Skip to content or navigation


Search results for "Parasolid"

Siemens Expands Convergent Modeling—New Parasolid v33.0

Siemens updated the Parasolid modeling kernel to version 33 in mid-December introducing new technology for Convergent Modeling.

Filed Under: News, Engineering, MCAD. Read more...

SimScale Integrates Parasolid and HOOPS Exchange for more Powerful 3D CAD Handling

In just over a half-decade this young German software company has more than 100,000 customers utilizing its range of engineering analysis software, distributed through a SaaS model through the web.

Filed Under: News, Analysis & Commentary, Engineering, MCAD. Read more...

HOOPS Exchange 2018—Bolsters AutoCAD and iOS Support and Siemens Parasolid Integration

The world’s most used CAD platform, geometry modeling kernel, and the world’s most professionally utilized mobile operating system all got extended support in TechSoft 3D’s HOOPS Exchange 2018 update.

Filed Under: News, Analysis & Commentary, MCAD. Read more...

Tech Soft 3D Integrates HOOPS Exchange with Siemens’ Parasolid

The integrated product that helps developers leverage the full breadth of Parasolid functionality, even when working with imported data, is a result of Tech Soft 3D developing a close and deep technical relationship with the Parasolid team at Siemens.

Filed Under: News, Engineering, Mac CAD, MCAD. Read more...

Mac 3D News: Siemens releases new Parasolid v27.1 geometry modeling kernel

Siemens PLM Software has updated the geometry modeling kernel known as Parasolid to version 27.1, adding numerous enhancements which will aid delivery of key feature improvements to CAD application developers.

Filed Under: News, Mac 3D, Mac CAD. Read more...

Mac CAD / 3D Tidbits: Khronos Group News, Parasolid and Vectorworks Book news

Mac and iOS CAD and 3D News: We have news on a new Japanese Vectorworks Architect book focused on BIM, plus news on Parasolid’s latest modeling kernel and news on the Khronos Group’s upcoming announcements

Filed Under: News. Read more...

Siemens PLM introduces new Parasolid v21 modeling kernel

Next Parasolid geometry modeling kernel, version 21, will power key CAD/PLM applications on the Mac.

Filed Under: News, CAID, Mac CAD, MCAD. Read more...

Architosh Talks to Dr. Biplab Sarkar About Parasolid

In this interview, which took place in Baltimore this past Friday, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, CTO, Nemetschek North America, sits down with Architosh editor, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, to discuss the biggest news about VectorWorks 2009: Parasolid

Filed Under: Features, Interviews. Read more...

Rumor: VectorWorks 2009 to adopt Parasolids

Nemetschek may adopt Parasolids modeling kernel, leading the way for industry leadership for a BIM application with advanced modeling. Mac CAD app may lead over industry giant Autodesk

Filed Under: Blog, Rumors. Read more...

Siemens Parasolid Version 19.1 – First Release for Apple’s 64-bit Mac OS X Leopard

Latest Release of Industry Leading Geometric Modeling Component Software Provides Improvements in Functionality and 64-bit Support for Mac OS X Leopard to Help Reduce Time to Market for Innovative Application Developers

Filed Under: News, Architecture, Mac 3D. Read more...

AIA22: Architosh awards 8th ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors for software technologies at AIA National Chicago

Architosh announces 2022 AIA National BEST of SHOW honors for the most interesting and compelling software and digital technologies at AIA22.

Filed Under: News, AEC/O, Architecture. Read more...

The Gift That Keeps On Giving—Vectorworks Talks Apple Silicon

From more GPU rendering cores to the advantages of integrated memory that only feature in System on a Chip (SoC) design, Vectorworks leaders talk acceleration and future benefits.

Filed Under: Features, Special. Read more...

HOOPS 2022 Toolkits Enhance Manufacturing and BIM Workflows

Tech Soft 3D advanced HOOPS technology new SDKs for MCAD and AEC industry software developers and their innovative apps.

Filed Under: News, AEC/O, Analysis & Commentary, Visualization. Read more...

Chip Technology, Geopolitics, and the CAD Industry

The global semiconductor industry is going through landmark tidal shifts that will impact all software. We review the scene and its implications on the platforms and devices and possible impacts on the CAD industry.

Filed Under: Features, Special. Read more...

CorelDRAW Technical Suite 2021—Powerful Technical Illustration Connected to Industrial CAD

CorelDRAW Technical Suite 2021 powers workflow for industrial 3D MCAD assets and technical illustration across automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, et al.

Filed Under: Features, Special. Read more...

Can you run AutoCAD on M1 Mac? — Answers

AutoCAD on the M1 chip would be dreamy for some Autodesk users, but no official timeline on Apple Silicon has been given for it.

