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News: AECO

Vectorworks 2024 Update 2 Now Available

New Update 2 for Vectorworks 2024 offers performance and feature improvements—including notable NVIDIA Omniverse and macOS Sonoma-related Redshift Rendering improvements.

Future of Architectural Visualization—Free Report

Chaos Future of Architectural Visualization report indicates that real-time rendering is now key to many architects’ workflows.

Matterport announces new CAD add-on

Matterport announces a new CAD file add-on to produce editable CAD drawings directly from Matterport digital twins.

Newforma details Konekt
Graphisoft: Archicad is 'Scary Fast' on New M3 Macs
Skema Launches AI Solution—Deliver Rich BIM Models in Minutes not Months
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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: Visualization

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Cinebench and Redshift optimized for M3

Maxon announces that Cinebench and Redshift are optimized for Apple’s new M3 microprocessors.

Graphisoft Unveils AI-powered Visualization in Archicad

Archicad users can now accelerate early design processes by generating AI-powered imagery via the new Archicad AI Visualizer.

Future of Architectural Visualization—Free Report

Chaos Future of Architectural Visualization report indicates that real-time rendering is now key to many architects’ workflows.

Matterport announces new CAD add-on
AMD Radeon PRO W7700 GPU Launched
Lenovo Unleashes Performance with New ThinkStation P8
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Industry Commentary and Analysis

AMD Releases RDNA 2 Pro Graphics Technology—New Radeon Pros

New professional product line features AMD PRO Radeon W6800, the most powerful AMD RDNA workstation graphics ever.

Epic Games Obtains Strategic Investment from Sony

Sony has made a sizeable investment in Epic and this will enable the advancement of Unreal Engine technology and the upcoming Unreal Engine 5.

Autodesk's Latest Investment — iOFFICE + SpaceIQ

Autodesk has made a key investment that promises to further close the feedback loop in AEC — from design to construction to operations and maintenance.

ODA Seeking Strategic Partners for Scan to BIM Technologies
The Nemetschek Group Strengthens Market Position in Media & Entertainment
Open Design Alliance Releases new IFC Software Development Kit (SDK)
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News: CAID

Luxion Releases KeyShot 11

KeyShot 11 is a pivotal release that expands Luxion’s continued advancements with users to solve their most pressing product development needs in the areas of material design, information management, motion, automation, and presentation.

MultiPipe and new Apple Silicon Support in Rhino 7

Rhino 7 is now available for Apple Silicon Macs, plus adds a new powerful modeling command called MultiPipe.

Luxion Releases KeyShot 10.2

KeyShot 10.2 is a major new update from Luxion offering a completely new Materials Library, faster caustics and a lot more.

McNeel Ships New Rhino 6—Grasshopper Now Built-In
Luxion Announces KeyShot for SOLIDWORKS
Altair IPO—Engineering Software Company Soars on Debut
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So in essence, VR taxes the GPUs and they throw off a lot of heat. This is very contrary to what Apple is about in terms of the design of their hardware.

News: MCAD

AutoCAD for Mac 2024—New Release Boast Native M-Chip Support

M-Series chip support is now available in AutoCAD for Mac 2024, including AutoCAD for Mac LT 2024—with dramatic speed up, plus new collaboration features.

Welcome AutoCAD 2024—Update Boost Productivity, Adds Machine Learning Features

AutoCAD 2024 builds accelerated workflows by tapping the power of machine learning while meeting users’ unique workflow needs with more flexible and productive new and improved features.

New Epson SureColor production class printers

Epson ships its new production-class SureColor T-Series 6-color and P Series 8-color printers, with an innovative, space-saving design.

AMC Bridge CAD-to-BIM Translator
BOXX APEXX A3 boasts latest Ryzen 7000 processors
SPEC Releases SPECapc for Solidworks 2022 Benchmark
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News: Animation & VFX

SPEC Releases SPECapc for Maya 2024 Benchmark, Adds SPEC Workload Development Kit

SPEC Releases new SPECapc for Maya 2024 Benchmark for the creative industries to help measure workstation performance.

Maxon Delivers Massive updates for Maxon One

Maxon announces significant updates to products in its Maxon One subscription bundle, including Capsules, Forger, Redshift, and Trapcode.

Maxon announces ZBrush Summit 2023 is Back this Fall

ZBrush Summit celebrates its 10th anniversary by returning to a live event in Hollywood. Nemetschek daughter company Maxon has an exciting show planned.

NVIDIA to present AI research at SIGGRAPH 2023
Maxon wins 2023 NAB Award
Ray tracing comes to Lumion 2023
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News: Apple

Apple Intros Apple Silicon-based Mac Pro

Apple’s lovable Mac Pro enclosure is now married to Apple’s industry-leading Apple Silicon. But the new M2 Ultra-powered workstation isn’t for everyone.

Gurman says Apple Reality One Headset will have iOS-like Interface

Apple’s Reality One VR/AR headset may be a game changer for the immersive industry with a digital crown feature that is said to be a key feature.

Apple Intros new M2 Pro and M2 Max MacBook Pro

Apple delivers brand new MacBook Pros with new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips. Both make compelling mobile workstations.

Apple Unveils new M2 Chip in New Macs
Qualcomm Aims to Take Chip Leadership with new ARM SoCs for Windows
Thoughts on Apple's M1 Pro, Max and MacBook Pros
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