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New York Times to discuss virtual reality production at Siggraph

New York Times to discuss virtual reality production at Siggraph

The session “VR/AR to Go” will also feature how Pokemon Go made augmented reality a mass market phenomenon. A special presentation on immersive journalistic storytelling at the New York Times has been added to the keynote schedule at Siggraph 2017. The annual computer graphics conference conveniens July 30 – August 3 in Los Angeles. The […]

By June 28, 2017 Read More →
Autodesk adds generative design capabilities to Netfabb 2018

Autodesk adds generative design capabilities to Netfabb 2018

Discover and manufacture with Autodesk Generative Design, formerly Project Dreamcatcher. Nature’s evolutionary approach to design forms the basis of generative design concept. Generative design mimics the way organisms evolve in the natural world, producing the most lightweight structures possible. Generative design takes computer-aided designing to another level where computer is not acting as a mere […]

By June 28, 2017 Read More →
Corel Technical Suite enhances 3D CAD support

Corel Technical Suite enhances 3D CAD support

Building a unique toolset at the intersection of design and explanation.   Corel has released an update to its popular CorelDraw Technical Suite, a mix of CAD and illustration tools for technical communications. The 2017 edition features enhanced support for 3D CAD formats, technical publication standards, and text translation. It also includes updates to isometric […]

By June 25, 2017 Read More →
Imagination Technologies announces formal sale process for whole group

Imagination Technologies announces formal sale process for whole group

Ongoing dispute with Apple forces Imagination to put itself up for sale. British chip designer Imagination Technologies Group announced yesterday that it is selling the entire company. According to the company, “over the last few weeks, it has received interest from a number of parties for a potential acquisition of the whole Group. The Board […]

By June 23, 2017 Read More →
Facecake app brings augmented reality to choosing new eyelashes

Facecake app brings augmented reality to choosing new eyelashes

Battington makes silk eyelashes; Facecake shows how they look on you. A new augmented reality (AR) app provides the opportunity to see how new eyelashes will look on you. Battington has been creating silk lash collections for years, but claims its new iOS app Facecake — created by a development team of the same name […]

By June 22, 2017 Read More →
Autodesk names SVP Andrew Anagnost as new President and Chief Executive Officer

Autodesk names SVP Andrew Anagnost as new President and Chief Executive Officer

After an external search and an internal review, the Autodesk board goes with continuity instead of change. Autodesk has announced the appointment of Andrew Anagnost as the company’s new CEO and President. Anagnost had been serving as co-CEO with Amar Hanspal through an interim period as the company conducted an outside search and weighed their […]

By June 20, 2017 Read More →
nPower adds SolidWorks Assembly editing to PowerSurfacing

nPower adds SolidWorks Assembly editing to PowerSurfacing

Creating and editing Class A curved surfaces to SolidWorks models simplified design workflow. nPower has released an update to its PowerSurfacing line of add-ins for SolidWorks which improve the ability to create complex and aesthetically pleasing surfaces inside SolidWorks assemblies. Power Surfacing is a SubD (Subdivision Surfacing) based organic modeling tool for SolidWorks based on […]

By June 16, 2017 Read More →
Pixvana releases mixed reality publishing platform

Pixvana releases mixed reality publishing platform

Spin LaunchKit for Windows Mixed Reality provides an environment for developers to create custom 360-degree video and applications. Seattle-based Pixvana has released the first media content publishing platform designed to work with Microsoft Windows 10 Mixed Reality devices. Pixvana’s Spin LaunchKit is a development platform designed for media companies, enterprises, and other developers to build […]

By June 14, 2017 Read More →
Dassault Systèmes acquires AITAC

Dassault Systèmes acquires AITAC

Who better than a company whose name spelled backwards is CATIA to expand a market where Dassault is a minor player? Dassault Systemès has acquired AITAC BV, a Netherlands-based software developer who specializes in marine and offshore engineering. Specifically, AITAC (which is “CATIA” backwards) offers Smart Drawings, software to automate the process of generating 2D […]

By June 13, 2017 Read More →
New survey asks “what are the benefits of multiple monitors today?”

New survey asks “what are the benefits of multiple monitors today?”

JPR requests your input on how — and if — you use multiple monitors at work. “See more, do more.” — Jon Peddie In 2003 Jon Peddie Research launched a study into the benefits of multiple monitors. It was well received, and by popular demand, we did an update in 2012. That too was very […]

By June 10, 2017 Read More →