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3YourMind now on 10 CAD and DCC products

3YourMind now on 10 CAD and DCC products

Vectorworks becomes the tenth product for one-click access to 3D check, analyze, repair and print. EOS founder is now largest investor.  The year is starting off with a bang for 3YourMind. After concluding a second financing round in which Dr. Hans J. Langer, founder and CEO of EOS GmbH became the new lead investor of […]

By February 11, 2016 Read More →
Sky X9 runs desktop replacement workstation-class CPU and GPU in mobile footprint

Sky X9 runs desktop replacement workstation-class CPU and GPU in mobile footprint

A workstation hybrid, meant for the desktop but sized like a mobile.  By Robert Dow If bigger is better, Eurocom should win a prize for introducing the Sky X9. The Sky X9 is the workstation version of the SkyDLX7. The Sky X9 is a desktop replacement workstation with all the power and options of a […]

By February 10, 2016 Read More →
Autodesk doing so well it announces layoffs

Autodesk doing so well it announces layoffs

925 to be shown the door in a quarter when revenue will exceed expectations; the restructuring continues. In a statement required by federal regulations, Autodesk has announced the impending layoff of approximately 925 employees, 10% of its workforce. In the same statement Autodesk said it expects to exceed expectations for fourth-quarter revenue and subscriptions. Autodesk […]

By February 5, 2016 Read More →
Maxon updates Cineware for Adobe After Effects CC

Maxon updates Cineware for Adobe After Effects CC

Streamlined workflow and improved performance for motion graphics and VFX artists Maxon is shipping an update to Cineware (3.0) to match the latest version of Adobe After Effects CC. The Cineware Live 3D pipeline was first introduced for After Effects CC; this update offers improved workflow and performance. OpenGL rendering is now available within the […]

By February 3, 2016 Read More →
Boxx Apexx 5 redesign maximizes expansion choices

Boxx Apexx 5 redesign maximizes expansion choices

This liquid-cooled behemoth can handle five dual-width GPUs. Boxx Technologies is now shipping a redesigned Apexx 5, a max’d out workstation designed for graphics professionals in architecture, engineering, VFX, and animation. The highly configurable redesign can handle up to 5 dual-width GPUs with a sync card, a single-width GPU, or any combination of seven, full-length […]

By January 28, 2016 Read More →
Create character animation in real time during game play

Create character animation in real time during game play

New Ikinema Run-Time Indie works inside Unreal Engine 4 Ikinema, is now shipping a small studio version of its full-body IK (Inverse Kinematics) RunTime middleware. The new RunTime-Indie is targeted at small, independent studios. Ikinema says RunTime-Indie is technically identical to RunTime, the full-body solver used by Microsoft, Square Enix and other top publishers to […]

By January 27, 2016 Read More →
Fusion 360 adds thermal analysis

Fusion 360 adds thermal analysis

Run thermal studies, and probe internal locations for thermal stress. The January update to Autodesk Fusion 360 includes new thermal and thermal stress analysis capabilities. Other upgrades include improvements to modeling, collaboration, and rendering. The Simulation workspace now has Thermal and Thermal Stress functionality in the Studies selection panel. Thermal Study allows analysis of temperature […]

By January 26, 2016 Read More →
Qube update adds ArtistView creative elements interface

Qube update adds ArtistView creative elements interface

The render farm management platform also adds VRED support and other features. PipelineFX has released an update to Qube, its award-winning render management software. Leading the list of new features is an expanded ArtistView, which is in transition to be come the default UI in the product. ArtistView focuses on specific assets as opposed to […]

By January 19, 2016 Read More →
Luxion awarded patent for real-time HDR image editing technology

Luxion awarded patent for real-time HDR image editing technology

The fourth patent awarded to the maker of Keyshot rendering software improves the ability to gain instant visualization of the light in a model environment. Software vendor Luxion, maker of KeyShot, has been granted a US Patent for an editing technique related to real-time lighting in High Dynamic Range (HDR) 3D models. The patent, “Live […]

By January 14, 2016 Read More →
Cloud-based Cl3ver supports unconnected presentations for AEC and manufacturing

Cloud-based Cl3ver supports unconnected presentations for AEC and manufacturing

A new app for Windows and Apple devices can store cloud-based presentations locally.    The current update of Cl3ver—a cloud-based platform for interactive web and mobile 3D presentations in AEC and manufacturing—includes the ability to run presentations without a live Internet connection and enhancements to visual quality. Architectural and engineering projects are often presented in […]

By January 11, 2016 Read More →