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News: AECO

GRAPHISOFT Debuts ARCHICAD 22 at AIA National Conference

GRAPHISOFT Debuts ARCHICAD 22 at AIA National for North American architects.

AIA2018: Autodesk to Introduce BIM 360 Design at AIA 2018

Autodesk will demonstrate the power of cloud-connected design through its BIM 360 platform as it advances BIM 360 Design at AIA 2018 next week.

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.

Famed Architect Antoine Predock to Keynote Vectorworks Design Summit 2018
NXT BLD (Next Build) London Conference—Live Feeds Available for Sign-Up
SCIA Announces SCIA Engineer 18—Structural Analysis and Design Software
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export your final dimensioned results directly into BIM applications via IFC export.

News: MCAD

MCAD—Onshape Announces Onshape Enterprise

Onshape adds powerful and industry-first features to Onshape Enterprise. Enterprise integrations and real-time, unprecedented visibility top of the agenda in this offering.

SolidWorks Veteran Joins SimScale—Cloud Native Simulation Engineering App Team Gains Leader

SimScale is an industry leader in cloud-native engineering simulation technology, based in Germany but now possibly growing in the Boston region with a key new executive added to the team.

Autodesk Releases Update to AutoCAD for Mac—New in Version 2018.1

Autodesk updates the macOS version of AutoCAD to version 2018.1.

Rival Gains Autodesk AutoCAD Veteran—Heidi Hewett Joins Bricsys
Autodesk Intros AutoCAD 2019—New Industry Toolsets, Flexible Licensing and new Web Version
CorelCAD Mobile Now Available for Apple iOS Platform
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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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We are introducing HighDesign as the alternative CAD solution because it brings its own approach to the design process and workflow.

News: Visualization

Chaos Group Launches V-Ray Next for Autodesk 3ds Max

Chaos Group introduces V-Ray Next for 3ds Max. New rendering engine features powerful acceleration plus smart intelligent scene technology and new Adaptive Dome Lighting.

Mac legend formZ has gained a new rendering engine—Academy Award-winning V-Ray

AutoDesSys gains Academy Award-winning rendering technology in new V-Ray for formZ. Now one of the world’s leading intuitive 3D modeling programs offers its users the very best in photo-realistic rendering output.

Vectorworks Partners with Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas—Growing Next-Gen Designers
Abvent Releases Artlantis 7—Intros New 'Twinlinker'
Event: How Perkins + Will Operationalize VR and Increase Efficiency
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News: Animation & VFX

3D/CAD Tidbits: Bluebeam Extreme and Maxon Women in Motion Graphics News

An interesting discussion about gender in motion graphics unfolds in our post in the video included below from a panel sponsored by Maxon the makers of CINEMA 4D. We also have a story about the very popular Bluebeam Extreme Conference in the AEC industry.

AMD Intros new macOS versions of Radeon ProRender—Plugins for Maya and Blender

AMD releases significant new rendering technology for the Apple Mac platform—with final release of Radeon ProRender for macOS utilizing support for Apple’s Metal 2 technology and qualified hardware.

Mac 3D News: Germany's Cheetah 3D Reachers Version 7.2

Cheetah3D now incorporates Apple’s AVFramework for superior time-media handling like the export of animations.

Autodesk Hosting 'Design Night: Imaginary Worlds' at The Autodesk Gallery
Territory Studio—Cinema 4D Powers Screen Visuals in 'Blade Runner 2049'
e-on Software Partners with Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood
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News: Apple

Infographic—The Future of VR (virtual reality) by 2025

A web agency has put together a researched infographic on the future of VR. We dig into the details and the findings and unpack a few of them in our analysis.

Gaming Specialist Razer—Launches Mac Compatible Core X eGPU

Gaming hardware specialist Razer has a new eGPU for the Mac audience in the new Core X.

Apple CPU Moves for Macs—Will Offer Enhanced Security, Says Cybersecurity Expert

The present age offers increasing threats to data and individual privacy. If Apple moves away from Intel on its Macs, future Macs can offer a much more secure enclave for users.

GTC—A Quick Trip to Apple's Campus [Gallery Pics]
Apple Leaving Intel on Macs by 2020—Impact on New Mac Pro
Where Does the Mac Fit in Autodesk's new One AutoCAD Strategy
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Industry Commentary and Analysis

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.

Facebook's VC Backs new Doxel—AI and Computer Vision to Disrupt Construction Industry

Andreessen Horowitz leads investment in Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence disruptor, Doxel, of Palo Alto.

A Unified Graphics Future—How The Khronos Group Intends To Get Us There (Part 2)

Neil Trevett, President of The Khronos Group, talks to Architosh in this two-part series about OpenGL and the future of graphics standards.

Gaming Specialist Razer—Launches Mac Compatible Core X eGPU
Prospect 1.4 by irisVR Now Launched—New Scale Model Mode and More
Just An Emoji Gimmick?—CAD Developers Weigh In On Apple's Touch Bar
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