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The latest version of Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac offers designers and architects access to the few remaining big CAD and design applications not yet available on OS X, while offering far more in multi-VMs support for legacy, Linux, Xbox and more…
Vectorworks is holding a webinar 16 August 2016 on rendering for success.
Autodesk announces updates to VR and gaming toolsets for game developers and more…in Maya and Stingray.
Mac CAD and 3D News: Today we have tidbit news items on Strata 3D, MCAD darling Onshape and Vectorworks energy modeling AIA learning session featuring Energos.
JOM Architekten is the Foundation Award 2016 winner.
Graphisoft now shipping ArchiCAD 20 globally in the first 6 of 28 global regional versions.
Vectorworks, Inc., a global BIM software developer has announced a series of new credit worthy webinars.
Free update brings leading 3D material creator to professional VFX artists; fast exportation to the Unity Game Engine.
Build Earth Live and Vectorworks Announce Dubai Future Foundation and Sponsorship of Hyperloop BIM Competition
Build Earth Live dates have changed to September 26 – 28, 2016. Winning teams in the Build Earth Live Hyperloop BIM Competition for Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority will be offered an opportunity to win work with the government on the future project delivery process.
Maxon of Germany turns 30 years old tomorrow and is celebrating by offering a big discount for 24 hours only on their products like Cinema 4D.
Matt Panzer, developer of CameraMatch plugin for Vectorworks, joins company in acquisition of this technology and programs.
Global design software maker, Vectorworks Inc., has announced their sponsorship of Build Earth Live, the upcoming 48-hour global design competition.
Earn 1 AIA LU per episode while learning about the modernist and post-modern eras. Two new webinars continue in Architecture Education Series scheduled for 5 April and 10 May.
Undergraduate and graduate architecture students are invited to enter an exciting competition co-aligned with the AIA National Convention in Philadelphia in May 2016.
Exhibitor highlights: New Virtual Reality (VR) plugin for Cinema 4D to be shown at Game Developers Conference…and more integrations with leading game engines.
Global CAD software developer IMSI/Design has announced a new plugin toolset for TurboCAD Mac product line.
Building designers will now be able to make their models BIM-informed visualizations with complete real-time interactivity directly from Revit to 3ds Max workflows.
Serving as an excellent adjunct product to ConceptDraw PRO, Diagram Viewer gives users an extra degree of flexibility when working and viewing business graphics and diagramming images. Diagram Viewer for iPad makes for a great viewing tool of content graphic for people who work with either ConceptDraw PRO v10 or Visio 2013 formats.
Fisher Unitech will now be offering the popular Makerbot 3D printer line to their customers, expanding offerings and widening their customer profile.
LightWave Group is offering a competitive cross-grade offer for LightWave 2015. Users of a wide-range of 2D/3D software can take advantage of this promotion.
A Complete Mapping Solution for under $1,000 per seat. BricsCad now supports industry-leading mapping software from TCI.
Autodesk recently updated Fusion 360 with many new features, introduced at Solid 2015 Confab.
OrthoGraph Survey System, the professional building surveying application became available in 3 different versions in the AppStore. The apps have been created to fit the different needs of potential users, allowing everyone to find their own appropriate solution.
SmithMicro Software introduces all new Anime Studio Pro 11 with powerful new professional animation features for anime action. Improved Adobe Photoshop integration, frame-by-frame animation options and layer referencing are key big new features.
Architosh announces its 2015 AIA National BEST of SHOW honors for the national convention and expo in Atlanta, Georgia. The awards highlight and draw attention to software and hardware technologies of note exhibited on the show floor.
In this report we take a preview look at the list of software and technology companies in attendance at AIA Atlanta.
Architosh will cover the 2015 AIA National Convention and Exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia, next week. President Bill Clinton will be the show’s keynote speaker.
Unity 5 is a leading game development engine, and it also a tool that DCC (digital content creation) professionals rely on more and more often. Whether you are just starting out in game design or are interested in what games engines offer DCC pros, you can jump on into this tutorial at Unity 5.
e-on software has its full 2015 product line of Digital Nature scenery creation and editing tools now available and shipping.
KUBUS releases BIMcollab BCF Manager or Navisworks, bringing BCF 2.0 round-trip workflows between Autodesk Navisworks and leading BIM authoring platforms ArchiCAD and Revit.
Expert trainer Jonathan Pickup has updated his guidebooks for Vectorworks 2015. Now in their 7th editions his latest updates bring content up-to-date with version 2015 and focus on building BIM workflows.
FileMaker Inc. announces they have surpassed 1.5 million downloads of FileMaker Go for iOS (iPad and iPhone) on the Apple iTunes App Store.
Strata releases new upgrade to 3D modeling and animation software for Mac—now 64 bit and a whole lot more.
