Synthetic Sensors makes today’s smart devices feel dumb

In my quest to add smarts to my home, I'm quickly learning that it's harder than it looks. When you finally do find the...

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...

My smart home adventure – Part 2

In Part 1 I outlined thoughts on assembling my ideal smart home and its operation. And at the heart of any smart home is...

Autodesk Dasher 360 Update

The other day Autodesk provided a somewhat significant update to Dasher 360. Built on top of Autodesk Forge, the research project aims to connect...