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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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Image Models Provide New View of Architectural Icons

The International Union of Architects is launching a student competition to re-create 20th-century architectural icons with image models. The entries must be based on digital photographs using Autodesk ImageModeler® and Autodesk Stitcher® Unlimited software, which will be provided free for the competition […]

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Autodesk Announces New Infrastructure Modeling Software for Utilities, Telecommunications and Governments

Autodesk announced new Infrastructure Modeling software products, which help users in utilities, telecommunications organizations and government agencies improve the design and management of their infrastructure. Autodesk’s portfolio of products — including AutoCAD Map 3D 2010, AutoCAD Raster Design 2010, Autodesk MapGuide Enterprise 2010, and Autodesk Topobase 2010 — provides users with an intelligent and comprehensive […]


Autodesk University 2008: An Interview with Doug Eberhard, Autodesk Industry Evangelist for Digital Cities

Listen as Doug Eberhard, Autodesk Industry Evangelist for Digital Cities, and Pete Southwood, Geospatial Solutions Evangelist at Autodesk, discuss infrastructure modeling, its application, and examples of cities that are using these models to better plan design and deliver proposed infrastructure and urban development projects. Doug will be presenting “Digital Cities—A Model of the Future,” the Geospatial keynote at AU 2008

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Autodesk University China 2008: Second Day

The second day of Autodesk University in China featured several breakout sessions targeted at specific industries. The event also provided a platform for Autodesk to champion for few initiatives toward more efficient, innovative, and sustainable design, like Digital Prototyping, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and Digital Cities. For the Digital Cities initiative, AU China brought Doug Eberhard — Sr. Director and Industry Evangelist for the Geospatial Business Unit — to share Autodesk’s vision to create a collaborative environment around intelligent high-fidelity 3D digital models of existing and proposed infrastructure […]

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Autodesk Releases Sustainability Report

Autodesk has just released it’s sustainability report, which is designed to encourage the develop of a community of innovators in the area of sustainability. This report describes how 3D digital modeling technology enables designers to innovate in ways that save energy and optimize materials use. It also highlights Autodesk’s collaboration with the U.S. Green Building Council, American Institute of Architects, Designers Accord, and sponsorship of the documentary series e2: the economies of being environmentally conscious.