Posts by Ildiko Robledo, Author at Architosh
Luxion Releases KeyShot 11
KeyShot 11 is a pivotal release that expands Luxion’s continued advancements with users to solve their most pressing product development needs in the areas of material design, information management, motion, automation, and presentation.
ODA Launches Strategic Interoperability Group (SIG) for CAD/BIM Industry
ODA’s new SIG offers collaborative solutions for real-world interoperability challenges CAD and BIM industry software development.
Digital Blue Foam—Introduced to Masters Program at Budapest University
Digital Blue Foam is being introduced to postgraduate students in Budapest University of Technology and Economics MSc. Architecture program.
McNeel’s Rhino 7 + Grasshopper—Biggest Update in their History
Rhino 7 with Grasshopper and Rhino.Inside Technology constitute the largest update in the software’s history and users are raving!
Vectorworks Earns Nine Nominations for 2020 Construction Computing Awards
Global design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. is a finalist in this year’s Construction Computing Awards.
Chaos Czech Releases Corona Renderer 6 for Cinema 4D
Distance-aware materials and powerful sky model updates are behind the new Corona Renderer 6 for Cinema 4D for Mac and Windows
‘Force Multipliers’—Architosh’s Editor on latest TRXL Podcast
TRXL is the new podcast on how technology is changing the field of architecture. In this episode, Architosh’s editor is special guest.
New report by Asite on optimizing construction industry’s digital engineering
The report examines digital engineering from a number of different standpoints to push the adoption of digital engineering techniques.
Twinmotion 2020.2 is available from Epic Games
The latest version of Twinmotion, 2020.2, provides better visual fidelity and interoperability to users than ever before.
Khronos launches OpenXR 1.0 Adopters Program
OpenXR 1.0 takes off with multiple implementations from Microsoft and Oculus, with new advanced cross-vendor hand and eye tracking extensions and more!
Vectorworks, Inc is a Finalist in 2020 Architizer A+Awards
Now in its eighth season, the Architizer A+Awards will highlight the most pressing issues facing architecture and design today.
Deltek launches 41st annual state of A&E report
Deltek’s state of A&E report helps architecture, engineering, and dual-discipline firms understand the AEC business environment including KPIs.
Chaos Group releases V-Ray 5 for 3ds Max
Extending V-Ray’s capabilities into new realms, artists and designers can now composite renders, enhance, and interactively relight images. The photorealistic ray tracer adds post-rendering compositing and lighting tools are now expanding the industry’s most complete rendering toolset.
Chaos Group Launches V-Ray Collection
V-Ray Collection provides creative freedom and flexibility between 3D applications, allowing users to mix their own photorealistic rendering, fluid simulation, and real-time scene exploration to any project.
ODA releases Open IFC Viewer for Mac and Windows
OpenIfcViewer is to provide professional-grade visualization to facilitate the development and adoption of new IFC versions.
Free Health Checks Gives Contractors a New Reason to Measure Their “Digital Health”
Autodesk Constructions Solutions launched a free 15-minute online assessment, allowing contractors and subs from the field to the back office to get a sense of how they are performing internally and against industry competitors as measured by seven key performance indicators (KPI).
Vectorworks, Inc., MA Lighting and Robe lighting Announce DIN SPEC 15800 Recognition for GDTF
With fellow General Device Type Format (GDTF) founders MA Lighting and Robe lighting, global design, and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. announces that DIN SPEC 15800 officially recognizes the GDTF as an open standard for the entertainment industry worldwide.
Bentley System’s “Year in Infrastructure 2020 Conference” is going digital!
The virtual Year in Infrastructure 2020 Conference provides complimentary access to a wide range of content relevant to infrastructure professionals in every role and at every phase of the infrastructure lifecycle.
Maxon Announces 2020 Virtual Events Calendar
The company is to host a series of artist-focused digital experiences, starting June 18th until the rest of 2020.
Trimble Connect Collaboration Platform Hits 10 Million User Milestone
Trimble Connect is an open collaboration platform for design and construction that connects project stakeholders with the data they need to inform decisions and improve team efficiency.
