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OnShape adds on Graebert’s new cloud-based CAD technology for drafting

OnShape adds on Graebert’s new cloud-based CAD technology for drafting

Graebert GmbH and OnShape have signed a long term licensing agreement to integrate Graebert’s Xenon cloud-based CAD technology into OnShape via the OnShape’s API.

CAD Society announces 2015 Awards

CAD Society announces 2015 Awards

The CAD Society recognizes Jon Peddie, Jon Jarrett, and Bob Deragisch for their work building business, technology, and community for 3D CAD and engineering software

Latest Bentley acquisition offers construction management in the cloud

Latest Bentley acquisition offers construction management in the cloud

The myriad details of construction are organized into dashboards charts that update in real time. Bentley’s most recent acquisition is a cloud-based approach to construction management. EADOC, based in Oakland, California, provides software to systematically track construction project documentation including design clarifications, inspectors’ daily reports, special inspections, memos, action items, deficiency items, and schedules. The […]

Autodesk turns Modio into Tinkerplay

Autodesk turns Modio into Tinkerplay

Previously undisclosed acquisition becomes new consumer-class app for 3D design-print of characters. Autodesk has converted a recent acquisition into a new app to expand its line of consumer-class apps for 3D design and printing. Tinkerplay joins Tinkercad in a growing line aimed at younger or inexperienced users of 3D software. Tinkerplay has its origins in […]

ODA updates Teigha for Android

ODA updates Teigha for Android

A variety of software products are coming to market on Android using Teigha code. Open Design Alliance (ODA) today releases support for the Android 5 mobile operating system in the latest release of Teigha, the ODA’s software development platform for engineering applications. Built against the latest Android NDK 10, the new release is designed for […]

TurboSite update adds editable PDF forms

TurboSite update adds editable PDF forms

Now construction and maintenance site inspection can be drawings-based or forms-based on an iPad. IMSI/Design has added editable PDF forms to TurboSite, its iOS application for mobile field reporting. The addition extends TurboSite from being only a drawings-based approach to site evaluation by making it possible to use pre-existing forms. TurboSite allows uploading of multi-page […]

Otoy reveals big rendering agenda

Otoy reveals big rendering agenda

A new media format designed for virtual/augmented reality is just the tip of the iceberg. Otoy seems to believe in the sports cliché “go big or go home.” This week at the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, the well-funded start-up introduced a new free application for creating photorealistic content for virtual and augmented reality […]

Fujitsu Celsius delivers 1U rack-mount workstation

Fujitsu Celsius delivers 1U rack-mount workstation

When teamed with Nvidia GRID virtual GPU technology, workstation power become available from any device. By Tom Lansford Is your company considering implementing remote workstation solutions? If so, then the Fujitsu Celsius workstation team might have the perfect solution for you. Have a look at the new Celsius C740, the 1U rack-workstation from Fujitsu. CADplace […]

By March 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
SPEC Group issues updated workstation benchmark

SPEC Group issues updated workstation benchmark

Now virtual workstations can be tested the same as physical workstations. The SPEC Graphics Performance Characterization Group (SPECgpc) has released a new version of its SPECview­perf benchmark that extends performance measurement from physical to virtualized worksta­tion configurations. The new benchmark mea­sures the 3D graphics perfor­mance of systems running under the OpenGL and Direct X ap­plication […]

By March 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Workstation market chugs along in 4Q14

Workstation market chugs along in 4Q14

Latest JPR market update shows Lenovo continuing to gain market share. The descriptor of “steady” may not excite, but given the volatility in the workstation market over the last seven years, steady ain’t too bad. For those looking to forget the nasty economy of the late 00’s, and whose nerves were frayed by the up-and-down […]