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AIA22: What is IES Virtual Environment?

Originally aimed at engineers, IES product range has expanded and developed to include a collection of powerful tools that architects will find invaluable for modeling the energy efficiency of the buildings they design. IES was at the 2022 AIA National in Chicago. This is a brief roundup of its various tools for architects.

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Marquee Firms and Innovators—Altair’s AEC Market Technology Offerings

Bringing high-fidelity engineering technology to early-phase design workflows can help mankind win the climate-crisis struggle. Dr. Frattari tells Architosh how the engineering software company is advancing its mandates in the world of AEC.

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SCIA Engineer Version 21 Now Released

SCIA Engineer version 21 is announced and boasts powerful streamlining user-interface changes and new features for structural analysis.

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GRAPHISOFT, RISA AND SCIA team on disruptive BIM workflow

A more seamless exchange of information between architects and engineers is offered by Graphisoft, RISA, and SCIA’s new disruptive BIM workflow.

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Smart Cities Tech—How ADRF Addresses the Always Connected Challenge

Both Smart Infrastructure and higher demands by people and their enterprises are placing a premium on always-on RF (cellular) based networks. ADRF’s technologies are solving these 21 st century challenges.

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SCIA Announces SCIA Engineer 18—Structural Analysis and Design Software

SCIA Engineer 18 streamlines usability, extends BIM links into the process and advances material design with industry-first features like its support for Bekaert  Dramix® SFRC solutions.

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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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SimScale Handles ASHRAE Standard 55 Thermal Comfort Assessment

SimScale offers HVAC engineers simulation and engineering analysis workflows via web-based software, including thermal analysis for ASHRAE Standard 55 conformity for occupant comfort.

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SimScale Integrates Parasolid and HOOPS Exchange for more Powerful 3D CAD Handling

In just over a half-decade this young German software company has more than 100,000 customers utilizing its range of engineering analysis software, distributed through a SaaS model through the web.

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SCIA Announces SCIA Engineer 17.1—Update for Skyward Productivity

New SCIA 17.1 update reflects company’s ability to listen to the needs of its customers, as it delivers updates important to customers in Europe and the United States.

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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.

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Nemetschek Group Acquires RISA—Leading Structural Software Engineering Provider

The Nemetschek Group has added another AEC software player from the United States to its roster—acquiring US leading structural engineering software RISA.

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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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Engineering Software News—SCIA User Contest Winners Announced

SCIA announces winners of its 2017 user contests for structural and civil engineers.

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SIG: Dassault Systemes’ Spatial Corp Releases Updated Modeling Kernel

Spatial Corporation updates its modeling engine technology and SDKs to version 2018.1 — adding more capabilities for analysis and additive manufacturing, among other items.

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SCIA Engineer 17 Released—Productivity Boost for Structural Engineers

The Nemetschek Group’s SCIA subsidiary has unveiled the new SCIA Engineer 17 for the structural engineering analysis and design software market.

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Dassault’s Spatial Corp Partners with Distene on 3D Mesh Technology Critical to Simulation

Spatial Corp partners with Distene of France to provide 3D Precise Mesh product, enabling reduced iterative workflows working with CAD-to-mesh procedures in FEA and simulations.

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Altair updates HyperWorks 14 CAE application to serve its Aerospace customers

Altair updates HyperWorks 14 to better support the Aerospace industry.

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Thornton Tomasetti Launches Software Development Firm

In an industry first, global AEC engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti has spun out its R&D groups, including CORE studio, to form a privately-held software engineering firm advancing leading edge solutions for both the main company and the industry at large.

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solidThinking Inc. intros new solidThinking Inspire 2015

solidThinking Inspire 2015 enables design engineers, product designers, and architects to create and investigate structurally efficient concepts quickly and easily, leading to reductions in cost, development time, material consumption, and product weight.

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AIA: Show Floor Reports: Oasys’ MassMotion and MassMotion Flow

In this show floor report from AIA Atlanta we look at MassMotion and MassMotion Flow by Oasys Limited, the software house of Arup Group Ltd. the world’s leading engineering firm headquartered in the United Kingdom. Oasys Ltd. has over 20 software applications available commercially for AEC professionals, particularly architects, planners and engineers, and MassMotion is one they were touting at the show floor.

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Product Review: solidThinking Inspire 2014

In this product review, Architosh looks at the unique solidThinking Inspire 2014 CAE-based industrial design and architecture design tool for optimizing parts and structures for weight and strength. Using the company’s unrivaled “morphogenesis” technology designers see inspiration in unique responses to forces and stress that minimize mass while retaining strength responses to loads and forces.

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Nemetschek Vectorworks releases English version of SimTread 2 Pedestrian Simulation Software

SimTread 2 is now available in English and works as a plugin from within Vectorworks…

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Events: solidThinking Inspire webinars demonstrate Mass Reduction in Product Design

New solidThinking Inspire webinars show product design engineers how to dramatically reduce mass and weight in their new products

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Nemetschek Scia joins the American Institute of Steel Construction and Supports Integration Initiatives

Nemetschek Scia joins AISC in the United States to further advance BIM within the steel building industry

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Architosh talks to Siemens about NX 6 for the Mac

In this Interview Architosh talks to Siemens PLM Software about NX 6 for the Mac and what led this PLM industry leader to produce a version for Apple’s “designer” platform. Key points in the talk note that Siemens PLM has always aimed NX at heterogeneous enterprise environments and that demand for NX on the Mac isn’t just coming from the “design types” in organizations.

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PointWise’s Gridgen for Mac – Hybrid Meshing Made Faster

Pointwise introduces latest version of Gridgen for Mac, Windows, Linux and Unix platforms – possible to install on Intel Macs, runs as X11 app under PowerPC-G5 workstations or better.

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