Autodesk Names Andrew Anagnost President and CEO Industry Veteran to Lead Autodesk Through Next Phase of Growth

autodesk appt ceoAutodesk, Inc. announced that its board of directors has appointed Andrew Anagnost, current interim co-chief executive officer and chief marketing officer, as the company's new president and CEO, effective immediately. He will also join Autodesk's board of directors. "The board and I are delighted that Andrew will lead Autodesk into its next stage of growth," said Crawford W. Beveridge, chairman of the board of Autodesk. "Andrew has been instrumental in the development and execution of Autodesk's successful business model transition, and with his leadership, we are confident that our move to the cloud and subscription will continue to be successful." Read More

Precision Capture and QuestUAV Form Strategic Partnership For Fixed-Wing Sales and Training in USA

questuav prec capPrecision Capture and QuestUAV Form Strategic Partnership For Fixed-Wing Sales and Training in USA   QuestUAV are pleased to announce a premiere partnership with Precision Capture, Kentucky-based survey specialists who are now our Sales and Training Reseller for continental USA. Precision Capture have been successfully delivering innovative solutions in 2D and 3D data capture,  Read More

Renowned Acoustics Expert Raj Patel Recognized as Arup Fellow

arup apptmentArup is pleased to announce that Raj Patel, Principal; Americas Region Board Member; Global Leader of Acoustics, Audio-Visual, and Theatre Consulting has been named an Arup Fellow. A life-long, honorary title awarded to exceptional individuals in the firm, Arup Fellows are considered role models with world-class vision and initiative. Raj Patel discusses design in this Doggerel article. "Arup Fellows inspire and encourage innovative thinking at Arup and with our clients," said Andy Howard, Chairman of the Americas Region.

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Dassault Systèmes Acquires Majority Stake in Outscale

outscale 3dFounded in France in 2010, Outscale is an ISO/IEC 27001:2013 security certified company that provides enterprise-class cloud computing infrastructure services (IaaS) to customers through its ten data centers in Europe, North America and Asia. Outscale cloud solutions are certified according to the highest industry standards: Cisco CMSP Advanced, 100 percent Intel Cloud Technology and NetApp AltaVault. The company developed its own secure cloud operating system, TINA OS, which orchestrates and automates cloud resources including calculations, storage and networks, thus helping organizations to easily deploy, manage and increase the availability of their cloud platform, including in the most complex environments.

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Foster + Partners Wins Design Competition for Circular Quay Tower, Sydney

fp aus quayFoster + Partners has been appointed to design a new office tower as part of an urban precinct that is set to reinvigorate part of Sydney’s iconic Circular Quay. Located between George and Pitt streets – a stone’s throw away from the city’s famous harbour – the scheme is characterised by a network of pedestrian laneways that criss-cross the site at different levels. The laneways will be lined with shops, cafes and bars, celebrating Sydney as a unique destination. Gerard Evenden, Head of Studio and Senior Executive Partner, Foster + Partners, who led the design team remarked: “We wanted Circular Quay Tower and its surroundings to be of its place, taking advantage of its topography and unique location near Sydney Harbour.  Read more

Airports Authority of India Selects Tata Elxsi as a Specialist Design Consultancy

tata.india.avAAI is entrusted with the responsibility of creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure on both ground and airspace for India. As a strategic design partner, Tata Elxsi will help AAI to provide a seamless passenger travel experience. Tata Elxsi will be primarily responsible to set the wayfinding and information design guidelines for all AAI airports coming up in the future. Tata Elxsi will also enable AAI to set a team and create a process to design and implement world-class, customer-centric information and wayfinding system. This will cover the entire passenger journey right from parking to boarding the plane, to making the spaces efficient and user-friendly. The design will be in line with the global standards and Tata Elxsi will set the guidelines/standards for all future airports. Read More

Dassault Systemes And Airbus APWORKS Drive As Strong Partners

dass 3d desDassault Systèmes and APWORKS extend the capabilities of "co-design to Target" , an industry solution for the aerospace industry. The newly integrated virtual process to validate all engineering parameters across the entire value chain of the additive manufacturing of a component digitally and save. This makes the additive manufacturing process from design optimization is replicable and scalable to production.

