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Autodesk software behind ‘Best Visual Effects’ Academy Award Nominees

The five movies nominated for the “Best Visual Effects” Oscar havea something fairly obvious in common: They all relied on special software to create the effects. Check out the various 3D tools from Autodesk that were used for each film […]

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How 3D Printing Will Make US self-sufficient

Autodesk’s Jeff Kowalski on how manufacturing will change in five years […]

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Watch Pranav Mistry’s “The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology” demos at TED

We’ve already seen MIT researcher Pranav Mistry’s SixthSense projector-based augmented-reality system in some cool demos, but he just gave a TED talk and his latest ideas are the wildest yet. At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data — including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper “laptop.” In an onstage Q&A, Mistry says he’ll open-source the software behind SixthSense, to open its possibilities to all.

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Autodesk Announces Availability of Autodesk Navisworks 2010 With New Features for Process and Power Customers

Newest Release of 3D Visualization, Simulation, and Review Software includes 3D Interoperability, Clash Detection, and Collaboration Capabilities […]

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Autodesk and the Clinton Climate Initiative Join Forces to Support the Building of Sustainable Cities

As a world leader in 2D and 3D design and engineering software, the most important contribution Autodesk can make to address global sustainability challenges is to provide customers with innovative technologies. A new tool being developed will help cities manage their greenhouse gas emissions levels […]

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Autodesk’s Dawn Danby Named One of 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company

Autodesk’s Sustainable Design Program Manager, Dawn Danby, was selected #20 on Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business. Read the article to learn why Fast Company calls her a ‘mixed martial artist’ of sustainable design.

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The “Autodesk Story” is now online

Autodesk has come a long way since our founding 25 years ago as a pioneer in the world of computer-aided design (CAD). Our flagship product, AutoCAD software, has become synonymous with CAD and is a fixture in design shops worldwide. We have industry-leading 3D solutions for industrial design and manufacturing; architecture, engineering and contruction; as well as media and entertainment. Today, we stand as the world’s leader in 2D and 3D design and engineering software […]

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IMAGINiT Technologies Supports Autodesk Assistance Program for Displaced Workers

RAND Worldwide, a global leader in providing technology solutions to organizations with engineering design and information technology requirements, announced that its IMAGINiT Technologies division will participate in the Autodesk Assistance Program for displaced workers, providing education, support and tools to its clients […]

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Autodesk Announces New Design Software Solutions for Education Market

Autodesk announced recently that it will offer five new industry-oriented software suites to help students learn core design and engineering skills. The suites contain extensive 2D and 3D Autodesk software used by professionals worldwide. The new bundled packages encourage a multidisciplinary educational approach, enabling faculty to teach key concepts to prepare students for rewarding architecture, engineering and design careers. These suites, to be offered globally, will be available in English as well as more than 10 other languages.

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Blaise Aguera y Arcas “Photosynth” demo at TED

Blaise Aguera y Arcas leads a dazzling demo of Photosynth, software that could transform the way we look at digital images. Using still photos culled from the Web, Photosynth builds breathtaking dreamscapes and lets us navigate them […]