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Virtual reality solutions from BIMobject for visualizing construction projects

Virtual reality solutions from BIMobject for visualizing construction projects

BIMobject VR and BIMobject AR will help users visualize their construction projects using information from BIMobject Cloud.   At the AIA Conference 2017 in Orlando, Florida, BIMobject revealed two virtual reality solutions for manufacturers of construction products and BIM projects: BIMobject VR and BIMobject AR. Both solutions utilize digital versions of real products created by […]

By May 5, 2017 Read More →
Datakit updates add Creo Parametric 4.0 support

Datakit updates add Creo Parametric 4.0 support

Other improvements include better handling of PMI and other metadata. Updates in the latest version of multi-CAD translator Datakit include support for PTC Creo 4.0 and a variety of technical improvements to improve the accuracy of metadata translation. Datakit software can now read files from Pro/Engineer 2000i to Creo 4.0, converting to many 2D and […]

By May 5, 2017 Read More →
New online library offers CAD models for 40 million electronics components

New online library offers CAD models for 40 million electronics components

Online parts libraries are win-win. Engineering saves time and money; vendors have access to a wider marketplace.   For years EMA Design Automation has specialized in access to data for electronic design automation and electronics parts for general manufacturing. Building on their expertise, EMA has now launched Ultra Librarian Online, a web-based version of its Ultra […]

By May 3, 2017 Read More →
Adobe Creative Cloud for video

Adobe Creative Cloud for video

Latest updates focus on video tools with new capabilities in artificial intelligence, virtual reality, motion graphics, live animation, and audio. Adobe has revealed a major update for video tools in its Creative Cloud solution, meant for filmmakers and video producers. Now available, the latest update delivers new features for graphics and titling, animation, polishing audio, […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
Khronos updates computer vision specification

Khronos updates computer vision specification

OpenVX 1.2 adds neural network acceleration and feature detection among many new features. A version for safety critical systems is also announced. The Khronos Group has released a significant update to its OpenVX specification for computer vision applications. OpenVX is a high-level, graph-based API for creating real-time mobile and embedded computer vision platforms. As with […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
Rescale expands on-demand use of LS-DYNA finite element analysis to Europe

Rescale expands on-demand use of LS-DYNA finite element analysis to Europe

Simulation as a service is taking off because it removes two significant bottlenecks. Finite element analysis (FEA) software LS-DYNA from Oasys Software is the most recent addition to the Rescale ScaleX cloud access platform for engineering software. LS-DYNA will be available for hourly, on-demand use in Europe effective today, expanding on an earlier soft launch […]

By May 1, 2017 Read More →
JPR issues visual processing unit market report update

JPR issues visual processing unit market report update

VPUs poised to become indispensable to image processing, machine intelligence, augmented reality and other cutting edge applications.   Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry’s research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, today released its latest quarterly report on the Visual Processing Unit (VPU) market. The second quarterly edition of this new report analyzes the […]

By April 28, 2017 Read More →
Autodesk ceases Ember 3D printer production

Autodesk ceases Ember 3D printer production

While support continues, Autodesk has announced that future Ember development will be dependant on the 3D printing community. Autodesk recently announced that it has halted production of its Ember line of 3D printers. The company, best known for its large library of engineering and design software, will continue to provide customer support to current owners. […]

By April 27, 2017 Read More →
Prototypo lets users customize their own fonts

Prototypo lets users customize their own fonts

Creating customizable typeface through an application allows designers to cut months from the font creation process. The startup Prototypo — built by a team who loves both fonts and code — has already found its way to more than 20,000 graphic arts professionals worldwide. Designers are overburdened by the time-consuming task of finding original fonts to […]

By April 26, 2017 Read More →
Ayoga steps into AEC collaboration

Ayoga steps into AEC collaboration

India-based cloud collaboration platform seeks to reduce cost and complexity of disperse construction projects. To overcome global challenges in construction projects, an Indian company introduces a cloud-based AEC collaboration system called Ayoga. With the slogan “create, connect and collaborate,” Ayoga says it enables reliable planning of projects, streamlines planned and unplanned work, centralizes project communication, […]

By April 18, 2017 Read More →