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ODA releases Teigha Cloud beta

ODA releases Teigha Cloud beta

Adding support for browser-based rendering and drawing editing is a major goal for the alliance. The Open Design Alliance (ODA) has released its first beta of a cloud framework for use by the developers of design software compatible with the .dwg format. The goal is to provide a framework for member companies to add browser-based […]

By December 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Thinkbox Deadline 7 offers flexible cloud support

Thinkbox Deadline 7 offers flexible cloud support

Render local, in the cloud, or both using the new Cloud Wizard.  Thinkbox Software has released an update to Deadline, its compute management solution for digital media assets that includes new virtual machine capabilities to extend compute resources on demand. Other enhancements including spot rendering of selected regions, support for more products, sharding out of […]

By December 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Lenovo adds ultrabook to mobile workstation line

Lenovo adds ultrabook to mobile workstation line

ThinkPad W550 responds to customer request for a workstation-class ultrabook. Lenovo chose Autodesk University to in­troduce the newest member of their mobile workstation line, the new Think­Pad W550. Lenovo says this Intel/ Nvidia-based Ultrabook worksta­tion was developed on feedback from customers looking for a thinner and lighter mobile workstation with ISV certifi­cations. Starting at 5 […]

By December 11, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Graebert offers Android tablet and CAD free with desktop CAD purchase

Graebert offers Android tablet and CAD free with desktop CAD purchase

$799 gets you DWG-compatible CAD for Windows, Mac, or Linux; the late beta version of Ares Commander Touch; and a $399 Amazon gift card. To promote its new Android CAD program—an industry first—Graebert is selling a special holiday bundle that includes a desktop copy of Graebert Ares Commander 2015, the late beta of Ares Touch […]

By December 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Qualcomm maintains market leadership in SoC GPUs

Qualcomm maintains market leadership in SoC GPUs

A wild mobile device market supports a wide variety of vendors; consolidation is inevitable. The latest report on the marketplace for System on a Chip (SoC) graphics chips (mobile GPUs) shows Qualcomm maintaining its market leadership and Apple market share slipping as more Android devices come to market. Overall the market for SoCs with GPUs […]

By December 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Workstation market remains solid in third quarter

Workstation market remains solid in third quarter

New report from Jon Peddie Research shows 4.7% gain from 3Q13. The market for workstations remains a healthy one, says Jon Peddie Research it its latest quarterly report. The third quarter of calendar 2014 saw the market ship the second-highest volume total ever recorded. Worldwide, the industry shipped approximately 1.02 million workstations last quarter, posting […]

By December 1, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Bentley Systems and Trimble team up for construction modeling

Bentley Systems and Trimble team up for construction modeling

Pooling resources and sharing opportunities to advance construction BIM. Bentley Systems and Trimble have been forging links between their products for a few years. The companies have areas where they can effectively interoperate, and both companies are amenable to strategic partnerships with other companies. This year at Trimble’s user conference and Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure, […]

By November 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Cl3ver adds support for iOS

Cl3ver adds support for iOS

Cl3ver introduces iOS support for its cloud-based presentation software.

By November 24, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Bentley Systems and Siemens PLM extend partnership

Bentley Systems and Siemens PLM extend partnership

Exploring expanded working relationship in manufacturing process planning and design. By Kathleen Maher Bentley Systems and Siemens PLM have been working together to improve the ways they collaborate on factory design projects. The two have run into each other as Bentley’s products are used in factory design/build and Siemens is involved in supplying the factory’s […]

By November 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ansys revenue up 10% in third quarter

Ansys revenue up 10% in third quarter

North America sales helped overcome soft results in Europe. Ansys continues to buy back its stock. Ansys has reported a “normal” third quarter—normal for Ansys. For the period ending October 301, 2014 revenue was up 10% from a year earlier, to $234 million. Net income for the period was up 5% to  $65.5 million. Breaking […]

By November 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →