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Drawings 2020u2 contains a number of additional features including enhancements to .dgn threading support and improvements to the ODA geometry sub-system, as well as fixes for several hundred member-reported issues.
ODA DevCon 19 will be highlighting support for open and proprietary BIM formats.
The Open Design Alliance announces its first IFC software development kit (SDK). The new toolkit aims to improve IFC implementations throughout the AEC industry.
The ODA continues to advance AEC industry data interoperability with the release of BimNv, a new SDK for standalone access to Navisworks files.
Third-party developers can now export both 2D and 3D geometry to native Revit 2018 files with the latest Teigha BIM SDK from the ODA—expanding interoperability and capacity for CAD and BIM developers.
ODA updates Teigha SDK technologies to version 4.2.2.
CAD Industry Consortium ODA Targets Autodesk’s BIM Dominance with New Teigha BIM API. Reverse-Engineered Technology Enables Competitors Access to Native Revit Files and Families.
Spatial forms partnership with Open Design Alliance
The alliance between Bentley and Microsoft situates the latter’s Azure IoT and maps technologies into Bentley’s iTwin cloud-based technologies and solutions enabling advancements in urban planning and smart cities.
OpenIfcViewer is to provide professional-grade visualization to facilitate the development and adoption of new IFC versions.
With this latest release, Open Cloud applications can now be quickly and conveniently deployed on Microsoft Azure.
You likely associate Vectorworks—a CAD/BIM software with historically strong graphics capacity—with marquee designers like Daniel Libeskind and award-winning small firms. However, you might want to start updating your associations.
Ambitions continue to further accelerate joint business for Bentley Systems and Siemens.
Siemens and Bentley Systems Agree to Jointly Offer Planning and Design Solutions for Utilities Markets
Siemens and Bentley partner to address digitalization of energy utility markets worldwide.
In this special interview Architosh speaks to Bob Mayer, President, IMSI/Design, about the venerable product TurboCAD—about its technologies, platforms, and the future.
The two AECO American and German technology giants form partnership to expand adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM) across building design, construction and operation workflows.
GRAPHISOFT’s ArchiCAD 17 scores 100 Percent in the COBie Design and Construction Documents Challenge
ArchiCAD 17 reaches Perfect Score for COBie Challenge
In this product review Architosh looks at the award-winning IMSI Design TurboSite Pro v2 and its many abilities to streamline the field report process in AEC workflows
Open BIM movement moves forward with coordinated global efforts
In this interview, Architosh speaks with both Robert (Bob) Little and Alex Mazzardo about Altair’s decision to buy solidThinking and what it means for the company, how solidThinking will expand its footprint in the United States, and why solidThinking should be the preferred choice of industrial designers everywhere.
CAD Society 2008 Awards: Yares, Bass and Riddle win honors for their achievements in the field of computer-aided design (CAD)
Autodesk CEO Carl Bass wins CAD Society Leadership Award, Evan Yares wins CAD Society’s Joe Greco Community Award, and Mike Riddle wins CAD Society Lifetime Achievement Award
The Open Design Alliances’s Developer Conference this year will be virtual, featuring guest keynote speakers from buildingSMART Internation, Microsoft, Google, and others.
Open Design Alliance is a non-profit technology consortium of 1200 member companies, working together to develop solutions for complex engineering design problems.
Pete Evans was in Milan to cover the ODA’s biggest ever developer conference and reports on the Open Design Alliance’s plans for software development kits that will transform the AEC industry through democratization of standards and open access to data.
The Open Design Alliance and buildingSMART International form strategic partnership on interoperability standards for BIM technologies.
Open Design Alliance releases updated toolkit for building architectural design applications.
With 80 software engineers largely in Eastern Europe, the Open Design Alliance (ODA) is a software powerhouse in its own right, now aiming to maximize CAD industry interoperability across a range of new initiatives. Importantly though, (.dwg) is far from legacy—new initiatives aim to put it back on the main stage.
The Open Design Alliance’s reverse engineered Revit file format support for its Teigha BIM API may soon change the BIM application landscape.
Autodesk launches Tandem and enters the Digital Twins platform market to help building owners gain lifecycle efficiencies in AEC.
The ODA ships SDKs for Apple Silicon Macs — offering CAD and 3D developers on the Mac platform smooth transition to next-gen Macs support.
Autodesk’s CEO looks beyond the controversy and aims to foster confidence in its long-term vision for architects.
Autodesk joins ODA to bring stronger IFC and interoperability improvements to Revit and its AEC products, strengthening the AEC industry.
New support for 4×2 IFC-Bridge Extension included in the latest ODA update.
New ODA SDK for BimRv 2020u2 adds limited Revit Family creation.
