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News: AECO

Introducing Monograph—New Office Management Software for Architects and Engineers

A new SaaS tool aimed at project management for architects and engineers has arrived this year and offers clarity and an evolving list of cloud tool integrations.

ARCHICAD wins Germany's "Architect's Darling" Award—This Year's Gold Winner

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 Named 'One to Watch Company' at Construction Computing Awards

Vectorworks Architect and training also recognized at the annual ceremony.

AutoCAD 2019 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2019—Announced and Shipping
Autodesk and Unity's New Partnership—Announcement and Notes
Autodesk To Acquire SaaS Construction Industry Darling 'PlanGrid'—What It Can Mean
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Redshift is the world's first fully GPU-accelerated, biased renderer.

News: MCAD

AutoCAD 2019 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2019—Announced and Shipping

Autodesk announces new AutoCAD 2019 version product line for Apple’s macOS platform.

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.

Mac CAD/3D Tidbits: Vectorworks, IrisVR and BricsCAD News

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.

Web-based SimScale Releases Major New UI and UX Cloud Experience
Graebert Announces AWS Industrial Software Competency Achievement
Autodesk's AutoCAD Web App—Named Finalist in User Experience by Fast Company
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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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Autodesk has previewed its next-generation cloud-based collaboration and common data environment...

News: Visualization

macOS Platform Gains New Stunning VR 3D Software—Introducing eyecad VR

New award-winning Italian software startup has eye-catching VR 3D software platform on both Windows and Mac.

What's In Epic's New Game Engine—Beyond Autodesk Revit Support

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.

Chaos Group Doubling Down on Rendering Solutions for Maxon Cinema 4D

Cinema 4D users will gain two new renderers from Chaos Group—adding V-Ray and Corona Renderer.

What's New in Abvent's Artlantis 2019
Chaos Group Releases New V-Ray for Epic's Unreal
Chaos Group Launches V-Ray Next for Maya on Mac, Windows and Linux
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News: Animation & VFX

MAXON's Next Generation Cinema 4D Release 20 Available Immediately

In one of the biggest releases in its history, the next-generation Cinema 4D R20 delivers powerful new volume-based modeling, easier import of CAD files, and transformative motion graphics toolsets.

Maxon Releases New CINEMA 4D Release 20

New features in Maxon’s popular 3D professional tool for modeling, rendering, and animation include importation of manufacturing CAD data assets.

V-Ray Days SIGGRAPH—Summoning Thanos for a VFX Breakdown

Chaos Group has its V-Days Events for this year’s SIGGRAPH. The lineup is tremendous and includes information from many of Hollywood’s recent hit films.

3D/CAD Tidbits: Bluebeam Extreme and Maxon Women in Motion Graphics News
AMD Intros new macOS versions of Radeon ProRender—Plugins for Maya and Blender
Mac 3D News: Germany's Cheetah 3D Reachers Version 7.2
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News: Apple

The New "Modular" Mac Pro—Possible Sneak Peek at Apple Event Coming Up

The much anticipated and even more desired modular Mac Pro may be shown in a sneak peek mode at an event that is likely about the next iPad Pro and new Apple Pencil—all aimed at the creative Apple user.

Epson Continues Expansion of SureColor T-Series Printers—Ideal for AEC Industry

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.

What Matters—Vulkan Graphics API is World's First with Formal Memory Model

Vulkan becomes world’s first graphics application programming interface (API) to support a formal memory model for optimization progressive performance in parallel processing on GPUs.

Epson Now Shipping SureColor T3170 and T5170 Printers for AEC Market
Khronos Group Releases Final NNEF 1.0 Standard For Deployment of Trained Neural Networks
Apple Moving Away From OpenGL—What Is The Answer for Developers Now?
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Industry Commentary and Analysis

Number of Architects in United States Rising—Says NCARB Data

Against the backdrop of a booming economy, the United States has seen an increase in the number of architects in the country and its territories. And architects are growing in the largest economy in the world, at a faster rate than the general US population.

Here Come The Game Engines—Open Beta of Unreal Studio Announced for Pro App Market

Game engines are on the cusp of a major invasion of the professional apps market—with leading 3D professional tools now looking at Unreal integrations.

Bricsys Ships All New BricsCAD V18.2—New Core Features Advance BIM and Sheet Metal Design

BricsCAD advances to version 18.2 and adds dozens of new features—a powerful point dot upgrade from the emerging BIM software provide.

AU2018: Autodesk's Forge—Accomplishments and Future
Graebert Releases SP3 for ARES Commander 2017—Supports DWG 2018 Format
AIA 2017: Germany's Nemetschek Group Brands Big at AIA Conference in Orlando
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