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CAD & Tech Conference Update Amidst COVID-19  CAD & Tech Conference Update Amidst COVID-19
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor
CP has the latest on cancelled, postponed and virtual conferences. GTC is taking place online this week and LiveWorx in June. AIA A'20 cancelled...
MACRO Trends: What's BIG in the AEC MACRO Trends: What's BIG in the AEC
Compiled by ConnectPress
An interview with David Smolker, product marketing manager, Building Design, Autodesk, on what to look out for in 2020 and beyond.
The Fifth Element Has Arrived! The Fifth Element Has Arrived!
By Dan Peticila, Autodesk
See what's new in Autodesk Structural Precast Extension for Revit 2020.1, including a precast double wall, the fifth type of element and more.
Schedule View Option in Revit 2020.1
By Autodesk
Schedule View is a new option that makes viewing schedules easier by letting you color or shade alternating rows.
Tips & Tricks
Exploring Lighting and Energy Analysis Tools in Revit Part 2 Exploring Lighting and Energy Analysis Tools in Revit Part 2
By IMAGINiT Technologies
The Insight Energy Analysis tool built into the Revit interface exists so Architects can make better decisions earlier in the design process.
Revit Renaming and Renumbering with Ideate BIMLink Revit Renaming and Renumbering with Ideate BIMLink
By Glynnis Patterson, Ideate Software
One of the more tedious and labor-intensive BIM tasks confronting architects and engineers is the act of renumbering or renaming Revit elements.
Advanced Materials in Revit Advanced Materials in Revit
By IMAGINiT Technologies
The latest the Raytracer rendering engine in Revit now utilizes parameters for materials not previously available in Revit.
BIM 360 Part 4: Creating a Package BIM 360 Part 4: Creating a Package
By IMAGINiT Technologies
A BIM 360 Design Collaboration Package is an approved version of the active Revit model that has been released for consumption (use) by other Team members.
Case Studies
Glass Canvas Expands VR & Rendering Capabilities with AMD
By AMD
London firm, Glass Canvas maximizes its hardware capacity using AMD GPU and CPUs for its large architectural renderings and animations.
West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD   West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD
By AMD
See how HP's Z workstations and AMD's professional graphics cards help keep the British winning team stay ahead of its competitors.
AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card
By AMD
See how packaging food company, BluePrint Automation, was able to design and visualize complex CAD models with AMD's CAD-to-VR solution.
Stantec Enhances Design Team Efficiency with IMAGINiT Stantec Enhances Design Team Efficiency with IMAGINiT
By IMAGINiT Technologies
Stantec used IMAGINiT Clarity with Revit to allow project teams to access data, automate tasks, and gain project and model level analytics.
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Revit 2020.2 and 3ds Max 2020.3 Public Roadmap

The latest release of Revit focuses on productivity such as Edit Circuit and Panel in Panel Schedule View and 3ds Max features more predictive tools.
Safety First- Measuring Distance to Exits with Path Tool
By Jeff Hanson, Autodesk
Revit 2020 introduced the path of travel tool to assist in measuring travel distance requirements to make fire life safety easy and fast to calculate.
New & Improved Autodesk 2020 Licensing Mechanism New & Improved Autodesk 2020 Licensing Mechanism
By Mark Lancaster, Synergis EDS
If you're updating the 2020 licensing mechanism through the Autodesk Desktop App there's a prerequisite for the Microsoft C++ 2017 Redistributable.
8 New Usability Enhancements in BIM 360 Cost Management 8 New Usability Enhancements in BIM 360 Cost Management
By Autodesk
New usability enhancements include Bulk Actions, Custom Attributes, and Editable Change Order Item Numbering to name a few.