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Trimble Launches SketchUp for iPad

SketchUp for iPad is the latest SketchUp application from Trimble complementing Sketchup for Web and the desktop versions.

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The Gift That Keeps On Giving—Vectorworks Talks Apple Silicon

From more GPU rendering cores to the advantages of integrated memory that only feature in System on a Chip (SoC) design, Vectorworks leaders talk acceleration and future benefits.

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Varjo Launches Reality Cloud VR/XR Software Platform

Varjo Reality Cloud has arrived. The industrial-grade VR/XR headset leader has delivered its ground-breaking meteverse-ready technology to the world.

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Enscape 3.3’s New Features—Much Enhanced Workflows for ArchViz

Enscape 3.3 delivers ten major areas of improvement boasting support of the latest SketchUp 2022 among other key enhancements.

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Nemetschek’s FY21 Results Plus New Group CEO

Architosh reports on Nemetschek Group’s FY21 results plus its new CEO Yves Padrines and some analysis and commentary.

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Inspiring the Next Generation—Young People in Engineering

The world is experiencing a shortage of engineers and scientists across numerous STEM-based industries. One way to solve this problem and boost well-qualified young professionals is to look at how to boost STEM studies from a young age and increase the participation of girls and underrepresented groups.

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GKV — Diversification and Adaptability with Vectorworks

Modular construction is just another sector specialty for this New York City architecture firm that excels at delivering design services in large part due to its agile BIM platform.

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Omniverse In-Depth with Richard Kerris, VP NVIDIA

Richard Kerris is VP of Omniverse Development Platform at NVIDIA. During GTC22 I had a chance to speak to Richard to clarify questions about Omniverse and its potential.

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NVIDIA GTC 22 — Announcements and Omniverse Advances

Omniverse continues to be a north star at NVIDIA and it showed at this year’s NVIDIA GTC 2022 conference held last week virtually around the world.

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Viewpoint: Challenges of BIM Implementation from an Architect’s Perspective

This BIM expert and architect share his insights on the challenges of adopting BIM—from economic to firm cultural considerations.

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Is ARES the neXt AutoCAD?

ARES Trinity of CAD platform provides intelligent and automated DWG CAD solutions to multiple industries, including AEC and manufacturing. And it does so by providing favorable economics over rivals so companies can redeploy capital towards remote work and emerging technologies

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Tech Soft 3D Advances CAD Technologies — New Accelerations

Apple Silicon support, deeper AEC technologies, and new analysis and simulation acquisitions are just some of the developments propelling Tech Soft 3D’s software kits that power leading AEC and MCAD industry solutions.

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Japanese AEC Giant Selects Graebert ARES CAD Technologies — Learn Why

ARES CAD technologies eliminate waste in AEC/O workflows from design to construction for Japanese Big 5 firm Taisei Corporation.

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ToolTalk: Spaces 1.3 is a conceptual design tool for iPad for architects

Spaces is a new iOS app directed at the conceptual design phases of architecture, purpose-built for Apple’s powerful iPads and Apple Pencil.

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Product Review: AMD Radeon Pro W6400 GPU for Workstations

AMD’s new Radeon Pro W6400 brings strong economic value and performance to the entry-level and SFF workstation market, plus real-time raytracing!

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HOOPS 2022 Toolkits Enhance Manufacturing and BIM Workflows

Tech Soft 3D advanced HOOPS technology new SDKs for MCAD and AEC industry software developers and their innovative apps.

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Procore’s Latest Innovations—Platform Updates and Global Expansion

A look back at Procore — recent and upcoming innovations and announcements from its Groundbreak event in the fall.

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Khronos Vulkan 1.3 Spec Out—Successful Graphics API Roadmap

Vulkan 1.3 spec is now available with immediate driver support from GPU makers, plus public Vulkan Road Map and Profiles.

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Chip Technology, Geopolitics, and the CAD Industry

The global semiconductor industry is going through landmark tidal shifts that will impact all software. We review the scene and its implications on the platforms and devices and possible impacts on the CAD industry.

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Vectorworks Partner Network Boast Innovative, Popular Expansions

Users gain much from a Vectorworks Partner—the Partner Network offers a growing array of app and content integrations, from many of the hottest new names in AEC.

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BIM and ARES—Further Notes on AERTWORKS US Deal

BIM is becoming more central to Graebert’s ARES Commander. The latest technologies are aimed at the realities of drawings production.

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Clarity for Revit Workflows Brings New Space Planning to Automation Software Suite

Have you ever wanted a robot to stay at the firm all night and grind out all the tedious Revit model coordination work? If so, it’s time you meet IMAGINiT Clarity

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CES: NVIDIA Unveils Free Version of Omniverse for Creators

NVIDIA expands NVIDIA Omniverse technologies and ecosystem as announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

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In-depth with Trimble SketchUp’s PreDesign Technologies

PreDesign is a web app included with Trimble’s SketchUp Pro and Architosh takes a detailed look at its benefits to architects.

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Product Review: NVIDIA RTX A2000 GPU for Workstations

NVIDIA RTX A2000 GPU delivers solid performance per dollar metrics — Architosh gives it a detailed spin across 3D CAD apps and benchmarks.

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Monograph Grabs New Head of Engineering, Closes Series-B Round

Monograph gains new Head of Engineering in Ernie Miller, plus rapid expansion and new Series-B funding round.

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Maxon Announces Plans to Acquire Pixologic

ZBrush from Pixologic looks to join the growing Maxon family of 3D tools for artists in film, broadcast, games and animation.

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CorelDRAW Technical Suite 2021—Powerful Technical Illustration Connected to Industrial CAD

CorelDRAW Technical Suite 2021 powers workflow for industrial 3D MCAD assets and technical illustration across automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, et al.

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NVIDIA Execs Talk Omniverse and RTX with Architosh

Omniverse and RTX technologies are discussed in this GTC-timed NVIDIA executive interview with Richard Kerris and Andrew Rink.

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NVIDIA’s CEO Jensen Huang Dazzles with Key Announcements and New Tools for Omniverse

NVIDIA’s 2021 GTC brought exciting Omniverse news, plus a bounty of new NVIDIA chip technologies, software, and high-performance compute news.

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Autodesk and Closing the AECOM Feedback Loop—Why It Matters

With industry customers spanning from architects to owners and with different levels of digital maturity, Autodesk’s investments in digital twins and post-construction technology are aimed at closing the feedback loop in AECOM.

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Qualcomm Aims to Take Chip Leadership with new ARM SoCs for Windows

An SoC chip from Qualcomm from its Nuvia team aims to compete with Apple’s M-series processors in the PC market in 2023.

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Graphisoft global study reveals BIM knowledge most sought-after skill

BIM and the future architect is the focus of this global study that paired with an interesting panel discussion from Graphisoft’s event.

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Nemetschek Group Reports Strong Q3 2021 Momentum

Nemetschek revenue through subscription and SaaS models builds momentum – company posts strong top line and margin growth.

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AutoDesSys Inc. and Engineered Software Joining Forces on Next-Gen PowerCADD

PowerCADD gets a future with new partner AutoDesSys the developer of 3D software stalwart and innovator formZ.

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The ARM Wars: Vectorworks 2022 is the First BIM on ARM—the M1 Interview

Leadership at Vectorworks recently told a UK-based publication that their software on Apple’s ARM-based M1 chip platform is 40 – 200 percent faster than on rival Intel-based platforms (Mac or Windows).

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Thoughts on Apple’s M1 Pro, Max and MacBook Pros

The Apple M1 Pro and M1 Max completely address the M1 chip’s solid but not great multicore performance, giving pros a huge reason to upgrade.

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AMD’s RDNA 2 Architecture—Behind the Radeon Pro W6600’s Stellar Performance

AMD hardware-accelerated raytracing is core to AMD RDNA 2 architecture, boosting both offline and adding real-time rendering to the mix.

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AU21: Autodesk Plans Cloud-Based Production Ecosystem for Media & Entertainment

Autodesk Forge is the future for Autodesk’s Media & Entertainment industry products where the pandemic hyper-accelerated cloud workflows.

