Image Projects from six countries recognised in annual awards, which celebrate the use of Tekla BIM software

Image Many innovations start out labelled as gimmicks, only to wait for other technologies and culture to catch up with them. Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality have enthralled future-gazers but they are still rarely deployed in the design market. There is scope for change.

Image Graebert has announced further plans to go after the Android OS user market

Image Do you use a desktop workstation but sometimes need to access it from the site office or home? Teradici might have a solution for you

Image New aggressive pricing delivers mainstream graphics card for CAD / BIM software for under $400 (£220)

Image BIM 1.0 allows project team members to view IFC 3D models and their associated data directly in a web browser

Image Global element locking allows distributed Autodesk Revit users to work simultaneously on the same document

Image Nasuni Service 6.2 update enhances Global File Locking support for Revit Worksharing

Image Newforma’s SmartUse app will run on large touch screens from NRI to review, annotate, compare and drawings

Image New cloud and mobile capabilities for Autodesk Revit and InfraWorks 360 said to herald a more connected future of BIM

Image Five-year warranty available on Nvidia Quadro, NVS, Tesla and GRID professional cards

Image Mobile app will help Japanese firm enhance the use of BIM in design and construction

Image Single company to service the needs of its customers across AEC & MFG business sectors

App brings manufacture-specific components and extended information into the AutoCAD environment

Image Bentley Systems new CONNECT technology lays the ground for engineering data and applications to be more dynamic & pervasive.

Image New tools said to enable ‘unprecedented collaboration’ between architects and HVAC design engineers

Image New add-on converts Civil 3D design data into files compatible with Topcon 3D construction solutions

Image New Lenovo ThinkPad W550s claimed to have best battery life of any mobile workstation

Image Software includes ‘streamlined workflow collaboration’ and ‘refined model checking’, say the developers

Image Add-in tool brings energy performance and environmental impact to front end of design process

Image Firm says move demonstrates how interactive 3D visualisations for architects and manufacturers can be delivered via the cloud.

Image AEC software developer to rent out its swept path analysis software to occasional users

Image Visual collaboration software features new interface for enhanced navigable 3D environment

Image CL3VER export plug-in for Autodesk Revit is available in the Autodesk Exchange Apps Store for presentations in the cloud

Image Nemetschek SCIA competition open to users of Scia Engineer and Allplan Engineering

Image Autodesk MEP software developer Stabiplan publishes guidelines for Revit families for the building services industry

Image With a burgeoning suite of BIM brands for the construction and design space, Trimble is now a major force in the AEC market.

Image Global firm takes on Exactal’s CostX for international quantity surveying software roll-out

Image With its acquisition of PDF-workflow specialist Bluebeam, German AEC software developer Nemetschek has signalled a renewed interest in growth

Image The 3D printer is fitted to a gantry and a robotic arm and deposits concrete precisely under computer control..