3D Annotated Models More and More Replace 2D Drawings 3D Annotated Models More and More Replace 2D Drawings…

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Arvizio Launches XR Connect for Cloud Collaboration Arvizio Launches XR Connect for Cloud Collaboration…

XR Connect is a suite of services for secure multi-location edge and cloud collaboration for enterprise XR (Extended Reality) for…
Discover the New Features in ContextCapture Reality Modeling…

See what's new in the latest versions of ContextCapture including ContextCapture CONNECT Edition Update 14 and ContextCapture Mobile Update 7.…
Stratasys Introduces Work Order Management Software Stratasys Introduces Work Order Management Software…

GrabCAD Shop is a work order management software solution for shops that provide centralized 3D printing services.…
 

Digital Twins Gains Momentum in AEC
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Bentley's Adam Klatzkin says the company has seen an increase in digital twins and more projects that are model-based, rather…
 
AEC Trends: Past, Present and Beyond AEC Trends: Past, Present and Beyond…

Archway Systems Tom Lazear reflects on 30+ years in the AEC industry, on what's changed, emerging trends, and companies who…
 
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Resources for Making the Leap to Bentley CONNECT Edition
 
Digital Leadership 6-Part Short Course: Infrastructure Digital Twins
 
 
 
Setting Up ContextCapture in a Local Cluster Environment…
ContextCapture Center allows computations to be parallelized on a cluster of 3D reconstruction engines. Get the guide from Bentley Systems.…
 
Exported Model to LumenRT Becomes a Box…
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Use this MicroStation Tip for Getting 3D Civil Content…
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Bentley Systems and Topcon Launch New Joint Company Bentley Systems and Topcon Launch New Joint Company…

The two companies have expanded their partnership with the launch of a new company, Digital Construction Works to provide digital…
 
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KISTERS 3DViewStation solution supports BIM file formats like Revit, IFC, gITF and CPIXML and AEC 2D file formats like DWG…
 
Protolabs Launches  Capabilities for Metal 3D Printing Protolabs Launches Capabilities for Metal 3D Printing…

Protolabs now offers production capabilities for its metal 3D printing service and an all-new color-matching system for its plastic injection…
 
 
Stratasys Aims to Transform Industrial-Grade 3D Printing Stratasys Aims to Transform Industrial-Grade 3D Printing…

According to Stratasys, the F120 3D printer makes complex and functional parts up to 3X faster than competitive solutions.…
Bentley Invests in Digital Water Works Bentley Invests in Digital Water Works…

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Bentley Introduces Mixed Reality App Bentley Introduces Mixed Reality App…

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Generative Design Market Worth $275 Million by 2023 Generative Design Market Worth $275 Million by 2023…

North America is expected to account for the largest market size during the forecast period and automotive industry will lead…
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Puget Systems and IrisVR have partnered to offer custom workstations optimized for enterprise-level, virtual reality projects for AEC companies.…
FARO Announces Founder and CEO to Retire FARO Announces Founder and CEO to Retire…

Simon Raab has served as FARO's President and CEO since December 2015 and has served as CEO since its inception…
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It will not be long before when not having an Infrastructure Digital Twin becomes a liability. Get started with digital…
 
Infrastructure Digital Twins Part 5- Open Infrastructure Digital Twins Part 5- Open…

For Infrastructure Digital Twins to function well,there are several concepts of Open that must be applied to maximize potential usefulness…
Infrastructure Digital Twins Part 4- Alignment Infrastructure Digital Twins Part 4- Alignment…

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Part 3 of the Digital Leadership Course looks at what Bentley Systems has done to help customers on their…
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Roadmap for Upgrading to MicroStation CONNECT Edition Roadmap for Upgrading to MicroStation CONNECT Edition…

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Wrapping Your Head Around AR, VR and Mixed Reality-Literally…

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Zero-post Processing with Rize's APD Technology Zero-post Processing with Rize's APD Technology…

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Rize One 3D Printer Speeds Part Turnaround 20% Rize One 3D Printer Speeds Part Turnaround 20%…

A global consumer packaged goods manufacturer compared the part turnaround speed and costs of their Stratasys Fortus and Rize One…
Four Tips When Implementing Augmented Reality Tech…
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TAS Creates Accurate 3D Rail Models with MicroStation…
Track Access Services created an innovative desktop-driven, 3D virtual reality modeling, and signal design process for the Derby Station track.
 
Are Flying Laser Beams in Your Project's Future?…
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Manhard Consulting Designs Chobani Facility with SITEOPS…
Using Bentley SITEOPS reduced the schedule from to 326 days, requiring 2,000 workers and 1.7 million resource hours to build.
 
An Inteview with CIMdata's New AEC Lead…
Ed Martin brings 36 years of experience with him to CIMdata's AEC & Manufacturing Convergence Consulting Practice. We interviewed him to learn more.
 
Who Will Win in Virtual Reality?…
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