Fanning the flames
Autodesk’s first foray into hardware is here: The Ember 3D printer is now available for anyone to order. At $5,995, the printer…
Autodesk is seeking both hardware and software companies to receive a chunk of the fund, with an eye on fostering the 3D printing company as a whole.
The move is meant to complement an open source 3D printing software platform that the company also plans to put out later this year.
Autodesk artist in residence Pamela Pascual is very close to her final 3D print for the glasses she has been designing.
Working with an Autodesk artist in residence has shown me there is much more to 3D modeling than creating a basic shape in 123D Design. But learning the tools isn’t easy.
An Autodesk artist in residence demonstrates her creative process for me, which involves laser cutting and a giant Stratasys printer.
The app would compete with Autodesk 123D Catch, but build design files in a slightly different way.
The company hopes items made by employees and artists on-site will inspire others to use their software.
Socialcam, the popular though sometimes spammy video sharing app, is taking its services to Autodesk, which bought the small startup for $60 million. Autodesk, known for its design software, expects to close the deal in the third quarter is reportedly set on keeping Socialcam independent.
Autodesk believes Android has grown to become a viable opportunity, enough so that it is bringing a version of its popular drawing app SketchBook Mobile to the platform. It’s another sign that Android is becoming a destination for big-name developers as it competes with iOS.
Autodesk, the software company behind 3D design and engineering software, AutoCAD is releasing a Mac version of its software. it is launching a new free app for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch that would allow owners of AutoCAD to edit & share files on these devices.
Is the iPhone quietly becoming a serious mobile illustration platform? That’s the question I asked myself after seeing news this morning that…