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Conceptual design and its key participants are undeserved in the overall AEC workflow. Most of today’s architectural software is focused on the later stages of construction documentation and the construction itself. Spaces is a powerful yet easy-to-use sketching application that runs on iPad and Apple Pencil, created specifically for architects and designers.
Spaces is a new iOS app directed at the conceptual design phases of architecture, purpose-built for Apple’s powerful iPads and Apple Pencil.
Magicplan 8 enters the next stage of its evolution with new AR + AI — taking room scanning software into the third dimension.
Unity 2019.1 includes more than 300 improvements including Lightweight Render Pipeline, Burst Compiler, and Shade Graph among others.
Autodesk says the platforms aren’t important anymore but getting users AutoCAD data in front of them anywhere, anytime, on any device is where the CAD giant intends to command its historic lead over rivals.
OrthoGraph 2.0 goes beyond mobile app for building survey and BIM model creation—new solution is a full web platform for BIM model management with an integrated API for third-party extensions.
President Trump is looking to place large tariffs on Chinese-manufactured goods, particularly those in the technology and telecom sectors. This could mean rising prices for your favorite gadget—your next smartphone!
The world’s most used CAD platform, geometry modeling kernel, and the world’s most professionally utilized mobile operating system all got extended support in TechSoft 3D’s HOOPS Exchange 2018 update.
Nomad’s ARKit update adds power to design services delivery for architects and related professionals on the Vectorworks platform. Now clients and designers alike can see full-scale 3D models in actual environments.
Augmented reality (AR) is picking up steam in mobile AEC industry applications as Apple’s ARKit and Google’s AR technology comes on board.
Unity announces robust support for Apple’s ARKit and iOS 11—announces new IKEA Place as a stellar example of augmented reality example app.
OrthoGraph adds new Measure by Sketch feature in latest OrthoGraph I system—a complete mobile app workflow aimed at the AEC industry.
OrthoGraph I is now at version 1.7—offers new support for STABILA LDMs plus other new features.
Autodesk enthusiastically touts upcoming new iOS 11 based workflows for its mobile versions of AutoCAD and its popular SketchBook app.
OrthoGraph I is an award-winning mobile app that is purpose built for AEC pros who must measure existing buildings and translate that data to CAD and BIM.
Autodesk taps Apple’s powerful mobile devices with new SketchBook 4.0—boasting new rendering engine, massive canvas and much more for visual artists across industries.
Drones are taking to the skies over construction sites and Hangar has a new solution that is dramatically simple to operate.
The Mies van der Rohe Foundation and CL3VER seal an agreement to offer virtual visits to the Mies van der Rohe pavilion in Barcelona, Spain.
OrthoGraph I has just surprised us with a point-5 update. The new improvements include new support for more laser distance meters (LDMs) including from Bosch and several new features.
Should AEC pros still use pen and paper and measuring tape to survey existing buildings in the field? Or should they go “digital” and streamline this tedious and time-consuming process. In this review, Architosh goes deep and provides a complete evaluation of the OrthoGraph I building survey app system—cloud driven and integrated with laser distance meters.
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.
Fire investigation professionals can learn now to make accurate floor plans, measure as you go, get instant calculations on damaged surfaces, add annotations or labels to documents to everything you need on site—all in one app!
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.
OrthoGraph’s webinars offer chance to win survey software system plus Leica laser distance meter.
OrthoGraph I garners new award from Best of Biz international awards program.
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.
All new OrthoGraph I application for iOS and Android aims to enable users to create complete building survey plans faster than ever, saving time on site and reducing errors associated with paper and pencil methods.
ARES® Touch is a professional application designed to read, create, modify or annotate technical drawings in the popular DWG format on iPad and iPhone, available from the iOS Store in Japan at the end of October and the rest of the world by the end of November.
Leading BIM software developer, Graphisoft, has introduced significant updates to its multi award-winning BIM presentation and communication app, BIMx. Latest update adds new features to both BIMx and BIMx PRO.
Autodesk announces new LIVE environment for Revit. The new 3D interactive environment offers real-time adjustments to environmental conditions such as time of day and year and other settings. The free LIVE viewer works on Apple’s popular iOS devices like iPad and Windows.
Legendary Mac developer of formZ has announced its first mobile formZ branded app in the new formZ Mobile Viewer for Apple’s iOS platform.
