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Autodesk Q1 revenue down, as expected

Autodesk Q1 revenue down, as expected

Transition to subscriptions is going well, but the short-term revenue hit remains strong. Autodesk (ADSK: NASDAQ) has reported first quarter results for fiscal 2017 that are in line with its long-term forecast for moving revenue from product purchases to subscriptions. During this transition, quarterly revenue is impacted because more revenue is recognized over the course […]

By May 20, 2016 Read More →
Unbundled Flame shines at NAB

Unbundled Flame shines at NAB

Autodesk’s high-end finishing suite still requires a significant hardware investment, but now you can pick or choose your vendors. Autodesk’s Media & Entertainment division has been spending time cleaning house, aligning products, and building around new market strategies. The company unveiled the fruits of their labors at the recent National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 2016 […]

By May 5, 2016 Read More →
Delcam to share new CAM approach to creating bladed disks

Delcam to share new CAM approach to creating bladed disks

“Blisks” produced with PowerMill can be created in half the time at 45% less cost. Computer aided milling software maker Delcam will soon give the first demonstration of a new method for machining “blisks” (bladed disks) which the company says offers substantial savings in both cycle time and cost. The new method, developed by Delcam […]

By March 29, 2016 Read More →
Autodesk plays host to the future of design at REAL conference

Autodesk plays host to the future of design at REAL conference

So much to experience; four days was not enough. By Jon Peddie Autodesk put on its second REAL Conference in San Francisco at Fort Mason, a refurbished old Navy supply and provisioning base on San Francisco Bay. It’s one of the cooler, edgier places in the Bay Area, and a perfect setting. The only problem […]

By March 21, 2016 Read More →
Autodesk invites activist shareholders onto board

Autodesk invites activist shareholders onto board

CEO Carl Bass warned about short-sighted activists with “simplistic views.” Two weeks later they are on the board of directors. By Randall S. Newton Autodesk has announced it is inviting representatives from so-called activist investor groups to join its board of directors. On the face of it, sounds like mild news. But there is more […]

By March 17, 2016 Read More →
Autodesk puts VR links into Stingray and Maya LT

Autodesk puts VR links into Stingray and Maya LT

HTC Vive and Oculus Rift are now supported in Stingray. Maya LT adds more flexibility to bipedal character rigs. Everybody wants a piece of virtual reality these days. At the Game Developers Conference, now underway in San Francisco, Autodesk is showing off new VR bits and bobs for Stingray, its game engine, and Maya LT, […]

By March 16, 2016 Read More →
Autodesk and Siemens announce interoperability deal

Autodesk and Siemens announce interoperability deal

The two CAD leaders are already working together on the 3MF Consortium to create a new 3D printing data format. Autodesk and Siemens today announce an interoperability agreement regarding their CAD and PLM products. The two companies agree to “significantly improve the interoperability between their companies’ respective software offerings,” says an announcement from Autodesk. It […]

By March 1, 2016 Read More →
Autodesk revenue down in fourth quarter, flat for fiscal year

Autodesk revenue down in fourth quarter, flat for fiscal year

Transition metrics and revenue metrics offer alternative scenarios for Autodesk’s fiscal year. The story of fourth quarter and full-year results for Autodesk (ADSK: Nasdaq) is a tale of two methods of measurement. If we measure the metrics of transition from perpetual license sales to annual subscriptions, Autodesk is doing quite well. If we measure the […]

By February 26, 2016 Read More →
Mari, Laika among winners of Technical Oscars

Mari, Laika among winners of Technical Oscars

Other winners include Dolby Laboratories, Autodesk, and ILM. The 3D digital paint system Mari and a “groundbreaking” new 3D printing technique for animation from Laika are among the winners of this year’s Scientific and Technical Awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (the Oscars), presented February 13 in Beverly Hills. Awards related […]

By February 15, 2016 Read More →
Autodesk doing so well it announces layoffs

Autodesk doing so well it announces layoffs

925 to be shown the door in a quarter when revenue will exceed expectations; the restructuring continues. In a statement required by federal regulations, Autodesk has announced the impending layoff of approximately 925 employees, 10% of its workforce. In the same statement Autodesk said it expects to exceed expectations for fourth-quarter revenue and subscriptions. Autodesk […]

By February 5, 2016 Read More →