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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.

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 →
Autodesk’s Pier 9 Workshop is not your Dad’s toolshed

Autodesk’s Pier 9 Workshop is not your Dad’s toolshed

Artists and makers are taking advantage of the tools and toys in surprising ways.   By Russell Johnson This is not your dad’s tool shed. He may have a collection of C clamps, but A, M or Z clamps? Never. He also probably doesn’t have a 3D printer … yet. He may have had some […]

By February 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Venue set for JPR gaming hardware press conference

Venue set for JPR gaming hardware press conference

SF Green Space on Mission will host the JPR Dessert and Data session. Two EVGA boards will be given away. Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has announced the location of its Dessert and Data press conference as part of its participation in the 2015 Game Developers Conference. Dr. Jon Peddie and the JPR team will discuss […]

By February 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
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 →
Novel Android hover-and-touch controller seeks Kickstarter boost

Novel Android hover-and-touch controller seeks Kickstarter boost

The Zrro Android console turns any HDMI TV into a gaming platform. A team of experienced hardware developers has turned to Kickstarter to fund production of their new hover-and-touch Android console, designed to make possible playing every Android game on a TV. The Zrro consists of a pad that combines two kinds of sensing technology […]

By February 19, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
A quantum jump in mechanical-electronic CAD integration

A quantum jump in mechanical-electronic CAD integration

PCBWorks from Altium enables direct links to automatically build parametric, 3D models of a circuit board in SolidWorks. By L. Stephen Wolfe, P.E For decades CAD users and software developers have bemoaned the lack of integration between electrical and mechanical CAD software but progress has been slow for a good reason. The people who write […]

By February 13, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
JPR press conference to announce study results

JPR press conference to announce study results

Jon Peddie Research is putting a new twist on its popular luncheon press conferences for this year’s Game Developers Conference. Save the date! More details soon.

By February 13, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Concepts reboots drafting for iPad

Concepts reboots drafting for iPad

New drafting tool for tablets bridges conceptualization and drafting and opens up new lines of communication for professionals.  The arrival of touch and tablets is changing many worlds, but the CAD industry is certainly one of the largest markets seeing fundamental shifts as a result of new platforms and interfaces. We tripped over the Concepts […]

By February 12, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Motion picture academy honors software makers

Motion picture academy honors software makers

From the Bullet physics library to tools for storing volumetric data, 10 new software breakthroughs win Technical Achievement Awards. Hollywood took time Saturday night to honor the 2015 winners of Scientific and Technical Awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences—the Oscars. Among those honored were 26 men and women recognized for 10 […]