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The Future of Immersive and Simulation — A Discussion with Pete Morrison of Bohemia Interactive Simulations

AI, XR (immersive headsets), advanced visualization, and terrain models are converging rapidly as the West prepares for its future security. The BAE Systems’ subsidiary talks to Architosh about its technology and where things are headed.

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Enscape 4 Announced—First Cross-Platform Mac-Win Release

Enscape 4 delivers 95% Parity for Mac in the first cross-platform release set to change the tenor of utilization for Mac users.

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NVIDIA Omniverse to now stream USD scenes to Apple Vision Pro

New Omniverse Cloud APIs to let developers stream interactive, industrial digital twins into Apple Vision Pro.

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NVIDIA launches new RTX 500 and RTX 1000 laptop GPUs

NVIDIA RTX 500 and 1000 mobile GPUs powered by Ada generation GPU core deliver advanced AI, computer and graphics powers to mobile professionals

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Chaos Joins Alliance for OpenUSD (AOUSD)

Chaos joining the Alliance for OpenUSD is a major step forward for emerging international standards set to finalize spec by the end of 2025.

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Looking at Autodesk’s Workshop XR Technologies

Autodesk Workshop XR brings immersive technologies like VR, MR, and AR into Autodesk Construction Cloud for the AEC industry.

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Tech Soft 3D Intros new HOOPS Luminate for Advanced Rendering

HOOPS Luminate is the new toolkit that brings advanced and real-time rendering to the HOOPS family of engineering software SDKs.

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Chaos Bridge comes to 3ds Max

Chaos launches its Chaos Bridge, as part of its V-Ray 6 for 3ds Max update 2, unifying its AEC visualization workflow for architects.

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Future of Architectural Visualization—Free Report

Chaos Future of Architectural Visualization report indicates that real-time rendering is now key to many architects’ workflows.

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Matterport announces new CAD add-on

Matterport announces a new CAD file add-on to produce editable CAD drawings directly from Matterport digital twins.

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AMD Radeon PRO W7700 GPU Launched

AMD unleashes new Radeon PRO W7700 graphics card for workstation professionals across CAD and BIM industries.

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Lenovo Unleashes Performance with New ThinkStation P8

New Lenovo ThinkStation P8 features AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7000 WX-Series processors and pairs with NVIDIA Ada-generation RTX graphics cards.

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Enscape for Mac Now Available for Vectorworks

With the new Enscape for Mac, all Vectorworks users can benefit from this popular cutting-edge real-time interactive renderer.

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Chaos Talks anima with Architosh—Buying AXYZ design and Arch Viz Futures

Animation and the impact of advanced technologies like AI are just some of the exciting reasons why Chaos’ latest acquisition strengthens the industry leader.

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NVIDIA’s New RTX Ada Generation GPUs for Workstations Pack Power

New NVIDIA Ada Generation RTX 5000, RTX 4500, and RTX 4000 offer accelerated AI and DCC workflows for professional users.

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Maxon Delivers Massive updates for Maxon One

Maxon announces significant updates to products in its Maxon One subscription bundle, including Capsules, Forger, Redshift, and Trapcode.

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RealityScan for Android

Epic Games and Capturing Reality release their powerful RealityScan photogrammetry app for Android devices.

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Enscape 3.5 boasts Digital People and Adjustable Assets for AEC

Enscape 3.5 for Windows offers numerous new capabilities, better image quality, new adjustable assets and more.

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NVIDIA to present AI research at SIGGRAPH 2023

NVIDIA to present around 20 cutting edge AI research papers at SIGGRAPH 2023.

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Chaos Releases V-Ray 6 for 3ds Max, Update 1

V-Ray 6, Update 1 for 3ds Max boasts numerous improvements that will give 3D artists even more capabilities to improve their workflows.

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Maxon One Updates — New Redshift Render Updates and More

Maxon Redshift Render gains new materials and more as part of Maxon One update pack.

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2023 Maxon One updates summarized

Maxon kicks-off its New Year with a round of major Maxon One updates.

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Apple Intros new M2 Pro and M2 Max MacBook Pro

Apple delivers brand new MacBook Pros with new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips. Both make compelling mobile workstations.

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Autodesk open sources Bifrost-USD in Maya update

Feature-rich update for Maya adds flexible workflow enhancements for simulation,  including new open source Bifrost-USD integration.

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V-Ray 6 for Revit Connects with Enscape

Chaos announces that its V-Ray 6 for Revit connects with Enscape, so architects can easily share data between the two applications.

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Nearabl adopts Bentley iTwin platform

As Nearabl adopts Bentley iTwin, it extends the use of its technology within the global infrastructure, construction, and design industries.

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Greyscalegorilla Tactile released—Virtual Materials

Greyscalegorilla releases Tactile, a growing virtual materials library of beautiful and realistic 3D materials. It offers five stunning collections, entitled Clay Fine, Clay Rough, Clay Sculpting, Clay Doh, and Unfinished Wood.

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Chaos Connects V-Ray 6 for SketchUp and Rhino to Enscape

Photorealism Renderers now support popular Real-Time Architectural Visualization tool Enscape—smooth transfers between Architects and Specialists.

