Archives for Robert McNeel
Come learn Kangaroo the simulation plugin for Rhino in lovely Barcelona, Spain, this May.
We have tidbits items on Nvidia Iray and its new spherical camera for VR; plus news from Trimble and McNeel on online accounts, new domains and new company name for the former; plus BOXX has new over-clocked workstations.
According to Gartner’s “Hype Cycle technology curve, algorithmic aided design within the building design industry—sometimes referred to as AAD—is nearing the “peak of inflated expectations,” where we see in the industry what is known as supplier proliferation. Indeed, quite suddenly in fact, McNeel & Associates has seen a ground swell in competition to their famous Rhino + Grasshopper product combo. An inflection point is coming, due to the rapid rise of something McNeel & Associates has become synonymous for, but so too is change. In this two part series we investigate the factors in this change and learn what may lie ahead.
McNeel has officially unveiled Rhino 5 for Mac with pricing for both commercial and educational customers, plus a projected scope of feature updates in the upcoming versions as notes on Grasshopper support.
The Mac 3D world has gained a new friend in the upcoming official first release of Rhino 5 for Mac. Today users can embrace Release Candidate 1 (RC1) for free use for evaluation for 90 days. We have many more details and analysis below.
Graphisoft and Nikken Sekkei cooperation agreement bears first fruits for all ArchiCAD and Rhino users in new connector software between the two popular programs, bring leading edge modeling to a leading BIM application.
In our third article in our 2011 State of Apple in CAD/3D industries series, we deal with many of the bigger issues by speaking to several of the industry’s leading CAD/3D software CEOs and company presidents.
Mac CAD and 3D News: We have tidbits on iRhino 3d for your iOS device plus news on new Dosch products
Robert McNeel shares that iRhino 3D is now at version 1.2, includes Dropbox support and other minor updates
iRhino 3D gets updated to version 1.1. The new iPad application is designed to allow you to view and navigate your Rhino models wherever you go!
Rhiknowbot is one of the coolest third-party plugins for Rhino around and it specifically addresses the architecture market. In this report we take a look at where generative design is getting very specific to the architecture market with Rhiknowbot.