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Some AEC pros didn’t see the value of VR workflows until the pandemic hit. Now VR workflows may contribute to how work changes for the good in the future of AEC.
SketchUp Studio is newly focused on design and visualization—coming with V-Ray rendering integration along with native point cloud support.
Trimble Connect is an open collaboration platform for design and construction that connects project stakeholders with the data they need to inform decisions and improve team efficiency.
Shaderlight Limited introduces new Shaderlight 2018—rendering plugin for SketchUp 2018.
New BIM software from France aims to simplify the building design process by allowing architects and designers to use whatever modeling software they want up-front and then segue gracefully into IFC2x3 BIM compliant models which can then be pushed to the main BIM tools.
BricsCAD Shape is finally rolling out with the Windows version first but the Mac version is on its way. The new conceptual design modeler is meant for architects and engineers and is DWG native and supports IFC workflows.
New V-Ray 3.6 for SketchUp brings hybrid rendering technology and streamlined UI to the latest rendering plugin for the Mac from the Chaos Group.
Bricsys of Belgium, the developer of popular BricsCAD, has announced Shape, a new DWG-native 3D conceptual “SketchUp-like” design software tool. It is slated for 2018 release.
Architects, interior designers, and retailers can provide their clients and customers rich VR immersive environments with audio hot spots with Yulio VR.
Autodesk in 2017 will shut down its Autodesk 123D.com domain and apps along with it—users encouraged to look into other products. Autodesk Circuits remains in its own domain.
Trimble and Microsoft offer thematic change in AEC industries with new “mixed reality” technology—new SketchUp Viewer for Microsoft Hololens is now available after stealing the show at AIA National 2016.
Trimble’s SketchUp is on the web—implemented in the modern web browser—and users are invited into a free open beta to evaluate it for commercial use.
A leading German-based AEC magazine focused on competitions for tenders has published software usage data for AEC professionals, largely architects, which shows Nemetschek Group companies dominating US giant Autodesk.
AIA 2016: Architosh awards 5th ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors for software and technology vendors at AIA Philly
Architosh announces its 2016 AIA National BEST of SHOW honors to best software and technologies shown at the national convention in Philadelphia two weeks ago.
We dive deeper in our Part 2 coverage of software and technologies at the 2016 AIA Convention in Philly. These four companies exhibited together and these four companies have interesting innovations in the pipe and/or ready now.