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LFM Software Announces New Laser Software Products at SPAR 2013

April 2, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

LFM Software, an AVEVA Group company, announced today that it is launching new laser software products at SPAR International 2013, taking place 15-18 April in Colorado Springs, USA. The new release of LFM Server has enhanced functionality to enable offline…

New Online Product Design and Engineering Simulation Environment Announced

March 26, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Simulation

Airstone Labs is a San Francisco-based startup developing a groundbreaking new simulation product aimed at the product design and engineering markets.…

Autodesk Unveils 2014 Software Products: Raised to the Power of the Cloud

This morning, Richard Humphrey, senior director, Industry Strategy with Autodesk walked press through the 2014 software product release for the building,…

BIMx Mobile Cutaway Function Aids Model Exploration

March 18, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

GRAPHISOFT announced today updates to BIMx mobile for iOS and Android devices, with the latest innovations for its cutting-edge communication and presentation tool for BIM projects. The latest version of BIMx includes important bug fixes and new features such…

Laser Scanning Improves Petrochemical Plant Design

March 6, 2013 - in Feature, Featured, Modeling

Laser scanning as a method of storage of spatial information is used in various economic sectors, and is increasingly being used to capture the complexity of industrial plants. The use of laser scanning for industrial design, or more precisely on the execution…

Overwatch’s LIDAR Analyst 5.1 Software Delivers New High-Resolution 3D Imagery and Analytics

February 11, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

Overwatch announced today the release of version 5.1 of its LIDAR Analyst® software. The premier software for managing LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) data now delivers mission-critical high-resolution 3D exploitation. LIDAR Analyst’s new 3D Viewer…

3D Modeling Will Play a Huge Role in Rapid Urbanization

January 22, 2013 - in Smart Cities

The first generation of 3D models of cities were used as visual tools for illustrating ideas, like how a new building might alter a skyline. “This prompted the idea that OK, we’re using it only for visual impacts, but what if we used it more for design…

The OGC Forms 3D Portrayal Standards Working Group

December 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced the formation of the 3D Portrayal Standards Working group (3D Portrayal SWG). This group is chartered to progress the Candidate OGC Web 3D Service Interface Standard and the OGC Web View Service Discussion Paper…

Autodesk Harnesses Consumer Buzz to Increase Cool Quotient

December 3, 2012 - in Corporate, Event Coverage, Featured

Autodesk University 2012 took place in Las Vegas last week, with more than 8,000 Autodesk customers gathering from more than 80 countries. The event also included a live Internet broadcast to customers that were unable to attend. This year’s theme of “Learn.…

AU 2012 Keynote Takes a Tools-oriented Approach

November 27, 2012 - in Event Coverage, Featured, Modeling, Projects

Autodesk University kicked off today with Jeff Kowalski, chief technology officer, taking the stage to talk about tool making. Autodesk has shaped their vision through a global conversation with their customers to explore the power and potential of design…