Arvizio Launches XR Connect for Cloud Collaboration Arvizio Launches XR Connect for Cloud Collaboration…

XR Connect is a suite of services for secure multi-location edge and cloud collaboration for enterprise XR (Extended Reality) for…
The Wild Releases New BIM Tools to Collaborate in AR/VR The Wild Releases New BIM Tools to Collaborate in AR/VR…

The Wild released three new additions to their BIM toolset, so AEC teams can effectively collaborate on their 3D models,…
Stratasys Introduces Work Order Management Software Stratasys Introduces Work Order Management Software…

GrabCAD Shop is a work order management software solution for shops that provide centralized 3D printing services.…
New Updates to Revit Cloud Rendering New Updates to Revit Cloud Rendering…

Autodesk has announced additional updates to Revit cloud rendering that will make renders 30% faster on average. See what's…
 

MACRO Trends: What's BIG in the AEC
MACRO Trends: What's BIG in the AEC…

An interview with David Smolker, product marketing manager, Building Design, Autodesk, on what to look out for in 2020 and…
 
You’ve Got to See What’s New In Revit 2020 You’ve Got to See What’s New In Revit 2020…

Multiple features new in Revit 2020 equip users to create the more accurate, detailed documentation that more closely represents design…
 
Security Advisory- Autodesk Desktop Application
At the end of November, Autodesk issued a security advisory for their Autodesk Desktop Application –"Under certain conditions, an attacker…
 
Linked DWG Xref Overlay vs Attached Bug
You may be seeing DWG files including Xref layers in Object Styles and Visibility/Graphics even though the DWG has only…
 
Family Corruption in Revit 2020.2
In Revit 2020.2 update/build is corrupting families in some projects. IMAGINiT Technologies has some work-arounds for this here: https://blogs.rand.com/architectural/2020/02/notice-family-corruption-in-revit-20202.html…
 
Reduce Data Corruption
There are two types of data corruption: element-level corruption and project-level corruption. This means that elements can become corrupted or…
 
 
 

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Render Models in Revit from Other Software Libraries…
Many pre-made renders for extreme details are not suitable for Revit. Read about how to get good results from free…
 
Scan To BIM: Insert and Index Point Clouds in Revit…
Getting your point clouds/laser scans into Revit has changed slightly. Here are steps to consider before importing into Revit.…
 
Creating Workspaces in 3ds Max…
In 3ds Max 2013 you could create custom workspaces for the UI. 3ds Max 2014 contains an extra workspace called…
 
How to Stay Out of the Dark When Rendering in…
After spending lots of time perfecting your settings and running many tests, nothing can be more frustrating than having lighting…
 
The Wild Announces Speech-to-Text Comment Tool The Wild Announces Speech-to-Text Comment Tool…

The Wild's Speech-to-Text Comment Tool allows users to make annotation for VR design reviews. They also announced a new Revit…
 
Stratasys Aims to Transform Industrial-Grade 3D Printing Stratasys Aims to Transform Industrial-Grade 3D Printing…

According to Stratasys, the F120 3D printer makes complex and functional parts up to 3X faster than competitive solutions.…
 
Generative Design Market Worth $275 Million by 2023 Generative Design Market Worth $275 Million by 2023…

North America is expected to account for the largest market size during the forecast period and automotive industry will lead…
 
 
IrisVR and Puget Now Offering Custom VR Workstations IrisVR and Puget Now Offering Custom VR Workstations…

Puget Systems and IrisVR have partnered to offer custom workstations optimized for enterprise-level, virtual reality projects for AEC companies.…
New Engine in Autodesk Rendering Speeds Revit Renders New Engine in Autodesk Rendering Speeds Revit Renders…

Autodesk Rendering is a cloud service that lets users create high-quality photorealistic images, panoramas, solar studies and simulations.…
MakerBot Announces Method 3D Printer for Industrial Printing MakerBot Announces Method 3D Printer for Industrial Printing…

MakerBot Method is what the company is calling the first performance 3D printer for individual designers and engineers, and ships…
Top News from Autodesk University 2018 Top News from Autodesk University 2018…

