Companies challenged by poor communication and design complexity, survey by Tech-Clarity finds.
Buys AXYZ and its anima software for integrating realistic 3D people into a visualization.
Upgrades to four of Graphisoft’s main software products will equip users to deal with the biggest challenges in AECO projects.
Autodesk University opened with a New Orleans theme. Autodesk President and CEO Andrew Anagnost took the stage on the first day (September 28) of Autodesk University 2022 to a packed hall at the convention center in New Orleans, to rousing rendition of “When the Saints Go Marching In” by musicians and dancers/entertainers in Mardi Gras style. It was a great … Read more
Autodesk’s Flow, an industrial cloud Autodesk is developing for M&E. (Source: Autodesk) Some may look at the annual Autodesk University as a conference for AEC, architecture, and manufacturing. And it is. But, there’s also a focus on the company’s “other” business: media and entertainment. Here, Autodesk announced Flow, a new industry cloud for M&E that will connect user workflows, … Read more
As this is being written, Dassault is spelling out its plans for the future during 3DExperience World 2022. The company says it is poised for a new period of growth as it aligns its major product lines including Industrial Innovation (such as Catia and Enovia), Mainstream Innovation (Solidworks and Centric), and Life Sciences (Medidata and Biovia). Dassault has had its … Read more
PTC reported its first-quarter financial results for its fiscal 2022 and told investors all is going according to plan. At the end of 2021, PTC told investors it was putting its foot down on the accelerator to speed up its transition to the cloud. To do so, PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann told listeners on its Q4’21 investor call that the … Read more
There is plenty of room to argue how Unity and Unreal compete with each other and the discussion is pretty interesting. Unity grew with the help of independent developers working in mobile and that's a strong part of the company's identity but the company has increased its capabilities to compete head to head with Unreal, which has a financial share of … Read more
The technology in Sketchbook began life as a part of the high-end industrial design toolset developed by Alias, which was founded in 1983. Alias is the font of some of the most widely used digital content creation software in use today including Maya and Alias Studio, both of which are now part of Autodesk after the long-ago acquisition of Alias–Wavefront … Read more
Bentley Systems announced its revenue for its first quarter of 2021 which ended on March 31. In his opening remarks during his call to investors, CEO Greg Bentley warned them not to make generalizations about Bentley’s seasonality with such a small amount of data, especially when some of that data has been affected by very unusual circumstances. As Bentley’s competitors … Read more
Trimble reported their first-quarter results this week and said they’re pleased with the results and looking forward to new growth. Compared to its peers in the market, Trimble has been a little late in the process of moving to subscriptions, and that really hasn’t been a bad idea since they’ve seen the consequent hit to their revenues coincide with the … Read more
Autodesk says it has made good progress toward digitizing AEC, advancing its design and manufacture workflow, and pushing into the Enterprise. One of Autodesk’s key fundraising strategies is to convert “non-compliant users” into paying customers and to upgrade all subscribers to user-identified subscriptions. Autodesk says this program has been a big success, and also, they’ve raised their full-year subscription revenues … Read more