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Tidbits: Vectorworks, NX, Ashlar Vellum and HyperShot 1.9

Mac CAD and 3D News: Tidbits today include Nemetschek North America news about Vectorworks, Ashlar news on Graphite and more, and HyperShot 1.9 preview happening today!


Nemetschek North America Hosts Global Distributor Event

Nemetschek North America, the makers of Vectorworks, hosted a three day event in Baltimore earlier this month for its global network of distributors, many of which are deeply involved in customizing Vectorworks for local markets and industries as well as providing product sales, support and training. 

From this global perspective on all things Vectorworks, Nemetschek NA is better able to steer the whole of the program so that it can better suit the vast needs of its users working around the world. 

In other Vectorworks news, the company has released Service Pack 4 for Vectorworks 2009. This update is recommended for all users as it improves both performance and overall stability as well as makes several tool improvements. The company has also introduced a new Spanish-language Vectorworks video library.

Ashlar-Vellum News

Ashlar Vellum has a new Design Explorer newsletter out (2nd Quarter 2009). Inside there is mention of new hatch patterns in Graphite v8, a new Graphite User Group starting, tutorials on YouTube and more. To learn more about Ashlar visit them here on the Web.

Architosh to publish detailed NX on Mac Interview Article 

We will be publishing a detailed interview article later this week on NX on Mac. This exciting new software develop bodes well for the Mac in the world of highend CAD and our interview will shed some light on where the Mac is going in this highend space. Stay tuned!

HyperShot 1.9 Preview – Webinar

Bunkspeed will be previewing HyperShot 1.9 today (why this company releases these announcements this late is beyond us!). The 1.9 update will feature a new bump mapping capability, improved texture manipulation, UI and workflow improvements and much more, says the announcement. 

The webinar is free and you can sign up here. It starts today at 10am PST.

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