Graphisoft updates and moves forward

Graphisoft tends to look outward to complement its in-house tools. Its wholehearted support of OpenBIM gives users choices. And over the last three years Graphisoft has opened up those choices with ongoing support for Rhino Grasshopper and by extension Rhino thereby beefing up the modeling options for designers to include NURBS-based modeling. The Archicad 24 introduction brought users the ability … Read more

WWDC 21: Apple announces Object Capture API for creating AR experiences

At WWDC 21, Apple previewed its new Monterey version of MacOS macOS 12. On the AR front, Apple has added new APIs to RealityKit 2, the latest version of Apple’s rendering, animation, audio, and physics engine for AR. Apple says developers can create more realistic and complex AR experiences with greater visual, audio, and animation control, including custom, render passes … Read more

Tech Insider – Between the Covers

Source – “Knives Out,” Lionsgate “I suspect foul play. I have eliminated no suspects.”—Benoit Blanc, “Knives Out,” Lionsgate, 2019 Even though CES is more than a month in the rearview mirror, there was something “different” about the event we couldn’t shake and couldn’t quite figure out. It wasn’t that it was our first rodeo because cripes, we’ve been at this … Read more

Vectorworks 2020 opens up connections to data

It’s the season for new CAD releases and given that it’s also 2020, every release is feeling momentous in its own special way. Vectorworks has found strong points of differentiation for its tools and this release makes the most of them.  Data visualization enables teams to communicate and understand design, its attributes, and the effects of changes. (Source: Vectorworks)   … Read more