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News: AECO

Lenovo Intros Powerful ThinkStation P360 Ultra

New ThinkStation P360 Ultra from Lenovo delivers industry-defining tiny SFF workstation performance with discreet graphics.

WildTools 10.6 plugin for PowerCADD

Alfred Scott updates WildTools to version 10.6 for the MacOS only PowerCADD application once quite popular in AEC.

BIM News: Infurnia—design and collaborate in the cloud on any device

Infurnia users can design and collaborate in the cloud on any device, using various design functions and managing their data efficiently.

AGACAD launches Smart Documentation for Revit
Enscape Announces Free Open Beta for Mac for SketchUp 2021
Year starts well for Nemetschek—Q1 2022
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"...we are now perfecting the technology and plan to launch a profoundly revolutionary VR/XR headset by the end of 2018."

News: MCAD

Autodesk Certifies AutoCAD on Amazon EC2 with AMD Radeon PRO V520 GPUs

AMD Radeon PRO V520 GPUs are available as part of the new Autodesk certification for AutoCAD Amazon EC2 G4ad Instances deployment.

Autodesk releases new AutoCAD 2023 Product Line

Autodesk releases AutoCAD 2023 with new features focused on automation, collaboration and AI-based insights to help users excel.

Reimagined Autodesk Gallery—Celebrating Innovators

The Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco has been redesigned and is re-launching showcasing Autodesk customer innovation.

AERTWORKS Becomes US Reseller for ARES CAD Software
AMD Touts Autodesk Inventor on Amazon EC2 G4ad Instances with AMD CPU and GPUs
Can you run AutoCAD on M1 Mac? — Answers
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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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The tool is very useful for creating quad-spheres which form a good basis for a lot of subdivision surfaces modeling.

News: Visualization

Leading Companies, Standards Orgs Unite on Open Metaverse

Metaverse standards are coming to life with the new Metaverse Standards Forum driving industry-wide cooperation on metaverse interoperability.

AMD Releases AMD Software: PRO Edition

AMD Software: PRO Edition is the new name for its enterprise Radeon PRO driver software for all Radeon PRO GPU solutions. Gains key updates!

Enscape Announces Free Open Beta for Mac for SketchUp 2021

Enscape for Mac is finally here. The company has announced a free open beta for Enscape for Mac for SketchUp 2021.

Light Falloff is new in Rhino 7
Chaos Acquires Industry Website CGArchitect—Makes All Accounts Free
Chaos Corona 8 for 3ds Max and Cinema 4D released
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News: Animation & VFX

Silver Spoon enhances Iron Chef revival with new AR Technology

Netflix’s revival of the ‘Iron Chef’ competitive cooking television show enhanced by Silver Spoon’s stunning visual technology.

Maxon's Spring Product Updates—Details

Maxon announces product updates. These include a large collection of new features, enhancements, and bug fixes.

Maxon's Universe 5.1—Adds M1 Mac Support

Update to Universe 5.1 adds support for M1-powered Macs, fixes bugs and puts Universe software on future-proof foundation.

Amazing Mercedes-AMG F1 Animation—Boasts AMD Radeon Pro and Blender Technologies
Maxon Closes Pixologic Acquisition—Accelerates Growth
Maxon Announces Plans to Acquire Pixologic
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News: Apple

Apple Unveils new M2 Chip in New Macs

Apple’s M2 chip has arrived. It will be deployed in Apple’s most popular Mac models and scale up through the product line over time.

Qualcomm Aims to Take Chip Leadership with new ARM SoCs for Windows

An SoC chip from Qualcomm from its Nuvia team aims to compete with Apple’s M-series processors in the PC market in 2023.

Thoughts on Apple's M1 Pro, Max and MacBook Pros

The Apple M1 Pro and M1 Max completely address the M1 chip’s solid but not great multicore performance, giving pros a huge reason to upgrade.

Apple's new M1 Pro is "Chop" version of M1 Max Die (?)
Apple Will Introduce M1X Chiplet Technology On Monday
Xpresso #31—Chip Technology, Geopolitics and the CAD Industry
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Industry Commentary and Analysis

NVIDIA GTC 22 — Announcements and Omniverse Advances

Omniverse continues to be a north star at NVIDIA and it showed at this year’s NVIDIA GTC 2022 conference held last week virtually around the world.

3D News: Adobe Acquires 3D Software Company Allegorithmic

Adobe acquires France-based Allegorithmic and its CEO will lead new 3D initiatives at Adobe at large as the San Jose software giant looks to add the third dimension to its legendary 2D graphics history.

CAD/BIM Development Moving Faster—The ODA Announces Monthly Releases

Open Design Alliance is a non-profit technology consortium of 1200 member companies, working together to develop solutions for complex engineering design problems.

ToolTalk: Spaces 1.3 is a conceptual design tool for iPad for architects
3D News: Theia BigRoom VR Garners Epic MegaGrant
Bluebeam Revu 20 Launched—Streamlines Remote Project Collaboration
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