Technology

The performance or suitability of a building design is often not known till late in the design phase. Using a suite of low-cost Revit add-ons from Vabi, it is now possible for architects to check throughout the design process

Image The BIM-focused event, part of Bentley Year In Infrastructure 2015, will focus on business and project delivery performance

Image DWG drawing creation and modification software now available for Apple and Android tablets and smartphones

Image New features designed to further automate building analysis and design as well as expand seismic analysis capabilities

Image Software to generate full 3D “reality mesh” representations from Leica’s airborne photogrammetric imagery

Image New feature complements Sefaira’s existing daylighting and real-time energy analysis capabilities.

Image Training and support platform from Eagle Point connects architects and engineers to technical answers

Image BIM is revolutionising site work and construction. Topcon recently hosted a series of global events to highlight new technologies and the latest techniques

Image MSI WT72 combines two NVMe PCIe SSDs in RAID 0 for read speeds at over 3,300MB/s

Image Small Form Factor (SFF) Precision Tower 3420 and Mini Tower Precision 3620 feature beefed up CPU, GPU and storage

Image New Dell Precision laptops pack Intel Xeon CPUs, NVMe PCIe SSDs and 4K displays into a new industrial design

Image New entry-level workstation features new Intel CPUs, 64GB RAM and fast on-board PCIe NVMe SSD storage

Image Muto software brings Bentley i-models (and Revit models via the i-model plug-in) into the Unity games engine

Image Point cloud specialist releases version 16.5 of its Revit- and AutoCAD-based PointSense and VirtuSurv software

Image Bi-directional “real-time” link encourages architects to explore design variations, and create and fine-tune building details and structures

Image Bentley subsidiary will provide viz tools for natural environments to help engineers and architects put designs in context

Image BIM software developer specialises in BIM software for infrastructure design across road, rail, sea and air

Image ModelStream connects Revit with IBM Maximo to deliver BIM-integrated enterprise asset management

Image BOPC (BIMobject Open Property Cloud) technology will enable manufacturers to quickly incorporate any changes made to COBie

Image Lanes Group performs aerial drone survey for roof inspection project at Amersham Station