Image Recently updated with a new 4K screen and Thunderbolt 2, Dell’s slimline beauty continues to shine, albeit with a few tradeoffs.

Customizable daylighting graphics and enhanced daylighting analysis including design guidance now available inside SketchUp and Revit

Image New pay-as-you-go suite offers lower point of entry to collaborative model-based building design

Image Asta Powerproject BIM and Site Progress Mobile roll out globally while Bidcon BIM launches in the UK

Image Investment to help fuel growth of cloud-based construction document collaboration platform

Image The best performing of all the ultra portables but there are some compromises.

VizMove end-to-end VR solution provides ‘seamless set of tools’ for portable virtual reality

Image ICON works with Autodesk to add online viewing and model querying capability to its web-based design specification management system.

Image HP’s PageWide XL printers to print colour documents up to 60% faster than monochrome LED printers

Image Integrated laser scanner and scout software means crews can leave the job site with fully registered point cloud data.

Image Structural and construction-focused BIM tool improves construction project workflows, interoperability and model sharing

Image Tekla Structural Designer offers optimised concrete and steel design and ‘seamless BIM collaboration’

Image New software uses the Dronekit SDK from 3D Robotics to add drone support to mobile site reporting tool.

Image Wearable holographic technology offers news ways for AEC professionals to visualise, collaborate and share ideas

Image Interactive 3D presentations of architectural and engineering projects available on any device at $50 per month.

Image Predictive processing uses CPU resources in the background to make Graphisoft’s BIM tool ‘faster than ever’

Image Attendees to get hands on with new dedicated 3D layout tool for buildings, foundations, structures, HVAC, and general site layout.

Image Rhino – ArchiCAD Connection converts Rhino NURBS models into ArchiCAD GDL objects

Image New integrated Web-based pricing tool helps estimators to easily request price quotes from suppliers

Image Allows large AEC firms to develop, manage, publish and control their own BIM content in a cloud-based environment.

Image Firms will use Trimble Connect collaboration platform to integrate design modelling and 5D construction management workflows.

Image Vendors and users alike are being challenged to adapt to new technologies and new requirements. Transactions are receiving new attention thanks to cloud-based workflow

Image Standalone tool enables point cloud processing and meshing for AEC users

Image MainFrame2 becomes Frame and allows engineers and architects to run any Windows application in a web browser on any device

Image Samsung shrinks down popular 850 EVO Solid State Drive (SSD) to deliver miniature storage for mobile workstations

Image New software includes enhanced pipe extraction, improved Revit integration and a Plant3D plug-in

Image Collaboration with DotProduct aims to boost scanning technology adoption for building design and construction

Image New software designed to accelerate and simplify the analysis and design of point cloud data directly in Autodesk Revit

Image Shaun Bryant takes a look at SketchUp plug-in MEPdesigner (V1), and finds a low-cost, easy to learn option for 3D design that is already competing well with other MEP application offerings.

Image The design of mass transit and public building spaces presents architects with big challenges when dealing with high capacities and emergency egress. To help designers Oasys, has embodied years of simulation knowledge into its software