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BIM News: Vectorworks Intros New Cloud and Mobile Features Built on Apple Technology

New features in Vectorworks Cloud Services and Nomad mobile app leverage new advanced Apple technologies for reality capture, more…

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Apple’s Leading-Edge Plus PC Hardware Ecosystem Deployed on Vectorworks Cloud Services

Vectorworks Cloud Services has more capabilities than many people realize, including industry-unique technologies that let Mac users benefit from Windows hardware and Windows users benefit from Apple’s avant-garde software. And that’s just the cherry on the proverbial ice cream sundae!

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Autodesk Begins New Era for Future of Architecture

The AEC industry is on the cusp of necessary dramatic change due to maturing technical paradigms, economic realities, changing cultural perspectives, and pressing environmental and geo-political realities.

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Why Good UX Design Matters in the BIM Software Industry

Good UX (user-experience) design is paramount in successful BIM applications and UX design practices will improve outcomes in BIM industry.

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AMD Touts Autodesk Inventor on Amazon EC2 G4ad Instances with AMD CPU and GPUs

AMD boasts new capacity for Radeon ProRender plugin — enables design and visualization for Inventor for Amazon EC2 G4ad instances. Enterprises can utilize and deploy cloud-based and hybrid-cloud workflow models delivering workstation-class, hardware-accelerated raytracing workflows to remote workers via the cloud.

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Autodesk Tandem: Digital Twin Platform Now Available

Autodesk Tandem launches commercially — cloud-based platform for ‘digital twins’ set to transform AECOM inefficiencies.

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Bimplus gets update from ALLPLAN

Bimplus gains improved handling of BIM models as well as document management and integration for guest viewers.

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Trimble Connect Collaboration Platform Hits 10 Million User Milestone

Trimble Connect is an open collaboration platform for design and construction that connects project stakeholders with the data they need to inform decisions and improve team efficiency.

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Graebert’s COVID-19 Response—Free ARES Kudo Till End of May

ARES Kudo can help those working with (.dwg) native files in any industry where remote access is critical for business continuity during this global pandemic crisis.

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Graebert Announces Updates to ARES Native DWG CAD Product Line

Berlin, Germany-based Graebert, has announced major updates to its ARES CAD software technologies at its annual conference held there this month. Here is a brief summary of the big news.

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Autodesk Completes ‘BuildingConnected’ Acquisition

Autodesk closes acquisition of BuildingConnected in All Cash Deal.

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New DWG Capabilities—Dropbox Develops Integration with Autodesk’s AutoCAD

Autodesk and Dropbox’s new AutoCAD Integration offers users of both products to instantly launch DWG files inside of Dropbox. The integration launches AutoCAD web app inside a new browser tab.

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AU2018: Autodesk’s Forge—Accomplishments and Future

In this news and analysis report, we discuss Autodesk’s Forge Platform—where it has been in 2018 and what’s new and some examples from Autodesk University 2018.

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Graebert Announces AWS Industrial Software Competency Achievement

Graebert achieves AWS Industrial Software Competency accreditation marking its status as an industrial cloud-based software provider helping companies innovate at the highest level of innovation.

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MCAD—Onshape Announces Onshape Enterprise

Onshape adds powerful and industry-first features to Onshape Enterprise. Enterprise integrations and real-time, unprecedented visibility top of the agenda in this offering.

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SolidWorks Veteran Joins SimScale—Cloud Native Simulation Engineering App Team Gains Leader

SimScale is an industry leader in cloud-native engineering simulation technology, based in Germany but now possibly growing in the Boston region with a key new executive added to the team.

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CDE Talk—Five Classifications of Difficulty for Architects

The architect’s job can be measured in difficulty across two spectrums of challenges. How do the new developing CDE (common data environment) cloud solutions address these two sets of complexities and are you sure you are using the correct CDE for your practice?

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Architosh Exclusive—Nemetschek Group Unveils Its CDE Strategy with Bluebeam Technology at its Core

Moving AEC companies into BIM solutions isn’t the big problem anymore for the Nemetschek Group, rather it’s moving its customers into common data environments where project stakeholders can extract maximum value inherent in the exchange of information.

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Vectorworks Cloud Wins Cloud Based Technology of the Year

Vectorworks’s cloud technology has garnered a Hammers Award by Construction Computing Magazine at its annual AEC technology award gala in the UK.

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AU: Autodesk Previews Next-Gen BIM 360 Platform for AEC Industry

New Connect and Construct Exchange partner program tames construction app chaos.


 

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SkyCiv Is New Structural Engineering SaaS Software in the Cloud

There is a new cloud-based web-served structural engineering solution, and it looks very good.

