Headlines -- February 26, 2014
» Sefaira adds daylighting analysis to performance based design platform Sefaira
LONDON and NEW YORK – Sefaira, a provider of software for high performance building design, announced that its performance based design platform now includes daylighting analysis. With the addition of daylighting, Sefaira combines two critical design metrics in the same tool. Now, architects can rapidly and intuitively balance trade-offs between energy and daylighting to create aesthetically pleasing and high performing building designs. With this addition, Sefaira continues its mission to deliver meaningful, intuitive performance analysis to architects within their native design environments.
» New app takes note taking process to new level Panda Eyed Devs
KREFELD, Germany – Panda Eyed Devs recently announced the release of Note Pilot, a powerful app that allows iPad users to annotate images, PDF documents and even emails in a way that captures the voice of the professional making a statement loud and clear. Note Pilot incorporates image capture, handwritten notes, typed notes and even recorded sound into a file to be shared via email to customers, colleagues, friends or the world with a single click.
» Bentley Systems named Construction Computing’s ‘Company of the Year’ for second year running Bentley Systems
EXTON, Pa. — Bentley Systems, Incorporated was named “The Company of the Year” at the Construction Computing Awards 2013 (also known as The Hammers) program — marking the second year in a row that Bentley has achieved this recognition. Bentley further announced that SpecWave Composer — Bentley’s specification creation, control, and compliance software — received the top award in the “One to Watch Product” category, which acknowledged new products launched in 2013 that are going to become “big” in the next 12 months.
Exclusives -- February 12, 2014
» Top tech trends for 2014 The Zweig Letter
Technology can be a powerful tool, but keeping up with all the changes can be overwhelming. Here, we have compiled some data based on top research firm analyses.
Headlines -- February 12, 2014
» Bluebeam Software invests in the advancement of design and construction education Bluebeam Software
PASADENA, Calif. & SPARKS, Nev. – Bluebeam Software, a developer of PDF-based markup, measurement and collaboration solutions for design, construction and other technical professionals, exhibited at the 27th Annual Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Student Competition and Construction Management Conference in Sparks, NV. ASC, Feb. 6 through 8, an association dedicated to promoting excellence in construction education, is becoming an increasingly important resource contributing to the development of Bluebeam’s academic outreach program.
» Nemetschek Scia joins AISC and supports the association’s new technology integration initiatives Nemetschek Scia
COLUMBIA, Md. – Nemetschek Scia, a developer of structural engineering and fabrication software that supports the BIM process, announced that it has joined the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). As an Associate Member, Nemetschek is working with AISC to support the implementation of new technologies that will streamline the steel delivery process.