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Creating a Count in Bluebeam

Custom Count Symbols in Bluebeam. So how is your Bluebeam experience coming along?  Are you using the Bottom Panel?  What about Spaces for all the QS types out there? Or even small businesses that want to knock out a quote [...]

March 18, 2018 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

Engineers getting their BIM on.

BIM challenges tend to be cultural rather than technological. I keep this on my Desktop to remind me that we, as Humans, have a tendency to not like change. This sentence immediately makes me think of the old saying, “If [...]

November 25, 2017 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

CAD innovation over the years

Computer Aided Design. It’s the cornerstone for how we design and build things. But how did CAD come into being? What are the historical milestones? Where is it going next? This short, animated video takes you through a brief history [...]

July 12, 2017 Industry, Technology

Bluebeam Revu is more than just a PDF Writer: Part 1

BlueBIM, sorry that should say Bluebeam. One of the biggest improvements that I can provide to a Customer is the power of improved Workflows, the biggest hindrance the Customer has is their own time constraints to learn the Software properly [...]

May 4, 2017 Captain Bimcad

What is Infrastructure doing in preparation for BIM?

9th Annual Victorian Infrastructure Conference. Last week I went along to the 9th Annual Victorian Infrastructure Conference.  There was a good range of topics, from the fundamentals of Infrastructure, upcoming construction and maintenance to ever amazing, HyperLoop1.  Needless to say, [...]

April 3, 2017 Captain Bimcad, Industry

EVENT: The Future of Design and Technology

Technology is rapidly changing. The importance to be innovative and embrace new technology is significant for all industries. Join us as we bring together Autodesk and KPMG to discuss some of the amazing advancement in technology. Learn about how the [...]

March 31, 2017 Events, Industry, Technology

AutoCAD and AutoCAD 2018 is here

click here Check out the great new features of the all new AutoCAD and AutoCAD 2018.   readme [...]

March 26, 2017 Technology

How Big Data is Transforming Architecture

The phenomenon presents huge opportunities for the built environment and the firms that design it. By Daniel Davis Source: http://www.architectmagazine.com/technology/how-big-data-is-transforming-architecture_o Data is one of the biggest byproducts of the 21st century. Almost everything we do produces data, from swiping credit cards [...]

March 24, 2017 Industry, Technology

Where can Autodesk take you?

Three and a half decades on, the world has been there to play witness to the inventions and innovations Autodesk software has delivered. From cars and motorbikes, to Lego, to surfboards and even prototype outer space parts; Autodesk has been [...]

November 15, 2016 Technology

Project Dreamcatcher: Algorithms Are Designing Chairs Now

Autodesk is taking design to the next level with Project Dreamcatcher. What if a CAD system could generate thousands of design options that all meet your specified goals? It’s no longer what if: it’s Project Dreamcatcher, the next generation of [...]

October 6, 2016 A2K News, Industry, Technology