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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 →
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 →
Hip Hop Architecture Camps give inner city kids a chance to explore design

Hip Hop Architecture Camps give inner city kids a chance to explore design

Autodesk and Urban Arts Collects invite local middle and high school students to explore design through the lens of Hip Hop culture. To increase interest in “STEAM” careers (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) among underserved communities, software developer Autodesk is joining with the non-profit Urban Arts Collective to host a series of Hip Hop […]

By June 19, 2017 Read More →
Explore 3D capabilities of the web in a live festival setting

Explore 3D capabilities of the web in a live festival setting

Autodesk is co-sponsoring the 3D Web Fest that is presented by the art and tech communities to illustrate the 3D capabilities of the web. The 3D Web Fest is like a film festival – with a focus on the best of the 3D Web. The first ever 3D Web Fest came into existence in year 2015. The event  showcases […]

By June 16, 2017 Read More →
Autodesk SketchBook update handles 100 megapixel illustrations

Autodesk SketchBook update handles 100 megapixel illustrations

A new rendering engine has been designed for power users on iPad Pro, but the technology ships to all users. An update to Autodesk Sketchbook for iOS provides a new rendering and drawing engine that takes full advantage of the high-end iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, as well as providing benefits to users of all other […]

By May 24, 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 →
Autodesk’s sale of Pixlr reveals business model transition

Autodesk’s sale of Pixlr reveals business model transition

It is routine for Autodesk to consolidate products or terminate them, but sell? Autodesk has sold Pixlr, its cloud/mobile photo editor, to 123RF, a photo/video service bureau and division of Inmagine Group. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition gives Inmagine Group a reach of approximately 50 million monthly users. It also signals […]

By April 25, 2017 Read More →
Arnold earns an Academy SciTech award

Arnold earns an Academy SciTech award

The “brute force” renderer has been used a wide variety of films. The Arnold renderer, published by the recently acquired Solid Angle, has been honored by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with a 2017 Scientific and Technical Achievement Award. It joins another rendering product, V-Ray from Chaos Group, in receiving a SciTech […]

By February 23, 2017 Read More →
Atomic Fiction cloud rendering spinoff lands venture funding

Atomic Fiction cloud rendering spinoff lands venture funding

Autodesk and Walden Venture Capital are named participants; the amount of funding was undisclosed. Cloud rendering startup Conductor Technologies has raised an undisclosed amount of venture capital in a Series A funding round. The company is a technology spinoff from Atomic Fiction, a Hollywood special effects studio. The funding round was led by Walden Venture […]

By February 15, 2017 Read More →
Carl Bass steps down as Autodesk CEO

Carl Bass steps down as Autodesk CEO

A transition team is in place, with two senior vice presidents sharing interim leadership responsibilities. Two activist shareholders will leave the board of directors. Autodesk today announced Carl Bass will step down as president and chief executive officer, effective February 8. In a statement released to the media, Autodesk says its board of directors has […]

By February 7, 2017 Read More →