AEC/Geo

Cl3ver adds offline option

Cl3ver adds offline option

Online presentation authoring tool Cl3ver adds offline publishing to extend the availability of content.   Cl3ver is an online presentation authoring tool designed for architects. It offers an easy way to share visualizations of projects and has features such as annotation to add information to 3D models. Now the company has also added an offline [...]

Bentley Systems reports revenue, income, and plans

Bentley Systems reports revenue, income, and plans

Bentley Systems reports an 8% increase in revenue to $593 million in 2013; increases family and employee ownership to 98%.  Bentley Systems, a private company, announced its 2013 annual results in a call to press and analysts on April 16. The company has made a practice of annual reporting even though it is private and [...]

New EdgeWise Structure extracts structural elements from point cloud data

New EdgeWise Structure extracts structural elements from point cloud data

The advanced algorithms behind other ClearEdge products can save 50% of the time it takes to model as-built structural members. ClearEdge3D today announces the launch of its newest software, EdgeWise Structure, which can quickly and accurately extract properly specified steel, concrete or wood structural members from laser scan point clouds. ClearEdge3D claims EdgeWise Structure can [...]

Cloud storage expert Panzura finds gold in AEC

Cloud storage expert Panzura finds gold in AEC

Global file system addresses construction collaboration pain point. Autodesk CEO joins advisory board. Venture-funded startup Panzura has in recent months found a ready market among architecture and construction firms for its cloud-based global file management technology, and has decided to pivot its business to focus on AEC. “We have traction in AEC because we uniquely [...]

Graphisoft Unveils BIMcloud in Tokyo

Graphisoft Unveils BIMcloud in Tokyo

An architectural software leader in Asia but not in North America, Budapest-based Graphisoft assembles the press to introduce its technology to a wider audience. By Ralph Grabowski Graphisoft is a small CAD company from a small country, Hungary. This is a curse and a blessing. The curse is that the company does not get as [...]

DIY presentations for architects courtesy of Cl3ver

DIY presentations for architects courtesy of Cl3ver

Startup Cl3ver arrives to offer easy 3D presentation creation to architects. The company announces new pricing and new tutorials.   Startup Cl3ver offers cloud-based rendering for architects. The company debuted at SXSW V2V in Las Vegas last summer and the team has been honing the interface and their business plan. It has emerged looking a [...]

BricsCAD V14 now available for Linux

BricsCAD V14 now available for Linux

BricsCAD is DWG compatible without being an AutoCAD clone. Linux availability extends its reach in many emerging markets.   Bricsys has released a Linux version of its 2D/3D drafting program BricsCAD V14, with many features not available on other Linux 2D CAD products. Having a full-featured Linux version of its flagship is important for Bricsys, [...]

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Lagoa is building their rendering business from the cloud down

Lagoa is building their rendering business from the cloud down

The Montreal-based cloud rendering company has been making friends in varied places. There’s a fierce arms race going on in the cloud, where companies seek out territory in building 3D tools for use in the cloud. It really is the next frontier, or maybe the better term is gold rush. So many companies are building [...]

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Smartgeometry heads to Hong Kong

Smartgeometry heads to Hong Kong

The annual conference at the nexus of architecture and algorithms takes on the complexities of urban density.   Smartgeometry, the annual gathering that unites architecture and digital processes for a week of research and discussion, will assembly in Hong Kong for 2014 with a theme of Urban Compaction. “Large cities thrive on density and diversity,” [...]

Chaos Group ships V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max

Chaos Group ships V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max

A refined user interface and support for several open visualization technologies highlight this major update. [Editor's Note: Full-size versions of the images in this article are available on the Facebook GraphicSpeak page.] Chaos Group today released V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max, a significant update to the popular rendering engine for Autodesk 3ds Max. The long list of [...]