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Vectorworks’ Brian Nicholson Among First SITES Accredited Group

vectorworks accredA huge congrats are in order to our Senior Landscape Product Specialist Brian Nicholson for passing the Sustainable SITES Initiative accredited professional exam. Nicholson is among the first group of SITES Accredited Professionals (APs) to pass the exam and receive the resulting designation.  Administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the SITES AP exam uses the expertise of leading practitioners to assess a candidate’s competency in sustainable landscape design and development. The SITES AP exam was first announced at the October 2016 ASLA Annual Meeting in New Orleans. For the expert professionals who successfully pass the exam, this new designation allows them to exhibit their knowledge and commitment to the profession, promote the value of landscape architecture, and educate the public about how SITES can play a role in a more sustainable and healthy environment. Read More

Orbit GT and Geotecnologias, Costa Rica, Sign Reseller Agreement

orbitgt crOrbit GT is happy to announce that Geotecnologias, Costa Rica, has joined as Authorized Reseller of Orbit GT Mobile Mapping products. “We’re very pleased to join with Geotecnologias as our new Reseller”, says Peter Bonne, CEO of Orbit GT. “Geotecnologias is a well respected company and we welcome them in our Partnership.   We’re looking forward to a great co-operation and take services and solutions to our joint customers to a next level.” "This alliance represents a new era for information gathering, a service never seen before. Orbit GT is a fundamental part of the solution, "adds Luis Araya of Geotecnologias. Read More

GeoWing Mapping, Inc. Form Partnership With SkyIMD And Hawk Aerial and

group photo byplane origThe combined capabilities of the partners extend the range of services, sensors, and platforms, and provide each partner with the ability to offer their clients a solution that starts with fast-acquisition, high-resolution aerial data capture through delivery of superior survey and map products. GeoWing brings over 50 years of combined experience in aerial mapping. Certified Photogrammetrists, Licensed Civil Engineer, Licensed Land Surveyor, and Geospatial Analysts use cutting-edge mapping technologies such as dense point-cloud generation and scan-to-mesh alongside traditional photogrammetric methods such as stereo data compilation to provide client-centric mapping solutions. Read more

ION and PGS Renew Agreement for Orca 3D Command And Control Software

orca 3d softOrca seamlessly integrates and manages data and workflows for seismic data acquisition, enabling geophysical service providers to control operations in the most safe, efficient manner in increasingly diverse modes of acquisition.  The system streamlines visibility and control to powerfully execute challenging geometries and multi-vessel operations while delivering simple, efficient processes for 2D, 3D and 4D acquisition.  Orca's automated workflows are designed to significantly improve seismic operational efficiency through reduced downtime, minimal infill, lower costs, and shorter cycle time. Read More

Quantum Spatial Acquires Aerial Photo Collection from Assets of Air Flight Services

gI 63893 Pearl HarborQuantum Spatial, Inc.(QSI) announced that it has acquired the complete collection of aerial photography assets from Air Flight Services. The collection, which contains more than 150,000 aerial photo images dating back to the 1940s, covers parts of Northern California and Hawaii. “The Air Flight Services collection is an important historical archive, providing insights into the changing landscape of the San Francisco Bay area, as well as rare images of the Hawaiian islands,” said David Ruiz, an imagery analyst and data archivist for QSI, who also serves as chairman of the Data Preservation and Archiving Committee for ASPRS - The Imaging & Geospatial Information Society.

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Power Industry Productivity with Intergraph Smart Construction

intergraph smart constructionKorea's Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC) has selected Intergraph Smart® Construction to boost productivity during the delivery of power projects across five continents.  DHIC was seeking a construction quantities management solution using 3D technology that would improve construction information management, specifically the millions of details and numerous complex variables it handles. Smart Construction impressed DHIC with its ability to combine information from various sources such as 3D models to create accurate work packages containing detailed construction steps, quantities and work hours.

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