London-based Urban Design Ltd, Releases ‘Archisketch’ 2.0 with Apple Pencil and Adobe Creative Cloud Support
Archisketch 2.0 Adds Apple Pencil and Adobe Creative Cloud Support.
We run through the top moments in Apple’s 2016 WWDC Keynote, held yesterday. Get the fast skinny on the big announcements presented in the two hour event. And we have some comments about Apple and architects as well.
OrthoGraph has released its professional building survey applications on Android platform.
One of the most dramatically different CAD products in history has finally launched as a ‘commercial’ offering as Cambridge, based Onshape sets sail after 400,000 hours of beta tester usage.
If you have an addiction, satisfy it with Tableau Mobile for iPhone and check out favorite vizzes from anywhere.
There appears to be a rift between architects who use tablet computers like the iPad in practice and their employers who make the decisions on what technology to provide their professional staff.
OrthoGraph Survey System, which already runs on Apple’s popular iOS platform, will now support Android starting in early November.
Autodesk has revealed its stealthy Project Leopard, bringing Fusion 360 to users “a la” Onshape—a company that perhaps will offer the software giant its biggest mCAD competition in the near future. While this development foretells of an emerging war between two CAD rivals, it means much more for industry directions in general.
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.
In our first tablets in Architectural practice research survey, we aim to study how tablet computers may impact the architectural process with a particular emphasis on design and pre-design phases. Of particular note, the new iPad Pro with Pencil ushers in the potential for revolutionary change.
Architosh is pleased to present our feature special report on Graebert’s Annual Meeting in Berlin held two weeks ago. The German CAD company specializes in serving the global CAD community via its highly valued ARES native DWG-file based 2/3D CAD technology, a complete solution which OEMs can license, modify and rebrand as their own. The company has a growing array of top-tier partners—both industry stalwarts and emerging starlets—like Onshape.
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.
Autodesk Graphic, formerly known as iDraw*, is a powerful feature-packed vector drawing and illustration application available for Mac, iPad, and iPhone. Graphic was designed from the beginning to have a beautiful, clean and easy-to-use interface with tools to create everything from detailed technical illustrations to beautiful works of art. Create intricate designs quickly and easily on your Mac, and continue working on the go using either the iPad or iPhone versions. Develop resolution- independent illustrations that can be pasted directly into documents, presentations or used together with other Autodesk 3D design software.
Berlin CAD Event: Graebert announces first ‘full-featured’ DWG-based CAD software for Apple iPad and iPhone
A preliminary version of ARES Touch for iOS revealed at the Graebert Annual Meeting. It’s expected to hit the market in 2016 and be as powerful as ARES Touch for Android, which is currently the most featured CAD solution for DWG editing on tablets and smartphones.
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.
New ArcSite is a brand new iOS mobile CAD app for the Apple iPad. It is the first such mobile CAD tool, on any mobile platform, to feature ‘real-time’ shape recognition while you draw, quickly turning non-straight lines into straight ones, wobbly squares into perfect squares and so forth.
Autodesk got prime time feature coverage during Apple’s Special Event this past week as AutoCAD 360 was shown on the new iPad Pro. We have the details.
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.
WritePad Pro 3.0 is a major update to the advanced word processing, note-taking and universal handwriting recognition app.
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.
In this Viewpoint feature, Hungarian software developer, Lazlo Toth, describes how architects and other AECO professionals can utilize apps on modern tablet hardware like Apple’s iPad within a BIM workflow, accelerating processes that typically happen on paper on clipboards, such as field survey work.
With MagicPlan creating a comprehensive floor plan of an indoor space can be accomplished in minutes. The floor plan contains a rich set of data, including all measurements, shapes and objects. This set of data is the foundation for the new estimator.
PunchPRO made several improvement to their app after closely monitoring their users’ feedback.
The latest version comes with enhanced documentation of stairs and allows users to snap two rooms together.
Bricolage, the node-based compositor for iOS, has been selected for the SIGGRAPH Appy Hour showcase of innovative mobile apps. Bricolage takes full advantage of the powerful graphics hardware in your iPad or iPhone to process HD video in real time. Node-based compositing used to require a powerful desktop computer, now Bricolage puts it in the palm of your hand. The annual ACM/SIGGRAPH conference is the world’s premiere event for computer graphics.
Visidraft, an augmented reality software for iOS devices, has gained some limelight in the pages of Architect Magazine.
Experience realistic storms with customized controls for lightning strikes, rain density, bird songs, wind speed, sleep timer, brightness and sky color.