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News: MCAD

C3d Labs Unveils B-Shaper for AEC and BIM Developers

C3D Labs adds innovative Mesh to B-Rep editor and converter to its API Toolkit.

Autodesk Announces AutoCAD 2020 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2020 for Mac

The 2020 release of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT for Mac features both new features and improvements to popular features based on user feedback.

C3D Labs Updates 3D Model Viewer for 2019

Free CAD file viewer adds dynamic sections, measurements, and calculation features.

IMSI Design Releases New TurboCAD 2019
Autodesk Releases AutoCAD 2020—See What's New!
HOOPS Communicator 2019 Adds WebAssembly Rendering and Support for BIM Collaboration Format
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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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Because the AEC industry has a diversified perception to BIM, manufacturers are in a dilemma whether to deliver BIM objects or just PDTs.

News: Visualization

Varjo Now Has Vast Reseller Network—Expands VR-1 Device

The program launches with 14 resellers, bringing in-person demos and local support to more than 34 countries across Europe and North America.

ToolTalk: Catching Up with The Wild—Noted VR Software for Design

The Wild is one of the coolest new AR/VR software packages with several industry-only unique features. We catch up with The Wild in this ToolTalk story and cover several of its latest features arriving earlier this year.

Chaos Czech Builds One-Click Caustics into Corona Renderer 4

Using a one-click solution, Chaos Czech has kickstarted a process that will mainstream caustics, making them as normal as global illumination is today to artists and designers.

Chaos Group Release V-Ray for Unreal Update 1
GRAPHISOFT and Epic Games Partner On Next-Gen Real-Time Rendering for AEC Customers
The New Mac Pro Has Arrived—with Pro Display XDR
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News: Animation & VFX

Autodesk Unleashes New Autodesk 3ds Max 2020

New release of Autodesk 3ds Max 2020 packs a punch with improved content creation and design visualization toolset.

Animation News: How Cinesite and Substance Recreated a Legendary Medieval City for Liongate's 'Robin Hood'

Allegorithmic’s Substance Designer and Painter software were used extensively to create the town of Nottingham for Liongate’s ‘Robin Hood’ film, offering industry and consumers alike stunning visual continuity and portrayal of realism.

3D News: Unity to Kick Off GDC with March 18 Keynote

Audiences around the world will see everything they need to see to continue to create, operate, and monetize on the world’s most widely used real-time development platform.

3D News: Adobe Acquires 3D Software Company Allegorithmic
3D News: Autodesk Announces All New Maya 2019
MAXON's Next Generation Cinema 4D Release 20 Available Immediately
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News: Apple

Autodesk Announces AutoCAD 2020 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2020 for Mac

The 2020 release of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT for Mac features both new features and improvements to popular features based on user feedback.

The New Mac Pro Has Arrived—with Pro Display XDR

Apple’s new modular Mac Pro with accompanying Pro display has arrived and they are both far more in line with what real pros are seeking. They are both for the upper range professional customers—you won’t be buying a new Mac Pro just to play games!

GDC: Unity Technologies Launches Unity 2019.1 at Game DevCon

Unity 2019.1 includes more than 300 improvements including Lightweight Render Pipeline, Burst Compiler, and Shade Graph among others.

Canada's Corel Announces New CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac
WebGL 2.0—Why It's the Path to Stable Open Standards-based 3D Web Graphics
Welcome to the Kanban Board—Agile Project Management for Architects with Merlin Project
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Industry Commentary and Analysis

BIM6x Announces Revit Families and Revit Geometry Exchange Add-on for ARCHICAD

ARCHICAD users will get direct import and export of Revit families and files via new plugin from BIM6x.

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.

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.

Vectorworks Partners with Bluebeam—Studio Now Syncs with Vectorworks Cloud Platform
A Unified Graphics Future—How The Khronos Group Intends To Get Us There (Part 1)
New Apple Pencil Patent—How It Can Impact CAD and 3D Apps
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