Autodesk announced a partnersip with Unity on Ar/VR, updates to BIM 360 and Generative Design, unveiled NASA's concept lander, and…
Stratasys Launches Additive Manufacturing Certification Stratasys Launches Additive Manufacturing Certification…

Stratasys rolled out a new industry certification program in North America designed to bridge the skills gap in the additive…
Large Boost in Metal 3D Printer Sales in 2017 Large Boost in Metal 3D Printer Sales in 2017…

According to Wohlers' latest additive manufacturing report, an estimated 1,768 metal AM systems were sold in 2017, compared to 983…
Nano Dimension Introduces  3D Printed Electronics Service Nano Dimension Introduces 3D Printed Electronics Service…

Individuals can 3D print on demand a wide range of objects, with both conductive and dielectric materials using the…
Webinar: GE Digital and Dell Discuss Connected Products What's Trending in the AEC?…

IMAGINIT Technologies' solutions consultant, and the man behind The BIMsider, Carl Storms, shares his thoughts on AEC trends for 2019…
 
Wrapping Your Head Around AR, VR and Mixed Reality-Literally…

ConnectPress speaks with ESI, Elysium, Virtalis and Theorem Solutions about the company's solutions and use of AR and VR in…
Get the Greatest Value from Drones and Photogrammetry Get the Greatest Value from Drones and Photogrammetry…

While photogrammetry shouldn't be a replacement for 3D laser scanning, it provides considerable value at a lower price and is…
Zero-post Processing with Rize's APD Technology Zero-post Processing with Rize's APD Technology…

This paper will define Rize's one-of-a-kind Augmented Polymer Deposition (APD), how it works and describe the advantages of the technology.…
Rize One 3D Printer Speeds Part Turnaround 20% Rize One 3D Printer Speeds Part Turnaround 20%…

A global consumer packaged goods manufacturer compared the part turnaround speed and costs of their Stratasys Fortus and Rize One…
3D Printing: The Impact of Post-Processing 3D Printing: The Impact of Post-Processing…

Industry expert, Todd Grimm, interviewed six global manufacturers to learn the impact of post-processing on time, cost, quality, and more.…
The Factory of the Future is Your Office and Beyond The Factory of the Future is Your Office and Beyond…

Rize's Julie Reece discusses market potential for 3D printers to enable new direct manufacturing applications beyond the additive manufacturing lab.…
Considerations for Sharing BIM Data with AEC Teams Considerations for Sharing BIM Data with AEC Teams…

FM:Systems' Brian Haines says the best way to define what data you need is by talking to the people who…
Scanning Efforts Pay Off for Sydney Water Project Scanning Efforts Pay Off for Sydney Water Project…

Atlas Engineering uses reality computing and BIM to deliver clean water in Australia as part of Syndey Water utilities delivery…
The Current State of 3D Printing and Its Future Value The Current State of 3D Printing and Its Future Value…

This paper looks at how automotive, aerospace and AEC industries are utilizing 3D printing, along with ConnectPress member results from…
Considerations for Sharing BIM Data with AEC Teams…
FM:Systems' Brian Haines says the best way to define what data you need is by talking to the people who will actually be using the BIM data daily.
 
Scanning Efforts Pay Off for Sydney Water Project…
Atlas Engineering uses reality computing and BIM to deliver clean water in Australia as part of Syndey Water utilities delivery management program.
 
Four Tips When Implementing Augmented Reality Tech…
CIMdata's Ed Martin explores some important factors AEC firms need to take into account when considering the deployment of AR technology.
 
Reality Capture Showdown…
Microdesk's Joseph Hwangbo breaks down the pros and cons of laser scanning, photogrammetry and infrared scanning for as built.
 
Are Flying Laser Beams in Your Project's Future?…
CIMdata's Ed Martin looks at how some of the highest return on investment (ROI) opportunities for reality capture exist in AEC and EPC.
 
3 Augmented Reality Tools for Your Next AEC Project…
Here are some AR apps to consider for creating a better and more efficient process, including Augment app, SmartReality app and Pair.