Image Lightworks considers how enhancements in modelling and physically based rendering could help eliminate environmental, material and design flaws

Image Sean Bryant gives more practical advice on how a CAD manager in a medium-sized, multi-disciplinary practice can help smooth the path from AutoCAD to Revit.

Image Architects are using renderings and daylight analysis to better tell the story of a design to clients. and build a more complete — and more compelling — case for design.

Image With unrivalled battery life Lenovo has created a CAD-class laptop that can truly be used all day long without having to plug into the mains.

Image This new addition to the HP ZBook family goes all out for portability but still retains the key enterprise features of its older siblings

Image With a brand new mobile workstation, HP breaks the mould of its enterprise-focused ZBooks offering a uniquely styled machine that is big on performance.

Image Recently updated with a new 4K screen and Thunderbolt 2, Dell’s slimline beauty continues to shine, albeit with a few tradeoffs.

Customizable daylighting graphics and enhanced daylighting analysis including design guidance now available inside SketchUp and Revit

Image New pay-as-you-go suite offers lower point of entry to collaborative model-based building design

Image Asta Powerproject BIM and Site Progress Mobile roll out globally while Bidcon BIM launches in the UK

Image Investment to help fuel growth of cloud-based construction document collaboration platform

Image The best performing of all the ultra portables but there are some compromises.

VizMove end-to-end VR solution provides ‘seamless set of tools’ for portable virtual reality

Image ICON works with Autodesk to add online viewing and model querying capability to its web-based design specification management system.

Image HP’s PageWide XL printers to print colour documents up to 60% faster than monochrome LED printers

Image Integrated laser scanner and scout software means crews can leave the job site with fully registered point cloud data.

Image Structural and construction-focused BIM tool improves construction project workflows, interoperability and model sharing

Image Tekla Structural Designer offers optimised concrete and steel design and ‘seamless BIM collaboration’

Image New software uses the Dronekit SDK from 3D Robotics to add drone support to mobile site reporting tool.

Image Wearable holographic technology offers news ways for AEC professionals to visualise, collaborate and share ideas

Image Interactive 3D presentations of architectural and engineering projects available on any device at $50 per month.

Image Predictive processing uses CPU resources in the background to make Graphisoft’s BIM tool ‘faster than ever’

Image Attendees to get hands on with new dedicated 3D layout tool for buildings, foundations, structures, HVAC, and general site layout.

Image Rhino – ArchiCAD Connection converts Rhino NURBS models into ArchiCAD GDL objects

Image New integrated Web-based pricing tool helps estimators to easily request price quotes from suppliers

Image Allows large AEC firms to develop, manage, publish and control their own BIM content in a cloud-based environment.

Image Firms will use Trimble Connect collaboration platform to integrate design modelling and 5D construction management workflows.

Image Vendors and users alike are being challenged to adapt to new technologies and new requirements. Transactions are receiving new attention thanks to cloud-based workflow

Image Standalone tool enables point cloud processing and meshing for AEC users

Image MainFrame2 becomes Frame and allows engineers and architects to run any Windows application in a web browser on any device