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

Image With support for Haswell-based Xeons up to 18 cores and 256GB RAM Fujitsu is set to bring its 1U rack machine into the age of virtual workstations

Image Firms are often left to devise their own methodology for managing Revit BIM content. If left unchecked this can lead to versioning problems, data loss and confusion. A new solution to BIM content management harnesses the cloud.

Image Survey software provider Kubit, recently acquired by Faro, goes back to basics with its analysis of the implications and ways of surveyed data capture

Image As the surveying industry develops, a greater number of ingenious applications of the technology are making waves

Image Sean Bryant gives practical advice on how a CAD manager in a medium-sized, multi-disciplinary practice can help smooth the path from AutoCAD to Revit

Image Acute3D acquisition positions Bentley at the forefront of nascent market with technology that allows constant data capture, using smartphones and drones

Image Acquisition of German software developer to give FARO access to CAD-integrated point cloud technology including scan-to-BIM for Revit

Image Top-level domain name designed to help increase market penetration for BIM object developer

Image Regional conferences provide focused learning on software for specific architectural, engineering, construction, and operations workflows

Image BIM Project Sharing app for iOS and Android, now tailored for clients, architects and model sharing

Image Tekla Structures helps reinforced concrete contractor be more selective on tenders by submitting high quality bids quickly and efficiently

Image Autodesk Cloud Accelerator program will help BIM content developer make use of the Autodesk cloud service APIs

Image Durapipe says less than a quarter of building services contractors and consultants are selecting construction products with BIM information available

Image 1U machine can be powered by two Intel Xeon E5 2600 v3 series CPUs with ten, twelve or fourteen cores

Image ColourCloud software to ‘transform’ laser scans with fast point cloud colourisation overlay