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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Pro Tips: Autodesk A360 Rendering Service

You can render your building design projects in stereo (i.e. VR) using the Autodesk A360 Rendering service, and then view it on a device such as a mobile phone in a VR case, or an Oculus VR unit. Check out [...]

February 17, 2015 Tips and Tricks
Revit Tips

Pro Tips: Revit Auto Apply

You can control the Auto Apply option in Revit to be automatic or the older version style. Within the [UserInterface] section of the Revit.ini file, set the DisableMppAutoApply equal to 1, ie: [UserInterface] DisableMppAutoApply=1 Peter Harris, Technical Consultant Lead, A2K Technologies [...]

February 17, 2015 Tips and Tricks
WA Major Projects Conference 2015

Securing WA’s Economic Future – 6th Annual WA Major Projects Conference 2015

A2K Technologies is the proud Official Associate Sponsor of the 6th Annual WA Major Projects Conference 2015, WA’s premier infrastructure event. This year’s conference, focused on “Securing the State’s economic future”, continues to be WA’s premier infrastructure event and will [...]

February 17, 2015 Events
VIC Major Projects Conference 2015

Focusing on Major Urban Renewal – 6th Annual Victorian Major Projects Conference 2015

A2K Technologies is the proud Cocktail Reception Sponsor of the 6th Annual Victorian Major Projects Conference 2015, to be held on the 14-15 April 2015 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. This year’s conference, with a focus on major [...]

February 17, 2015 Events
Virtual Reality Goggles

Autodesk Brings Virtual Reality to Google Cardboard

In this post, originally published on LinkedIn, A2K Technologies’ Chad Smith looks at the latest developments in virtual reality (VR) for the design industry. In case you missed it the other day, Autodesk has enabled their A360 Stereo Panorama rendering [...]

February 16, 2015 Technology

The 6 Largest Time Wasters for Manufacturing Designers and How to Avoid Them

Without the ability to update processes dynamically, small manufacturing design teams relying on Microsoft Windows folders can easily fall into time traps due to lost files or poor data management. Autodesk Vault provides an optimum solution to manage data effectively [...]

February 13, 2015 Technology
Autodesk Certification

Should you have Autodesk Certification?

Autodesk Certification allows you to earn and publish an agreed standard of excellence from Autodesk in the use of AutoCAD, Revit Architecture, 3ds Max, Civil 3D Associate or Inventor. The next Autodesk Professional Certification Exam session with A2K Technologies will [...]

February 12, 2015 A2K News, Events, Technology
City Buildings

Ideate Launches New Autodesk Revit Add-in: Ideate Sticky

Ideate, Inc., a multi-decade veteran Autodesk Developer Network member, has released a new Autodesk Revit add-in Ideate Software solution – Ideate Sticky for Revit. Sticky is designed to work with Autodesk Revit 2015 and Autodesk Revit 2014, and is now [...]

February 10, 2015 Technology

Case Study: Time Savings with Ideate BIMLink

In this case study (PDF),  Aaron Cass, Technical Officer (Structural), SMEC – Australia & New Zealand Division, explains how using Ideate BIMLink with Autodesk Revit as a building information modelling tool has provided considerable time savings for work on the North West [...]

February 6, 2015 A2K News, Industry, Technology

Autodesk Details Subscription Transition for New Software Licenses

NASDAQ: ADSK SAN RAFAEL, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Autodesk, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADSK) announced that new commercial seats of most standalone desktop software products will be available only by Desktop Subscription beginning February 1, 2016. Through these changes, Autodesk is continuing its transition to subscription-based offerings for its products, [...]

February 6, 2015 Technology