Filed Under: News, Mac CAD, MCAD. Read more...

Vectorworks 2022—Powerful New Core Technology and Modern Chip Support

Vectorworks 2022 looks to dazzle its users with powerful new core technologies beneficial to a full array of AEC, Landscape, and Entertainment Industry professionals. And it is the first BIM to support a modern ARM-based desktop computing architecture.

Filed Under: Features, Viewpoint. Read more...

The ARM Wars: Vectorworks 2022 is the First BIM on ARM—the M1 Interview

Leadership at Vectorworks recently told a UK-based publication that their software on Apple’s ARM-based M1 chip platform is 40 – 200 percent faster than on rival Intel-based platforms (Mac or Windows).

Filed Under: Features, Interviews. Read more...

Viewpoint: The Exciting Future of Engineering Graphics

3D technologies and their development and present future offer CAD-based industries exciting changes for the future of work in MCAD and AEC.

Filed Under: Features, Viewpoint. Read more...

INSIDER: Introduction — Five Rising Stars

The fourth edition of our annual INSIDER Reports delivers a focus on five disparate innovators making large impacts in the AEC/CAD markets.

Filed Under: architosh INSIDER, Features, Special. Read more...

INSIDER: Shapr3D is Bold on Apple and CAD Dominance

Already prominent on Apple’s iOS platform, Shapr3D stands to benefit further as it expands on Apple’s exciting Apple Silicon Mac platform.

Filed Under: architosh INSIDER, Features, Special. Read more...

What’s New in TurboCAD 2021

IMSI Design delivers a major update to its flagship product line—new TurboCAD 2021 professional CAD product line gains benefits from ODA.

Filed Under: News, MCAD. Read more...

Apple’s new M1 iMacs — Are They Fast For CAD/3D Users?

The M1 chip inside the new 24-inch iMacs makes these entry-level desktop machines economically worthy contenders for CAD and DCC pros.

Filed Under: News, Apple, Hardware. Read more...

The M1 Mac mini vs iMac Pro 2017 vs Everyone (Part 1)

Apple Mac computers with the new M1 chip are remarkably fast. We heard this from Apple but we confirmed it with our testing. Take a look.

Filed Under: Features, Special. Read more...

Product Review: Vectorworks Architect 2021

Our Vectorworks Architect 2021 review looks into the many new features in this popular 2/3D CAD and BIM software application.

Filed Under: Reviews, AEC Industry Tools. Read more...

Bentley’s Now Public—YII20 Highlights and Re-Attacking the Architecture Market

This in-depth feature looks into Bentley’s new positions in the global infrastructure market, including a deeper look at the Architecture sector.

Filed Under: Features, Special. Read more...

Member Access — (emTech) Section Plus for Xpresso #21

Member Access—(emTech) Section Plus is our new exclusive that builds off of what we shared in Xpresso #21. We offer deeper content and analysis from the topics of Gensler’s new proprietary tools, Hilti Robot, Digital Fabrication in Architecture, BIM and Bentley, and more…

Filed Under: architosh INSIDER, Features, (emTech), INSIDER Exclusive. Read more...

BIM is Central to Vectorworks’ Growth Strategy—Upcoming Technologies Revealed

Vectorworks is treating its BIM/CAD platform like an “OS” for design while building out features for ever-sharper market advantages in specific industry verticals.

Filed Under: Features, Interviews. Read more...

The Future: Apple Moving to ARM-based Macs in 2021

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.

Filed Under: News, Analysis & Commentary, Apple. Read more...

CAD News: IMSI Design’s New TurboCAD 2020—New Features

IMSI Design is now shipping TurboCAD 2020 product line. The company’s flagship product line includes ACIS modeling engine version 29.0 and new 3D modeling enhancements among other new features.

Filed Under: News, MCAD. Read more...

ODA DevCon ’19—Coming Full Circle in The AEC Industry

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.

Filed Under: Features, Special. Read more...

HOOPS Exchange 2019 Supports Autodesk Revit for AEC Workflows

While deepening support for existing manufacturing and AR/VR workflows, the new HOOPS Exchange advances BIM.

Filed Under: News, AEC/O, Analysis & Commentary, MCAD. Read more...

Back Stage at the Design Summit—Vectorworks CEO Opens Up

At the 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit last month, Architosh sat down with the executive team led by CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar, to talk about the keynote items and what lies ahead.

Filed Under: Features, Interviews. Read more...

AIA2018: On the Show Floor—Technology in Architecture Part 1

Part 1 of our show reports from the 2018 AIA National Convention and Expo in NYC. In this first part, we focus on the big four BIM authoring tool providers for architects and what they were showing to visitors to their booths.

