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Khronos Releases OpenGL ES 3.1 Uses Royalty-Free 3D Graphics API

Able to used on virtually all smartphones and tablets, OpenGL ES 3.1 adds advanced 3D features and integrated GPU computing.

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Khronos Releases OpenGL ES 3.1–Advances 3D graphics and integrated GPU computing on mobile devices

Apple’s market-leading iPhones and iPads just got a little bit better–in the near future. New OpenGL ES 3.1 has been released and iOS and other mobile operating systems will be able to tap its power in the new feature

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The new Mac Pro – A Buyer’s Guide Through the Best Test Results

This guide-oriented feature article explores the details surrounding the new Mac Pro and its performance benchmarking found throughout the web, with summary reference to particular industries and their common applications

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Punch ViaCAD 9 series available through Cadsoft Solutions

cadsoft solutions is now shipping the new ViaCAD Version 9 product line from Punch Software

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Nemetschek Vectorworks releases Vectorworks Product Line for Japan

A localized version of Vectorworks products is now available in Japan

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Imagination does big update to PowerVR Graphics SDK

Imagination Technologies has announced a major update to its PowerVR Graphics

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Amazon and Nvidia enable new EC2 GPU Instance Type – Brings powerful CAD/3D apps to the masses via the Cloud

Amazon’s new EC2 GPU Instance Type will power next-generation of CAD/3D apps in the cloud

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Tech Soft 3D ships HOOPS Visualize v20

Tech Soft 3D releases HOOPS Visualize v20 — 3D Software Toolkit for Application Developers

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Write a 3D Software Engine from Scratch

Ever wondered what was involved in making a drawing or CAD program draw a basic line between two points?

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TurboCAD Mac Pro at 64-bit – Here are the Details

TurboCAD Mac Pro 7 is now at 64-bit

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Details on Vectorworks Graphics Module (VGM) in new Vectorworks 2014

We provide details on the new Vectorworks Graphics Module (VGM) in Vectorworks 2014, soon to be announced

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Mavericks brings OpenGL 4.1 plus notes on the new Mac Pros

OS X Mavericks will be a much better operating environment for CAD and 3D professionals — New OpenGL 4.1 benchmarks put it square with Windows

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Product In-Depth: SolidThinking Evolve 9.5′s Modeling Prowess

In this feature Product In-Depth article Adel Matar, senior product specialist for solidThinking, Inc. in Europe, spoke to us in detail about the latest version of solidThinking Evolve 9.5 with a particular focus on how the program works and its modeling capabilities. We also spoke quite a bit at length about architectural conceptual modeling–an area we hope to see solidThinking address more as its parent company Altair gets more focused and interested in the AEC market.

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Product Review: AMD Sapphire HD 7950 Mac Edition

Architosh reviews AMD Radeon based Sapphire HD 7950 Mac Edition graphics card for Apple Mac Pros. This latest board from Sapphire offers users AMD’s 28nm based Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture with up to 4.3 billion transistors and highly tuned for OpenCL. We put it through a whole series of benchmarks across both gaming and pro markets, plus real world tests.

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Product Review: AutoCAD for Mac 2013

In this feature article Architosh takes a look at Autodesk AutoCAD for Mac 2013, with a general review of the application and a particular discussion of its user-interface

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