Image BimNv allows CAD software developers to build in Navisworks read and (soon) write capabilities into their applications

Image With this long-awaited feature objects can now be selected in the viz tool and their associated BIM information displayed

Image How WilkinsonEyre is using custom technology to get valuable insight into its licence usage to help drive down costs

Image The latest developments in Blockchain and its relevance to smart contracts for BIM and digital construction management

Image Matterlab’s Unitize designed to accelerate the assessment and reassessment of the architect’s masses

Image ArchiCAD users working from home can use the cloud service to effectively work together as integrated teams

Image Digital twin platform uses AI and computer vision to monitor distance between passengers at London station

Image The cloud-based simulation platform is designed to accelerate pedestrian wind comfort studies

Image The high cost of laser scanning has kept it in the realms of the specialists, but a UK start-up combines the power of the cloud with new algorithms to break the hegemony

Image Lenovo, HP, Nvidia and Nutanix among the firms offering extended trials from the desktop, datacentre and cloud.

For the launch of Twinmotion 2020, Greg Corke explores what Epic Games has in store for the easy-to-use arch viz tool

Image Greg Corke test drives AMD’s new affordable $399 pro graphics card that delivers real time viz and VR capabilities for the price of a typical CAD-focused GPU

Image With the new 64-core Ryzen Threadripper 3990X ray trace rendering and CAD have never been such good bedfellows

Image Collaborative R&D ‘i-REAP’ research project could lead to energy efficiency advice service for building owners

Image BC Enterprise+ will provide ‘360-degree view of the entire project’s assets’ pre, during and post construction

Image As the construction industry experiments with offsite, modular and design for manufacture, could 3D printing play a key role?

Image For team collaboration and design / review in VR, Autodesk BIM 360 is starting to emerge as a central hub, while the wireless Oculus Quest headset gains traction.

Image New 7nm professional graphics card targets 3D CAD and BIM, as well as entry-level VR and GPU rendering

Image DokaCAD for Revit can help optimise safety, time and costs, as well as assembly and deployment plans for formwork elements

Image Software used in planning of airports, train stations and stadia, and better understanding user experience within other spaces

Image Greg Corke reports on 24 firms (and even more technologies) that caught his eye at the Autodesk University Expo

Image Firms pay a monthly fee per workstation while time is bought separately on a ‘pay as you go’ basis

Image BricsCAD BIM now connects to the BIMcollab platform to streamline issue resolution

Image We talk to Bentley Systems about the challenge of creating digital twins and the “black art” of wrangling project data

Image New software library represents space rather than just building fabric to aid analysis

Image Arnaud Girin, CFD application engineer at SimScale explores pedestrian wind comfort through the practical application of CFD technology on two real world projects

Image While AutoCAD still dominates the 2D market, Berlin-based Gräbert is looking to take DWG to new highs

Image In 2015, Autodesk released Project Fractal to investigate generative design in AEC. It has now evolved into Project Refinery

Image Peregrine software designed to find optimal designs in seconds, particularly during the conceptual phase

Image Users of real-time viz, VR and GPU rendering software can now get performance and portability from this beefed-up 15-inch mobile workstation