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Maya LT to launch on Steam gaming platform

Maya LT to launch on Steam gaming platform

For $50 a month Steam enthusiasts and developers have access to a full commercial license of Maya LT.    Autodesk will launch Maya LT 2015 on the Steam gaming platform next week, making its animation and modeling feature set available to more than 65 million gamers, developers and artists. For $50 per month, Steam users [...]

Bentley Systems reports revenue, income, and plans

Bentley Systems reports revenue, income, and plans

Bentley Systems reports an 8% increase in revenue to $593 million in 2013; increases family and employee ownership to 98%.  Bentley Systems, a private company, announced its 2013 annual results in a call to press and analysts on April 16. The company has made a practice of annual reporting even though it is private and [...]

Shotgun adds secure client review and annotation

Shotgun adds secure client review and annotation

Created with a single click, the new review site extends shot tracking to client review. Shotgun Software has released an update adding a new, integrated Shotgun Client Review Site to its production management system. Shotgun says the toolset enables creative companies to share media with clients or anyone outside the studio “securely, with one click,” through [...]

New EdgeWise Structure extracts structural elements from point cloud data

New EdgeWise Structure extracts structural elements from point cloud data

The advanced algorithms behind other ClearEdge products can save 50% of the time it takes to model as-built structural members. ClearEdge3D today announces the launch of its newest software, EdgeWise Structure, which can quickly and accurately extract properly specified steel, concrete or wood structural members from laser scan point clouds. ClearEdge3D claims EdgeWise Structure can [...]

Cloud storage expert Panzura finds gold in AEC

Cloud storage expert Panzura finds gold in AEC

Global file system addresses construction collaboration pain point. Autodesk CEO joins advisory board. Venture-funded startup Panzura has in recent months found a ready market among architecture and construction firms for its cloud-based global file management technology, and has decided to pivot its business to focus on AEC. “We have traction in AEC because we uniquely [...]

CADfeature update supports quality assurance workflow

CADfeature update supports quality assurance workflow

A new browser-based interface speeds reporting engineering data to the supply chain. Elysium says its latest release of CADfeature simplifies and improves the creation and exchange of master CAD models between OEM manufacturers and their supply chains. The software offers a feature-based translation system to transfer design intent without releasing original CAD files. Enhancements in [...]

The Foundry weighs in with Nuke Studio for an industry shakeup

The Foundry weighs in with Nuke Studio for an industry shakeup

The Foundry announces Nuke Studio, takes on Autodesk, Avid, and Adobe

Workstation market ends 2013 on a high note

Workstation market ends 2013 on a high note

Latest Jon Peddie Research report shows Dell gaining ground on the competition. Jon Peddie Research says 2013 proved to be a good year for the tandem markets of workstations and professional GPUs. In the fourth quarter, the market continued onward and upward, holding on to the substantial gains of the previous two quarters, closing out [...]

SpaceClaim 2014 service pack adds utility

SpaceClaim 2014 service pack adds utility

SpaceClaim just rolled out its service pack which includes two utilities: LiveReview for collaboration and STL Prep for 3D print.   As multi-CAD workflows become the norm, SpaceClaim is carving out a place for itself  in the middle of the design-to-manufacture pipeline. The company hopes to cement and grow that status with the introduction of [...]

Airbus study finds significant advantage in 3D printing for standardized parts

Airbus study finds significant advantage in 3D printing for standardized parts

Working with laser sintering specialist EOS, an initial benchmarking for further research found cost savings and sustainability advantages across the part lifecycle. The initial study from a partnership between Airbus and 3D printer maker EOS found significant lifecycle cost and sustainability advantages in using 3D printing over casting in aerospace production. The first project compared [...]

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