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What’s New in Autodesk 2015?


By Synergis Engineering Design Solutions Starting today, you will hear a lot about the new features, updates, and applications in the Autodesk 2015 products. Sometimes, it is hard to sift through all the information to figure out what the real differences are and how they affect your design or processes. We will be sharing more as the products are released ... Read More »

Infraworks Boosts Government Infrastructure Projects in Brazil


By Nancy Mann Jackson Autodesk InfraWorks™ software (formerly Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler) is making a difference for governments around the world. Rather than undertaking new projects blindly, these tools allow planners and public sector decision makers to see clearly what a potential project will look like, how it will impact the local environment, and how it can be accomplished structurally. Recently, ... Read More »

Tales from the Helpdesk Crypt – Selecting Hardware Configurations for Revit

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By David Metcalf, CADSoft Consulting Frequently, we have are asked on customer support to make hardware recommendations for Revit users. Being that hardware technology advances fairly quickly, we can’t make specific recommendations on what hardware to buy. However to be helpful, we typically ask several questions about the scale of projects, amounts of rendering and then we will make some ... Read More »

8 How-To Video Tutorials for Transportation Infrastructure Designers & Engineers


If you’re a transportation engineer, designer, planner or surveyor, you likely already know that there are countless video tutorials and webinars out there to help you master your craft. But how do you identify the genuine tutorials from the product pushes? We’ve done it for you! Here are eight video tutorials featuring tips and tricks for all competency levels, whether ... Read More »

New to the 3D Environment? Understand the Right Hand Rule for Autodesk 3D


By Bill McKown, Visualization Expert with Synergis Engineering Design Solutions Sometimes the simplest explanation can save many hours of frustration.  That’s what we find when people move directly to a 3D environment without an introduction training.  It’s different. Sure, it’s still designing, and sometimes it makes manipulating your design a longer, more frustrating process as you learn on your own.  With that ... Read More »

State and Local Agencies Take Control of Infrastructure Modernization Project Success


The importance of infrastructure modernization cannot be understated in today’s environment of aging roadways, bridges and transit systems. However, project life-cycle coordination has kept many state a local agencies from completing these projects on time and within budget due to the inflexible and ineffective nature of traditional paper-based methods.  Add in the complexity of balancing multiple-and sometimes conflicting – demands ... Read More »

CAD & GIS News for Govies 12/18


CAD News for Govies is a weekly feature on Acronym that scans thousands of industry articles to present you with a regular source of CAD and GIS news, information and ideas that impact the public sector. Here’s the latest round-up: New! Autodesk AEC Feed iPad App is Here This year’s Autodesk University saw the unveiling of the Autodesk AEC Feed App. AEC Feed ... Read More »

NCDOT and Industry Leaders Partner for Infrastructure Solutions Educational Event


If you’re a surveyor, engineer, infrastructure designer, or transportation official and are in the North Carolina area you might want to check out this one-of-a-kind all day educational event and workshop hosted at the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) in Raleigh on December 18. Hosted by KnowledgeWell, the 2013 Sustainable Infrastructure Solutions Series: Innovative Strategies for Implementing Technologies & ... Read More »

Creating an Autodesk Revit Building Pad


By Curt Egli, Synergis Building Solutions Engineer So now you’ve got a terrific building and you’ve got your site’s terrain modeled, and – consequently – you’ve got a grassy slope running through your building lobby.  This just won’t do!  That’s where the Revit building pad comes into play.  Even though you and I know the dirt should be retained at ... Read More »

Liking Them Civil 3D Apps on the iPad!


by Ron Couillard, AEC Technical Consultant, CADSoft Consulting.  In my last blog, I wrote about the apps that can be installed with Civil 3D. For this blog, I am going to discuss some of the apps from Autodesk that can be downloaded for free and installed on the iPad. Good stuff! First in the list is Infraworks. Models can be uploaded ... Read More »

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