Image AEC Magazine’s conference and exhibition returns to London on 13 June. Find out why you should attend this inspirational technology-led event

Image The latest version of the popular design viz renderer uses scene analysis to optimise rendering and gives GPU rendering the same standing as CPU rendering

Image In the fourth instalment of our global examination of BIM adoption, Rebecca De Cicco, Director of Digital Node, turns the spotlight onto New Zealand

Image Matthew Jensen of architecture and interiors consultancy Fraiserline explores the challenges of applying BIM to cruise and ferry ship design, to serve the complex needs of architectural, interior, product and naval professionals

Image AECOM used reality modelling to help transform the dangerous terrain of a Hong Kong quarry into a commercial and residential development for 25,000 people

Image The collaborative efforts of a UK real estate advisor and a Parisian BIM supplier developed a digital twin for Aurora, a 4,830 sqm office building in Ealing for one London client, the Moorfield Group

Image RIBA Chartered Architect, Jacob Down takes the Leica BLK360 for a field test to see if the low-cost, compact, simple-to-use reality capture device really does live up to its promise of bringing laser scanning to the masses

Image Three professionals from global engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services firm GHD explain how they are embracing design automation and applying it to real world projects

Image AEC Magazine speaks with Revizto’s Rhys Lewis to find out more about the simple-to-use cloud-based collaboration tool that can work with 2D and 3D data

Image Trimble brings its structural BIM tool up to date with new workflows for complex modelling and design automation as well as support for point clouds

Image Guardian Glass releases web-based Glass Analytics tool to streamline glass performance analysis

Image Lenovo’s updated slimline mobile workstation features an enhanced Quadro GPU and a quad core CPU. It may not have the performance or good looks of its peers but it wins hands-down when it comes to battery life

Image Material authoring tool adds support for Corona Renderer and Octane 3.06 and is now compatible with 3ds Max 2019

Image Architectural-focused 3D visualisation software features a new light sampling method and smarter anti-aliasing

Image Users can now join meetings without a VR headset, while ambient occlusion increases realism

Image New release focuses on delivering updates and features that are most requested by users

Image Creative community challenged to deliver stills, animations or VR/Real-time

Image Firm says acquisition will create the Industry’s most complete construction management Solution

Image Dell achieves 9-16mm thickness by being first workstation OEM to adopt Intel processor with Radeon Pro graphics

Image New NVMe M.2 SSDs promise 30 percent boost in sequential read/ write speeds

Image New CNC machined aluminium laptops include convertible HP ZBook Studio x360 and ‘affordable’ HP ZBook 15v

Image Company’s DNA Profiler lets users retrieve the ‘exact level of BIM data’ they require at any stage in the construction process

Image Vizible delivers collaborative software while VizBox offers VR hardware in a shippable box

Image BCF improves collaboration by removing the need to manually locate design issues using only a description or screenshot

Image New releases focus on 2D drawing and 3D modelling efficiency and collaborative construction workflows

Image 'Seamless’ import of V-Ray scenes into Unreal Engine bridges gap and optimises workflow between ray trace rendering and real time viz

Image Nvidia ushers in a new era for design viz with Nvidia RTX technology and Volta-based Quadro GV100 GPU

Image French firm ATFF uses Autodesk ReCap and Autodesk Revit to provide scan-to-BIM services for a hospital renovation in the Alps

Image Imagine working in 3D CAD and seeing your model in near photorealistic quality at any point in the design process – without leaving your application viewport.

Image Commitment to design viz part of wider strategy to make the game engine more accessible to architects and designers