Posts by Ildiko Robledo
Renga BIM System from Renga Software was announced this summer and offers a new alternative to BIM solutions.
Vectorworks Architect 2019 competing in Design Tools—Apps and Digital Tools category before voting closes on July 5.
Vectorworks Landmark delivers a BIM workflow specific to landscape architecture and design.
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.
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, Inc., wins multiple new awards including “One to Watch,” “Best BIM Software Developer” and “Leading Providers of BIM & CAD Design Software.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 is a powerful Virtual Reality-based collaboration platform, transporting 3D models from Revit and Rhino to VR.
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.
SCIA announces winners of its 2017 user contests for structural and civil engineers.
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 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.
Designed by gaming industry veterans to teach game development, “Swords and Shovels” is free to download now.
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.
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.
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 takes home top honors in French building industry awards program.
OrthoGraph I garners new award from Best of Biz international awards program.
Leading real-time raytracing developer has released new KeyShot plugins for Autodesk Fusion 360, Revit 2017, 3ds Max 2017, and Maya 2017.
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®, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) architectural software developer, has announced the development of an online ARCHICAD certification test.
The joint collaboration between Graebert and CST is for the distribution of ARES CAD software in Japan. The steady growth and new ambitions calls for a 50-50 joint-venture to be named “Graebert Japan”.
ARES Kudo’s ambition is to bring a full browser-based CAD solution to read, create and annotate DWG drawings in the Cloud and be able to work and access files from any computer.
ARES® Touch is a professional application designed to read, create, modify or annotate technical drawings in the popular DWG format on iPad and iPhone, available from the iOS Store in Japan at the end of October and the rest of the world by the end of November.
With the upcoming release of the iOS® version of ARES™ Touch in November 2016 and the follow-on release of ARES Kudo™ in the following months, Graebert™ GmbH announced today that its ARES CAD software will be the first to offer a “trinity” of DWG-based CAD solutions covering the three major platforms: ARES Commander (Windows, Mac and Linux), ARES Touch (Android and iOS) and the upcoming ARES Kudo (Cloud), as an all-inclusive and cost-effective subscription for DWG-editing.
New attendance record, conference features and robust programming were highlights of this year’s growing CAMX expo and conference focused on the advanced materials industry.
Company to showcase powerful new features like Voronoi Fracturing, Interactive Knife Tools and Substance Engine Connectivity at IBC 2016, Amsterdam.
Two Nemetschek Group BIM companies will host inaugural Concrete Buildings and BIM Workshop to advanced BIM in the concrete delivery process.
The planned collaboration with Autodesk is strategically collaborated with Foundry Group, enabling them to meet growing customer demand worldwide.
Service Pack 2 of ARES Commander for Desktop OS platforms is also available as Graebert rolls out updates to its CAD product lines.
With the release of KeyShot 5, Luxion continues to simplify the product development process, from concept design to sales and marketing. The exclusive partnership that brings Sorensen Leather to KeyShot Cloud allows users now to have direct access to Sorensen Leather materials via KeyShot Cloud.
Apple’s Macs may be missing the VR party in early 2016, but pro VR software developer, irisVR, whose award-winning tech has already garnered much attention (and funding..), has interesting observations about VR and Apple.
With the launch of Onshape App Store, users of KeyShot and Onshape now have a seamless connection between the two applications.
The January 9 2016 event to enrich the abilities of attendees involved in the application of stage, architectural and entertainment lighting design.
SCIA, a global leader in structural design software and member of the Nemetschek Group, has appointed Mrs. Hilde Sevens to their board of directors as chief executive officer, effective 1 December 2015.
One of the world’s elite architectural firms signs Lumion Contract to bring high-quality rendering and animation to every architect and designer seat.
Autodesk Maya users can create their designs faster and more easily than ever, thanks to their new Iray plug-in for the popular software.
SIGGRAPH 2016 will present the highest caliber of scientific innovations, technical skills and artistic talents. Five days of research results, demos, educational sessions, art screenings and hands-on interactivity featuring the community’s latest technical achievements, and three days of commercial exhibits displaying the industry’s current hardware, software and services.
OrthoGraph has released its professional building survey applications on Android platform.
For years, desktop-installed CAD users have not had one central place to find and buy apps, they needed to search multiple application vendor websites to find compatible products. Twenty-four partner companies endorse the Onshape vision to take CAD apps a giant step closer to the Apple App Store®/Google Play™ experience.
If you have an addiction, satisfy it with Tableau Mobile for iPhone and check out favorite vizzes from anywhere.
The best practices for creating production VR projects outlined with the help of contributors from Legend3D and The World building Institute.
Zebra Imaging has released 3D Hologram Creator, a new plugin for Autodesk Revit. Now the process of turning an architectural, engineering or construction design into a stunning 3D hologram is simple. A whole new world.
Vectorworks, Inc. launches Spanish and Portuguese versions of its 2016 line of 2D/3D CAD/BIM Authoring Design Software
The new release is part of a worldwide rollout, the Spanish and Portuguese versions join additional language releases that took place over the past few months in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian and Norwegian.
The strategic goal of the partnership is to bring their combined holistic full life cycle building management experience to the industry. Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD will be at the heart of the BIM partnership.
NVIDIA Iray is mainly for designers and visual effects artists working with 3D content who require predictable photo-realistic imagery by stimulating the physical behavior of light and materials.
High-performance rendering now integrated into one of architecture’s leading design platforms with free download available now.
CL3VER 3.3 will be presented in Las Vegas at Autodesk University 2015. At the event, CL3VER and partners ArchVision, Chaos Group and irisVR will also showcase a streamlined architectural visualization pipeline in a dedicated section of the show floor.
ARCHICAD 19 has won the prestigious “BIM Product of the Year” award at the tenth annual Construction Computing Magazine Awards in the United Kingdom. This is the fifth year in a row that ARCHICAD has been honored with the top BIM product award. In addition, GRAPHISOFT took home the award for “Company of the Year”.
HP Inc. Reinvents Large-Format Printing with the Industry’s Most Compact and Affordable Integrated MFP
Expanded DesignJet portfolio simplifies how architecture, engineering and construction professionals print, scan and copy from the office to the construction site. These devices reinvent how AEC and GIS firms collaborate from the office to the construction site, offering workgroups streamlined workflow and enhanced productivity while reducing costs.
GRAPHISOFT Hosts Live Online Webinar: Energizing Heritage Conservation with ARCHICAD Point Clouds and BIM
The live, online webinar on December 8, 2015 is about a revolutionary use of ARCHICAD to support an important preservation project.
The latest release includes key enhancements to create a more “Mac-native” environment for users, including a specialized Mac interface and Mac-specific features. Additionally, Mac AutoCAD users have even greater support in mixed-platform environments with a host of new features.
Digital artists create hyper-realistic 3D effects faster and easier with Smith Micro’s new Poser Pro 11
Streamlined workflow and powerful new rendering engine make Poser Pro 11 design and animation software a “content creator’s dream”
Mac and iOS CAD and 3D News: Today’s tidbits takes a look at PunchPro’s offer of free usage for six months and finds out the added benefits of Visidraft being rebranded as “Pair”.
OrthoGraph Survey System, which already runs on Apple’s popular iOS platform, will now support Android starting in early November.
GRAPHISOFT Brazil Client MCA Architecture is ‘Grande Prêmio de Arquitetura Corporativa’ Grand Prize Winner
The Grande Prêmio de Arquitetura Corporativa is the largest and most creative architecture prize in Latin America; it is the only prize that rewards the end customer along with the architectural firm, thus recognizing those who invest in quality architecture.