Posts by Garfield Lucas, Author at Architosh
Maxon announces that Cinebench and Redshift are optimized for Apple’s new M3 microprocessors.
Chaos Future of Architectural Visualization report indicates that real-time rendering is now key to many architects’ workflows.
Matterport announces a new CAD file add-on to produce editable CAD drawings directly from Matterport digital twins.
Newforma unveils its new branding and details its cloud-based project information manager, Newforma Konekt.
Vectorworks to host its free worldwide Design Day series, between October 2023 and March 2024.
On-line building product selection service Acelab announces funding worth USD 5.3 million.
Latest Archibus enhances wayfinding, space management, and maintenance scheduling.
IMAGINiT announces new hybrid option for its Clarity Cloud service, offering (AEC) firms more control over their project timelines.
AMD announces two new Radeon PRO W7000 Series graphics cards: Radeon PRO W7600 and Radeon PRO W7500.
Latest NVIDIA Omniverse platform released, offering new foundation applications and services for developers.
Maxon announces significant updates to products in its Maxon One subscription bundle, including Capsules, Forger, Redshift, and Trapcode.
Interview on Autodesk blog explains how Ramboll achieves better sustainability using Autodesk software.
Vectorworks obtains IFC4 Import Certification from buildingSMART International.
Chaos has just announced its acquisition of AXYZ design, and its anima software, featuring realistic animated 4D people and crowd scenes.
Epic Games and Capturing Reality release their powerful RealityScan photogrammetry app for Android devices.
Bentley Systems has just released its iTwin carbon assessment tools. These enable designers continuously to quantify the carbon dioxide their projects produce.
Chaos releases Vantage 2 – a significant upgrade to one of the world’s most realistic real-time visualization tools.
Former Revit CEO, Dave Lemont joins Acelab as its Executive Chairman, to help grow the company’s rapidly expanding product selection platform.
Vectorworks, Inc. is accepting applications for its 2023 Vectorworks Design Scholarship. Students can win up to USD 10,000.
NVIDIA to present around 20 cutting edge AI research papers at SIGGRAPH 2023.
Eptura announces updates for Archibus Integrated Workplace Management System, including enhancements to its BIM viewer tool.
Topcon Positioning Systems announces its strategic investment in Aberdeen-based DDK Positioning Ltd.
Maxon Cinema 4D wins 2023 NAB Show Product of the Year Award.
BMW uses 2023 GTC Conference to announce its expanded use of the NVIDIA Omniverse digital twin platform for future production plants.
Tekla 2023 structural BIM software raises the standard for automated and connected workflows across construction projects.
Adobe and NVIDIA to co-develop a new generation of advanced generative AI models, following their announcement at the 2023 GTC conference.
Epson ships its new production-class SureColor T-Series 6-color and P Series 8-color printers, with an innovative, space-saving design.
The new hybrid rendering engine with ray tracing in Lumion 2023 generates significantly more realistic lighting effects.
Bentley Systems announces retirement of founder, Keith Bentley and promotion of Julien Moutte to CTO
Bentley Systems announces its acquisition of Oregon-based EasyPower.
Autodesk announces its Tech Preview: Carbon Insights, offering access to a pre-release version of its cloud-based Carbon Insights service.
FNOB is the first opera house in the world to use Varjo immersive technology throughout the production of its latest opera performance.
Intel and NVIDIA announces next-generation workstations featuring latest Xeon CPUs, NVIDIA RTX 6000 Ada GPUs and NVIDIA SmartNICs.
Autodesk announces Tandem digital twin facility monitoring beta program, offering near real-time monitoring.
AMC Bridge expert discussions continue with the “Path to Digital Twins – Hype vs Reality” webinar.
AMC Bridge announces its CAD-to-BIM translation software demonstration. This takes BIM and metadata in a 3D model from Creo Parametric and imports it into Autodesk Revit.
Maxon kicks-off its New Year with a round of major Maxon One updates.
Bentley Systems announces two new executive appointments.
Vectorworks, Inc. announces winners of this year’s Vectorworks Design Scholarship.
