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Interview: Andrew Baum, President of WeVideo

Interview: Andrew Baum, President of WeVideo

With over 22 million accounts, WeVideo is still in the process of making video editing tools cost effective and easily accessible to all. Video processing had been associated with high costs as well as complex hardware and software resources. But today it is no more the exclusive domain of professionals. Online video editing platforms like […]

By May 19, 2017 Read More →
Hexagon acquisition points to autonomous driving strategy

Hexagon acquisition points to autonomous driving strategy

Vires makes simulation software that will aid in developing the Hexagon “autonomous X vision.” For years, Hexagon has been acquiring companies in a variety of 3D-related technologies for engineering disciplines of process and power plant design, civil engineering, and related geographic data applications, including 3D scanning. More recently, the company has been buying companies in […]

By May 15, 2017 Read More →
ArchiCAD 21 adds algorithmic stair creation

ArchiCAD 21 adds algorithmic stair creation

Predictive Design Technology calculates design standards and ergonomics on the fly. The latest update to Graphisoft ArchiCAD BIM software for architectural design adds a new algorithmic tool for stair design. Graphisoft says the new Stair Tool features a patent-pending approach to stair design.  Stair and railing design is complex; it must comply with stringent standards […]

By May 8, 2017 Read More →
New book by Jon Peddie explains our Augmented Reality future

New book by Jon Peddie explains our Augmented Reality future

Augmented Reality: Where We Will All Live makes a clear distinction between AR and other forms of immersive graphics.  A new book by computer graphics pioneer and researcher Dr. Jon Peddie takes a close look at the impact and potential of augmented reality. Augmented Reality: Where We Will All Live provides an in-depth exploration of the […]

By May 6, 2017 Read More →
Adobe Creative Cloud for video

Adobe Creative Cloud for video

Latest updates focus on video tools with new capabilities in artificial intelligence, virtual reality, motion graphics, live animation, and audio. Adobe has revealed a major update for video tools in its Creative Cloud solution, meant for filmmakers and video producers. Now available, the latest update delivers new features for graphics and titling, animation, polishing audio, […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
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 →
Autodesk’s sale of Pixlr reveals business model transition

Autodesk’s sale of Pixlr reveals business model transition

It is routine for Autodesk to consolidate products or terminate them, but sell? Autodesk has sold Pixlr, its cloud/mobile photo editor, to 123RF, a photo/video service bureau and division of Inmagine Group. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition gives Inmagine Group a reach of approximately 50 million monthly users. It also signals […]

By April 25, 2017 Read More →
Laval Virtual extends its vision

Laval Virtual extends its vision

The future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed. – William Gibson The fortunes of the Laval Virtual conference are reflecting the interests in its headline technologies Virtual Reality, Augment Reality, and whatever lies in between. It’s booming. Last year the conference held in Laval, France, an easy train ride south west of Paris, […]

By April 24, 2017 Read More →
Tipit greenscreen technology opens a Pandora’s Box of AR possibilities

Tipit greenscreen technology opens a Pandora’s Box of AR possibilities

Separating the main image from the background in the camera allows professional photo editing opportunities inside the smartphone. The tech behind it has a wide range of applications beyond photography. A young startup called Tipit which focuses on cross-platform augmented reality technologies, recently launched an automated photo editing app called Model. The iOS app lets […]

By April 19, 2017 Read More →
Xbox Project Scorpio: Microsoft’s newest 4K console

Xbox Project Scorpio: Microsoft’s newest 4K console

Microsoft reveals specs for new Xbox console codenamed Scorpio. It features a customer processor from AMD along with new engineering to cool a beasty machine.

By April 10, 2017 Read More →