Hardware

Fujitsu Celsius delivers 1U rack-mount workstation

Fujitsu Celsius delivers 1U rack-mount workstation

When teamed with Nvidia GRID virtual GPU technology, workstation power become available from any device. By Tom Lansford Is your company considering implementing remote workstation solutions? If so, then the Fujitsu Celsius workstation team might have the perfect solution for you. Have a look at the new Celsius C740, the 1U rack-workstation from Fujitsu. CADplace […]

By March 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
A quick look at Nvidia Quadro K5200

A quick look at Nvidia Quadro K5200

Viewperf scores don’t tell the whole story. By Alex Herrera Our recent review of the P900 (see “Review: Lenovo ThinkStation P900: Alex Herrera examines the most powerful deskside workstation we’ve ever tested”) gave us a chance to look at another, relatively new product geared to the high-demand visual com­puting professional: Nvidia’s Quadro K5200 AIB. That […]

SPEC Group issues updated workstation benchmark

SPEC Group issues updated workstation benchmark

Now virtual workstations can be tested the same as physical workstations. The SPEC Graphics Performance Characterization Group (SPECgpc) has released a new version of its SPECview­perf benchmark that extends performance measurement from physical to virtualized worksta­tion configurations. The new benchmark mea­sures the 3D graphics perfor­mance of systems running under the OpenGL and Direct X ap­plication […]

By March 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Digital Reality

Artoo in Love: guerilla filmmaking Cadillac style

Artoo in Love: guerilla filmmaking Cadillac style

Autodesk inaugurates its new robotics lab at Pier 9 with screening of Artoo in Love by Evan Atherton

Autodesk turns Modio into Tinkerplay

Autodesk turns Modio into Tinkerplay

Previously undisclosed acquisition becomes new consumer-class app for 3D design-print of characters. Autodesk has converted a recent acquisition into a new app to expand its line of consumer-class apps for 3D design and printing. Tinkerplay joins Tinkercad in a growing line aimed at younger or inexperienced users of 3D software. Tinkerplay has its origins in […]

Meerkat emerges as the breakout tech at SXSW Interactive

Meerkat emerges as the breakout tech at SXSW Interactive

Streaming video via Twitter is now officially a thing. Meerkat seems to be the preferred live-stream app for stars and politicians and Twitter has acquired the competition Periscope.

MFG & PLM

Redefining CAD for a new generation; Onshape debuts

Redefining CAD for a new generation; Onshape debuts

Onshape is the latest entrant to the elite club of professional CAD products. A cloud-based tool designed to foster collaboration, Onshape represents a new approach to design. Will the CAD community accept work flows based in the cloud? This team of veterans from SolidWorks and other CAD and high tech pioneers thinks so.

Reshaping reality: Autodesk updates Memento

Reshaping reality: Autodesk updates Memento

Autodesk’s Memento is part of the company’s mission to change the way content is created and products get built. The company used Real 2015 to show off the latest version of Memento and offer it as a Beta.

Transitions aplenty at SolidWorks World 2015

Transitions aplenty at SolidWorks World 2015

Dassault Systèmes offers its retail community a change in leadership, new products, and assurances of continuity. No one said being number one was going to be easy. By Kathleen Maher and L. Stephen Wolfe This year, the annual SolidWorks World was the site of a transition in the C-Suite as CEO Bertrand Sicot ascends to […]

By February 20, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

DCC

Artoo in Love: guerilla filmmaking Cadillac style

Artoo in Love: guerilla filmmaking Cadillac style

Autodesk inaugurates its new robotics lab at Pier 9 with screening of Artoo in Love by Evan Atherton

Meerkat emerges as the breakout tech at SXSW Interactive

Meerkat emerges as the breakout tech at SXSW Interactive

Streaming video via Twitter is now officially a thing. Meerkat seems to be the preferred live-stream app for stars and politicians and Twitter has acquired the competition Periscope.

Otoy reveals big rendering agenda

Otoy reveals big rendering agenda

A new media format designed for virtual/augmented reality is just the tip of the iceberg. Otoy seems to believe in the sports cliché “go big or go home.” This week at the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, the well-funded start-up introduced a new free application for creating photorealistic content for virtual and augmented reality […]

BIZ

Workstation market chugs along in 4Q14

Workstation market chugs along in 4Q14

Latest JPR market update shows Lenovo continuing to gain market share. The descriptor of “steady” may not excite, but given the volatility in the workstation market over the last seven years, steady ain’t too bad. For those looking to forget the nasty economy of the late 00’s, and whose nerves were frayed by the up-and-down […]

Ansys closes 2014 with record quarter

Ansys closes 2014 with record quarter

Ansys has one of the largest ratios of net income to revenue in the engineering software industry. Ansys (NASDAQ: ANSS) ended 2014 by setting another record for both fourth quarter and full year revenue.  Revenue in the fourth quarter (ending December 31, 2014) was $254.4 million, up 12% from a year ago. Full year revenue […]

Autodesk revenue rises 13% in fourth quarter

Autodesk revenue rises 13% in fourth quarter

Net income continues to drop with the conversion to subscriptions. Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) saw revenue rise in the fourth quarter, capping a year which saw AEC sales regain a level not seen for several years. Revenue was $665 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 (ended January 31, 2015), up 13% compared to 4Q14; […]

By February 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →