Image Microdesk ARID uses ML and AI to analyse assets names and values, identify inconsistencies and make recommendations

Image The HoloLens 2 is a vast improvement over the first generation mixed reality headset. Visual experience and interaction might grab the headlines, but for AEC firms the biggest impact should come from Azure cloud connectivity

Image The technology to design and fabricate high-quality engineered buildings is entering a disruptive phase. How will large AEC firms cope? 

Image Greg Corke reports on an easy to use rendering add-on for V-Ray that uses lightfields to bring new levels of interactivity and dynamism to 360 VR renders

Image When Unity Reflect launches later this year, AEC firms will be able to push rich BIM data out to multiple devices, quickly and easily, and then build custom apps on top.

Image SiteVision can blend 3D civils or BIM models with real-world environments

Image NBS Chorus specification platform tightly integrated with solutions from Autodesk, Viewpoint and Newforma

Image New features include support for McNeel Grasshopper through a dedicated connection

Image Project Information management tool said to offer ‘smarter way’ to manage project deliverables and communication

Image The new VR-2 and VR-2 Pro support SteamVR and OpenVR, and the VR-2 Pro offers integrated Ultraleap hand tracking for enhanced interactivity

Image Rhino 3D with Grasshopper occupies a special place in the AEC industry. Soon the software will be able to work in pretty much any Windows application, including Revit

Image Organisers want to hear about emerging ideas and the creative application of new tech, plus the individuals making an impact

Image Nemetschek’s Vectorworks has delivered its yearly update to its flagship BIM modelling suite of products and the news is, it’s a big one, offering some unique capabilities.

Image Real-time rendering tool Enscape has just had a major overhaul, laying the groundwork for real time ray tracing with Nvidia RTX

Image Portability doesn’t have to come at the expense of performance as Greg Corke discovers in this impressive 14” CAD-focused mobile workstation from HP

Image BIM offers many benefits, not least its ability to check a design’s overall quality, to identify spatial, functional and data errors. Xinaps has a new customisable, cloud- based checker

Image Epic Games’ Build:London event has become an essential diary date for the AEC fraternity. There’s a great balance between showing real-world applications and giving insight into what’s coming next in Unreal Engine

Image Digital technologies were key to communicating the design and overturning planning objections for a contemporary extension to a 19th century Dublin house

Image With V-Ray and Corona, Chaos Group is a dominant force in arch Viz. We report from the company’s huge user event in Bulgaria

Image Company’s cloud-based image processing software will create 3D experiences derived from standard smartphone cameras

Image Platform helps construction teams to connect, report, collaborate and manage International engineering projects

Image New cloud service brings models into the mainstream, viewable in any web browser

Image Satsense converts satellite data every six days and offers historical snaps shots going back to 2015

Image Images from 360° cameras attached to construction worker’s hard hats are stitched together by AI

Image 360° reality capture software company developing an application for autonomous progress tracking with the Spot Mini robot

Image It’s been a long time coming but, with AMD’s Zen 2, Intel is finally getting some serious competition. Greg Corke reports on Scan’s new Ryzen 3000 workstation

Image Project Lavina now includes animation support, Nvidia RTX GPU scaling, a new noise algorithm and more

Image At this year’s NXT BLD, Boston Dynamics brought SPOT Mini to demonstrate that these are indeed the droids that the construction industry has been looking for

Image Physically-based, AI accelerated ray tracing technology embedded in ACCA Edificius

Image Construction is a highly complex and fast paced activity to project manage. But what if there was an AI system that had your back?