Archives for workstations
The mind-blowing processing power of AMD’s 3rd Generation Ryzen Threadripper helps Blur create insane effects on ‘Terminator Dark Fate’
Most large AEC firms with multiple locations seek out agility for their operations. Southland Industries in the United States accomplished this recently with VDI via GPU workstations from Workspot.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Now Enables Streaming of Graphically Intensive Design and Engineering Applications
Amazon has launched new AppStream 2.0 streaming services for supporting GPU-powered virtual workstations for customers through web browsers on various modern devices and operating systems—eliminating the need for high-end PC workstations with intensive GPU and CPU hardware resources. This is an ideal solution for access to Windows-only engineering and design solutions from Mac environments.
We continue our Kyoto coverage of GRAPHISOFT’s Key Client Conference by looking at the many Asian software solutions being developed on the ARCHICAD platform or in support via IFC and Open BIM principles. We also look at something kind of special from HP.
AMD released some exciting news at SIGGRAPH last week about new Radeon Pro WX graphics cards, aimed at democratizing high-end graphics workloads with lower prices and higher performance.
We dive into our final section on the show floor coverage of software and technologies at the 2016 AIA Convention in Philly. Part 4 will cover talks, sessions and things of interest like the Autodesk Apple Event held during the show at an Apple Store.
Mac CAD and 3D News: We have some brief news items on Bonzai 3D, the new tool from auto-des-sys, the makers of formZ, plus a blurb on Apple beating all top-brand workstation makers to Intel’s Nehalem Xeon chips, and news of Bentley’s cancelled user conference.