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solidThinking Brings Generative Design to the Cloud

solidThinking Inc. wasn’t really dropping support for macOS in their latest Inspire release, they were merely gearing up for solidThinking Inspire Unlimited their full-featured cloud-based generative design platform.

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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.

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CloudCities Update Focuses on BIM—New IFC Support and Password Protected Scenes

AEC industry cloud-based software upstart, CloudCities, advances its offering with new IFC BIM model integration features, private scenes and attribute editor.

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SketchUp Is On The Web — But You Might Not Have Known

Trimble’s SketchUp is on the web—implemented in the modern web browser—and users are invited into a free open beta to evaluate it for commercial use.

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Shift To Cloud Forcing Autodesk Layoffs, But Cloud Is Good

Autodesk announces big layoffs on the horizon but the company says it has nothing to do with macro or company based economics. Instead, the downsizing is in response to its move to the cloud.

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Parallels New Remote Application Server v15 Serves Up Windows Apps to Any Platform

Parallels delivers on bringing more options for companies to serve up Windows-based apps and Windows desktops to any type of computer and device around the world. This new solution may be considered for those trying to access Windows-based CAD solutions.

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Trimble Connect gets updates for SketchUp 2016 and more

Trimble has updated its Trimble Connect AEC cloud-based collaboration platform with new modern user interface touches and new format support.

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Mac CAD News: Visionary Silicon Valley firm joins Onshape Team

Legendary Silicon Valley innovator and venture capitalist firm comes on board cloud-based MCAD disruptor Onshape with $80 million financing round. Onshape utterly destroys the old platform hegemony pressures in the CAD world, opening up innovative design work across multiple OSs and mobile devices as well.

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Innovative cloud-based MCAD app ‘Onshape’ will be compatible with Apple iPad Pro

Onshape, being the only professional 3D CAD system running on iPads and iPhones, will be the perfect match for the new business focused iPad Pro 12.9 inch screen with increased compute and graphics power when it is released in November.

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Nikola Bozinovic talks to Architosh about Frame: What it can mean for Apple’s Mac Customers

A new cloud platform called Frame is emerging this year as the most powerful option to create, access and manage a virtual Windows workstation or virtual desktop in the cloud—from just about any modern web browser on any device. Recently Architosh spoke with Nikola Bozinovic, CEO of Frame, to discuss his company’s offering and the larger trend afoot in the IT industry and what impact it may have on Apple’s Mac customers.

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Frame’s new cloud based ‘Frame Platform’ may shake-up the Mac app market

Frame’s technology has been employed at major Mac developer Adobe for quite some time, while major CAD companies like Siemens and Nemetschek have ongoing trials or studies behind the scenes.

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Frame raises $10M to build the next generation of personal computing in the cloud

Frame started with the software vendors, like Adobe, but the company today has announced a $10 M funding round and release date for its Frame Personal and Frame Business end-user model launch in early July. The public beta will allow users to test out Frame’s technology for the first time without using the invite process which has been open for months.

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Tool Talk: Looking at ArchiSnapper—A Field Report App for iOS and Android

ArchiSnapper​ is a powerful tool for architects which takes away the time and effort required for producing field reports and completing site surveys.

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OnShape licenses new Graebert technology for Cloud-based MCAD

Hot new little CAD startup by SolidWorks vets, OnShape, has partnered with Germany’s well-regarded Graebert GmbH to license the former’s secret Cloud CAD technology.

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Autodesk “detects a tremor in the Force”—Emerging OnShape means one certainty: Apple Mac users win

OnShape’s big press coverage this week has required the response of market leading CAD company Autodesk to rightfully respond. But in doing so, has the response merely signaled the significance this company poses in the market? In the end it probably doesn’t matter much. And the loser in this story isn’t going to be likely either of these companies. One thing is for sure, we know exactly why Apple wins.

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Trimble Ships ProjectSight Mobile Construction Management

Trimble announced Trimble ProjectSight, a cloud-based solution for construction field management that simplifies the creation, access and sharing of project information between the field and the office.

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In-Focus: PlanGrid for Apple iOS and Android and Desktop has new RFI Lifecycle Solution

PlanGrid’s new RFI module tackles the time-wasting RFI process from within the context of a drawing collaboration and centralized storage app, offering advantages not seen in other solutions.

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OTOY opens beta of X.IO App Streaming services to developers worldwide—Windows apps served to any OS

OTOY’s technology promises to liberate Windows applications from the constraints of the Windows OS platform and their devices—delivering key applications and games to users on any device worldwide. This marks a major opportunity for developers to reach more audience with existing code bases onto platforms like Apple’s Mac OS X and mobile platforms like iOS and Android.

