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News: AECO

Bentley Systems Announces Three New Key Executives

Bentley Systems appoints three new executives including chief product officer, chief success officer and chief marketing officer.

Bentley Systems announces finalist in Year in Infrastructure 2020 awards program

The winners of the Bentley 2020 Year in Infrastructure awards will be announced live tomorrow during YII 2020 virtual conference.

Bentley Systems expands alliance with Microsoft—accelerates infrastructure digital twins

The alliance between Bentley and Microsoft situates the latter’s Azure IoT and maps technologies into Bentley’s iTwin cloud-based technologies and solutions enabling advancements in urban planning and smart cities.

Vectorworks Earns Nine Nominations for 2020 Construction Computing Awards
NVIDIA announces Omniverse Open Beta — global real-time collaboration
BIM-enabled Facilities Management with ALLPLAN's Bimplus platform
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When we started to develop Project Sharing we looked at things like Git—a version control system for software development.... Dr. Biplab Sarkar

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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This new cloud development team will also be working in an Agile/SCRUM environment.

News: Visualization

NVIDIA announces Omniverse Open Beta — global real-time collaboration

Nvidia Omniverse opens up to everyone in Open Beta program after a yearlong Early Access success with partners like Foster + Partners.

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
Chaos Czech Releases Corona Renderer 6 for Cinema 4D
Apple's Threat to Epic Will Hurt Mac Pros in AEC
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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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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

ODA Toolkit Will Allow Generation of Revit Model Files from Any Application

Export Autodesk Revit files to JSON and OBJ with the new ODA BimRv SDK 2020.

Famed Architect Antoine Predock to Keynote Vectorworks Design Summit 2018

Famed critical regionalist architect, Antoine Predock, will headline the design keynote the 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit.

Bluebeam Lands in Boston—Job Openings Point To Web Directions

Pasadena-based Bluebeam, Inc., a thriving AEC software developer—and a subsidiary of German AEC software holdings giant Nemetschek SE—has established a Boston office. New job posts there signal new development directions.

SIG: SIGGRAPH 2017 Shaping Up to be Big Show—Preview Talk
3Dconnexion and Vectorworks—The Next Power Couple?
Enscape's new 2.8 version—teams with BIM Track
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