Feature-rich update for Maya adds flexible workflow enhancements for simulation, including new open source Bifrost-USD integration.
Chaos announces that its V-Ray 6 for Revit connects with Enscape, so architects can easily share data between the two applications.
A strong third quarter for Bentley Systems The bottom line for all three quarters of the year looks good. Year on year profits are up too.
As Nearabl adopts Bentley iTwin, it extends the use of its technology within the global infrastructure, construction, and design industries.
Greyscalegorilla releases Tactile, a growing virtual materials library of beautiful and realistic 3D materials. It offers five stunning collections, entitled Clay Fine, Clay Rough, Clay Sculpting, Clay Doh, and Unfinished Wood.
New BOXX APEXX A3 workstation features latest AMD Ryzen™ 7000 series processors, offering outstanding performance for professional software applications.
Autodesk launches its new Maya Creative, designed to make content creation more affordable for artists working in smaller studios.
Michael Campbell joins Bentley Systems as its new Chief Product Officer. He leads more than 1,500 colleagues in the company’s product advancement group.
Pixotope released XR Edition for extended reality productions. Based on Pixotope’s award-winning Virtual Production graphics software, its new XR Edition simplifies XR workflows and optimizes hardware usage. Its multi-wall support also makes LED volume use more accessible. It was developed in response to the growing trend of LED volume use in virtual production.
Matterport introduces its all-new Matterport Pro3 camera, together with major updates to its digital twin platform. The Matterport Pro3 Camera is the one of the world’s most advanced 3D capture devices.
AKULAR has just announced the release of AKULAR TWIN, a lightweight mobile application built upon Bentley Systems iTwin platform.
Autodesk RV contains professional-grade media player technology that allows visual effects and animation artists to view high-resolution images and sequences in real time. As Autodesk open sources RV, it forms part of the Open Review Initiative – the Academy Software Foundation’s (ASWF) project to build a unified, open source toolset for playback, review, and approval of motion picture footage.
Ideate Software launches Ideate Automation 2.0 to automate time-intensive BIM (building information modelling) tasks in the background. On its own, Ideate Automation can be used to export PDF files. However the full extent of its power becomes apparent when used in conjunction with other Ideate Software products.
TurboCAD® 2022 is the latest release of IMSI’s comprehensive professional 2D/3D CAD software for MS Windows. It includes hundreds of drawing tools, 3D modeling tools, photorealistic rendering, and extensive file importing and exporting support.
SPEC announced the latest release of its SPECviewperf 2020 v3.1 benchmark. This is a significant update to its industry-standard software for measuring graphics performance when using professional software applications.
Digital Energy has just announced the release of ODIN Safety, powered by Bentley Systems iTwin. The combination of ODIN Safety data and insights visualized with Bentley Systems iTwin technology, makes it much easier for management quickly to assess the health and safety risks associated with any particular activity.
This latest version offers architects and designers many innovative feature updates. Enscape is not a standalone application. It plugs into your existing modeling software, giving you an integrated design and visualization workflow across all project phases.
Chaos releases V-Ray 6 for 3ds Max, a major upgrade to its all-in-one photorealistic rendering software. Artists can use powerful new world-building and workflow tools. New features include an Object Scattering Tool, Procedural Clouds and memory-efficient geometric tiling. V-Ray 6 for 3ds Max also introduces a cloud collaboration tool to speed up reviews and approvals.
Nemetschek announced 12 July 2022 that it has become a founding member of the Metaverse Standards Forum. This is a newly established governing body that aims to foster agreement on requirements and priorities for metaverse interoperability standards. Prior to joining the Metaverse Standards Forum, Nemetschek’s Maxon brand had already embraced exchange file formats and bridges to other software.
Originally aimed at engineers, IES product range has expanded and developed to include a collection of powerful tools that architects will find invaluable for modeling the energy efficiency of the buildings they design. IES was at the 2022 AIA National in Chicago. This is a brief roundup of its various tools for architects.
BISim (Bohemia Interactive Simulations) announced a deal with the The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) to purchase BISim’s simulation VBS4 software. The NZDF plans to use it for its tactical command and control training program.