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News: AECO

Unity Reflect Navisworks

Unity Reflect adds Navisworks integration, BIM coordination

Unity announces Unity Reflect with Navisworks support, among other features.

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.

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"
Bentley System's "Year in Infrastructure 2020 Conference" is going digital!
Trimble Connect Collaboration Platform Hits 10 Million User Milestone
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Needing extra rendering power quickly isn’t new, and it isn’t going away,” said Richard Lewis, CEO of PipelineFX.

News: MCAD

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.

CAD News: IMSI Design Releases New DesignCAD 2020—New SketchUp 2020 Support

New DesignCAD 2020 product line features new SketchUp 2020 and AutoCAD 2020 compatibility among several other important improvements.

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.

CAD News: IMSI Design's New TurboCAD 2020—New Features
BOXX Intros 'BOXX Cloud Services' (BCS) Virtual Cloud Workstations
Graebert's COVID-19 Response—Free ARES Kudo Till End of May
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News: CAID

McNeel Ships New Rhino 6—Grasshopper Now Built-In

The long-awaited Rhino 6 with integrated Grasshopper is now shipping worldwide. New flexible cloud licensing make using Rhino 6 wherever you are easy.

Luxion Announces KeyShot for SOLIDWORKS

Luxion advances KeyShot for SOLIDWORKS add-in software to accelerate product design and engineering workflows.

Altair IPO—Engineering Software Company Soars on Debut

While not ruling out using proceeds for acquisitions, Altair Engineering—parent company of solidThinking, Inc.—says successful IPO will allow it to pay off debt.

solidThinking Brings Generative Design to the Cloud
ToolTalk—The New solidThinking Inspire 2017.2
Unveiled—Autodesk Generative Design Brings Power of Machine Intelligence to Manufacturing
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Before we entered the CAD market we learned that 15-20 percent of all CorelDRAW users were concerned about CAD.

News: Visualization

XR-based digital twin of Tampa built by IMERZA using Unreal Engine

IMERZA has created a world-first XR-based digital twin for Tampa’s Water Street development, leveraging Unreal Engine at its core.

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.

Autodesk Issues Call for AU Proposals
ODA releases Open IFC Viewer for Mac and Windows
Vectorworks, Inc., MA Lighting and Robe lighting Announce DIN SPEC 15800 Recognition for GDTF
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News: Animation & VFX

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.

Maxon Introduces 'Moves by Maxon' AR App for Apple iOS Devices like iPhones

New AR app facilitates facial and body motion capture for Cinema 4D utilizing the Apple AR-Toolkit.

Blur and AMD Gen-3 Ryzen Threadripper Save Day on "Terminator: Dark Fate"

The mind-blowing processing power of AMD’s 3rd Generation Ryzen Threadripper helps Blur create insane effects on ‘Terminator Dark Fate’

The Nemetschek Group Strengthens Market Position in Media & Entertainment
Autodesk Packs Artist-Driven Features into Maya 2020 Release
Project Lavina—Chaos Group's the Future of Real-Time Ray Tracing
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News: Apple

ARM Mac

ARM Macs and CAD & 3D Apps — Apple Chip Readiness?

Which CAD and 3D apps look ready for the Apple chip? ARM Macs with the Apple chip will offer new advantages for Macs in the 3D and CAD markets.

Rosetta 2.0 for Apple's Intel-ARM Mac Transition?

Rosetta 2.0 may not be the name of Apple’s Intel – ARM binary translator but Apple has the experience to write a brilliant one.

The Future: Apple Moving to ARM-based Macs in 2021

Apple is poised to make the move to custom design processors for its Macs and will tap its elite experience in ARM-based chip design to empower Mac computers to go places it deems it cannot get to by sticking with Intel.

Khronos Group Releases OpenCL 3.0—Draws Wide Industry Support
ANIMAIONIC MAXIMUS Mac Graphics Project Launched
Recaping the Latest News—Apple's New Mac Pro, Metal 2 and NVIDIA
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Industry Commentary and Analysis

ARCHICAD Now Available Under Subscription Licenses in North America

New subscription licensing options for ARCHICAD in Canada and the US now available will empower firms with greater workflow and collaboration capabilities.

New Unity 2017.1 Game Engine—Now Available

World’s most popular game engine radically increases productivity and collaboration between artists, designers, and developers with powerful new visual tools.

Graebert Announces ARES for Enterprise—Modern DWG CAD for Large Organizations

A new product offering is aimed at organizations with 100 users or more and combines Graebert’s ARES Trinity of CAD software for Desktop, Mobile and Cloud with new enterprise deployment features.

A Fall-Time Vectorworks Design Summit—Depth Is The Difference in 2017
macOS Platform Gains New Stunning VR 3D Software—Introducing eyecad VR
The Future: Apple Moving to ARM-based Macs in 2021
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