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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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Registration Open for SketchUp 3D Basecamp 2022

3D Basecamp set to shine in beautiful Vancouver — Trimble’s annual user event boasts 2,000 attendees, over 100 speakers and sessions, expo!

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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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SketchUp Studio Gets V-Ray Integration

SketchUp Studio is newly focused on design and visualization—coming with V-Ray rendering integration along with native point cloud support.

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New SketchUp 2021 Offers ‘Predesign Climate Studies’ Features

A look at SketchUp 2021 and its Live Components and climate design features.

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Mac 3D/CAD News: Tekla, Fusion, Vectorworks at GreenBuild 2016 and More…

We have CAD/3D News Tidbits: Vectorworks 2017 at GREENBUILD 2016, Autodesk Fusion adds PLM, and Tekla has introduced major updates to their product line.

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Event News: Nordic BIM Academy Launches in Copenhagen 2016

Worldclass BIM event set to take center stage in Copenhagen in November—Nordic BIM Academy Copenhagen 2016

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Autodesk and Trimble Sign Interoperability Agreement—Customers Need Flexibility

Autodesk and Trimble sign interoperability agreement that covers both IFC and API and developer tools exchange.

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AIA 2016: Information Technologies at this Year’s Convention – Part 1

We begin our AIA Expo show floor reports series with the largest companies showing their software wares to architects at this year’s 2016 AIA Convention.

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Tidbits: PTC, Vectorworks, Trimble CAD and AEC news

CAD News: PTC sponsors leading tech startup event in Massachusetts aimed at finding great new tech in areas related to its MCAD base, including AR and IoT; plus Vectorworks and Asite headline next Build Earth Live, a project involving a Hyperloop; and finally we have news on Trimble Connect’s latest updates.

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Trimble Acquires Sefaira—Building Performance Design Software Maker

Trimble acquires London and New York based Sefaira, new buy adds leading building performance software tools to Trimble’s growing war-chest.

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Viewpoint: It’s the Simple Stuff That Matters

Buildings are complex things but the tools that all stakeholders will engage in will succeed best when they are simpler. There’s no monopoly of good ideas around the construction site so why should digital tools AECO users employ remain complex when evidence shows that simpler digital tools are easier to share?

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BIMscript and LENA by BIMobject in Sweden

Turning mechanical CAD into intelligent BIM objects. BIMscript™ and LENA is a technology and a solution designed to streamline and accelerate the process of BIM content creation. This delivers both an open and freely available scripting language as well as a BIM object authoring solution.

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AIA: Show Floor Reports: Autodesk, Trimble and Nemetschek Group Companies

In this show floor report we’ll cover the news and items shown at AIA Atlanta by three of the Big Four AEC software companies and include our notes from our meetings with these companies. We had three separate meetings with Autodesk alone, a meeting each with Trimble and each of the Nemetschek Group companies Graphisoft and Nemetschek Vectorworks Inc.

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AIA: Trimble releases new version of SketchUp Mobile Viewer

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.

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Trimble Announces Enhancements to SketchUp’s 3D Warehouse

Trimble introduces an update to 3D Warehouse, its online platform for sharing and downloading free 3D models and materials. A key component of the SketchUp 3D modeling software, 3D Warehouse connects designers to free, high-quality 3D content.

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Trimble Ships ProjectSight Mobile Construction Management

Trimble announced Trimble ProjectSight, a cloud-based solution for construction field management that simplifies the creation, access and sharing of project information between the field and the office.

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Architosh Looks Back at 2014 for Mac CAD and 3D

In this report we look back at the year’s biggest news for our coverage markets and make some predictions of what to watch in 2015.

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‘Trimble Connected’—Bacus Discusses SketchUp 2015 and Growing Trimble Roles

In this special feature interview, John Bacus of Trimble’s SketchUp division talks to Architosh about the latest SketchUp 2015—the second release of the product in one year—and helps put the product into the larger Trimble context–particularly Trimble Connect.

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Mac 3D: Trimble announces new SketchUp 2015 for Mac and Windows

Trimble releases brand new SketchUp 2015—the second release of SketchUp this year!

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Famed architect Frank Gehry’s much beloved Gehry Technologies (GT) has been acquired by Trimble

The most famous living architect, Frank Gehry, has stated that he believed his real legacy was how his Gehry Technologies company was helping to transform the practice of architecture on a global scale. Today, Autodesk’ largest competitor just announced it has acquired Gehry Technologies, a global AEC software and consulting services company involved in many of the largest construction projects in the world.

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Product Review: Trimble SketchUp Pro 2014

In this product review Architosh looks at the new Trimble SketchUp Pro 2014, with a particular emphasis on its new BIM worthy features in open schema support and IFC 2×3 export options.

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Nemetschek AG Joins buildingSMART International’s Strategic Advisory Council for Better Interoperability

Nemetschek AG, parent company of 12 leading AECM software companies has joined the new buildingSMART Strategic Advisory Council

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AIA: Trimble’s new Concept Apps on Google’s Project Tango Look Compelling

We look discuss our meeting with Trimble at AIA where we got our first hand view of Project Tango development for the company. In this article we talk about the tech behind Project Tango and its relationship with Apple

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Tidbits: Siemens, Trimble and Maxwell for bonzai 3d news

Mac and iOS CAD/3D News: We have tidbits on plugin updates for Maxwell render for bonsai 3D, Trimble buying up a BIM MEP consultant player, news on the latest NX update and more…

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Trimble Delivers New Trimble Field Link Software with new Bentley i-model Integration

Trimble updates Field Link software and announces collaboration with Bentley on i-model technology integration

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John Bacus of Trimble talks to Architosh about SketchUp, broadly and about version 2014

Over the years Architosh has had the distinct pleasure of unique discourse with the folks behind SketchUp. From our early beginnings together we often manage to get the story that nobody else gets. In this special feature we are going to combine some insights from general SketchUp talk over the past year with a recent discussion–with John Bacus–of the latest version’s new features.

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Big iPad News – Trimble announces SketchUp Mobile Viewer for iPad

A long awaited iPad app for the popular Trimble SketchUp 3D application has arrived at 3D Basecamp 2014

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In-Brief: Trimble announces SketchUp 2014 for Mac and Windows

Trimble launches new SketchUp 2014…offers speed improvements in rendered views and many new features including a WebGL based preview engine for 3D Warehouse

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AIA: Pictures from the Show Floor and Around the Convention – Part 2

Notes and pictures from AIA Denver in and around the conventional hall

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Architosh awards 2nd ‘BEST of SHOW’ awards for AIA National

Architosh highlights BEST of SHOW for computer software for architects at the 2013 AIA National Convention in Denver

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Details on new Trimble SketchUp 2013 Release

Trimble’s SketchUp 2013 is now officially announced with more details about its features and plans and about its new Extension Warehouse

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Trimble announces new SketchUp 2013 3D apps

Trimble quietly announces SketchUp 2013

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AIA: Show Floor Gallery Report-2

AIA Show Floor Pictures and Notes in this second report

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Hot News: Trimble announces acquisition of SketchUp

Trimble buys SketchUp from Google

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