been poured into the improvement of SP1 with improved performance for big files. Graebert ARES continues to grow and evolve and this service pack is a perfect example of that.

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Featured Video: Autodesk Fusion 360—Collaboration

In this featured video, the presenter outlines the important benefits and unique features of Autodesk’s Fusion 360 product in the area of collaboration.

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Apple’s Number One CAD Vendor Optimistic about Metal for OS X

Longtime Mac CAD stalwart developer, Nemetschek Vectorworks, has told Architosh they are optimistic about Apple’s new low-level graphics API—Metal.

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Event News: Luxion Unveils KeyShot 6 at PTC Live Global

Focused on the speed and simplicity of creating 3D visuals, KeyShot 6 introduces new capabilities and advanced features that allow designers, engineers, marketing specialists and 3D artists to expand the possibilities of the visuals the are able to create using their 3D data.

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2nd Annual Vectorworks Design Scholarship Offers $10k Winner Wonderful Opportunity

Students in varied design disciplines can enter the Vectorworks Design Scholarship with a chance to win up to $10,000 USD. The academic competition is open to both student groups and individual students.

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