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News: AECO

GRAPHISOFT empowers 400 Forward's Mission—New Technology Partner

400 Forward gains mission support by Nemetschek Group company GRAPHISOFT North America, aiding young black women who aspire to be architects.

The Wild Acquires IrisVR Prospect—Unifies Top VR-AR Tools

The Wild has acquired the award-winning IrisVR Prospect VR solution for AEC and related industry professionals, merging into one company.

Autodesk Launches Tandem 'Digital Twin' AEC Platform

Autodesk launches Tandem and enters the Digital Twins platform market to help building owners gain lifecycle efficiencies in AEC.

TestFit Doubles Customer Base in Challenging Housing Market
Epson and Spinar America Partner on Epson Moverio AR Smart Glasses
ViewAQC for Revit used by 6 of 12 ENR Top 500 Design Firms
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The Civil and the AEC worlds don’t support the same common model formats.

News: MCAD

Tech Soft 3D Intros 2021 HOOPS SDKs — Apple M1 Chip Support

Tech Soft 3D announces new HOOPS 2021 product line with better technologies for BIM models, large assembly models, streaming technology, plus beta support for Apple Silicon transition.

Corel of Canada Announces new CorelCAD 2021

The new CorelCAD 2021 just announced offers enhanced professional 2D/3D CAD features within a native (.dwg) file format, M1 chip support on macOS, and the latest AutoCAD file compatibility.

3D News: Rhinoceros 7 for Mac and Windows—Now Shipping

Rhino 7 is now shipping worldwide and McNeel’s latest advanced 3D modeling and Grasshopper computational design platform offers the largest upgrade feature set in the history of the app.

Siemens Expands Convergent Modeling—New Parasolid v33.0
The ODA Releases Support for Apple Silicon Macs
Award-winning iOS App Shapr3D—Coming to Apple Silicon Macs
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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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One great one not mentioned yet is the graphics performance improvements for 2D view.

News: Visualization

The Wild Acquires IrisVR Prospect—Unifies Top VR-AR Tools

The Wild has acquired the award-winning IrisVR Prospect VR solution for AEC and related industry professionals, merging into one company.

3D News: Maxon Grows in Japan — Acquisition and New Japan Office

Building stronger relationships and direct support will aid expansion for Maxon Japan as the company acquires its distributor headquartered in Tokyo.

3D News: Theia BigRoom VR Garners Epic MegaGrant

Theia Interactive’s BigRoom VR technology wins Epic MegaGrant—advances body of Unreal Engine tools for VR collaboration in design fields.

Khronos Group and LunarG—Vulkan SDK Ported to Apple Platforms
VR News: The Wild Launches New 'Tours' Feature
Theia Interactive Taps 3D Veteran Nimrod Friedmann
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News: Animation & VFX

Epic announces new Unreal Engine tool—MetaHuman Creator

Epic has created MetaHuman Creator a new app for crafting life-like real-time animatable digital humans for Unreal Engine tools.

3D News: Maxon Grows in Japan — Acquisition and New Japan Office

Building stronger relationships and direct support will aid expansion for Maxon Japan as the company acquires its distributor headquartered in Tokyo.

3D News: Autodesk Maya 2020.4 Marks New Chapter for Bifrost

Maya 2020.4 features major new Bifrost updates to the popular 3D content creation program from Autodesk, empowering visual artists working across a multitude of 3D arts fields and industries.

Maxon Receives $200,000 Epic MegaGrant by Epic Games
Maxon Announces Cinema 4D Release 23
Chaos Group releases V-Ray 5 for 3ds Max
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News: Apple

Architosh publishes M1 Mac mini vs iMac Pro Shootout

M1 based Mac computers offer stunning performance compared to Intel based Mac and Windows computers. Our testing reveals details.

Khronos Group and LunarG—Vulkan SDK Ported to Apple Platforms

Vulkan on Apple macOS is moving closer as Khronos and LunarG port Vulkan SDK to macOS platform to accelerate Vulkan Portability Initiative.

Apple's future Mac Pro with Apple Silicon to sport 32-cores

Apple plans for next round of Apple Silicon (Mac chips) revealed in several Bloomberg reports today—up to 32-core Mac chip in Mac Pro.

SimpleMachines, Inc. debuts Mozart AI Chip—Disrupts AI Chip Landscape
The ODA Releases Support for Apple Silicon Macs
AU20: Epson adds new SureColor T-Series Plotters to Lineup
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