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Tidbits: PipelineFX, ICS and Lightworks news

Mac CAD/3D News: We have tidbits on PipelineFX’s updated Qube v6.5, Lightworks in Russia and SmartParts library offers by ICS in the US


PipelineFX Intros New Qube 6.5

Leading render farm management software maker PipelineFX today introduced a new version of Qube. Qube v 6.5. “In this time of industry turmoil, understanding the real economics of visual effects has become more important than ever,” stated Richard Lewis, CEO of PipelineFX. “Tools like cost accounting and the ability to Smart Farm actionable intelligence from your render pipeline offer proven methods for accurately assessing and correcting inefficiencies.”

The newest version is focused on tackling two major areas that will bring immediate results to customers who need to get at detailed cost reporting and better management of supervisor downtime.  To learn more go here.

LightWorks in Russia

Lightworks, the world’s leading supplier of rendering API solutions for 3D and CAD software makers, announced recently their support of the Russian CAD market place. Back in late May the company participated in the ‘White Nights CAD 2013’ forum in St. Petersburg, Russia.

‘White Nights’ is a CAD conference for users of Ascon’s Kompas-3D Software, which integrates the Lightworks Artisan product. This year Lightworks managing director David Forrester was invited to present at the event where he will be the only non-Russian contributor. For more detail you can read the full release here.

Integrated CADD Services: SmartParts for ArchiCAD

ICS of Cambridge, Massachusetts, has partnered with Dimensions Design Group to bring ArchiCAD users a special library worthy of a new decade. Between now and 16 June 2013 users can save 20 percent on D3 SmartParts Libraries and Bundles for Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD BIM solution.

Users can enjoy several SmartParts library bundle arrangements including individual libraries such as Trim Library, Real Kitchen and Bath, Real Doors & Windows, Home Furniture, Office Furniture, Store Planner and more.

The SmartParts for ArchiCAD libraries work with ArchiCAD version 10-16.


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