Image Having made its physically-based renderer available for free in a number of applications, AMD is now developing smart ways to cut render times, other than simply relying on the brute force of the GPU. Greg Corke reports

Image Main contractor Willmott Dixon is using collaborative VR technology to help improve decision making using a single-source model

Image SiteAI designed to automate construction processes through the analysis of materials, objects and structures in 360° imagery data.

Image New release of the photorealistic renderer boasts better IR performance, reduced memory usage and ‘instant’ GPU-based denoising

Image Integration between Verity and BIM Track designed to advance coordination issue management and find and resolve on-site mistakes quicker

Image We report on a new product, written on a ‘familiar’ package and backed by a huge company. Could BricsCAD BIM be the one to take on the might of Revit?

Image With our industry’s attention turning to construction, Trimble finds itself as a key player in the battle for the hearts and minds of firms using construction BIM

Image Visual Vocal Mobile Authoring creates ‘immersive messages’ for site communication and industrial training

Image We cut through the hype and explore what impact the distributed database technology could have on BIM, contracts and people

Image Following the success of Finnish firms like Tekla and Solibri we explore seven new BIM-centric technologies looking to make their mark on the international stage.

Image Epson’s new entry-level large format printers put the functional first, writes Stephen Holmes

Image Latest version of rendering tool for images, panoramas, VR objects and animations, unifies the features of Artlantis Render and Artlantis Studio

Image New 2.5-inch SATA Samsung 860 QVO SSD (Solid State Drive) looks well suited to entry-level workstation upgrades

Image In the second of a series of three articles, Rebecca De Cicco details the importance of supporting innovative companies in developing technologies for smart cities

Image V-Ray for Unreal allows viz artists to build a V-Ray scene in 3ds max, Maya, SketchUp or Rhino, then import the scene file into Unreal

Image We report on the latest developments in ‘constructioneering’, a process that aims to solve the fragmented workflow between design and construction.

Image This cloud-based BIM tool goes beyond co-ordinated documentation and visualisation. It can help establish if a design meets building regs and is fit for purpose.

Image How Bentley Systems intends to play to its strengths in building design with focused, vertical design tools, cross disciplinary workflows and open data

Image Autodesk and Unity extend collaboration to make it easier to create game engine viz, VR and AR experiences

Image iModel, Bentley’s format for exchanging project information between design, construction and operations, has just gone open source to feed the Digital Twin

Image Autodesk’s refocus on construction has never been so clearly evident than at this year’s annual user event in Las Vegas.

Image New release said to offer an unparalleled level of freedom in terms of solution customisation and third-party connectivity

Image XDisp 20.0 can be used to perform rail, building and utility damage assessment for all types of excavation and infrastructure projects

Image Visualisations used to inform designs, communicate ideas and digitally rehearse build sequences

Image Powerful single slot GPU will also be VR Ready and feature 8GB of GDDR6 memory

Image All customers can now host desktop applications such as Revit and AutoCAD on cloud workstations

Image Architects can now choose from 350,000 smart objects to bring their designs to life in Twinmotion, based on Unreal Engine

Image Nvidia Quadro RTX GPUs, including the Quadro RTX 4000, supported in the ThinkStation P330 Tower up to the P920

Image Real time rendering tool supports real skies, customisable 3D grass, atmospheric rain and snow and introduces Rhino link

Image Transoft Solutions and Plexscape partnership brings AutoTURN 3D vehicle simulation to life in Google Earth, via Plex.Earth.