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Matterport introduces Matterport Pro3 camera

Matterport introduces its all-new Matterport Pro3 camera, together with major updates to its digital twin platform. The Matterport Pro3 Camera is the one of the world’s most advanced 3D capture devices.

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AKULAR releases AKULAR TWIN

AKULAR has just announced the release of AKULAR TWIN, a lightweight mobile application built upon Bentley Systems iTwin platform.

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ToolTalk: Taking a look at TurboCAD 2022 latest features

TurboCAD® 2022 is the latest release of IMSI’s comprehensive professional 2D/3D CAD software for MS Windows. It includes hundreds of drawing tools, 3D modeling tools, photorealistic rendering, and extensive file importing and exporting support.

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Enscape 3.4 Now Released

This latest version offers architects and designers many innovative feature updates. Enscape is not a standalone application. It plugs into your existing modeling software, giving you an integrated design and visualization workflow across all project phases.

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Chaos releases V-Ray 6 for 3ds Max 

Chaos releases V-Ray 6 for 3ds Max, a major upgrade to its all-in-one photorealistic rendering software. Artists can use powerful new world-building and workflow tools. New features include an Object Scattering Tool, Procedural Clouds and memory-efficient geometric tiling. V-Ray 6 for 3ds Max also introduces a cloud collaboration tool to speed up reviews and approvals.

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Nemetschek joins the Metaverse Standards Forum

Nemetschek announced 12 July 2022 that it has become a founding member of the Metaverse Standards Forum. This is a newly established governing body that aims to foster agreement on requirements and priorities for metaverse interoperability standards. Prior to joining the Metaverse Standards Forum, Nemetschek’s Maxon brand had already embraced exchange file formats and bridges to other software.

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NZDF (New Zealand Defence Force) buys BISim’s VBS4

BISim (Bohemia Interactive Simulations) announced a deal with the The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) to purchase BISim’s simulation VBS4 software. The NZDF plans to use it for its tactical command and control training program.

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Surface imperfections added to Maxon Capsules

Maxon’s new Surface Imperfections collection offers new textures, designed to bring photorealism to artists’ renderings by adding minor pseudorandom imperfections to the surfaces of 3D objects.

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Leading Companies, Standards Orgs Unite on Open Metaverse

Metaverse standards are coming to life with the new Metaverse Standards Forum driving industry-wide cooperation on metaverse interoperability.

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Light Falloff is new in Rhino 7

Rhino 7 Updates add new Light Falloff settings to add real world realism to raytraced visual imagery within the popular modeling software.

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Chaos Corona 8 for 3ds Max and Cinema 4D released

Chaos Czech’s Chaos Corona 8 for 3ds Max and Cinema 4D were released 13 April  2022, in the first-ever simultaneous update to both products.

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BISim releases Mantle ETM—Enterprise Terrain Management

BISim releases Mantle ETM – a customized terrain pipeline for mission rehearsal, visualization, and terrain analysis.

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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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BISim latest desktop training software released

BISim releases latest desktop training software, with improvements in performance and user experience as well as some new features.

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NVIDIA GTC22: Fireside Chat Featuring Graphisoft CEO Huw Roberts and NVIDIA VP Bob Pette

NVIDIA GTC22 Fireside chat will delve into how visualization helps create great architecture using NVIDIA Omniverse and more…

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Lumion version 12.3—Free Update Advances Visualization

Lumion 12.3 is a free update to the popular innovative real-time visualization software for architecture and related industries.

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Luxion Releases KeyShot 11

KeyShot 11 is a pivotal release that expands Luxion’s continued advancements with users to solve their most pressing product development needs in the areas of material design, information management, motion, automation, and presentation.

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Amazing Mercedes-AMG F1 Animation—Boasts AMD Radeon Pro and Blender Technologies

BIender Cycles and Radeon Pro W6800 GPUs behind stunning Mercedes-AMG F1 race car animation by animation studio The Pixelary.

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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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Chaos and Enscape Merge—Backed by Venture Capital Groups

The joining of Chaos and Enscape will form a visualization powerhouse spanning multiple industries from AEC, VFX, to product verticals.

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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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Maxon and OTOY Partner—Bring Redshift Support to OTOY’s Render Network

OTOY and its Render Network to offer Redshift Render in the first half of 2022 — Maxon partnership will add Cinema 4D as well.

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Chaos Expands V-Ray 5 for Rhino and SketchUp

V-Ray 5 update 2 for Rhino and SketchUp bring big improvements to V-Ray Vision and new live link to Chaos Vantage, and a lot more.

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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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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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AMD New Plugins for ‘Radeon ProRender’ Rendering Engine

AMD updates Radeon ProRender plugins for more applications including Blender and with support for Pixar USD format.

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What’s New — Corona Render 7 for Autodesk 3ds Max

Conona Renderer 7 for 3ds Max boasts 35 Presents, an upgraded Sky Model and key performance boosts for faster renders.

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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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Varjo Unveils Reality Cloud—Groundbreaking Virtual Teleportation

Varjo intros Reality Cloud platform for capturing and sharing our reality for a true-to-life metaverse for creative industries.

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The Wild is Changing the Realities of Work—The Pandemic Just Helped

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.

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