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Validating BIM measurements in real time

Validating BIM measurements in real time | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it
Construction professionals are embracing the ability of Building Information Modeling (BIM) to visualize the installation of prefabricated building modules, such as concrete beams and floors.
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TrueCADD has BIM professionals who have executed various Revit BIM and MEP BIM projects for global clients. For more information visit http://www.truecadd.com

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New Options for Facilities Management

Creating good construction data that can be extended out across the full lifecycle of a facility continues to be among the hottest trends in the AEC (architecture, engineering, construction) market today. Companies looking to integrate data throughout this process are finding more options at their disposal thanks to technology companies becoming more involved in the FM (facilities management) process.

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Trimble Acquires Vico Assets

Software to Add 5D Management to Trimble's Solutions for Vertical Construction Contractors

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Green Furniture Sweden is stepping up its delivery of BIM objects and launches BIMobject affiliate site!

Green Furniture Sweden is stepping up its delivery of BIM objects and launches BIMobject affiliate site! | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it
Green Furniture Sweden produces sustainable furniture for public places - visual and functional Corporate Social Responsibility. To further increase support...
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Why Are Blueprints Blue?

Why Are Blueprints Blue? | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it

Here's a little old-school knowledge for you kids.  ...Waddaya mean why?  You never know when you may be hanging out with your friends playing Trivial Pursuit, and this question may come up.  ...What?  You've never heard of Trivial Pursuit either??  You kids today don't know nothin'... Get off my lawn!

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Autodesk: A Case Study On Business Reorganization

Autodesk (ADSK) has a stronghold in construction and infrastructure design, especially with government projects adopting the use of BIM standard.
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The Kinsley Company Blog: Autodesk BIM 360 Field

The Kinsley Company Blog: Autodesk BIM 360 Field | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it

If you’re out on one of our jobsites and happen to see some of the staff walking around with iPads, don’t worry – they’re not playing Angry Birds or updating their status on Facebook. They’re actually deploying the latest technology available in the construction industry. Since the 1980’s, Autodesk has played a large role in how architects, engineers, and contractors have been doing business. With the release of AutoCAD and other industry standard software, we are now bringing one of the newest technologies to the construction industry.

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Gehry Tech Launches Latest BIM Collaboration Tool

Gehry Tech Launches Latest BIM Collaboration Tool | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it

As more powerful processor cores are harnessed into cloud computing services, collaboration using massive data files is gaining in use and sophistication—especially in the design and construction disciplines that work in 3D files. One example is the latest launch from Gehry Technologies, which has gone to market with its GTeam platform following six months of testing. The firm calls it a cloud based 2D and 3D file management and project collaboration platform built for a distinct group: AEC professionals and building owners.

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Intergraph® Breaks Ground on New Corporate Headquarters

Intergraph® Breaks Ground on New Corporate Headquarters | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it

Intergraph®, leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software, commenced construction of its new headquarters in Madison, Ala. The new headquarters will be located on the current Intergraph campus and is projected to open in summer 2014.

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Pinterest and Instagram: Using Visual Social Media to Promote Your A&E Firm

Pinterest and Instagram: Using Visual Social Media to Promote Your A&E Firm | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it
While social media tools that centered around communications were the A-Listers, this year is definitely focused on visual communication...
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Lantek expands its technological partnership base in the structural steel industry with GRAITEC

Lantek expands its technological partnership base in the structural steel industry with GRAITEC | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it

Lantek, a world leader in sheet metal and structural steel manufacturing solutions, and GRAITEC, specialists in BIM (Building Information Modelling) are collaborating to integrate their software solutions to provide a seamless design and manufacturing solution for the structural steel industry. Furthermore, the partnership will allow both companies to expand and consolidate their businesses in new markets.

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Gehry Technologies Announces Availability of GTeam

Cloud-based 2D and 3D file collaboration platform officially launches with unlimited user and project-based pricing to deliver better BIM collaboration for AEC professionals

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Bricsys aims to expand its low-cost CAD empire

Bricsys aims to expand its low-cost CAD empire | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it
New tools for mechanical design and product data management are coming. More than 700 third-party developers now build on the BricsCAD foundation.
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CAD Import .NET 9: DWG 2013 format support

CAD Import .NET 9: DWG 2013 format support | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it

Professional CAD Viewer supporting DWG, DXF, PLT, HPGL, CGM tools, libraries and components for .NET developers. 

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A Quick Look at Four Books on BIM

A Quick Look at Four Books on BIM | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it
AECbytes Building the Future article on A Quick Look at Four Books on BIM...
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Gehry Technologies' GTeam Now Available for All Users

Gehry Technologies' GTeam Now Available for All Users | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it
The research and development team at Gehry Partners announced the subscription rate for its cloud-based file management and project collaboration software at an Oct. 16 press conference, Jennifer Brite reports.
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Epson Enters Large-Format Technical Plotting Market with Groundbreaking Epson SureColor T-Series for Architects, Engineers and GIS Professionals

Epson America today introduced a new line of large-format color plotters designed to meet the specific requirements of today's engineering and scientific professionals – the Epson® SureColor® T3000, T5000 and T7000.

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BIM Survey – More Contractors than Architects using #BIM

BIM Survey – More Contractors than Architects using #BIM | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it
  A recent, still to be published survey shows some very interesting BIM usage stats:   The percentage of companies using BIM  is now 71%, which is a jump when comparing previous statisti...
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3D PDF viewing goes mobile

3D PDF viewing goes mobile | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it
Tech Soft 3D delivers an IOS-based 3D PDF viewer for iPhones and iPads.
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Handheld launches Windows 8-ready Algiz 10X rugged tablet

Handheld launches Windows 8-ready Algiz 10X rugged tablet | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it

Sweden's Handheld Group has launched a rugged 10.1-inch tablet for field professionals, called the Algiz 10X.

 

For many mobile workers, tablets are a good choice. When faced with the dust and grit of a construction site, however, or there's a good chance of being subjected to a soaking on a regular basis, many tablet users run for cover ... quite literally.

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GIS Good for Utilities, AEC Firms Want to Fix Infrastructure, Apple Maps Uses Less Data

Bill Meehan Esri’s director of utility solutions responded to my query regarding more data about the sample used in the Esri study:

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Recommended Hardware for CAD, Part 1: AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit and Other Autodesk Applications

Here at CADspeed, we get a lot of questions about buying new hardware for CAD applications. While the answer to, “What CAD hardware should I buy?” varies widely based on the person aski...
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Desktop and iPad Software Lets Users Carry Thousands of Site Plans | ENR: Engineering News Record

Desktop and iPad Software Lets Users Carry Thousands of Site Plans | ENR: Engineering News Record | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it

An ENR editor renovating his apartment and overseeing construction had only a few moments to prove a point to his contractor. The critical information was available in the first round of project drawings. Luckily, the editor had the plans in hand.

 

Keeping plans handy is exactly what Plan Grid 2.0 aims to do. For desktop and iPad, the new version of the software is distinguished in the crowded marketplace by its lightning-fast plan rendering.

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WorldDesk Announces Support for AutoCAD on Enterprise Platform

WorldDesk Announces Support for AutoCAD on Enterprise Platform | Architectural CAD and BIM | Scoop.it
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