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Autodesk Acquires Vela Systems – Construction Software

July 13, 2012 |

Recently Autodesk just announced that they acquired Vela Systems who specializes in field management software for the construction industry. Vela Systems combines mobile technologies and BIM (Building Information Modeling) at the point of construction to improve the quality, safety and profitability of projects and companies.

Combined with the Autodesk BIM portfolio, the Vela Systems software has already helped contractors, owners, architects and engineers accelerate project schedules, reduce project risk, and improve the flow of information, including key data and project photos, between project stakeholders. Autodesk users can now reduce reliance on manual processes to track progress, document work activities and resolve issues. With the Vela Systems integration, users can also visualize the as-designed building in the field to improve quality and fidelity to design intent; streamline reviews; save money with more efficient workflows by linking physical tasks to a virtual model; and capture critical data on materials, systems, and equipment.* Read More

AutoCAD LT 2011 New Features

July 2, 2012 |

Find out what’s new in AutoCAD LT 2011 with Useful Screen Shots and Commentary

A special thanks to our AutoCAD expert affiliate Jeffrey for writing this guest article for us. Jeffrey walks us through improvements and enhancements in AutoCAD LT 2011, including hatch transparency, drawing, editing, the ribbon menu, previewing, viewport configuration, dimensioning small objects, dimension labels, the poly-line function, arc conversion tool, supported files, spell checker and much more! Read More

Autodesk AutoCAD LT 2013 – Review and New Features

May 4, 2012 |

Autodesk AutoCAD LT 2013 is a drafting and detailing software that delivers the 2D documentation, collaboration, and productivity tools you need. With a long track history running on Microsoft Windows, this year’s version marks the first time AutoCAD LT is available for Mac. It isn’t some mere port either–Autodesk has developed the AutoCAD LT 2013 Mac version specifically to run on Mac OS X. You can work on your platform of choice with licensing entitlements that give you the flexibility to activate either the Windows or Mac version of AutoCAD LT, regardless of which OS version you purchased. This AutoCAD LT 2013 review will go over some of the latest and enhanced features of AutoCAD LT 2013.

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