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Applied Software

News on the latest in design, manufacturing, fabrication, construction, and engineering technology.

Hilti Plug-in v1.3 for Autodesk Products

The Hilti plug-in for Autodesk is an add-in for several Autodesk applications that allow AEC professionals to populate Building Information Models with appropriate firestop components through automated clash detection and product selection. Well-suited for Revit, AutoCAD MEP, Fabrication CADmep, and Navisworks Manage, the Hilti plug-in makes firestop easier than ever. During this webinar, we’ll highlight new features in the recent v1.3 update, including: New qualification browser, Automatic qualification, and Overall performance enhancements.

Autodesk software give industrial robots eyes, ears and real-time intelligence

The classic industrial robot is a deaf, dumb and blind arm deployed to carry out repetitive tasks reliably. Now, companies such as Autodesk Inc. are developing peripheral vision systems and software which allows robots to work closely with humans in factories and workshops. (video by Matt Gottschalk, David Nicholson) (Source: Bloomberg)