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Product Review: AMD Radeon Pro W6600 GPU for Workstations

Architosh gives the new AMD Radeon Pro W6600 a good spin and both benchmarks and real-app tests show clear leadership in its workstation GPU class.

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Autodesk’s Latest Investment — iOFFICE + SpaceIQ

Autodesk has made a key investment that promises to further close the feedback loop in AEC — from design to construction to operations and maintenance.

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Trimble Announces Beta Launch of SketchUp for iPad

Trimble brings full creation, editing, and collaboration with new SketchUp for iPad — now in limited beta.

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The Evolving Immersive Experience (VR/AR/XR)

Virtual and Augmented Reality have long histories but likely equally long and dazzling futures.

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Viewpoint: The Exciting Future of Engineering Graphics

3D technologies and their development and present future offer CAD-based industries exciting changes for the future of work in MCAD and AEC.

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Two Years In — Autodesk’s Assistance to Notre-Dame in Paris

BIM technologies are giving the most famous cathedral in the French capital a fighting chance to return to visitors in time for the 2024 Olympic Games.

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SIGGRAPH 2021 — Year of the Metaverse, and Virtual and Global Production (Part 2)

Part 2 of our SIGGRAPH report covers technologies from rendering to animation and beyond to the hardware to accelerate both.

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SIGGRAPH 2021 — Year of the Metaverse, and Virtual and Global Production (Part 1)

The Metaverse is where we are headed based on what SIGGRAPH 2021 presented this year — Virtual and Global Production accelerates.

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Pandemic Footing—Flansburgh’s Deft Response to Remote BIM Workflows

A well-tested and efficient set of digital technologies allowed a mid-sized Boston architecture firm to move seamlessly to a pandemic footing. This is the story of how Flansburg Architects remoted their Open BIM workflow to serve clients around the world.

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BOXX Announces new APEXX Matterhorn workstation

This newest BOXX workstation features Intel’s new Xeon Scalable Processors — the 10nm “Ice Lake” – based Xeon W-3300 series CPUs

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AMD Radeon PRO W6600 Workstation GPU Now Available

AMD’s new mid-range workstation GPU offers hardware-accelerated ray tracing and big new performance for AEC and MCAD industry pros.

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Nemetschek Talks to Architosh About Reconstruct and AI in Construction

Artificial intelligence in the global construction market is booming as major contractors look to offset labor and industry talent shortages.

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AMD Brings Radeon PRO W6000 Series GPUs to Mac Pro

AMD brings its next-gen RDNA2 Architecture Radeon Pro GPUs to the Mac platform for the Apple Mac Pro workstation market.

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BIM News: Graphisoft to Merge with Data Design System of Norway

The Nemetschek Group looks to integrative value as the design of MEP and architecture form synergies via Graphisoft platform technologies.

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INSIDER: Remote Work Has A New Partner in Varjo’s VR-3 and XR-3 Headsets

Varjo and its VR and XR headsets are already in a class by themselves—the pandemic drove their use up and now Reality Cloud comes next!

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INSIDER: The Fourth Revolution—How Spacemaker AI Optimizes Architecture Development

Spacemaker AI doesn’t threaten architects as we know them. It simply makes Architecture even more impactful.

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INSIDER: Shapr3D is Bold on Apple and CAD Dominance

Already prominent on Apple’s iOS platform, Shapr3D stands to benefit further as it expands on Apple’s exciting Apple Silicon Mac platform.

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INSIDER: Augmented Intelligence: Digital Blue Foam’s Alternative Approach to Generative Design in Architecture

Digital Blue Foam’s unique tools may make it an architect’s ideal generative design partner—augmented AI intelligence for all of us.

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Vectorworks, Inc. Announces New Office Location in Australia

Vectorworks Australia is the name of a new main office for the global design/BIM software maker, who acquires regional distributor OzCAD.

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‘Graphisoft Forward’ — New Global Licensing Standard Introduced

Graphisoft Forward is Archicad 25’s new Software Services Agreement (SSA) branding, upgrading license with new benefits for BIM users.

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INSIDER: Beyond the CDE — Layer App and its Remarkable Fluid Power

Layer App emerges as a powerful AECOM and CAFM tool precisely because users have flexible and fluid control over building data linked to BIM.

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