Technology

Image Trimble continues its AEC acquisition trend, this time bagging the technical expertise and products of Gehry Technologies

Image A new application for project teams to gather, store, and manage information in a central, interactive database

Image The UK construction industry is dreaming of a digital future. The BIM2050 Group is making some predictions

Image Swedish BIM object library developer BIMobject hosts a 2 day content event for manufacturers

Image With a 12-core Intel Xeon E5 2600 V2 this mobile workstation is tuned for ray trace rendering

Image Construction software specialists invests in BIM-focused engineering practice to combine software knowledge with industry experience

Image OTOY’s new X.IO app streaming service ‘instantaneously’ ports Windows desktop applications to the cloud

ImageThe ‘OS Detail 3D Data Bundle’ via Promap provides immediate 3D view of land and building topography

Image Dell is expanding the remote access options that are available for its desktop workstations

Image Two-part webcast highlights IFC/COBie Trial findings and insights into integration of COBie outputs with FM inputs

Image Workstation Specialists teams up with MSI to deliver an ultra slim mobile workstation to take on the Dell Precision M3800

Image 3D Laser Mapping automates volume measurement of stockpiles for mining industry

Image Using robots to bend, shape and fold sheet metal is adding freedom to architectural façade designs. Stephen Holmes visits Robofold and becomes transfixed by robotic origami.

Image In 2012 Autodesk launched ReCap, a platform for the growing reality capture market. Since then, the company has expanded its capabilities, added a layer of cloud services and recruited third party developers.

Image Will Norton, structural engineer at McElroy consulting engineers and project managers, explains how Structural BIM has revolutionised the way McElroy undertakes design projects.

Image Stefan Larson, founder and CEO of BIMobject explains the process and benefits of representing manufacturers’ products as BIM components

Image Hensel Phelps relies on Tekla BIMsight for coordination, communication and simulating construction, using BIM models instead of drawings.

Image From 2016 UK firms working on government projects will be required to deliver data-rich models, drawings and asset information in an open digital format called COBie. AEC uncovers some of BIM’s dirty little secrets

Image American independent university Roger Williams University (RWU), based in Rhode Island, has a well-established architecture course that fosters rigorous technical and design curricula alongside a well-rounded liberal arts foundation.

Image Bentley is taking a measured approach to cloud services, allowing its users to set their own pace as they embrace data mobility, simulation and flexible licensing