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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.


Apple Involvement in IoT/Connected Home Limited in Short Run, Says Analyst

Apple keeps touting HomeKit but don’t expect more of Apple in IoT until hardware improves with AppleTV or the company introduces new gear aimed at competing with devices like the Amazon Echo.


Autodesk Building Ops is new iPhone based app for building operations

Autodesk introduces new “mobile first” BIM data tools for building maintenance and operations teams, bringing BIM data to building owners and reps.


IMAGINiT Launches New FM and BIM Connection Service

The new launch by IMAGINIT is the first service, borne from this new collaboration, to extend value of BIM data into facilities management systems. The FM and BIM Connection Service enables AEC firms to demonstrate the value of extending the rich data within the building information model (BIM) into the facilities management phase of the building lifecycle.


Tidbits: Artisan by Lightworks, Gehry Technologies and other news

Mac and iOS CAD/3D News: We have tidbits on Artisan by Lightworks, Gehry Technology news and ArchiFM. Read on!