Collaborate on Autodesk Forge Platform

Are you building a web or mobile application for Architecture, Engineering, Construction or Manufacturing industry? The Autodesk Forge Platform enables you to quickly create seamless intuitive cloud powered apps, services and experiences. The Forge Platform includes a number of web services that span the design through operations processes including early... Read more →

The Future of Making Things.. Through JE Dunn's LENS!

Autodesk University 2015 innovations main stage witnessed some incredible stories about innovation from across the globe. One of the obvious highlights is JE DUNN Construction's innovative cloud-hosted visualization and pricing interface that is helping them shave significant time and cost from the projects. And revealing its potential to unsettle the siloed, incremental way in which buildings are designed and built. John Jacobs, Chief Information Officer, presented how JE Dunn has transformed the preconstruction process leveraging their LENS pricing software, Dunn Dashboard and Autodesk BIM 360 for a seamless, transparent and connected ecosystem. Read more →

Announcing the Forge Accelerator! Apply now to attend.

By Manu Venugopal At Autodesk University 2015, Autodesk unveiled the cloud-based Forge initiative to accelerate a cloud connected ecosystem to transform how products are designed, made and used. Following the announcement of the Forge platform, we've set the dates for our next Autodesk Forge Accelerator. The Forge Accelerator will be... Read more →

Project Alexandria is coming and Construction Document Management is about to change forever!

There is a buzz in the construction industry about a new document management solution called Project Alexandria. So what is it and how does it change the construction workflows? Project Alexandria is a purpose-built document management system for construction. Stay tuned to the site where we'll be revealing more about it in the coming weeks. Read more →

Introducing The BIM 360 Field Daily Update API

At BIM 360 our mission is to accelerate project delivery and reduce risk for our customers by enabling office to easily coordinate and connect while empowering the field to anticipate and act. A simple and powerful example is the Daily Updates feature that allows users to manager their jobsite performance details from the field itself. Today we are introducing the Daily Updates API. Read more →

DAQRI Smart Helmet and Future of Construction

This years Autodesk North American Construction Customer council meetings were held last week on June 23-24. DAQRI hosted the council meeting at their facilities in Los Angeles, CA. This years meetings focused on the latest developments with initiatives and trends such as production planning, collaboration, building operations, the internet of things, wearable technology in the field and more. I was thrilled at the chance to experience the Smart Helmet being developed by DAQRI. Setting a new standard for industrial, professional-grade wearables, DAQRI Smart Helmet realizes the true potential of augmented reality and 4D in the enterprise space. Read more →

Autodesk Cloud Accelerator 2 and BIM 360 API

The second Autodesk Cloud Accelerator program was held from June 1 - June 12 in Autodesk San Francisco Office. Around 10 partners from around the world spend two weeks developing their applications on Autodesk Cloud Platform. I had the opportunity to attend the kick off and spend time with some of them discussing the BIM 360 APIs and the potential for integrations using the same.Developers from these partner companies got a chance to work intensively on their chosen project with the help, support and training of the Autodesk Cloud Engineering teams. The projects involved the use of any Autodesk cloud technology API – View and Data, Autodesk BIM 360, AutoCAD I/O, Autodesk InfraWorks 360 or Autodesk ReCap. It is such a great opportunity to accelerate your development with face-to-face advice and support from Autodesk cloud technology experts. Read more →

Glue API Web and JS - Follow up

BIM 360 Glue and REST APIs are becoming very popular among our partners and customers who wants to interact with the project data in BIM 360 cloud. The Glue Viewer allows users to pass some of the parameters to an embeddable viewer to visualize live BIM data through 3rd party applications and browsers. A lesser known fact is BIM 360 Glue's Javascript APIs, that allows users to interact with the Model View for rich bi-directional workflows. Read more →