Category Archives: BIM

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Ocean Business 2017

Last week, April 4th – 6th, one of the largest gatherings for the offshore industry took place, Ocean Business, in Southampton, UK. The bi-annual event is a large deal for the maritime industry. When I say large, I actually mean huge; there are over 350 exhibitors from 26 countries and 166 training and demonstration workshops...

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Market Opportunities for Geospatial in 2017

This entry is part 17 of 24 in the series PangaeaConstruction Prospects, Part One As we start a new year, it seems only fitting to take a look at what 2017 might hold in store for us. Let’s start with construction: a major source of income for the geospatial profession. Dodge Data & Analytics publishes...

Autodesk University 2016

Autodesk University, Star Trek Nostalgia, and a Little Bit of Latin

(A press release from Autodesk.) Autodesk University offers glimpse at the very-near future of AEC Today’s Autodesk University keynote focused on product innovation and offered a glimpse at the not-so-distant future of making things in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. Sarah Hodges, director, Autodesk Construction Business Line, revealed these top news items to...

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Autodesk University: BIM Preview

Autodesk Previews How “Connected BIM” Will Shape the Future of Work in the AEC Industry From the Autodesk press release: AEC professionals attending Autodesk University to experience the next evolution of BIM At this year’s Autodesk University, one thing will be abundantly clear – Building Information Modeling (BIM) is the nexus of designing, building, and...

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3D Software, Not Really Like CAD at All

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series November 2016Above: InfraWorks 360 uses engineering rules to ensure that vertical and horizontal curves in infrastructure elements have the proper radii. Take a close look at Autodesk’s InfraWork’s 360, an unusual 3D modeling software. Editor’s note: For many firms and practitioners of surveying, photogrammetry, mapping,...