NEWS & PERSPECTIVES
Headlines -- June 18, 2012
» Autodesk introduces new cloud services for next generation of building information modeling Autodesk
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – Reinforcing its technology leadership in the building design, construction and civil infrastructure industries, Autodesk, Inc. today unveiled Autodesk BIM 360, the next generation of Building Information Modeling (BIM). Autodesk BIM 360 includes a set of cloud services that will provide anytime, anywhere access to BIM project information throughout the project lifecycle. Autodesk BIM 360 will work with BIM solutions for design, construction and operations including the Autodesk Building Design Suite and Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite. BIM is an intelligent 3D model–based process that provides insight for creating and managing building and civil infrastructure projects faster, more economically, and with less environmental impact.
Headlines -- June 8, 2012
» Autodesk positioned to transform construction industry through Vela Systems acquisition Autodesk
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, announced the acquisition of Vela Systems, a provider of cloud and mobile field management software for the construction industry. The addition of Vela Systems field management products to Autodesk’s growing portfolio of cloud and mobile products is helping to extend the value of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and project data to construction customers in the field. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Headlines -- June 1, 2012
» Open BIM Build London Live 2012 Award won by ArchiCAD Team ArchiCAD
BUDAPEST – Build London Live is the latest event of the collaborative design challenge series for BIM practitioners from around the world. The 48-hour virtual design competition was held May 21-23, utilizing revolutionary cloud-based technology. AIDEA, a worldwide Top 100 architecture practice from the Philippines, has won the OpenBIM award at Build London Live 2012 using ArchiCAD for its winning design.
Perspectives -- May 29, 2012
» Change your diet today Darren Smith
Collaborative behavior is long-lasting and high-protein.
Headlines -- May 15, 2012
» Eagle Point Software Corporation announces 2013 updates to Its Autodesk Revit companion solutions Eagle Point Software
DUBUQUE, Iowa – Eagle Point Software Corporation, an Autodesk AEC Industry Partner, announced the release of the 2013 versions of Siteworks for Revit and LANDCADD for Revit. Updates to these solutions take advantage of new functionality in Autodesk Revit 2013 software, supporting a more complete building information modeling (BIM) workflow.
Headlines -- May 14, 2012
» Limitless Computing and ArtVPS introduce Google SketchUp rendering to the cloud
BOULDER, Colo. and CAMBRIDGE, England – Limitless Computing Inc., a leading provider of 3D mobile Augmented Reality, and ArtVPS Ltd, developers of Shaderlight, the interactive rendering software for SketchUp, today announced the launch of Shaderlight Cloud Rendering powered by Limitless Computing. Combining the highest quality rendering from Shaderlight and proven technology from Limitless Computing, this innovative new tool delivers the fastest, most effective workflow for SketchUp users.
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Making history with bridges
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Using enterprise-wide project management software, the Utah Department of Transportation was able to complete the United States' largest bridge reconstruction project within budget, while reducing overall construction time from three years to two years.