Drones are good!

Happy international drone day! The day which celebrates all the good things which drones are doing now, and will do in the future. And regardless of...

Autodesk BIM 360 Ops

Autodesk's Building Ops has long been considered the stepchild product in their BIM 360 portfolio. While part of the family it never really quite...

Autodesk BIM 360 Docs receives file ‘links’

Autodesk released the April update to BIM 360 Docs, which is their approach to cloud based document management for the AEC industry. And while...

InsiteVR adds VR Analytics for better architectural virtual design

Virtual reality has barely begun to leave its mark on the architectural and design industry. Often it's used as a tool for immersive engagement,...

My smart home adventure – Part 3

Let's talk about data. How it's captured, stored, and analysed. My Home Assistant hub is now starting to gather very basic data. Although, I can be...

Google Cardboard now works with WebVR on Chrome

Google recently brought WebVR to Chrome, and now it's available on Google Cardboard. Previously only available on Daydream enabled phones with a Daydream viewer, the...

What’s new in Revit 2018

Autodesk has released a range of new feature videos for Revit 2018.

What?! A new Autodesk Design Review release

Back in 2014 most users thought Autodesk's Design Review product had reach end of life. And rightly so. Given Autodesk's inventments in cloud technologies...

Removing previous version Autodesk software using the Uninstall Tool

It's a new Autodesk year for product launches, which means it's time for that annual upgrade cycle of installing new versions. And that usually means...

Comparing reality capture technologies

Reality capture technology allows us to understand the world around us in ways which the human eye cannot. From photos to infrared vision, accurate...

My smart home adventure – Part 1

Over the past year I've been watching the advancements in smart home technology. A concept of science fiction, the ability to bring the house alive...

Latest Chrome for Android beta brings support for WebVR

Today Google announced that their latest Chrome for Android build enables access to the WebVR API through their Origin Trials program. Up until now a...

Autodesk BIM 360 Docs – Getting Started

These days a good construction document management strategy is necessary. Whether you are in the office or out in the field, it helps expedite the...

AirMap’s grand plan for mapping drones

The use of drones for aerial based tasks is becoming commonplace. From surveys, to scanning of structures, or as simple as taking photos for inspections....

DAQRI aims to transform the worksite

As a professional in the AEC industry, conferences and similar events provide the ability to hear about upcoming technologies, explore existing ones, and get an overall feel for...

What’s next for Autodesk BIM 360 Docs

It's been just under a year since the initial release of BIM 360 Docs. During that time it has had a pretty easy life...

Meet the new HP Z2 Mini workstation

Yesterday at Autodesk University, HP released a new offering in their Z range of workstations, the Z2 Mini. But with a small form factor...

The Leica BLK360 Laser Scanner + Autodesk ReCap Mobile App

Leica and Autodesk just dropped a game changing bomb in the field of laser scanning at Autodesk University 2016. What was once a long-winded,...

Drone laws in Australia – Part 101

Australia led the way with the world's first formal regulations surrounding drones for both civilian and commercial use. Regulations, which the rest of the...

Autodesk BIM 360 Team

Autodesk continues to build upon its BIM 360 platform, recently making a decision to take their existing industry agnostic cloud based A360 Team platform and...

The relevance of Google’s ‘Project Tango’ to the AEC industry

Google's Project Tango is certainly an interesting piece of technology. If you haven't already heard what it is, simply put it's technology that allows hardware...