CAD

CAD or Computer Aided Design blog articles. CAD is synonymous with Autodesk’s AutoCAD but many CAD solutions for 2D and 3D modeling are available for design, manufacturing, product development and real estate development.

Best in Show at Procore Groundbreak 2017

By | April 7th, 2017|AEC, BIM, CAD, Construction, HingePoint, Manufacturing, Systems Integration|

At Procore Groundbreak 2017, our team saw some awesome stuff, from drones collecting information for new software to integrated solutions that give you the ability to combine 2D and 3D in one BIM model. Procore is growing. We're going to see a lot more of [...]

HSBCAD Dazzles Autodesk University with Augmented Reality, HoloLens Demo

By | November 30th, 2016|AEC, Autodesk, CAD, HingePoint|

HSBCAD showcased augmented reality software for the HoloLens—Microsoft’s VR headset—at Autodesk University this year, which lets architects expand and walk through actual 3D models. Although the software is not for sale, HSBCAD is hoping to eventually find value and sell it in the market, HSBCAD [...]

Our Favorite Autodesk Mobile Apps!

By | March 19th, 2016|AEC, Autodesk, BIM, CAD, Revit Model|

Autodesk has been working hard to migrate apps to the cloud and mobile devices. This is a huge departure from their roots as the most successful desktop computing software for CAD. In years past, Autodesk acquired and developed mobile apps at such speed it was [...]

Guide To Autodesk Community Forums for AEC Industry

By | November 19th, 2015|Autodesk, BIM, CAD, Revit Model|

Autodesk develops some of the most powerful and effective software in the AEC (architecture, engineering and construction) industry. For a novice or intermediate user, these robust software solutions might be a little overwhelming. Having a bit of outside help can make the users more productive [...]

HingePoint Guide To The Best AEC Autodesk API Developer Blogs

By | September 18th, 2015|Autodesk, CAD, Revit Model|

The Autodesk Development Network Open possesses one of the most valuable collections of Autodesk related API blogs in the…blogosphere (is that still a word?). To properly introduce you to these treasures, and to ensure we aren’t playing favorites, we hired a 3rd party journalist to [...]

BIM Explained – From 3D Renderings to Construction and Marketing

By | March 12th, 2014|Autodesk, BIM, CAD, Revit Model|

An Example of BIM So Simple That Kids Can Understand At HingePoint, a Dallas BIM consulting firm, some of us have been working on BIM (Building Information Modeling) or 3D design and construction models even before desktop computers existed. Do you ever wonder if [...]