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Lumion advances its KeyVR software solution with new capabilities in rendering glass and gem-like materials in virtual reality.
As the world builds the equivalent of an entire New York City every month, reducing the carbon emissions of materials is imperative.
Manage 3D print materials and air quality with one unique production solution.
GRAPHISOFT today announces the global rollout of ARCHICAD 23—the industry’s leading BIM software solution for architects.
Affordable and professional-grade 3D printer brings in-house production to any desktop.
Winners to be selected and announced in Singapore on 24 October at Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure 2019 Conference.
Autodesk announces finalists for 2019 AEC Excellence Awards.
This month Khronos Group Releases New Open Standards for Neural Networks.
Vectorworks Architect wins in the new Newsweek ‘Best Business Tools 2019’ awards program.
Bricsys will be showing its AI-infused BIM technology at the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) this coming September—DWG based architecture professionals encouraged by the company to come and learn about the future of DWG-based BIM technology.
Building on the momentum of product consolidation, new Autodesk integration instantly pushes critical preconstruction data from BuildingConnected to PlanGrid, saving time and reducing mistakes.
3D Commerce is becoming an official Khronos Working Group; group will work to help standardize 3D content for commerce online.
The Nemetschek Group has posted strong second-quarter earnings with revenue up 21 percent and high operating margins of 29 percent. The Group is on target for the fiscal year.
Final specifications by Khronos help usher in common standards for AR and VR industry ecosystem—simplifying hardware and software integrations for the benefit of all in the industry.
Autodesk collaborates with Volkswagen Group on generative design in electric showcase Microbus.
ODA DevCon 19 will be highlighting support for open and proprietary BIM formats.
The program launches with 14 resellers, bringing in-person demos and local support to more than 34 countries across Europe and North America.
GRAPHISOFT wins two top honors for ‘BEST of SHOW’ at AIA, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Company recognized as “BEST of SHOW” and “Ones to Watch”
Unreal materials support brings Academy-Award-winning raytracing technology to full use base; free content for current users.
ARCHICAD 23 will gain IFC4 Reference View 1.2 Export certification when it ships later this year.
An exciting speaker lineup for the 2019 NXT BLD Conference by AEC Magazine has been announced. The event focuses on emerging technologies in AEC—it looks into the near and far future.
Free CAD file viewer adds dynamic sections, measurements, and calculation features.
New Collection Brings 15 Original Ready-to-Use Materials, Including Two Free to Download; Substance Source Library Now Contains Nearly 1850 Assets.
Sixense Studios taps former HTC Vive Head for its software and content development for games and enterprise markets.
Leading academics, thought-leaders, and expert practitioners are among the international list of judges for this year’s AEC Excellence Awards 2019.
The latest release of ARCHICAD sets new benchmarks for BIM software responsiveness, improves interoperability and enhances modeling and Grasshopper connectivity features, among dozens of improvements.
OpenBuildings Station Designer uniquely integrates multidisciplinary design and simulation for rail and transit stations.
The latest version of IMSI Design’s popular TurboCAD line is now available, offering full compatibility with AutoCAD 2019 and over three dozen new changes and improvements including 2D architectural and MCAD related changes including those for 3D printing.
Unity 2019.1 includes more than 300 improvements including Lightweight Render Pipeline, Burst Compiler, and Shade Graph among others.
Substantial geometry and data advancements in latest IFC version.
2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship offers up to $10,000 prize in honor of the company’s founder and the chance to compete against undergraduate and graduate students from around the globe.
New release of Unreal Engine brings many new features, including real-time ray tracing rendering, faster performance and streamlined production for both game and enterprise users.
New release of Autodesk 3ds Max 2020 packs a punch with improved content creation and design visualization toolset.
The entertainment industry’s first open file format is now moving forward with enthusiasm and adoption by key participating manufacturers.
McNeel introduces the availability of Rhino 6 for Mac WIP—includes integrated Grasshopper application.
Arnold now brings artists the power and flexibility of CPU and GPU rendering in a single renderer.
Marking 30 years of innovation, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 extends its reach beyond Windows with an all-new, pro-powered suite for macOS and the new CorelDRAW web app.
Students can win up to $10,000 USD from a global design competition.
Autodesk updates Revit to 2019.2 and includes new connection features for BIM 360 Design platform as well as several sets of design-side features for all disciplines.
Open Design Alliance releases updated toolkit for building architectural design applications.
Autodesk closes acquisition of BuildingConnected in All Cash Deal.
Design software from Vectorworks has been honored in Allied Organizations category of inaugural award.
The AMD Radeon ProRender technology is a powerful next-generation ray tracer based on OpenCL. Maxon has tapped this technology to super-charge its Cinema 4D application.
Maya 2019 boasts new tools for enhanced and faster performance, improved working environment and high-quality previews for an improved artists pipeline.
Vectorworks’s CEO Joins Board for LIT Design Awards.
New visualization tool brings artist-friendly controls and affordable photorealism to the C4D community of artists and design professionals.
Eight regional student winners will be awarded Vectorworks Designer.
The two companies will be looking to create a Digital Marketplace for the Global Construction Industry.
Epic’s Unreal Engine version 4.21 is quite epic itself—massive new feature list and capabilities including those that touch on its new Unreal Studio and bring in CAD and BIM file formats.
In 2018 more than 2,100 architects voted for their favorite out of 6 architecture programs. ARCHICAD was rated highest in all the categories.
Vectorworks Architect and training also recognized at the annual ceremony.
Autodesk announces new AutoCAD 2019 version product line for Apple’s macOS platform.
Real-time immersion and interactive rendering are clearly heating up and Chaos’ new V-Ray for Unreal gives the leading game engine and visualization environment even more power for 3D artists across numerous industries.
We have CAD and 3D news tidbits in this post on Vectorworks Spotlight and Vision in South Africa, Bricsys 2018 Conference coming up on London and IrisVR’s latest coverage.
ARCHICAD 22 users gain new Solibri to ARCHICAD Link offering bi-directional BIM quality control workflows useful to design at every stage of the process.
Japan’s Seiko Epson Corporation and its Epson Group continue to introduce highly capable, multi-platform, and device compatible color printers for the design and engineering markets.
Autodesk announces finalists for the AEC Excellence Awards 2018.
LA-based visualization studio takes top honors in Interactive Category at 2018 CGArchitect Architecture 3D Awards Competition.