Filed Under: News, AEC/O, Architecture. Read more...

Apple Leaving Intel on Macs by 2020—Impact on New Mac Pro

Apple’s leaked ARM Architecture for Mac plans seem exciting but chip transitions tend to hurt deeper more complex applications that are made of multiple software toolsets produced by developers supporting developers.

Filed Under: News, Apple. Read more...

Why Shapr3D Changes the iPad Pro Story From Toy to Tool

Early personal computers were called “toys” by the mainframe and minicomputer people. In the end, the so-called toys ruled the day.

Filed Under: Features, Special. Read more...

SimScale Handles ASHRAE Standard 55 Thermal Comfort Assessment

SimScale offers HVAC engineers simulation and engineering analysis workflows via web-based software, including thermal analysis for ASHRAE Standard 55 conformity for occupant comfort.

Filed Under: News, AEC/O, Analysis & Commentary, Engineering. Read more...

World First—Shapr3D Brings Industrial Strength Siemens 3D CAD to iPad Pro

Shapr3D is the first CAD system to run Siemens Parasolid and HOOPS Exchange on iOS natively and it is designed specifically for the power of the iPad Pro.

 

Filed Under: News, iPad, MCAD. Read more...

Vectorworks, Inc. Talks—Five Key Items in Version 2018 That May Surprise You

In this special feature Architosh talks to Vectorworks’ Execs about the technologies and histories behind Vectorworks 2018’s biggest new features.

Filed Under: Features, Special. Read more...

Nemetschek’s ALLPLAN Acquires BTG IT & Consulting—Bolsters BIM Infrastructure Leadership

Nemetschek’s ALLPLAN acquires BTG IT & Consulting GmbH as it positions Allplan Engineering for BIM-based Infrastructure market leadership.

Filed Under: News, AEC/O, Engineering. Read more...

Dassault’s Spatial Corp Partners with Distene on 3D Mesh Technology Critical to Simulation

Spatial Corp partners with Distene of France to provide 3D Precise Mesh product, enabling reduced iterative workflows working with CAD-to-mesh procedures in FEA and simulations.

Filed Under: News, MCAD. Read more...

Apple iOS Gets Improvements in Mobile CAD in Recent HOOPS Exchange Technology

Software developers for iOS and Android now have access to HOOPS Exchange in the latest version, enabling robust support for mobile app creation that supports demanding 3D CAD model data in various native industry standard formats, including IFC for the AEC BIM market.

Filed Under: News, Engineering, MCAD. Read more...

Dr. Biplab Sarkar named CEO of Vectorworks, Inc.

Vectorworks, Inc., announces new CEO in Dr. Biplab Sarkar, while Sean Flaherty takes up key full time position as Chief Strategy Officer for the entire Nemetschek Group.

Filed Under: News, AEC/O, Mac CAD. Read more...

Tech Soft 3D release HOOPS Visualize 2016—new 64-bit support for Apple iOS and more

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.

Filed Under: News, MCAD. Read more...

Vectorworks Inc., partners with Berlin-based 3YOURMIND 3D printing software company

Vectorworks gains its first dedicated 3D Vectorworks plugin for 3D printing via a partnership with 3YOURMIND, a Berlin-based software developer focused on the 3D printing software market.

Filed Under: News, CAID, Mac CAD, MCAD. Read more...

solidThinking intros new Evolve 2016 for Mac and Windows

solidThinking has quietly introduced solidThinking Evolve 2016 for Mac and Windows, a global leading product design CAID system.

Filed Under: News, CAID, Mac 3D. Read more...

Interview: Dr. Biplab Sarkar talks to Architosh about Vectorworks 2016

In this interview Architosh learns more details about Vectorworks 2016 and some specific technologies such as the Project Sharing features, based on tech similar to Git as well as information about Marionette and the new SubD modeling features.

Filed Under: Features, Interviews. Read more...

The Philly Interview: Dr. Sarkar talks about Vectorwork’s Advanced Research Group and More…

In this special interview, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, chief technology officer, Nemetschek Vectorworks, talks to Architosh about the Vectorworks 2016 details unveiled at the Design Summit in Philadelphia.

Filed Under: Features, Interviews. Read more...

McNeel prepping for first official release of Rhino 5 for Mac (finally!)

The Mac 3D world has gained a new friend in the upcoming official first release of Rhino 5 for Mac. Today users can embrace Release Candidate 1 (RC1) for free use for evaluation for 90 days. We have many more details and analysis below.

Filed Under: News, AEC/O, CAID. Read more...