Vectorworks Design Scholarship now in its second year kicks off—students can win up to $10,000 USD.
COFES 2015 kicks off today the three day congress on the future of engineering software is a big think-tank event for ISVs and key stakeholders in the CAD industries.
COFES 2015 takes place this week and the CAD Society will honor award winners in three separate categories.
HP unveils new PageWide line of large-format production color and monochrome printers and multifunction printers.
Hungarian-based OrthoGraph, introduces version 10.0 of its namesake mobile app for creating building surveys on an iPad device. OrthoGraph is a time-efficient tool for generating CAD data in the field useful to the BIM process through its support for IFC export.
solidThinking Evolve 2015 ships—offers ultimate Hybrid Modeling and rendering for industrial designers
Evolve 2015 is out and an upcoming webinar series will show you how to work with all the new features, including the new PolyNURBS toolset plus new rendering engine evoRender.
France’s Abvent releases new Artlantis 6 Render and Artlantis 6 Studio applications for 3D visualization for architects on Mac and Windows platforms.
Graebert expands cooperation with Dassault Systemes SolidWorks on Plugin for DraftSight Distribution
Germany’s Graebert continues marketing and technical collaboration with Dassault Systemes’ Solidworks on DraftSight development and plugins as it continues to grow as the 2nd largest CAD user base in the world.
A popular network rendering controller for Lightwave 3D, Maya, Modo, Messiah Studio, 3DS Max, XSI, Digital Fusion, After Effects, Cinema 4D, Blender and many others—has been updated with new features including support for a Mac OS X Controller!
Updated tutorial guidebook by Kevin Lee Allen covers all the latest tools, rendering styles and more in this popular instructional tool for scenic designers using Vectorworks Spotlight.
Nemetschek Vectorworks Service Pack 3 adds two big new BIM interoperability standards plus key improvements to the rest of the software.
Mac CAD/3D Tidbits include the news of a Mac version of V-ray for Modo, plus news of Vectorworks training coming to NYC in April.
IMSI/Design, a pioneer in mobile solutions for engineering and construction, this week has announced TurboSite Pro v4.1, TurboSite Plus v4.1 and TurboSite Standard v4.1, the award-winning app series for mobile field reporting.
Nvidia’s GPU conference is happening this week and GPU related companies have been making interesting announcements. For its part, OTOY, a world-leader in GPU rendering tech, has unveiled a slew of major announcements and product updates for 2015.
OTOY unveils new updated OctaneRender Cloud, based on new OctaneRender 3 GPU rendering technology. The company announced these updates this week at the Nvidia GPU Conference.
This latest event by Nemetschek Vectorworks brings the business of creativity front and center—with three leading architects sharing insight and analysis within a paneled discussion framework.
HDR | Rice Daubney has won five prestigious global healthcare design awards for the Chris O’Brien ‘Lifehouse Centre’
Bogdan & Broeck’s Leo van Broeck and McGregor Coxall’s Adrian McGregor to Keynote Vectorworks Design Summit in Philadelphia
Nemetschek Vectorworks has big plans this spring in Philadelphia with a planned Vectorworks Design Summit for its users worldwide. The global leader in CAD and BIM will also have an Expo Hall with related products from vendors such as MAXON of Germany with its CINEMA 4D and Bluebeam for example.
Lightworks, a world leading rendering software technology kit provider, signs agreement with Germany’s Siemens PLM Software, the makers of the famous NX MCAD software.
The deadline for submission of art and animations to the 2015 SIGGRAPH show in Los Angeles is coming up, variously, depending on type of submission. Artists are encouraged to submit.
The next-generation 3D texture and compositing tool adds node processing and transfer bake among other major features as it advances the state of the art in dedicated professional texture tools.
Jonathan Pickup and Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc., release all new Essentials Tutorial Guide for Vectorworks
Our Mac CAD and 3D news tidbits today focus on products for sale, new and discounted new products available for CAD and 3D professionals, including TurboCAD Mac Deluxe 8, modo, formZ, et cetera.
For the first time ever ArchiCAD Masters from around the world meet online to share their knowledge and passion for Graphisoft’s leading BIM tool ArchiCAD.
Nemetschek Vectorworks Gives Away Conference Passes and Hotel Stays to Students and Emerging Professionals
Winners Can Attend PLANET Student Career Days, USITT’s Annual Conference & Stage Expo or LAbash2015 for Free.
Our news tidbits today include industry news mostly in Architecture, with the BD WA 100 index for 2015 now available, a focus on the work being done at Greyscalegorilla plus some interesting architectural industry news items.
GRAPHISOFT is sponsoring the Washington, DC exhibition of Denmark, based architecture firm BIG, one of its most celebrated customers.