Technology

Image New add-on converts Civil 3D design data into files compatible with Topcon 3D construction solutions

Image New Lenovo ThinkPad W550s claimed to have best battery life of any mobile workstation

Image Software includes ‘streamlined workflow collaboration’ and ‘refined model checking’, say the developers

Image Add-in tool brings energy performance and environmental impact to front end of design process

Image Firm says move demonstrates how interactive 3D visualisations for architects and manufacturers can be delivered via the cloud.

Image AEC software developer to rent out its swept path analysis software to occasional users

Image Visual collaboration software features new interface for enhanced navigable 3D environment

Image Nemetschek SCIA competition open to users of Scia Engineer and Allplan Engineering

Image CL3VER export plug-in for Autodesk Revit is available in the Autodesk Exchange Apps Store for presentations in the cloud

Image Autodesk MEP software developer Stabiplan publishes guidelines for Revit families for the building services industry

Image Global firm takes on Exactal’s CostX for international quantity surveying software roll-out

Image From file viewing, markup and collaboration to project management and access to cloud services, our pick of the best apps for architects, engineers and contractors

Image With its acquisition of PDF-workflow specialist Bluebeam, German AEC software developer Nemetschek has signalled a renewed interest in growth

Image With a burgeoning suite of BIM brands for the construction and design space, Trimble is now a major force in the AEC market.

Image The 3D printer is fitted to a gantry and a robotic arm and deposits concrete precisely under computer control..

Interactive, online training for Revit and Navisworks to be launched at Autodesk University 2014 in Las Vegas

Image BIM objects of manufactured components to help support Skanska’s collaborative BIM process

Image US firm brings in partners to provide a ‘Comprehensive Solution’ for Facilities Management

Image From virtualisation to Vespas, last week’s Fujitsu Forum offered plenty for design and engineering firms.

Image New tool offers batch and simultaneous processing options to convert point clouds to vectors