Over 1,200 new features including broader raster image support. The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium has released a new version of its CAD development platform. ITC technology is used by CAD vendors to create custom products based on the dwg design file standard popularized by Autodesk. IntelliCAD Version 8 includes support for the latest 2014 .dwg file format and … [Read more...] about IntelliCAD ships major update of dwg-compatible development platform
The Beijing-based CAD developer continues to differentiate its DWG-compatible product line with novel touches. Gstarsoft has updated its CAD mobile viewer with support for iPhone and iPod Touch and new customization featuers for the user interface. The update comes only three weeks after the initial release of GstarCAD MC for iPad. GstarCAD says it was important to add … [Read more...] about GstarCAD MC update adds iPhone support, GUI customization
The free software requires GstarCAD for Windows to convert drawings to and from a proprietary format. Suzhou Gstarsoft Co., a Beijing software developer, has launched GstarCAD MC for iPad, free software to edit and view CAD drawings. Drawings must first be converted from DWG or DXF format using GstarCAD for Windows to a format called OCF, and then uploaded via iTunes. … [Read more...] about China’s Gstarsoft introduces CAD software for iPad
The OpenGL SDK uses both GPU and CPU to create a full rendering middleware stack. Ray traced rendering is fast becoming a check-off item for all 3D software and quite a few companies are vying to provide that capability as middleware. Paris-based Redway3D is bringing a more comprehensive product to the market. Its middleware technology combines ray tracing, accelerated 2D, and … [Read more...] about Redway3D expands graphics options for software developers
Reading between the lines, it is clear somebody in Brussels thinks it is time to take a close look at Autodesk's near-monopoly on 2D design with AutoCAD. European market intelligence agency MLex is reporting today that European Commission regulators are looking into the competitive market for “specialist design software” and that Autodesk is “aware that the commission is … [Read more...] about Is the European Commission investigating Autodesk?