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NGCodec takes video codec to Amazon cloud

NGCodec takes video codec to Amazon cloud

4K resolution for virtual and augmented reality video compression; only send pixels to the head mounted display. Video services start-up NGCodec today announced it has been working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the development of its RealityCodec for hardware-accelerated AWS-based video encoding and processing for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). RealityCodec allows […]

By December 1, 2016 Read More →
Hexagon acquires Multivista for cloud construction documentation

Hexagon acquires Multivista for cloud construction documentation

Construction progress and site monitoring as a service increases visibility into projects. Hexagon AB continues its aggressive acquisition pace in AEC products and services with the recent purchase of Multivista, a provider of cloud-based construction documentation services. Purchase price was not disclosed; Hexagon says the acquisition will have no significant impact on earnings. Last year […]

By August 31, 2016 Read More →
SPEC releases new cloud IaaS benchmark

SPEC releases new cloud IaaS benchmark

Global spending on Infrastructure-as-a-Service hit $16 billion in 2015. The new benchmark tests three primary performance metrics. SPEC has released new benchmark software that measures the performance of infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud implementations. The SPEC Cloud IaaS 2016 benchmark measures scalability, elasticity and provisioning capabilities of IaaS cloud implementations, both public and private. Cloud providers, users […]

By May 9, 2016 Read More →
Looking inside: Frame workstation in the cloud

Looking inside: Frame workstation in the cloud

Company betting many adopters of remote, virtualized computing will prefer the cloud. By Alex Herrera Building up an IT environment to support complex visual workloads was never easy, but at least it was straightforward. You bought a bunch of high-performance workstations, one for each desk and perhaps one for the road, supported by servers for […]

By March 14, 2016 Read More →
Onshape moves to commercial release

Onshape moves to commercial release

A private beta begins today for its app store and API, as Onshape seeks to build a complete ecosystem around its cloud CAD product.   Cloud-based mechanical CAD startup Onshape went from open beta to commercial release today, having logged 400,000 user hours since its March 2015 debut. Now the challenge for the team lead […]

By December 14, 2015 Read More →
Startup Figma takes on Adobe in UI design

Startup Figma takes on Adobe in UI design

With $14 million in venture capital, Figma wants to be the Onshape of interface design. San Francisco startup Figma has gone live with a free preview version of its cloud-based design product for user interface. Founder Dylan Field believes dominant player Adobe “doesn’t understand collaboration” and is leading an effort to make cloud-based collaboration the […]

By December 14, 2015 Read More →
Simulation of real-world forces in latest Autodesk Fusion 360 update

Simulation of real-world forces in latest Autodesk Fusion 360 update

New collaboration tools are not a free-for all, but eliminate lag time from review cycles by enabling review and comment in real time from any computer. Autodesk continues meeting its almost-a-promise to deliver meaningful updates every six weeks to its hybrid cloud-client MCAD Fusion 360, this time with its first move into simulation and collaboration. […]

By September 21, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Two 3D development platforms on one license

Two 3D development platforms on one license

TechSoft 3D offers HOOPS as complementary Cloud and Desktop development kits. Tech Soft 3D, a leading developer of 3D software development toolkits, has streamlined its HOOPS platform into two complementary platforms. Today the company releases HOOPS Cloud Platform and HOOPS Desktop Platform, which software developers can use to provide 3D CAD data exchange, visualization, and […]

Latest Bentley acquisition offers construction management in the cloud

Latest Bentley acquisition offers construction management in the cloud

The myriad details of construction are organized into dashboards charts that update in real time. Bentley’s most recent acquisition is a cloud-based approach to construction management. EADOC, based in Oakland, California, provides software to systematically track construction project documentation including design clarifications, inspectors’ daily reports, special inspections, memos, action items, deficiency items, and schedules. The […]

Cloud simulation specialist SimScale reaches 10,000 customers

Cloud simulation specialist SimScale reaches 10,000 customers

Two rounds of venture funding are propelling this spin-out from Technical University Munich.   A new web-based (cloud) platform for engineering simulation has reached a milestone with the recent signup of its 10,00th paying customer. SimScale provides a broad range of simulation tools from fluid mechanics, structural mechanics and thermodynamics in a single user interface, […]