GRAPHISOFT announces Rhino to ArchiCAD Connection

Graphisoft and Nikken Sekkei cooperation agreement bears first fruits for all ArchiCAD and Rhino users in new connector software between the two popular programs, bring leading edge modeling to a leading BIM application.

Filed Under: News, AEC/O, Mac 3D. Read more...

Vectorworks Design Summit: What’s Coming in Vectorworks 2016

Dr. Biplab Sarkar, CTO of Nemetschek Vectorworks, had the most anticipated keynote at the Vectorworks Design Summit this week in Philadelphia, as the company for the first time gave users a peek into the future of Vectorworks, even beyond the next shipping version.

Filed Under: Event Reports, News, AEC/O, Visualization. Read more...

Boston area startup OnShape Re-invents CAD—In the Cloud and Platform Agnostic

A startup in Boston backed by MCAD veterans—OnShape—has finally unveiled its innovative fully cloud-based MCAD software, now a public beta, and the news of the unveiling has been rather well embraced, including a spread in the Boston Globe.

Filed Under: News, Mac CAD, MCAD. Read more...

Product Review: solidThinking Inspire 2014

In this product review, Architosh looks at the unique solidThinking Inspire 2014 CAE-based industrial design and architecture design tool for optimizing parts and structures for weight and strength. Using the company’s unrivaled “morphogenesis” technology designers see inspiration in unique responses to forces and stress that minimize mass while retaining strength responses to loads and forces.

Filed Under: Reviews, MCAD Industry Tools. Read more...

Bricsys brings globally growing BricsCAD to Mac in new Native OS X version

Belgium headquartered international DWG CAD company Bricsys NV, has recently announced the first arrival of BricsCAD for Mac in its latest V15 release, offering native DWG file format 2D and 3D CAD and modeling functionality in MCAD and AEC workflows, including new BIM tools, sheet metal tools and cloud collaboration.

Filed Under: News, Mac CAD, MCAD. Read more...

Tidbits: Tech Soft 3D, Vectorworks and Chaos Group News items

Mac CAD and 3D News tidbits include the new book on Vectorworks for Entertainment Design, the latest V-Ray 3.0 for Maya and HOOPS Exchange 2015 technology for ISV’s integrating 3D data into their apps

Filed Under: News, Mac 3D, Mac CAD, MCAD. Read more...

Dr. Biplab Sarkar Talks to Architosh About Nemetschek Vectorworks 2015

Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Chief Technology Officer of Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. discusses the latest release of Vectorworks 2015 and the technical achievements and technology behind this important update.

Filed Under: Features, Interviews. Read more...

Mac 3D News: Spatial Corporation ships ACIS R25 geometry modeling kernel

Spatial Corporation has updated its ACIS geometry modeling kernel (engine) — which has numerous enhanced features beneficial to leading CAD/BIM/CAM applications

Filed Under: News. Read more...

Perspectives on the 2014 Architosh BEST of SHOW awards at AIA National

In this special 2014 AIA Chicago feature report perspectives on the evolving IT landscape and how it framed the selection of honorees for BEST of SHOW this year are discussed. We continue from the same framework established in Denver last year, where social, cloud, computation and the space of creativity and contemplation define the edges of innovation in software technologies powering change in the field of architecture

Filed Under: Features, Special. Read more...

Boston-based Lagoa to launch cloud-based CAD modeler to challenge the likes of SolidWorks

Lagoa intends to enter MCAD market with new cloud-based SolidWorks challenger…

Filed Under: News, Mac 3D, MCAD. Read more...

Vectorworks Architect software wins 2014 Architizer A+ Award

Vectorworks Architect picks up popular vote in Architizer 2014 awards program

Filed Under: News, Architecture, Mac CAD. Read more...

INSIDER Xpresso keeps CAD industry professionals up-to-date on next-gen emerging technologies (emTech) that will revolutionize the worlds of AEC and manufacturing and design. As an Xpresso reader, you will hear from some of the most important voices inventing and using the very latest tech in areas such as AI, machine learning, algorithm-aided design (AAD), AR, VR, MR, 3D printing, 3D computer vision, robotics, and SmartCities technologies.

Each issue arrives in your inbox on the first Sunday of the month. Issue #1 arrived on March 3, 2019. Full archives and easy navigation for your pleasure. Enjoy! 

Sign-up for our monthly newsletter
architosh INSIDER Xpresso.

  • Architosh will never pass any of your information onto third parties.
  • For more information read our privacy policy.
  • It is easy to unsubscribe at any time. Follow the links in the newletter footer.

(Recommended. These infrequent sponsored emails help us to provide our Xpresso newsletter for free.)

 
INSIDER Membership

Read 3 free Feature or Analysis articles per month.

Or, subscribe now for unlimited full access to Architosh.