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Bentley introduces ContextCapture and ProjectWise ContextShare

Bentley introduces ContextCapture and ProjectWise ContextShare

Integrated products for reality capture Bentley Systems is building a significant ecosystem around its ContextCapture products. Over the past two years, Bentley has been showing the building blocks of its reality capture system, which it has been building since its acquisition of Acute3D in 2015. The company has announced partnerships with Siemens and drone maker […]

By April 25, 2017 Read More →
Ayoga steps into AEC collaboration

Ayoga steps into AEC collaboration

India-based cloud collaboration platform seeks to reduce cost and complexity of disperse construction projects. To overcome global challenges in construction projects, an Indian company introduces a cloud-based AEC collaboration system called Ayoga. With the slogan “create, connect and collaborate,” Ayoga says it enables reliable planning of projects, streamlines planned and unplanned work, centralizes project communication, […]

By April 18, 2017 Read More →
Business Intelligence platform DrivenBI integrates AutoCAD

Business Intelligence platform DrivenBI integrates AutoCAD

Design can now connect directly into business planning dashboard.  Cloud-based Business Intelligence (BI) platform DrivenBI has added support for Autodesk AutoCAD to its data preparation utility tool. The company says adding AutoCAD integration as part of its service “allows CAD designs to connect directly to business data,” so that information from project drawings becomes instantly […]

By April 17, 2017 Read More →
Redway3D unveils REDsdk 4.3 visualization toolkit

Redway3D unveils REDsdk 4.3 visualization toolkit

The update sports new ray-tracing solutions, post-processing effects, as well as cloud-and-sky rendering. REDsdk is a C++ graphics visualization toolkit that provides industrial designers, architects, and other CAD professionals with a single multi-faceted rendering API. The REDsdk can be used for real-time 2D, 3D, and VR rendering and simulation. One of the notable improvements coming […]

By April 14, 2017 Read More →
Chaos Group launches V-Ray 3 for Rhino

Chaos Group launches V-Ray 3 for Rhino

The graphical toolkits favored by Hollywood are now available to the architects, industrial designers, and other Rhino users. Earlier this year, Chaos Group brought its updated V-Ray renderer to the Nuke video editor. Now architects and designers can also take advantage of V-Ray 3’s capabilities thanks to its release on Rhino 5. This means that […]

By April 13, 2017 Read More →
BricsCAD officially compatible with Intergraph CADWorx Plant

BricsCAD officially compatible with Intergraph CADWorx Plant

For tiny Bricsys the deal a big step forward in its battle to be taken seriously as a legitimate alternative to AutoCAD. CAD vendors Bricsys and Intergraph Process, Power & Marine today announced that the new release of Intergraph CADWorx Plant 2017 is compatible with both AutoCAD and BricsCAD. For Bricsys, a small software company based […]

By April 6, 2017 Read More →
Artlantis gains network rendering

Artlantis gains network rendering

Improvements to the Twinmotion feature aid rendering of environmental elements. An update to 3D architectural rendering software Artlantis from Abvent Software introduces a new Render Manager and updates to its Twinmotion tool for modeling flow effects and other environmental features in a rendering. The new Render Manager in Artlantis 6.5 allows rendering jobs to be […]

By March 20, 2017 Read More →
High-end CAD features have migrated to low-price CAD

High-end CAD features have migrated to low-price CAD

TurboCAD and BricsCAD are rewriting the notion that it takes a $5,000 CAD program to do specialized tasks.   By Ralph Grabowski Can we still call CAD “low-end” when it does sheet metal design and direct editing of 3D solids? Programs in the past have been considered low-end CAD when they cost a few hundred […]

By March 14, 2017 Read More →
Improov extends virtual reality CAD collaboration

Improov extends virtual reality CAD collaboration

Viewing 3D CAD models in VR can reduce prototyping and testing costs as well as encourage team review participation. MiddleVR recently updated its virtual reality (VR) collaboration software with the release of Improov 3.2. The offering allows for the online collaboration and review of 3D CAD models, with the promise of reducing prototyping and testing […]

By March 9, 2017 Read More →
DotProduct unveils Handheld 3D imaging anywhere, anytime, anyplace

DotProduct unveils Handheld 3D imaging anywhere, anytime, anyplace

The new DPI-8X works with an Android tablet to offer a more portable option for project scanning. DotProduct recently released its new DPI-8X handheld 3D scanner, a device aiming to put portable, durable, and easy-to-use 3D imaging tools directly into your hands, literally. The DPI-8X works in tandem with an Android tablet and DotProduct’s proprietary […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →