Image Footage of real-life actors merged with 3D architectural models to create slick a visualisation reminiscent of a short film.

Image With new CPUs and GPUs, faster storage and new I/O technologies, it is the perfect time to buy a workstation, writes Greg Corke.

Image The Xplore Bobcat weighs just over 1kg, has an 8 hour battery life and can withstand drops from 1.5m

Image Architectural visualisation tool features faster rendering, new materials, better lighting and optimised modelling tools.

Image Technology preview enables engineers, architects, and researchers to model energy and water use in buildings.

Image ArchiCAD plug-in turns OBJ and FBX objects into ArchiCAD library parts as alternative to creating objects with GDL

Image Autodesk partners with Topcon for new BIM 360 Layout app that guides users to physical locations on site.

Image HPC-SA’s ArchiWIZARD software uses raytracing technology for solar heat gain and lighting analysis.

Image Clients and contractors can now get involved in the BIM workflow through mobile devices

Image New solution on Aconex Platform manages BIM data between design and construction teams and in to operations.

Image Academic Workshop to explore how BIM educational activities are affecting the attainment of educational outcomes.

Image Having only just acquired Gehry Technologies, it seems Trimble has wasted no time in productizing the technology that GT had developed

Image The Colas Group selects McLaren’s FusionLive as its global engineering collaboration solution

Image California-based @Xi Computer Corporation has revamped its entire workstation line up

Image Concerto’s Integrated Project and Asset Management Solution supports the BIM Common Data Environment

Image Fujitsu becomes the final tier one workstation manufacturer to unveil its new Intel Haswell Xeon E5 v3 workstations

Image Trimble continues its AEC acquisition trend, this time bagging the technical expertise and products of Gehry Technologies

Image Kentucky design firm adds new services and wins more work with BIM and Autodesk Revit

Image Tekla Structures has always been about the creation of models to a fabrication level of detail but now engineers, fabricators and contractors are being given access to more powerful tools to exploit the data within the Building Information Model.

Image Meeting the challenge of finding the right balance between performance and portability in a mobile workstation

Image This mainstream CAD-class mobile workstation offers some unique features for security and maintenance.

Image Arup leads structural engineering of Las Vegas High Roller by integrating Bentley Systems software with a number of third-party tools including Rhino, Oasys GSA, LS-DYNA, Altair HyperMesh and Navisworks.

Image The performance of PCIe Solid State Drives (SSDs) may look incredible on paper but how does it translate to the real world? We test out a combination of SATA and PCIe SSDs using point cloud software, LFM Server, as well as Revit and 3ds Max.

Image One way to speed up model creation is to download content from a web portal to add real world objects such as doors, windows, appliances and furniture. We take a look at the latest developments in the market.

Image Replacing 125 workstations at six global sites with centralised virtual desktops running Revit, AutoCAD and SketchUp with Citrix and Nvidia GRID is just the beginning for Inbo Architecten.

Image AceCad Software has released a free version of BIMReview with functionality designed to enable effective review and visual communication with BIM models at all stages of a construction project

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Leica Geosystems is claiming a major leap forward in laser scanning project efficiency with Cyclone 9.0, the latest release of its point cloud solution for processing laser scan data.

Image NBS has won the £1 million Technology Strategy Board contract to develop the Digital Toolkit for BIM for the procurement of buildings and infrastructure. The Toolkit defines and tests the BIM data required at each stage of a project.

Image We recently announced the beta version of Autodesk’s ‘Sundial’, its mid-life update to Revit. We are just in time to announce the launch of Revit 2015 R2

Image Your chance to win big: first prize is the powerful FUJITSU CELSIUS H730 mobile workstation, powered by NVIDIA Quadro K1100M graphics