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Siemens acquires COMSA to strengthen its expertise in electrical and harness standards

Siemens acquires COMSA to strengthen its expertise in electrical and harness standards

Siemens announced recently that it has acquired COMSA Computer und Software GmbH. COMSA is a Munich-based company which develops electrical system and harness design software. Its LDorado suite has a strong local market presence as automotive harness design and engineering software. Siemens will be joining COMSA technology with the Mentor business, part of Siemens PLM […]

By December 11, 2018 Read More →
Jon Peddie Research’s Market Watch reports GPU shipments up in Q3’18 from last quarter led by Intel

Jon Peddie Research’s Market Watch reports GPU shipments up in Q3’18 from last quarter led by Intel

The PC GPU market decreased year-to-year by 2.2%, sequentially GPU shipments increased 10.6%.

By December 4, 2018 Read More →
Autodesk reveals first steps in its alliance with Unity for visualization

Autodesk reveals first steps in its alliance with Unity for visualization

Last year Autodesk abandoned its Stingray game engine product.  Part of the reason the company decided to can Stingray, the game engine they developed and created from technology acquired with Bitsquid in 2014, was because Autodesk saw their customers ignoring Stingray and using Unreal or Unity. Autodesk realized it made more sense to go to where their […]

By November 20, 2018 Read More →
Epic’s Unreal Engine update delivers on promises made

Epic’s Unreal Engine update delivers on promises made

Unreal Engine 4.21 arrives with updated tools and more options for non-gaming applications.

By November 15, 2018 Read More →
Hexagon strengthens its construction solutions portfolio for AEC market with Bricsys acquisition

Hexagon strengthens its construction solutions portfolio for AEC market with Bricsys acquisition

Hexagon AB continues its aggressive expansion into new markets with the acquisition of Belgian CAD software developer Bricsys. Founded in 2002, Bricsys introduced its flagship product BricsCAD as an AutoCAD competitor and that is still the company’s largest base of users.  However, the company has a talented team of developers and has added on new […]

By November 12, 2018 Read More →
Done deal: GitHub now belongs to Microsoft

Done deal: GitHub now belongs to Microsoft

And Microsoft’s development pool has become much richer.

By November 1, 2018 Read More →
Startup Ludenso unveils MagiMask for mobile AR

Startup Ludenso unveils MagiMask for mobile AR

Low-cost mobile AR for developers, content creators, and tech enthusiasts.

By October 16, 2018 Read More →
Faceware launches mocap sync software in Closed Beta

Faceware launches mocap sync software in Closed Beta

Shepherd will simplify a motion capture shoot and provide operators with more on-set control of recording devices.

By October 11, 2018 Read More →
Siemens acquires longtime visualization partner Lightwork Design

Siemens acquires longtime visualization partner Lightwork Design

Siemens has announced the acquisition of Lightwork Design of Sheffield, England. Lightwork began life as an OEM provider of rendering software to many CAD companies including Autodesk, PTC, Siemens, and Dassault at one time or another. The company did not make products that sold directly to customers. Lightwork Design supplied rendering technology to Siemens for […]

By September 21, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Apple purchases holographic AR lens startup

Apple purchases holographic AR lens startup

The acquisition of Akonia Holographics is fueling Apple “glass” rumors.

By September 14, 2018 Read More →