Category Archives: Autocad Tool

What’s new in TurboCAD 2021

Recently, IMSI Design, a leading CAD software developer, announced the release of the TurboCAD 2021 product line including Platinum, Professional, Deluxe and Designer versions for Windows® desktops. The company also offers a range of macOS products with a different release schedule. The new TurboCAD 2021 includes over 30 new and improved features, including powerful new […]

Difference between GIS and CAD – Everything you need to know – Geospatial World

An ancient CAD file amphibian or a GIS mammal? Dale Lutz, Co-Founder, Safe Software explains how the two stack up against each other, who is the newcomer to the mapping block, and where their allegiance lies. GIS and CAD are fundamentally different GIS is more structured. It is data management with precise specifications and defined […]

Plex-Earth’s AutoCAD Satellite Imagery Platform Now Available on BricsCAD

Plex-Earth, a platform for AutoCAD that brings together many aerial and satellite imagery vendors under one roof, announced that it has extended its offering to BricsCAD to inform intelligent engineering with imagery and data from recent, historic and high quality land. By leveraging the power of high-end imagery from vendors such as Maxar, Airbus, Nearmap, […]

Links between Aurigo Software Masterworks and Autodesk Design Tools

Aurigo software announced the next step of integration with Autodesk to streamline the capital planning process for public agencies and private owners – one year after forging a strategic alliance to deliver a range of cloud-based solutions. Aurigo’s Masterworks platform will now connect to many Autodesk design tools, including AutoCAD, Civil 3D, InfraWorks, and Revit. […]

This robot-run fund with a history of predicting Tesla’s price movements just made these stock picks

An artificial intelligence-driven exchange-traded fund correctly predicted Tesla’s price movements and recently shared its most recent portfolio additions and subtractions with MarketWatch. The fund is the Qraft AI-Enhanced US Large Cap Momentum ETF, traded under the name AMOM AMOM, + 0.56% on the New York Stock Exchange since May 2019. The ETF has generated total […]

Improvements to Schneider Electric’s New LayoutFAST Software Tool Improve Speed, Efficiency and Accuracy of Building Information Modeling

BOSTON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced the release of the new LayoutFAST software tool with an improved user interface, automation features of the configuration and design – bringing more speed, efficiency and accuracy to building information modeling (BIM) and electrical design. Building on […]

ARCH Cutting Tools embraces the diversity of genres

Diversity, including gender diversity, in the workplace can drive innovation, and ARCH Cutting Tools supports the idea that a gender culture, including within its engineering team, can drive innovation. innovation and growth. A key member of the ARCH Cutting Tools team is Dolores Morrison, engineer at the company’s ARCH Cutting Tools – Mentor (Ohio) plant. […]

Autodesk Launches AutoCAD 2022 | Architect’s Review

courtesy of Autodesk Today, software developer Autodesk announced the launch of AutoCAD 2022 and AutoCAD LT 2022 on their blog. The long-standing digital drafting and drafting tool continues to be used by many architects and designers around the world. The latest edition of AutoCAD offers several new features that streamline its use in today’s interconnected […]

Autodesk industrial digital tools help LAIKA realize the magic of stop-motion

A typical LAIKA movie set. Image courtesy of LAIKA Studios Lately, I’ve been exploring the world of Autodesk, which is self-described as “making software for people who do things”. They’ve been on a roll lately. Just this week, they made two big announcements: that they are acquiring Innovyze, Inc., a provider of water infrastructure software, […]

Autodesk Seeks To Extend Reach In Construction With New Cloud-Based Management Tool

Autodesk‘s (NASDAQ: ADSK) the company was founded on the sale of software tools to the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. Its original product, AutoCAD, was launched in 1982. However, since then the company has purchased and developed many products and is currently focused on growing its presence in the construction industry. Much of this […]

Laser cutting with less waste | MIT News

Laser cutting is an essential part of many industries, from automotive manufacturing to construction. However, the process is not always easy or efficient: cutting huge sheets of metal takes time and expertise, and even the most careful users can still produce huge amounts of leftover material that goes to waste. The underlying technologies that use […]

How to simplify batch classification in Civil 3D

February 15, 2021 Sponsored by: ZenTek Consultants The Feature Lines tool, which is standard in Autodesk’s civil infrastructure design software, is all you need to create remarkably detailed grade designs. Leveling a subdivision lot with yard breaks and side ditches can be difficult. The worries are many: Are your pads the highlight? Do you have […]

How to open a DXF file

Files that have a DXF (Drawing Exchange Format) extension are usually drawings or vector images. Autodesk is one of the most important industrial design platforms and has developed a software solution called AutoCAD which architects and civil engineers mainly use. Anything you create in AutoCAD, you can save it in two file formats, DXF and […]

How to install a software program from an ISO file

An ISO file, also known as an ISO image, is a file that contains all of the installation files for a single program. Some software, especially larger ones, is sometimes available as ISO files, including Microsoft Office and the Windows operating system. How you install an application from its ISO file depends on the version […]

Productivity Tools for Autodesk Revit

One of the hot topics last year was the famous AEC industry open letter to Autodesk criticizing the lack of improvements in the latest versions of their software. In response to the inability to cover all user needs, many technology companies are emerging in the AEC industry to fill these gaps. One is taking a […]

Optimizing the Use of 2D and 3D Design Tools with DraftSight Enterprise

Young Industries, a leading manufacturer of custom-designed equipment for handling dry bulk materials, has been using SOLIDWORKS 3D applications for two decades. The company also used 2D CAD for critical workflows, including modifying existing drawings, creating new layouts and sketches, and developing diagrams. They knew it was time for a change when their MountainTop 2D […]

Integrated 2D and 3D CAD solutions keep automatic suppliers running smoothly

October 30, 2020 Sponsored by: DraftSight A design engineer and CAD manager shares his company’s experience with the switch from AutoCAD to DraftSight. Tom Harvey is a senior design engineer and CAD manager at Penda, a Tier 1 supplier to companies such as GM, Ford and Honda – “basically every OEM truck maker out there,” […]

How to repair AutoCAD files with Recovery Toolbox for DWG

Like any other user, a construction engineer works with the Windows operating system in most cases, so they may face similar threats. Viruses can affect document integrity (the majority of viruses target Windows), file system issues, really anything. At the same time, AutoCAD software is popular among relatively small user groups, so it is much […]

PVComplete Launches First CAD Software for Utility Scale Photovoltaic Projects

PVComplete, a global solar power sales and design software company, has released an upgrade of PVSyst integration to PVCAD Mega, the first CAD software for large-scale photovoltaic projects, based on Autodesk technology . “For nearly three decades, PVSyst has maintained its place as the industry standard software for modeling the performance of photovoltaic panels, but […]

Computer Aided Design in Government: What is CAD Technology?

What is CAD (Computer Aided Design)? BOJAT, Autodesk Notes, “is a design and technical documentation technology, which replaces manual drafting with an automated process.” The company claims that its AutoCAD software “Can help you write construction documentation, explore design ideas, visualize concepts through photorealistic renderings, and simulate how a design works in the real world.” […]