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News: AECO

Bentley Systems IPO — Shares Now on NASDAQ

Bentley Systems IPO offers the global market investment opportunities in a CAD giant that dominates the infrastructure market.

Autodesk Joins ODA to Fast Track Improvements to Interoperability

Autodesk joins ODA to bring stronger IFC and interoperability improvements to Revit and its AEC products, strengthening the AEC industry.

Vectorworks 2021 BIM and Design Software Launched

Vectorworks launches new Vectorworks 2021 BIM and CAD product lineup with new focus on quality and performance and simplicity to empower designers.

Bentley Moves Closer to Public Stock Offering
'Force Multipliers'—Architosh's Editor on latest TRXL Podcast
AU 2020 Imagine Possible—Autodesk University Goes Virtual
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Apple is still in the game. Apple is introducing one product in the future to begin the ball rolling again.

News: MCAD

AU 2020 Imagine Possible—Autodesk University Goes Virtual

Autodesk University this year will be held virtually. The November event will be free to everyone but registrations required to see the events online.

BIM News: 2020 ODA DevCon Goes Virtual This September

The Open Design Alliances’s Developer Conference this year will be virtual, featuring guest keynote speakers from buildingSMART Internation, Microsoft, Google, and others.

Ultimaker Intros New Ultimaker Essentials Software Solution

Ultimaker Essentials is new enterprise-ready subscription-based 3D printing software — solving adoption and stream-lined usage of 3D printers.

Nearmap unveils general availability of Nearmap AI for automatic aerial imagery insights at scale
CAD News: IMSI Design Releases New DesignCAD 2020—New SketchUp 2020 Support
CAD/BIM Development Moving Faster—The ODA Announces Monthly Releases
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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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A Zeiss employee confirmed the rumors that Apple and Carl Zeiss AG are working on a light pair of augmented reality/mixed reality glasses ...

News: Visualization

Maxon Announces Cinema 4D Release 23

Cinema 4D R23 is Maxon’s flagship produce — offers enhancements to animation, character and UV workflows, and Magic Bullet Looks integration.

Chaos Czech Releases Corona Renderer 6 for 3ds Max

Powerful Sky Model, adaptive environment sampling and many new features make Corona Renderer 6 for 3ds Max a worthy update.

Unity Joins Blender Development Foundation

The Blender Development Foundation gains another major tech company’s support in Unity Technologies, adding to development funding.

Chaos Czech Releases Corona Renderer 6 for Cinema 4D
Apple's Threat to Epic Will Hurt Mac Pros in AEC
Twinmotion 2020.2 is available from Epic Games
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News: Animation & VFX

Maxon Receives $200,000 Epic MegaGrant by Epic Games

Maxon gains Epic MegaGrant to help fund ongoing improvements to the integration between Unreal Engine and Maxon’s award-winning 3D animation software, Cinema 4D.

Maxon Announces Cinema 4D Release 23

Cinema 4D R23 is Maxon’s flagship produce — offers enhancements to animation, character and UV workflows, and Magic Bullet Looks integration.

Chaos Group releases V-Ray 5 for 3ds Max

Extending V-Ray’s capabilities into new realms, artists and designers can now composite renders, enhance, and interactively relight images. The photorealistic ray tracer adds post-rendering compositing and lighting tools are now expanding the industry’s most complete rendering toolset.

Maxon Introduces 'Moves by Maxon' AR App for Apple iOS Devices like iPhones
Blur and AMD Gen-3 Ryzen Threadripper Save Day on "Terminator: Dark Fate"
The Nemetschek Group Strengthens Market Position in Media & Entertainment
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Editor's Picks

News: Apple

Apple's Threat to Epic Will Hurt Mac Pros in AEC

Apple can hurt Epic but in the process, they will hurt the Mac pro-market by cutting off access to iOS and macOS developer tools for Unreal Engine apps.

ARM Macs and CAD & 3D Apps — Apple Chip Readiness?

Which CAD and 3D apps look ready for the Apple chip? ARM Macs with the Apple chip will offer new advantages for Macs in the 3D and CAD markets.

Rosetta 2.0 for Apple's Intel-ARM Mac Transition?

Rosetta 2.0 may not be the name of Apple’s Intel – ARM binary translator but Apple has the experience to write a brilliant one.

The Future: Apple Moving to ARM-based Macs in 2021
Khronos Group Releases OpenCL 3.0—Draws Wide Industry Support
ANIMAIONIC MAXIMUS Mac Graphics Project Launched
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Industry Commentary and Analysis

HOOPS Communicator 2019 Adds WebAssembly Rendering and Support for BIM Collaboration Format

New WebAssembly core rendering leads to a drastic reduction in library size and performance with faster downloads and startup times.

Autodesk Announces AutoCAD 2021—Includes Free Extended Access to Cloud Tools

New AutoCAD 2021 boasts excellent new features that will streamline the work of AutoCAD users on desktop, web, and mobile, integrating with Google Drive and AutoCAD Web App, plus lots more.

Apple's Threat to Epic Will Hurt Mac Pros in AEC

Apple can hurt Epic but in the process, they will hurt the Mac pro-market by cutting off access to iOS and macOS developer tools for Unreal Engine apps.

Mac legend formZ has gained a new rendering engine—Academy Award-winning V-Ray
AEC News: Prof. Georg Nemetschek Establishes New Innovation Foundation
AU19: Autodesk University 2019—Gallery 1 and Introduction
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