The AEC industry achieved a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9%. MCAD grew at a rate of 8%.
Trimble has once again rejiggered its SketchUp lineup and is creating a powerful design and visualization tool in SketchUp Studio, its top-of-the line option. The big news for SketchUp Studio is the integration of Chaos rendering from V-Ray and also support for point cloud data. However, with the update comes a limitation. SketchUp Studio is now a Windows-only product. … Read more
Trimble and LeddarTech have announced an alliance around LeddarTech’s VayaVision and Trimble’s machine control technology. The companies say they’ll be able to develop an innovative hardware and software portfolio to improve autonomous machine performance and support safety-critical applications. The two companies will focus on multi-sensor systems including LiDAR, cameras, and GNSS, and bring their expertise to bear on improving data … Read more
Trimble’s fiscal third-quarter report for 2020 reveals a company that’s managing a transition to subscription and building a new business in several segments. The pandemic did not come at an ideal time for the company and the company has responded by taking a pass on forecasts. Revenue for the quarter was flat at $792.1 million, a 1% increase. The company’s … Read more
CAD market shipments increased 9% sequentially from 2018 to 2019
The AEC market is busting out in 2018 for many reasons, but probably the driving force is the digitalization of the industry. Trimble has been quietly building on its strengths in GPS, civil engineering, automation, and transportation to enable automation in the field. Unlike many companies in the AEC space, which started in CAD and started adding on data management, … Read more