Nearmap unveils general availability of Nearmap AI for automatic aerial imagery insights at scale
The launch marks Nearmap as the first among aerial imagery providers to offer both AI analysis and high-definition, frequently updated aerial images on a commercial scale. It will allow users to automatically identify and analyze ground features, including residential building footprints and tree overhang, and detect change over time at massive scale and with incredible accuracy.
CGarchitect Launches AI Exposure Engine to Get Archviz Artists More Work
Through a proprietary mix of AI, gamification and 50 distinct metrics, artists and studios will now be able to track the most positive/inspiring members of the community through an evolving score.
3D News: Take Your Renderings to the Next Level with AMD Radeon ProRender
AMD Radeon ProRender takes rendering to the next level with updates and new plug-ins for Blender, Houdini, Maya, and Unreal Engine.
Epic Games Unveils First Look at Unreal Engine 5
Along with next-gen tools, Epic announces a $1 million royalty exemption for Unreal Engine game developers and launches Epic Online Services for all game developers.
Now Open: AEC Excellence Awards 2020 Call for Entries
The Autodesk AEC Excellence Awards competition is an opportunity for the global architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) community to celebrate the people, projects, and innovations behind the world’s building and infrastructure.
Layer App Launches New Project Templates for Faster Implementation
The app’s new variety of project templates and robust suite of team communication tools can be used during any phase of a building project
CAD/BIM Development Moving Faster—The ODA Announces Monthly Releases
Open Design Alliance is a non-profit technology consortium of 1200 member companies, working together to develop solutions for complex engineering design problems.
Maxon Announces Cinema 4D Release 22 (S22)
Subscription-Only Release Offers Improved UV Workflows and Viewport Performance.
ODA Publishes Open Cloud to Azure Marketplace
With this latest release, Open Cloud applications can now be quickly and conveniently deployed on Microsoft Azure.
Nemetschek’s Viktor Várkonyi named “Executive of the Year” in Hungary
Division Officer Planning & Design Chief, Viktor Várkonyi, wins prestigious “Executive of the Year” in Hungary award for 2019.
ASCON Group Releases KOMPAS-3D V18
KOMPAS-3D’s rewrote internal algorithms for improved performances, speedier processes along with new functions.
Open Design Alliance Releases ‘Drawings 2020u2’ with Full ReCap Support
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.
Vectorworks’ Eric Gilbey Elected President of Association of Professional Landscape Designers
As the product marketing manager for the landscape industries at Vectorworks, Inc. Gilbey was elected after serving as president-elect for the past two years.
Autodesk’s new Arnold 6 offers production rendering on both CPU and GPU
From look development to final frame rendering, Arnold 6 with Arnold GPU simplifies how artists and studios create and iterate content, giving them the speed and flexibility to adapt to a fast-paced working environment and scale rendering capacity to accommodate the ebbs and flows of production.
Autodesk Announces 2019 AEC Excellence Award Winners
2019 AEC Excellence Award winners demonstrate pioneering innovation in project delivery in AEC domains.
Renga Software Announces Renga BIM System
Renga BIM System from Renga Software was announced this summer and offers a new alternative to BIM solutions.
Vectorworks, Inc. Named a Finalist in 2019 Architizer A+ Awards
Vectorworks Architect 2019 competing in Design Tools—Apps and Digital Tools category before voting closes on July 5.
Vectorworks, Inc. Recognized by Landscape Business “Twenty for 2019” New Product Awards
Vectorworks Landmark delivers a BIM workflow specific to landscape architecture and design.
Chaos Czech Builds One-Click Caustics into Corona Renderer 4
Using a one-click solution, Chaos Czech has kickstarted a process that will mainstream caustics, making them as normal as global illumination is today to artists and designers.
AIA: Revolutionary Software for Architects and Planners—Debuted in Vegas!
Digital Blue Foam’s automated workflow uses web data to inform generative design and links to BIM software to reduce time for design study by 50-98%.
Vectorworks Earns Product Technology Recognition with Three More Awards
Vectorworks, Inc., wins multiple new awards including “One to Watch,” “Best BIM Software Developer” and “Leading Providers of BIM & CAD Design Software.”
