Enters into definitive agreement with STG; will be acquired for $1.4 billion.
JPR’s services for the graphics industry expands to offer unique perspective on PC usage.
Diota’s hardware devices for Industry 4.0 are going to be incorporated into Dassault’s 3DExperience platform. (Source: Diota) Dassault Systèmes has acquired Diota, a company that develops manufacturing solutions in the digital market. This marks the most recent merger for Dassault Systèmes, which has been on a spree acquiring new companies in the last decade. Other acquisitions include Simpoe SAS, Accelrys, … Read more
Red on red gets red approval One of the reasons AMD wanted to acquire Xilinx is because Xilinx’s company color is red and AMD calculated in their offer prices how money could be saved by not having to do a rebranding of Xilinx’s collateral. (AMD previously said that it expects to achieve about $300 million in annualized cost savings … Read more
Autodesk’s Media and Entertainment division is rebuilding itself within the Autodesk enterprise. The company has always wanted its DCC division with its enormous wealth of creative tools to be able to serve the entire company as well as be a major force in professional entertainment content creation. We’re seeing those first steps. Things change quickly these days. At Autodesk’s … Read more
Founded in a garage in Palo Alto, HP has fixed up the place since then. (Source: HP) HP has spent the last several years quizzing its customers, analysts, and investors about the future of workstations and the future of work. Looks like they’ve gotten their answer. HP has announced plans to acquire Teradici Corporation. Teradici Corporation based in British … Read more
Autodesk has made a bid for Altium, a PCB design company with customers in industries coveted by Autodesk, and lots of other people too. Altium is not going to roll over easily… there’s more talking to be done and other interested players. UPDATE: Autodesk withdrew its bid for Altium on July 20, 2021. So, keep walking, nothing to see … Read more
Doesn’t this picture make you think about how badly this could go on a real site where there are loose nails, and other surprises lying around? Still, AR has found a place in AEC. (Source: Unity) Unity has been having very good success with developing business in AEC. The company started with a partnership with Autodesk for Unity Reflect, … Read more
The company says the deal will advance environmental resilience by “deepening” Infrastructure Digital Twins. Bentley Systems has announced plans to acquire Seequent, a well-known provider of geospatial tools, geophysical modeling, and geotechnical stability mining based in Christchurch, New Zealand. The company’s clients are heavily represented in the mining industry, and in civil engineering. Bentley will pay $1.05 billion and plans … Read more
Autodesk has announced the acquisition of Innovyze, a water infrastructure software company, for $1 billion in cash. Surpassing Autodesk's PlanGrid acquisition for $875 million in 2018, this is the biggest acquisition in Autodesk’s history. The company will enable Autodesk to strengthen its position in the water and wastewater infrastructure industry. Innovyze is headquartered in Portland, Oregon. The company provides smart water … Read more
The Perrinn Project 424 is an open-source race car project and a collaboration that includes OnShape, Simscale, and Migenius. (Source: Perrinn Project 424) Migenius, founded in 2010 by Paul Arden, was a pioneer company and one of the first to take advantage of the Mental Images’s cloud-based rendering technology RealityServer, which is based on iRay. Migenius took over packaging … Read more