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Autodesk is reducing the complexity needed for stakeholders to virtually experience buildings prior to their designs being finalized or built.

News: MCAD

Vectorworks, Inc. Announces Availability of ConnectCAD 2020 for Entertainment Market

Signal flow technology is part of Vectorworks 2020 Service Pack 2 release on display at LDI booth 1131.

Graebert Announces Updates to ARES Native DWG CAD Product Line

Berlin, Germany-based Graebert, has announced major updates to its ARES CAD software technologies at its annual conference held there this month. Here is a brief summary of the big news.

Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle Brings Industrial Power to the Office

Manage 3D print materials and air quality with one unique production solution.

Ultimaker Expands S-line Product Family with new Ultimaker S3
Autodesk and VW Pair on Rebuilt Retro VW Bus using Generative Design
C3D Labs Unveils B-Shaper for AEC and BIM Developers
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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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Sefaira's award-winning software solutions work with many industry-leading CAD, BIM and 3D tools

News: Visualization

Event News: RTC 2020—Inaugural RealTime Conference to Launch in April

Created by veterans from FMX, Weta, DreamWorks, THX, Dassault Systèmes, TellTale Games, the new Real Time Conference promises to put the right focus on how industries are changing due to real-time tech.

Khronos Group Releases Vulkan 1.2—Graphics API Takes Off

Vulkan 1.2 integrates 23 proven extensions into the core Vulkan API—propels low-level graphics API standard further and with very wide industry adoption and support.

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.

Varjo's XR-1 Developer Edition—Looking at Industrial-Grade XR Device
New FLW Fallingwater Twinmotion Tutorials Available
Chaos Group Releases V-Ray Next for Revit
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News: Animation & VFX

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

Nemetschek Group strengthens its market position in the growing Media & Entertainment software division.

Autodesk Packs Artist-Driven Features into Maya 2020 Release

New animation, rendering, effects, modeling and rigging advancements empower 3D artists across the production pipeline.

Project Lavina—Chaos Group's the Future of Real-Time Ray Tracing
Autodesk Unleashes New Autodesk 3ds Max 2020
Animation News: How Cinesite and Substance Recreated a Legendary Medieval City for Liongate's 'Robin Hood'
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Editor's Picks

News: Apple

Recaping the Latest News—Apple's New Mac Pro, Metal 2 and NVIDIA

Apple and NVIDIA are not coming back together anytime soon. So Mac pros need to forget about RTX and CUDA and look forward to a future of Mac Pro apps optimized around Metal 2 and its successors powered by AMD high-end GPUs inside of highly customized and optimized workstation hardware from Apple in new Mac Pros. The good news is: the key developers appear all in.

Khronos Group Releases new NNEF Converters, Extensions and Model Zoo

This month Khronos Group Releases New Open Standards for Neural Networks.

New Job Post—Portends Apple is Serious About 3D Industries with Mac Pro

Apple has a new warhorse to go battle in the 3D market with, but SIGGRAPH discontent for the machine was squarely aimed at the lack of NVIDIA GPUs. Despite this, new job posts at Apple clearly indicate renewed commitment and interest in the media & entertainment software market for which the new Mac Pro should make an ideal entrant.

Autodesk Announces AutoCAD 2020 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2020 for Mac
The New Mac Pro Has Arrived—with Pro Display XDR
GDC: Unity Technologies Launches Unity 2019.1 at Game DevCon
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Industry Commentary and Analysis

Vectorworks Inc. Earns 12 Nominations in 2019 Construction Computing Awards

Voting poll closes November 1st for 14th Annual Construction Computing Awards where Vectorworks is up for 12 nominations.

2018 Vectorworks Design Summit—Registration Opens

Sunny Arizona will be the site of the annual Vectorworks Design Summit this year. The resort will offer attendees an inducement to make a little fall vacation out of it or bring their family along. While the venue type changes the focus is on a powerful educational experience for their users.

Lumion 10 Stuns with New Features—New Versions Available Now

Lumion 10 is now out and available and is packing great new features for visualization pros in the architectural market.

Vectorworks Partners with Bluebeam—Studio Now Syncs with Vectorworks Cloud Platform
WebGL 2.0—Why It's the Path to Stable Open Standards-based 3D Web Graphics
Bentley Systems' OpenSite Designer Now Available
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