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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…

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  …

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…

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…

Explore the Revit App Exchange Visually

Using Tableau Public and import.io I generated the following data visualization for the Revit App Exchange (up to date as of 05/28/2014). It gives you a good way of visualizing the different Revit apps that are out there, their rating, language, file size and more. External link if it is taking a while to load or…

Ribbon headaches after installing Revit 2014

Today we cover something 100% practical. If your firm is in the transition to Revit 2014, you may experience some unpleasant surprises when working with older releases of Revit. The things to look out for are issues where the contextual ribbon doesn’t update or show appropriate tools. A quick and dirty workaround is to minimize…

Don’t recreate… ReCap

Test of a 123d Catch generated point cloud into ReCap Studio A lot of information has come to light since the last post, although ReCap Photo is still not available. First, let’s talk about the two different products. ReCap Studio (a free download desktop application), is included with all Autodesk 2014 Suites, and gives us…

Forget Revit 2014, let’s talk about ReCap

As significant as the improvements to the Revit 2014 platform are, we are surprised to see so little talk about what we think is a much bigger announcement: the availability of ReCap Studio and ReCap Photo. This appears to be a by-product of Autodesk’s acquisition of Alice Labs and perhaps a development from 123d Catch. I…

1.4x more efficient learning

These days everyone is creating videos, about Revit, BIM, the AEC industry, funny pets and dancing kids. Sitting down to watch an hour long+ Autodesk University video is a challenge for most people, so I have begun speeding up videos I watch. I have found that playing lectures at 1.4 times the speed is fast enough that…

Autodesk BIM 360 – BIM Collaboration in the Cloud

Is Horizontal Glue™ a key feature of the next Autodesk BIM 360?  Mysterious videos were posted three or four weeks ago featuring a web-based product called Autodesk BIM 360.  All of the videos have since been removed (*Please see update at end of post). The product shown in them, was a product formerly known as Horizontal…

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