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Mac 3D: Trimble announces new SketchUp 2015 for Mac and Windows

Trimble releases brand new SketchUp 2015—the second release of SketchUp this year!

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GRAPHISOFT extends BIMcloud workflow integration with BIMx Docs to iOS devices

GRAPHISOFT offers free update to its BIMcloud and BIMx Docs to offer further workflow integration between the two, allowing mobile users to further participate in collaboration via BIMcloud’s infrastructure

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Autodesk announces Autodesk Fusion 360 for Mac App Store – Says ‘Our Global Community Loves the Mac’

Autodesk notes that its users are increasingly using Apple’s Mac platform and that it was time for Autodesk Fusion 360 to get on the Mac App Store

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Mac users clamoring for SolidWorks may finally have an answer in OnShape

New OnShape MCAD and product design and engineering solutions aim to rival leading SolidWorks and get this—they are created by the original SolidWorks team!

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SIG: OTOY expands OctaneRender integration with NUKE, Houdini, MotionBuilder, Unreal Engine 4 and more

OTOY announces expansive OctaneRender integration with NUKE, Houdini, MotionBuilder, Unreal Engine 4 and other tools…new support for holographic video production

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SIG: OTOY announces new X.IO App Streaming services to bring Windows CAD and 3D apps to Mac and other platforms

OTOY announces new X.IO App Streaming to bring anywhere access to Windows graphics intensive apps to any device via the Web

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Nemetschek Vectorworks and Asite Partner to support improved BIM-based workflows

Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. and Asite of London have partnered on improving coordination of BIM-based workflows through Asite’s cloud-based platform

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New tech: Archetris is new cloud-based Architectural Programming software tool

This new architectural and schematic design software tool–Archetris–offers its users a scaled cloud-based approach to simple and efficient programming phase work…

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Special Event from Japan: GRAPHISOFT announces new ‘BIMcloud’ for global architectural industry

Architosh is in Japan covering live GRAPHISOFT’S big announcement about its new “BIMcloud” technology and offering. The Hungarian software innovator has again introduced industry firsts to the AEC software market

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Autodesk talks to Architosh about Octane Cloud Workstation: Autodesk Edition at Amazon

Architosh explores the OTOY Octane Cloud Workstation via Amazon EC2 Instances — a Technology Preview is showing developers and press how the future of the cloud may play out for CAD and 3D

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Nemetschek updates Vectorworks Cloud Services and Nomad to v2.6

Far more powerful processing in the cloud is the primary benefit in the new update to Vectoworks Cloud Services and Nomad v.2.6

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Nemetschek bim+ ‘Open BIM’ oriented platform goes live with starter editions for teams

Nemetschek bim+ has officially launched and with a very capable online and iPad based collaboration suite of BIM tools

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Lagoa and GrabCAD partner to bring integrated Lagoa rendering to GrabCAD

GrabCAD and Lagoa–two cloud-based innovators in the world of CAD and 3D–have partnered to deliver advanced Lagoa-powered rendering directly within GrabCAD

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Autodesk talks to Architosh about Revit through a Web Browser

Autodesk talks to Architosh about its Revit on Amazon G2 instances Developer Technology Preview and what this might mean for Autodesk product strategies in the future

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New bim+ Nemetschek platform goes online – Highly iPad Centric

New open solution bim+ revolutionizes working with BIM models in AECO industry. Innovative bim+ apps help build and design better and faster

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Amazon and Nvidia enable new EC2 GPU Instance Type – Brings powerful CAD/3D apps to the masses via the Cloud

Amazon’s new EC2 GPU Instance Type will power next-generation of CAD/3D apps in the cloud

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Did Autodesk just put Revit on the Mac? Autodesk announces 3D Design Apps in Browser

Autodesk, OTOY, Amazon Web Services and Nvidia provide the new abilities to power Revit–along with 3ds Max–on Apple and other platforms for the first time

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Tidbits: Vray 3.0 and TACTIC 4 news

Mac/iOS CAD/3D News: We have two tidbits on Vray 3.0 progress and a beta for 3ds Max; plus we have news of TACTIC now available as a cloud service through Amazon

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Recorded Webinars: solidThinking and Nemetschek Vectorworks

We have information recorded webinars for solidThinking and Vectorworks users

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Event: Benefits of using Cloud and Mobile Apps in Architecture Design

Nemetschek Vectorworks to host cloud and mobile computing seminar event

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AIA: Pictures from the Show Floor and Around the Convention – Part 3

Notes and pictures from AIA Denver in and around the convention hall

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