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Posted On 07 Apr 2013 By Michael Gorman. Under: Uncategorized.
3D printing is still in its relative infancy, but more and more folks are using machines like the MakerBot Replicator and Formlab's Form 1 to turn digital plans into physical reality. An Autodesk engineer named Evan Atherton has access to a much more...
Posted On 26 Mar 2013 By Ben Gilbert. Under: Uncategorized.
Hewlett-Packard may not be well-known by consumers for creating the machines that power the industries that power the world we live in, but the company's workstation business does just that. From film to oil drilling to medicine, HP's workstations ha...
Posted On 28 Feb 2013 By Steve Dent. Under: Uncategorized.
Autodesk's been trying to bring its special effects expertise to bear on various handheld apps, and now its turning to cameras with its first release of Socialcam (version 5), since it bought the app last July. With the release, it's bringing updated...
Posted On 06 Jan 2013 By Jon Fingas. Under: Uncategorized.
Lego's Mindstorms kits were born into a world where the PC reigned supreme for control; the company is ushering in 2013 with an acknowledgment that its build-it-yourself toy is part of a much wider universe. Its updated Mindstorms EV3 runs on new Lin...
Posted On 22 Oct 2012 By Steve Dent. Under: Uncategorized.
By combining a camera that detects surfaces with one that perceives motion, Canadian university researchers and Autodesk have made a sensor that reads finger gestures based on which part of your body you swipe. The first camera can detect pre-program...
Posted On 10 Jul 2012 By Steve Dent. Under: Uncategorized.
Got some great smartphone game ideas and Flash talent, but no budget and little to no programming savvy? Autodesk's Scaleform for Mobile Platforms could let you launch those ideas from a catapult, cannon or any game weapon of your choice -- all you'l...
Posted On 28 Jun 2012 By Myriam Joire. Under: Uncategorized.
What you see here is arguably be the coolest thing on display at Google I/O 2012 -- an 8-foot, 300-pound Nexus Q replica (complete with LED ring visualizer) mounted on a robot arm. This interactive installation called Kinetisphere was designed and fa...
Posted On 08 Jun 2012 By Matt Burns. Under: Uncategorized.
Autodesk took to the wires this morning to announce its acquisition of a long-standing partner, Vela Systems, which is described in the announcement as "a provider of cloud and mobile field management software for the construction industry." It's Autodesk's hope that this move will better equip the company, and the whole construction industry for that matter, to better utilize cloud storage and mobile products. Terms of the transaction were not revealed. Vela Systems' products will eventually join Autodesk's growing collection of mobile products that focus on content creation. This builds upon Autodesk's current Building Information Modeling products.
Posted On 24 May 2012 By Matt Burns. Under: Uncategorized.
Autodesk is expanding its growing portfolio of iPad apps today with SketchBook Ink. The pen-and-ink app is built on a new graphical engine that's independent of resolution, allowing the created artwork to be exported in resolutions exceeding 100 megapixels. This, Autodesk hopes, will reinvigorate graphic artists and even doodlers about iPad content creation since the vector-based artwork can scale to massive print sizes.