Technology

Image SimScale uses cloud-based CFD software and servers to validate building designs

Image OS X application can be used to build, edit and export a ‘BIM database’ from 3D models

Image 44-inch DesignJet T1700 said to be World’s most secure large format workgroup printer

Image Jason Ruddle to help increase penetration of construction-focused project management and communications platform

Image Autonomous drones and robots capture site conditions, then deep learning algorithms recognise objects in real time.

Image Tom Wren of Plowman Craven discusses the company’s use of drone technology in surveying railway track and infrastructure

Image Cloud-based tool allows construction project progress to be visualised in virtual reality

Image Software allows Vectorworks models to be viewed at their actual size and in context with the real world

Image Free plug-in enables users to import Revit Families into ArchiCAD and exchange geometry between Revit and ArchiCAD

Image Enhancement to InfiPoints software supports virtual meetings in digital clone of plant and construction sites

Image New ‘deconstruct’ function introduces intelligent design details that follow changes in the core design

Image Link between BIM software and PDF-based collaboration tool to speed up processing of RFIs and RFCs

Image Stabiplan develops 3D CAD/CAE tool Stabicad and MEPcontent BIM library for accurate models with manufacturer-specific content

Image Vive Pro to deliver 78 percent resolution increase over original Vive but will likely demand more from the GPU

Image Partnership to ‘drive BIM technology innovation’ and improve management and predictability of building construction projects

Image Spectrum Business Intelligence solution provides customisable data analysis through ‘simple, automated’ tools

Image Benefits of Intel with Radeon Graphics processor won't extend to mobile workstations as AMD keeps control of Radeon Pro driver.

Image Collaboration centres on a ‘PoC in a week’ for customers that want to test drive the technology

Image New software feature allows users to rapidly capture large areas by automatically stitching multiple scans together seamlessly

Image Over two thirds of 5,700 architecture professionals surveyed by Chaos Group plan to use VR in 2018