Bricsys continues to push on its leadership front in the area of Machine Learning and AI in BIM but the big news this year was on the new Rhino 3D + Grasshopper integration that benefits not just BIM workflows but MCAD workflows as well. Zaha Hadid Architects and HOK were global design innovators presenting at the conference as well.
Export Autodesk Revit files to JSON and OBJ with the new ODA BimRv SDK 2020.
A new web-based 3D CAD system from Spain emerges as CIVIGNER and is being shown this week at a Barcelona conference as its big debut. We have the story.
Our second INSIDER Report focuses on delivering the latest state of the art thinking about the present and future state of (.dwg).
Bricsys has possibly taken the leadership front in the area of merging Machine Learning (ML) within a CAD tool—it has demonstrated truly powerful and ground-breaking new intelligence in a (.dwg) native-based CAD and BIM tool, with specialized verticals coming by way of a powerful third-party API system.
The cloud is unlocking roadblocks in existing workflows and Graebert’s ARES Kudo, in particular, is enabling its OEM partners to build enriched solution portfolios that scale up to the larger enterprise client level.
Bricsys is now a subsidiary of a massive and growing critical company in the Industry 4.0 revolution. In this news analysis article, we discuss Hexagon’s focus and technologies as they can possibly relate to this new focus on AEC BIM.
Hexagon AB already skirts the edges of AEC with its total stations, laser systems, and GPS systems technologies but now owns Bricsys’s formidable DWG-native CAD and BIM platforms, making Hexagon a new major player in the world of AEC software.
Architosh talks to Dr. Biplab Sarkar about some of the nuances and rationales behind the latest big features in Vectorworks 2019.
Architosh presents its annual “perspectives” on BEST of SHOW honorees at AIA in NYC. This year we place our views on AEC technologies under the larger perspective of famed economist and technology historian, Carlota Perez—introducing her landmark Techno-Economic Paradigms (TEPs) theory model that explains how technology revolutions and financial capital conspire towards total paradigm shifts approximately every 60 years.
SimScale is an industry leader in cloud-native engineering simulation technology, based in Germany but now possibly growing in the Boston region with a key new executive added to the team.
progeCAD SA’s macOS native version got a good-sized update in December—iCADMac 2018.
ARCHICAD users will get direct import and export of Revit families and files via new plugin from BIM6x.
Graebert continues to expand and capitalize on the legacy of DWG CAD, advancing its positions—especially with respect to its Trinity of CAD strategy while introducing new focused ARES-branded products and services.
The flagship TurboCAD Pro Platinum 2D/3D CAD solution from IMSI-Design offers new connections to the company’s popular iOS and Android apps, plus dozens of new features.
The future of major technologies and tools isn’t always clear. However, one can gain some key perspectives from the answers to critical questions by tech leadership. In this interview, Architosh asks Vectorworks’ CEO Dr. Sarkar questions that probe the future of Vectorworks.
Now available for licensing and production use, ODA’s Teigha BIM can bring native Revit file support to any CAD or 3D application utilizing the available software development kit.
Next week in Munich, Bricsys NV, will host its annual developers conference on everything BricsCAD including introducing its latest version 17 release. The native DWG competitor targets directions both similar and unique to its euro cousin Graebert as both compete to win market share from US giant Autodesk.
Some of the biggest feature updates in Vectorworks 2017 are discussed in detail, and we learn how the company is thinking more “multi-generational” while still being intensely customer-driven to better position itself as a leading BIM competitor.
Graphics toolkit boasts new 64-bit support for iOS and Android, advancements in performance and tight integrations with Parasolid modeling kernel and Autodesk’s RealDWG.
Does Germany’s Graebert have what it takes to challenge mighty Autodesk’s market leading AutoCAD in global 2/3D CAD? In this in-depth product review, Architosh reviews the Mac version of ARES Commander 2016, introducing readers to the company’s history and product orientation philosophy in the process.
Graebert of Germany is one of the most important CAD technology companies in the world and we feel fortunate to have been asked to attend, among a small cadre of CAD journalists, the annual meeting event in Berlin. Senior Associate Editor, Pete Evans summarizes this year’s Annual Meeting wherein he see ARES CAD technology spreading its wings out beyond its strong OEM deals—to new niche desktop products and key mobile products in ARES TOUCH.
French Dassault Systemes, a world-leader in MCAD and PLM has released its new free 2D DWG CAD software, DraftSight, for the Apple Mac platform.
Archway Systems, Inc., announces shipping version of VersaCAD 2008 for Windows. New version is one of the first CAD systems to switch file formats to an XML-based system to promote openness and user-centric control of data.
This in-depth feature looks into Bentley’s new positions in the global infrastructure market, including a deeper look at the Architecture sector.
Apple is poised to make the move to custom design processors for its Macs and will tap its elite experience in ARM-based chip design to empower Mac computers to go places it deems it cannot get to by sticking with Intel.