Architosh Turns 20—Learn What Comes Next
Architosh turns 20 years-old this month but we don’t have much time to look back. With a slightly different mission statement Architosh is looking forward with new publishing products like the Xpresso newsletter and new areas of focus.
Open Data Standard for Linking Luminaires, Consoles, CAD and Previsualization Software
Three companies have jointly developed a new data format for the entertainment design and production industry that will change the way lighting designers, lighting fixture manufacturers, lighting console manufacturers and lighting visualizers will work together.
Press Coverage: Architosh’s Founder/Editor Featured in Two Publications
Limelight: Architosh gets it healthy share of it this week being featured in two other key publications—the longstanding The MacObserver in a podcast episode and the new State of Digital Publishing.
Autodesk Hosting ‘Design Night: Imaginary Worlds’ at The Autodesk Gallery
Come join Autodesk at The Autodesk Gallery for Design Night: Imaginary Worlds and learn about the sophisticated visual effects for hit TV show Stranger Things.
Varjo Ships Alpha Prototypes—Working Closely with AMD and Nvidia
Unveiling its Bionic Display technology, capable of human-eye resolution and vision of its future headset at Slush, Varjo has gone from idea to functional prototype in just 15 months of operations.
IMMERSIFY being launched by Supple LLC—New VR Collaboration System for AEC Pros
IMMERSIFY is a powerful Virtual Reality-based collaboration platform, transporting 3D models from Revit and Rhino to VR.
New Autodesk Investment – Project Frog Links Architectural Design to Fabrication
The Autodesk and Project Frog collaboration will create a common data environment (CDE) to streamline design and engineering processes and optimize the architectural design for manufacturing.
Engineering Software News—SCIA User Contest Winners Announced
SCIA announces winners of its 2017 user contests for structural and civil engineers.
Vectorworks Event News—Managing BCF Data for IFC-based Workflows
To help manage communications between collaborators and software that leverage IFC-based workflows, buildingSMART International has developed a new standard: the BIM Collaboration Format (BCF). This event shows users how to integrate the new BCF format in Vectorworks BIM workflows.
Unity Announces Upcoming Releases of 5.6 and Unity 2017 Beta
Unity Technologies announces the release date for Unity 5.6, which will mark the final installment of Unity 5. The company also provides an early look at Unity 2017 Beta, the next generation of Unity.
GDC: Pluralsight Releases First Game To Enhance Learning Experience for Game Developers
Designed by gaming industry veterans to teach game development, “Swords and Shovels” is free to download now.
Chaos Group’s V-Ray Rendering Technology Wins 2017 Academy Award
Chaos Group founder Vladimir Koylazov, aka “Vlado”, will receive an Academy Award Plaque at the 2017 Academy Awards, recognizing V-Ray’s role in bringing realistic CGI to the big screen.
Belgium-based Bricsys Announces New BricsCAD V17.1.18-1 for Mac
The native DWG AutoCAD competitor says BricsCAD (Mac) V17 is a complete BricsCAD version and has the same features as BricsCAD (Linux), with lots of new features, improvements, and fixes.
HOOPS Communicator 2017 Improves Performance—Advances 3D Web Visualization
Tech Soft 3D released HOOPS Communicator 2017 software development toolkit (SDK), a simple yet powerful toolkit for advanced 3D web visualization that allows users to connect 3D data to vital business intelligence.
GRAPHISOFT’s ARCHICAD 20 Wins Digital Building Transition Award in France
GRAPHISOFT takes home top honors in French building industry awards program.
iOS-First Floor Plan Survey Software, OrthoGraph I, Wins ‘Best New Version of the Year’ Award
OrthoGraph I garners new award from Best of Biz international awards program.
AU 2016: Luxions Releases New Plugins for Autodesk Products
Leading real-time raytracing developer has released new KeyShot plugins for Autodesk Fusion 360, Revit 2017, 3ds Max 2017, and Maya 2017.
Vectorworks Inc. Partners with California AIA on BIM Member Value Program
The program answers an overwhelming demand from emerging and start-up architecture firms for access to and assistance with migrating to a BIM workflow.
GRAPHISOFT North America Announces ARCHICAD Student Certification
GRAPHISOFT®, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) architectural software developer, has announced the development of an online ARCHICAD certification test.