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3D printed body parts

3D printed body parts, it may seem like a wild plotline straight out of a sci-fi movie, but with the news this week, that 3D bioprinting is now possible in space, I am going to talk you through some of the major developments in the weird and...

Are flying cars coming out soon?

I want to talk to you about the future and this time, I really do mean flying cars! But also 3D printed motorbikes and driverless vehicles. Flying Cars Big news, at least for Sci-Fi and car nerds such as myself. Audi, working with the Airbus...

AI Design – Generative Adversarial Nets

Today I want to talk to you about the future and no I don’t mean flying cars, not this time anyway. It’s no secret that at the moment, the whole of the tech industry is obsessed with AI. For me, one of the most interesting developments is Generative...

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BIM Data Exchange via IFC

“Can we talk?” Every computer program needs a place to store the data you create with it. The native file format of any program is optimized for program speed and read/write performance. When a user of a program wants to share their data...

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3D BIM vs 2D Drafting Workflows

In our last BIM article, we discussed the business value proposition of a real, 3D Building Information Modeling (BIM) workflow. Next, let’s roll up our virtual sleeves and talk about the benefits of conventional 3D BIM vs historic 2D drafting...

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Why use BIM?

We will make a safe bet that your firm has not yet made the transition to Building Information Modeling (BIM). That’s OK – 4 out of 5 companies have not. There are hundreds of reasons to not adopt BIM – both business and technical. You can probably...

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CPUs for CAD: The right choice

When choosing CPUs for CAD, the right choice is non-obvious Visit the websites of the top computer manufacturers, and you’ll see four types of machines: laptops, desktops, workstations and servers. While modern CAD software runs amazingly well...