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Autodesk Industry Collections Arrive August 1

Autodesk Industry Collections Arrive August 1

  Starting August 1, 2016, Autodesk will be introducing a new way to acquire software. They’re called “Autodesk Industry Collections”, and they’re broken down into three parts: • Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection • Product Design Collection • Media & Entertainment Collection Each collection will include a variety of familiar Autodesk products such as Revit,…

Getting Started With Lumion

Getting Started With Lumion

These tutorials show you the basics of Lumion. Learn how to move around, import models and create a video. It is essential to watch these tutorials before you start with one of the other tutorials. It is best to watch the tutorials in the order they are listed. 01.01 Controlling The Camera (02:31)This tutorial shows…

Setting User Permissions for Products, Services & Support

Setting User Permissions for Products, Services & Support

Setting User Permissions for Products, Services & Support Subscription administrators such as Contract Managers and Software Coordinators can add or remove access to products, cloud services, and subscription benefits for named users on a subscription contract in Autodesk Account. For information about adding and removing users, see Adding or Removing Users in User Management. User…

View Your Products

View Your Products

View Your Products Account administrators such as a Contract Managers and Software Coordinators can view software and services for maintenance plans and subscriptions in Autodesk Account. Available Software License Information View Software in Autodesk Account Request a License Report Recent Orders and Missing Software If you recently placed an order and your software is not…

Download Methods for Autodesk Account

Download Methods for Autodesk Account

Download Methods for Autodesk Account Downloading from Autodesk Account Download Methods in Autodesk Account Troubleshooting Download Issues Downloading from Autodesk Account To access the Autodesk Account download options for your software: Sign in to your Autodesk Account at manage.autodesk.com. Locate the software you wish to download in the list of Products & Services. Click the…

Got your Autodesk 2017 software? Start here.

Got your Autodesk 2017 software? Start here.

If you are ready to get started with your Autodesk 2017 software, read these posts. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, contact our team. Remember that the sunset period for perpetual licenses ends this July. Autodesk suites will only be accessible via a subscription model after July 31, 2015. Get up & running…

Revit 2017 New Features

Revit 2017 New Features

Autodesk Revit 2017 software for Building Information Modeling (BIM) includes navigation optimizations and improvements that deliver enhanced software speed and performance. New features help users model detailed design intent and connect design and detailing workflows. Revit 2017 elevates design communication and connects BIM features that drive more efficient processes for the extended workflow. PLATFORM  …

Revit 2017 has arrived! Here’s what to expect

Revit 2017 has arrived! Here’s what to expect

The release of Revit 2017 features a host of new improvements that make it a significant step up on last year’s edition. See the video below for a brief overview, and watch this space for a more in-depth look, and be sure to sign up for our two-part webinar series of the new features for…

Downstream Uses of BIM

Downstream Uses of BIM

We held a great BIMbc Vancouver meeting last week. Simon Yew, CAD/BIM Specialist with IBI Group, shared workflows that use publicly available Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data from the City of Vancouver Open Data Portal to get topography without having to wait for an official survey. Simon emphasized the value of getting information that is good enough to…

Smarter Markups with Bluebeam Revu 2016

Smarter Markups with Bluebeam Revu 2016

Take paperless workflows to a whole new level with the new features in Bluebeam Revu 2016. This video looks at the following new features: Legends Batch Markup Summary Revit Plugin Enhancements Tags Alignment Enhancements AutoMark Enhancements This video is designed for Business Principals, Builders, PMs, Plan checkers, Field workers and CAD users.

Using Revit Categories in Dynamo

Using Revit Categories in Dynamo

In my previous Dynamo webinars and in my recent presentation to the San Francisco Dynamo User Group (SFDUG), I emphasized that when it comes to selecting elements, I like using the API built-in category names. The benefit is that you don’t have to scroll through a long node after closing and re-opening a Dynamo definition. For…

Digicon Canada survey looks at the future of BIM

Digicon Canada survey looks at the future of BIM

Digicon Canada recently released the findings from its 2015 National BIM Survey, conducted in partnership with NBS. Its goal? To assess the extent of BIM adoption in Canada, as well as the data exchange mechanisms in architecture, construction, and owner-operator landscapes. While there were increased numbers with regard to BIM adoption, the survey does suggest…

Your wishlist has been granted with Bluebeam 2016 !

Your wishlist has been granted with Bluebeam 2016 !

Almost everything from the AEC wishlist has been elegantly delivered in Revu 2016 by the fine team at Bluebeam. Below are some of the features our AEC users will love: Batch Markup Summary: Gain more control over your markup data with Batch Markup Summary. This brand-new feature allows users to create a single or multiple reports…

Vault ahead of the competition in the AEC industry

Vault ahead of the competition in the AEC industry

Autodesk Vault software is an oft-overlooked tool that can provide remarkable benefits for the building design and construction community. This video will explain exactly what document management software truly is and how it can benefit even small AEC firms. The Autodesk Vault family of data management software can help you keep track of all your…

Autodesk Seek: Load Revit families quickly

Autodesk Seek: Load Revit families quickly

Autodesk Seek has a new addin for Revit at the App Exchange. It represents a valuable upgrade from the traditional built-in search box in Revit that kicks you out into a website so you can download manufacturer-specific content for Revit (after you log in). The Autodesk Seek addin allows you to more easily search, download…

Summit Technologies at BUILDEX Vancouver

Summit Technologies at BUILDEX Vancouver

Be sure to mark your calendars for February 24-25, when AEC industry leaders from British Columbia and beyond will be on-hand to inform and educate at the BUILDEX Convention at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Bob Heyman, President of Summit Technologies, will be moderating a panel of experts in a discussion on how to address broken…

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