Image OS X application can be used to build, edit and export a ‘BIM database’ from 3D models

Image With dual 32-core AMD Epyc CPUs, this beast of a machine from Boston offers an incredible proposition for rendering – but at the expense of single-threaded performance

Image When it comes to pen-based input for creatives, Wacom is a leader. Its MobileStudio Pro offers its legendary technology in an all-in-one tablet device.

Image This dual Intel Xeon Gold workstation is not only phenomenally fast at ray trace rendering, but also delivers the goods in single-threaded workflows

Image Workstation Specialists brings together the AMD Ryzen Threadripper CPU and AMD Radeon Vega GPU to deliver a powerful workstation for CAD, viz and VR

Image Greg Corke looks at what AMD’s Vega GPU architecture brings to CAD, VR, viz and GPU rendering workflows

Image With an overclocked six core ‘Coffee Lake’ Core i7 CPU and a well engineered compact chassis, this is an impressive CAD workstation but it does come at a premium

Image It’s been a tough battle, taking the best part of two decades, but the world’s IT giants have finally woken up to the world of cloud-based collaboration for construction.

Image In the second instalment of a series of articles examining the level of BIM adoption globally, Rebecca De Cicco of Digital Node and Women in BIM turns her attention to the USA

Image What might the addition of new information types to BIM models help us achieve in terms of construction project efficiency and future building maintenance, asks Rob Charlton

Image Jason Ruddle to help increase penetration of construction-focused project management and communications platform

Image Part two of this event report explores Autodesk’s range of rapidly evolving cloud services and its vision for the future

Image Autonomous drones and robots capture site conditions, then deep learning algorithms recognise objects in real time.

Image Tom Wren of Plowman Craven discusses the company’s use of drone technology in surveying railway track and infrastructure

Image Every year, BIM Show Live provides AEC professionals with a showcase of new ways of thinking and emerging technologies – and this year’s event promises to be no exception

Image If left untackled, inconsistencies in the ways that BIM is defined in legal contracts could pave the way to disputes, warns construction solicitor May Winfield

Image Cloud-based tool allows construction project progress to be visualised in virtual reality

Image Partnership to ‘drive BIM technology innovation’ and improve management and predictability of building construction projects

Image Software allows Vectorworks models to be viewed at their actual size and in context with the real world

Image Free plug-in enables users to import Revit Families into ArchiCAD and exchange geometry between Revit and ArchiCAD

Image Enhancement to InfiPoints software supports virtual meetings in digital clone of plant and construction sites

Image New ‘deconstruct’ function introduces intelligent design details that follow changes in the core design

Image Link between BIM software and PDF-based collaboration tool to speed up processing of RFIs and RFCs

Image Stabiplan develops 3D CAD/CAE tool Stabicad and MEPcontent BIM library for accurate models with manufacturer-specific content

Image Vive Pro to deliver 78 percent resolution increase over original Vive but will likely demand more from the GPU

Image Spectrum Business Intelligence solution provides customisable data analysis through ‘simple, automated’ tools

Image Benefits of Intel with Radeon Graphics processor won't extend to mobile workstations as AMD keeps control of Radeon Pro driver.

Image Collaboration centres on a ‘PoC in a week’ for customers that want to test drive the technology

Image New software feature allows users to rapidly capture large areas by automatically stitching multiple scans together seamlessly

Image Over two thirds of 5,700 architecture professionals surveyed by Chaos Group plan to use VR in 2018