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Autodesk Forge Fund Invests in ManufactOn—AEC Industry Startup

Autodesk has participated in a Series A funding round for ManufactOn—Boston based startup aims to simplify supply-chain management for AEC industry with a cloud-based platform.

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A Hot Economy—Autodesk and Industry Group Says Construction Force Shortages Abound

In the US construction market, there are deep shortages of qualified personnel to hire. Without policy changes made soon to boost construction worker education and training, technology automation may come to the rescue ultimately eliminating human jobs down the road.

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Autodesk Behind Bipartisan Industry Coalition to Promote Investment in US Infrastructure

Blueprint 2025 is a bipartisan coalition of 100 industry CEOs and public sector representatives—aimed at promoting infrastructure investment in the United States.

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2017 Bluebeam eXtreme Conference—Will Be Biggest On Record

Bluebeam Inc. set to shatter record attendance at its 6th Bluebeam eXtreme Conference to be held in Los Angeles this coming August.

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Hangar Targets Construction Industry with Drone Robotics Software Stack

Drones are taking to the skies over construction sites and Hangar has a new solution that is dramatically simple to operate.

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Viewpoint: Drone Revolution is Dominating Construction Projects Across Every Stage

Drones are here to stay in the world of construction. But what are the benefits they are providing exactly? This viewpoint article rounds the bend on all the various benefits and strategic functionality that drones are delivering to the building industry.

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Bluebeam Ships New Bluebeam Revu 2017 for AEC Industries

Bluebeam Revu 2017 is now available and offers AEC industry professionals accelerated workflows and better collaboration across the entire lifecycle of projects.

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Bluebeam’s Founding CEO Exits Company—CTO and Founding Member Don Jacob Named Interim CEO

Nemetschek’s Bluebeam Inc. gets a new interim CEO in internal CTO leader Don Jacob as company co-founder Richard Lee steps down.

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OrthoGraph Announces Winner of Fire Investigation Webinar Contest

California architect Peter Samarin wins free laser hardware and year’s subscription to OrthoGraph 1 system as part of webinar series contests—learns how survey building app works in conjunction with Leica Disto D2 device.

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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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Featured Video: The New OrthoGraph I System

In this featured video Architosh showcases all the capabilities and uses of the all new OrthoGraph I mobile cloud-based app for Apple iOS and Google Android mobile devices, used in conjunction with laser distance meters like the Leica DISTO D2. Learn how to streamline field dimensioning and take data straight into BIM and CAD applications.

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Nemetschek Acquires dRofus—Could Become “Group” BIM Collaboration Platform

The Nemetschek Group doesn’t own a tier-1 BIM collaboration platform like its larger rivals. However, the acquisition of dRofus of Norway lays the foundation for a future possibility. dRofus is already dominant in healthcare facilities in US, Europe, and Australia.

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Trimble’s ProjectSight—Next-Gen Cloud-based iPad App for Construction Management

The proliferation of mobile apps in the building industry isn’t solving the interoperability issues from too many point apps. Trimble ProjectSight has been re-architected to address this challenge, connect to Trimble Connect, and handle natural messaging style communications.

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Bluebeam Releases New Revu v2016.5.2

Bluebeam Revu 2016.5.2 updates doesn’t just squash bugs—new update supports new Microsoft Surface Studio all-in-one computer. This one will make Apple Mac users in the AEC industry jealous!

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Six Years Running—ArchiCAD Wins ‘BIM Product of the Year’ Again

GRAPHISOFT has again took top prize in the BIM Product of the Year category at The Hammers.

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