Tagged: CAD

Jinha Lee: Interface designer, engineer 0

Jinha Lee’s “Reach into the computer and grab a pixel” talk at TED

The border between our physical world and the digital information surrounding us has been getting thinner and thinner. Designer and engineer Jinha Lee wants to dissolve it altogether. As he demonstrates in this short, gasp-inducing talk, his ideas include a pen that penetrates into a screen to draw 3D models and SpaceTop, a computer desktop prototype that lets you reach through the screen to manipulate digital objects […]

Autodesk featured as “The Secret Star Behind Oscar-Winning Visual Effects” by Fast Company 0

Autodesk featured as “The Secret Star Behind Oscar-Winning Visual Effects” by Fast Company

Fast Company magazine has recently written about how Autodesk technology has helped in the creation of visual effects for several blockbuster movies: No matter which film walks away with the Oscar for Best Visual...

Autodesk Introduces New iPad App to Make Engineering Fun for Teens 0

Autodesk Introduces New iPad App to Make Engineering Fun for Teens

Autodesk announced that its new Autodesk TinkerBox App for iPad, a free* game designed to playfully spark teens’ interest in mechanical engineering, is available on the App Store. The app allows players to experience the fun and excitement of invention, while gaining confidence in their ability to excel in engineering […]

Watch Autodesk’s CEO Carl Bass talk at NBC’s “Press:Here” 0

Watch Autodesk’s CEO Carl Bass talk at NBC’s “Press:Here”

Autodesk CEO Carl Bass was sure his company would win an Academy Award because Autodesk software was used in every special effects movie […]

Autodesk Expands Power of AutoCAD 2011 with New Features for Conceptual Design and Drafting Productivity 1

Autodesk Expands Power of AutoCAD 2011 with New Features for Conceptual Design and Drafting Productivity

Autodesk announced the availability of the 2011 AutoCAD software products, including AutoCAD 2011 software, a leading 2D and 3D design and documentation platform, and AutoCAD LT 2011 software for professional 2D drafting and detailing. The latest releases of AutoCAD deliver powerful new features — such as new tools for surface modeling and transparency for objects and layers — that can help designers explore their ideas and maximize productivity […]

Autodesk Announces New Design Software Solutions for Education Market 0

Autodesk Announces New Design Software Solutions for Education Market

Autodesk has unveiled eight industry-oriented software suites to help students learn core design and engineering skills […]

Autodesk Assistance Program Extended Through 2010 0

Autodesk Assistance Program Extended Through 2010

Autodesk is extending the Autodesk Assistance Program through the 2010 calendar year and to military veterans […]

Watch Tom Wujec’s “3 ways the brain creates meaning” talk at TED 1

Watch Tom Wujec’s “3 ways the brain creates meaning” talk at TED

Information designer Tom Wujec talks through three areas of the brain that help us understand words, images, feelings, connections. In this short talk from TEDU, he asks: How can we best engage our brains to help us better understand big ideas? […]

Autodesk Adds Significant New Benefits to Assistance Program 1

Autodesk Adds Significant New Benefits to Assistance Program

With more than 4,700 participants in the Autodesk Assistance Program and more than 5,400 product downloads to date, Autodesk is announcing significant additions to the program announced six weeks ago. The program was designed to help displaced workers in the architecture, engineering, design and manufacturing industries maintain and develop their 3D design technology skills and help improve their employability in a down economy […]

Autodesk Launches Online Site for AutoCAD Users to Interact and Learn from Each Other 0

Autodesk Launches Online Site for AutoCAD Users to Interact and Learn from Each Other

Autodesk announced recently the AutoCAD Exchange, an online destination for AutoCAD users to connect and learn from experts, provide feedback to the product developers, and access professional tools that can help them do their jobs better. The online community is rich with original multimedia content, including an entertaining video series about “working for the man”, eLearning tools and aggregated CAD information from Web-based resources. Visitors can also create profiles to personalize their experience and share their own tips, scripts and applications, projects and experiences with the global community of AutoCAD users […]