Tag: AutoCAD

TurboSite releases plug-in for AutoCAD

TurboSite releases plug-in for AutoCAD

The free app makes it possible to view geo-located video and photos directly within AutoCAD. Today IMSI/Design releases a free AutoCAD plug-in to its popular TurboSite mobile app for field and site survey. The plug-in allows AutoCAD users to add and view geo-located video, photos, mark-ups, and text notes taken in the field on an [...]

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Autodesk launches Point Layout for construction site modeling

Autodesk launches Point Layout for construction site modeling

Rivals Bentley and Trimble are already offering similar products. Construction-based BIM is slowly becoming a reality. Autodesk today launches new software for creating building models from point cloud data, based on an acquisition of technology from a Colorado company. Autodesk Point Layout gives the company more to work with on the construction side of Building [...]

Bricsys announces beta version of BricsCAD BIM module

Bricsys announces beta version of BricsCAD BIM module

The Belgian alternative to AutoCAD continues to push the .dwg envelope. Bricsys has released a beta version of a new building information modeling (BIM) module for its BricsCAD design software. The add-on module works with both the Pro and Platinum edition of BricsCAD V13.2 in 32-bit mode. The release of the BIM module is in [...]

Year-end surge pushes Autodesk to record fourth quarter

Year-end surge pushes Autodesk to record fourth quarter

Suites are now 33% of total revenue. Regional performance was hit and miss. A late sales surge lifted Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) to record fourth-quarter revenue to close its fiscal year 2013. For the full year Autodesk revenue has roughly returned to where it was in 2008, although net income is still lagging from 2008. Revenue [...]

By February 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Graebert to offer “convert to DraftSight” services

Graebert to offer “convert to DraftSight” services

Dassault’s development partner in 2D CAD offers another way to help companies wean themselves off AutoCAD. It will be an uphill climb. The co-creator of DraftSight 2D drafting software from Dassault Systèmes is offering a new service to help companies fully transition away from AutoCAD to the free 2D drafting alternative. Graebert announced the new [...]

AutoCAD worm sends drawings to China

AutoCAD worm sends drawings to China

Thousands of drawings were sent via email from a large project in Peru before the attack was identified and stopped. Internet security firm ESET recently detected a spike in activity from a known AutoCAD worm. ACAD/Medre.A was found to be sending thousands of drawings from a large project in Peru. The security holes which allowed [...]

Autodesk increasing prices in August

Autodesk increasing prices in August

Discounts for upgrading older software are going away, and the price of upgrading recent releases is going up. Autodesk dealers are telling their customers about significant changes in the price structure for most Autodesk products. While it is typical for Autodesk to offer temporary price breaks and upgrade discounts during the slow summer months, the [...]

Autodesk Labs Factory.Modz() brings gameware physics to factory layout.

Autodesk Labs Factory.Modz() brings gameware physics to factory layout.

When customers wanted simple simulation and animation in Factory Design Suite, Autodesk raided the Media and Entertainment cookie jar for technology. When Autodesk released Factory Design Suite a year ago, it was to many people an unexpected addition to the product line. The suite contains both AutoCAD and Inventor and adds various interoperability tools designed [...]

Autodesk 2012 by the numbers

Autodesk 2012 by the numbers

Autodesk made its annual pitch to the media this week in San Francisco, and threw out a lot of numbers. When we parse the numbers, the picture emerges of a company happily running as fast as it can to transform digital art and design. There is a shift taking place in Autodesk’s public messaging. For [...]

EdgeWise Plant 3.0 runs up to 12x faster with multicore processing

EdgeWise Plant 3.0 runs up to 12x faster with multicore processing

Other new features include enhanced pipe extraction, QA tools to verify accuracy, and real-time finishing tools. ClearEdge3D this week released EdgeWise Plant 3.0 with six major new features to optimize and accelerate 3D modeling workflows. The software automates the extraction of complex CAD pipe geometry from 3D laser scanned data, reducing time to create accurate [...]