Gaining full 3Dconnexion 3D mice support to Vectorworks 2017 gives its users a lot more power in the area of 3D model creation, editing and navigation.
It used to be that all the nifty power CAD user hardware—outside of Apple’s tank-crushing old Power Macs—was built specifically (or first) for Windows users. That left many Mac users drooling and often out of luck. But times are changing.
Wacom’s new Bamboo Spark is great fun to play with. It’s a new take on graphics tablet technology where your pen and paper notes and sketches are converted straight to a digital image on your device. As Gizmodo’s resident cosplayer I went hands-on with the Spark, using it to design one of my planned costumes for next year.
The 3Dconnexion CadMouse is said to be the first mouse designed specifically for CAD users.
“We took the time to understand what [CAD users] needed before developing a combination of smart hardware and software features,” says Antonio Pascucci, vice-president of products at 3Dconnexion, the company known for its SpacePilot, SpaceMouse, and SpaceNavigator 3D navigation devices.
With the strap line “Fire up your creativity!” it seems Fuel3D, the company behind a new affordable 3D scanner with all the bells and whistles, is already there and encouraging us to join them.
The company launched its Kickstarter campaign late last week in a bid to fund production of the Fuel3D handheld scanner and it seems they have pitched it rather well because the $75k target has already been exceeded, and then some. At time of writing pledges total $166,408, with 26 days still to go.
Wacom raised some eyebrows yesterday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas when they announced a new flagship pair of tablets—the Cintiq 27QHD and the Cintiq 27QHD Touch. The new models, which will start shipping in late January, replace the company’s already-sizeable 24HD models.
The latest version of TurboCAD has been released, they have changed from the number based system, ie TurboCAD V21 to a "Release year system" similar to the other CAD vendors like Autodesk. The latest version is now called TurboCAD 2015 and still follows the same variant system of Designer , Deluxe , Pro Etc.