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Livescribe will be fully integrated with the Swedish technology company that develops and licenses digital pens. The Livescribe brand and existing infrastructure will be maintained with a goal of invigorating both companies through the development and sale of new products.
Coming out of news from last week’s Graebert Annual Event in Berlin, a major CAD company in Germany with massive global reach via its partners, Architosh learned that Japan’s largest AEC firms—true enterprise behemoths—are standardizing around Apple iOS, particularly for its tablets in AEC applications…applications that include CAD such as ARES Touch. As a result, Graebert has announced support of iOS.
Apple delivered on longstanding rumors of a more powerful, larger iOS driven iPad—the new iPad Pro—but stunned many in the IT community with its superbly executed new Apple Pencil and new physical keyboard smart cover. Select software developers, like Autodesk, were invited to get their hands on the iPad Pro early. In this interview Amy Bunszel, VP for AutoCAD at Autodesk, talks to Architosh about what the iPad Pro makes possible for AutoCAD in mobile, discusses the new hardware inputs like Pencil versus Touch and also provides readers a snippet about what’s important and going on with AutoCAD on Mac.
Tidbits: AIA Compensations Report, Augmented & Virtual Reality App and Twinmotion 2015 Webinar Invitation
Today’s news tidbits looks at: what perks and incentives firms are offering to attract and retain top talents, checks out Augmented Reality plug-ins designed for smartphones or tablets, and finds out what Twinmotion 2015’s webinar has to offer.
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.
Though the iPad Pro packs desktop power, Apple needs to think smartly about the inter-relatedness of software systems across mobile and desktop.
OrthoGraph’s Ltd., has come to an agreement with Graphisoft Italy and became an official OrthoGraph distributor.
Pencil by FiftyThree is the most natural and expressive way to be creative and be expressive from every angle from fine details to broad strokes.
First of a kind app for adding stunning 3D texts to photos from their camera roll and share it on any social media platform, making it great tool for personal and business use to get photos stand out with eye catching messaging.
PunchPRO made several improvement to their app after closely monitoring their users’ feedback.
Serving as an excellent adjunct product to ConceptDraw PRO, Diagram Viewer gives users an extra degree of flexibility when working and viewing business graphics and diagramming images. Diagram Viewer for iPad makes for a great viewing tool of content graphic for people who work with either ConceptDraw PRO v10 or Visio 2013 formats.
Visidraft, an augmented reality software for iOS devices, has gained some limelight in the pages of Architect Magazine.
Autodesk introduces new “mobile first” BIM data tools for building maintenance and operations teams, bringing BIM data to building owners and reps.
In this special interview Architosh speaks to Bob Mayer, President, IMSI/Design, about the venerable product TurboCAD—about its technologies, platforms, and the future.
Experience realistic storms with customized controls for lightning strikes, rain density, bird songs, wind speed, sleep timer, brightness and sky color.
Developed by i2e Consulting LLC, Project Planning Pro is a simple and easy to use tool to plan and manage any kind of project. Create a project plan in no time by entering tasks, duration and start dates. Use the interactive Gantt chart to edit and update the tasks with simple iPad Gestures.
Architosh takes a tiny tour on some of the Apple Design Award winners at this year’s Apple WWDC 2015 conference for its developers, including students and student winners, working worldwide.
FINALCAD announced the release of its mobile app created entirely with Apple’s Swift programming language.
ArchiSnapper is a powerful tool for architects which takes away the time and effort required for producing field reports and completing site surveys.
With MagicMeasure anyone can simply measure distances, surfaces or volumes from a picture. Take a picture, then simply touch objects on the picture to see their dimensions appear!. Measure distances/surfaces on walls and floors, or more complex 3D objects and calculate volumes.
Trimble introduced the first major update to its mobile SketchUp Viewer app for iOS and Android in Atlanta last week. New highlights include connections to Trimble Connect and a lot more.
At AIA Atlanta last week Autodesk announced the all new Autodesk Dynamo Studio, a stand-alone application, plus FormIt 360 Pro for early-stage conceptual modeling with built-in real-time collaboration, whole building energy analysis and solar analysis.
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IMSI/Design, a pioneer in mobile solutions for engineering and construction, this week has announced TurboSite Pro v4.1, TurboSite Plus v4.1 and TurboSite Standard v4.1, the award-winning app series for mobile field reporting.
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.
A startup in Boston backed by MCAD veterans—OnShape—has finally unveiled its innovative fully cloud-based MCAD software, now a public beta, and the news of the unveiling has been rather well embraced, including a spread in the Boston Globe.
We discuss five issues about Vulkan and its impact on Apple in both desktop and mobile markets, and this article is chock full of info not yet contained in our other Vulkan reports.
Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 tablet is seeing strong growth, but the numbers are still small. In this analysis we look at how the Surface Pro 3, and units like it, can actually contribute to Mac vs PC share growth.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s master work the Villa Tugendhat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Czech Republic city of Brno, has been masterly reproduced by InterMOCA utilizing a complete LightWave 3D workflow. The result is a stunning reproduction that includes full interactive virtual experiences of a modern architectural master piece.
Concepts continues to evolve nicely with an evolving suite of tools that bridge the divide between CAD and sketching. Concepts runs on your Apple iPad and works with the latest digital pen tools.
Carl Bass, CEO of Autodesk, lays out how to Design Differently in a blog posts about Fusion 360 and the How and Why of where Autodesk sees product design.
In this article the merits and liabilities of Apple migrating its Macs to ARM architectures are discussed, with references to current and past articles highlighting the many issues.
OrthoGraph of Hungary is looking for partners for its growing international partner network. OrthoGraph Architect 3D is a leading app for measuring existing conditions and works with laser equipment.
Autodesk introduces next version of 123D Sculpt with Sculpt+ with in-app 3D printing ordering abilities
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.
Newest version of toolkit for cloud-based 3D applications features extensive customization options and boosted format and platform support
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
Architosh has completed the first wave (Wave 1) of one of its most ambitious special article projects with the 2.0 update to the Ultimate iPad Guide: Apps for Architects. We kick off Wave 1 with the culmination of a special three article interview series on iOS developers in this market segment and a brief description of our updates inside the Ultimate iPad Guide: Apps for Architects 2.0
As part of our Ultimate iPad Guide: Apps for Architects Version 2 series features, Architosh tells the story of three iOS developers writing apps for architects. In this feature we write of our OrthoGraph interview in Budapest, Hungary back in the summer of 2014. Laszlo Toth, co-founder of OrthoGraph Architect 3D, works directly across from the Graphisoft headquarters in beautiful Graphisoft Park and shared with me the company’s beginnings, goals and current thinking.
As part of our Ultimate iPad Guide: Apps for Architects Version 2 series features, Architosh tells the story of three iOS developers writing apps for architects. In this feature we learn from an architect and engineer duo in London at the helm of Orange Juice Studios, the developers of the soon to be released CADO mobile CAD authoring app that cleverly solves the multitouch issue of one-finger CAD authoring.
Mobile CAD professionals have a new version of IMSI/Design’s new TurboSite v4
Limitless Computing wins honors for its SightSpace View plugin for Trimble SketchUp….
As part of our Ultimate iPad Guide: Apps for Architects Version 2 series features, Architosh tells the story of three iOS developers writing apps for architects. In this feature we learn about the formation of Green Badger LLC and its self-named app that aims to simplify and streamline the demanding paperwork-based LEED verification and documentation process.
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
Reporting from Budapest, OrthoGraph Architect App has won the Gold Trophy in Best Biz Awards 2014 International
Pictures and Notes from AIA National 2014 in Chicago — we show our photos, expand our notes from our discussions with the leading AEC software companies in attendance at the show
Architosh will cover the 2014 AIA National Convention in Chicago in two weeks
IMSI Design has announced the latest version of its noted TurboViewer app, now at version 3.5, with the fastest 2d and 3d PDF and DWG file viewing on any mobile app and robust collaborative communications
MagicPlan 4.0 is out—and for iOS first with Android to follow—and it contains numerous updates and improvements
Architect Daniel Libeskind speaks about the beauty of the “app world” while using Paper by 53 in Apple’s WWDC introductory feature video in San Francisco this week. Apple yesterday introduced iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite
One of Japan and the world’s largest construction companies will be implementing a very large scale deployment of BIMx Docs across the company’s owned tablet computers—BIMx Docs runs exclusively on iOS devices with Android support coming later in 2014
Autodesk updates its 123D Design application for Apple iOS devices…
A long awaited iPad app for the popular Trimble SketchUp 3D application has arrived at 3D Basecamp 2014
GRAPHISOFT updates BIMx Docs licensing options with sharing BIMx Docs with clients on its iPad app
Game developers using Unity 5 in the near future will have access to interactive ray-tracing technology from Imagination for cinematic level CG in mobile games
Come see Gehry Technologies’ GTeam in a new free online webinar
Mac and iOS CAD & 3D News: So today we have news tidbits on Nomad, V-Ray’s latest newsletter and the work of Amir–check it out–and Greyscalegorilla’s latest HDRI Studio Pack V1.9 update.
Nemetschek bim+ has officially launched and with a very capable online and iPad based collaboration suite of BIM tools
Come see GRAPHISOFT’S new BIMx Docs showcased within a BIM workflow at the next BSA ArchiCAD user group meeting in Boston this February
Mac and iOS News: We have tidbits on FileMaker’s recent 1 million achievement, CadFaster iPad and Vue news