Autodesk announced its 2013 software and services for building design and construction, civil infrastructure, and plant design professionals. Enhancements for Autodesk Building Design Suite 2013, Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2013 and Autodesk Plant Design Suite 2013, together with expanded cloud services and improved collaboration and data management tools, are aimed at helping design, engineering and construction professionals address today’s business challenges with enhanced Building Information Modeling (BIM) workflows.
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The new Autodesk SketchBook Pro for iPad app is designed to take full advantage of the new features and processing power of iPad 2. The iPad app combines high-quality digital pencils, pens, markers and airbrushes so anyone can create rich, high-quality digital artwork with powerful sketching tools. And it allows users to produce quality prints directly from the iPad. Autodesk SketchBook Pro for iPad app is available for US$4.99 exclusively from the App Store on iPad.
Autodesk introduced the latest release of Autodesk Inventor Publisher technical communications software. Autodesk Inventor Publisher 2011 software helps manufacturers explain and differentiate their products with clear, accurate and compelling 2D and 3D product documentation. The software incorporates many new user-requested enhancements, including the ability to publish 3D interactive instructions directly to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch mobile devices.
Autodesk announced Autodesk Softimage 2011, a comprehensive 3D application featuring a unique, multithreaded GigaCore architecture and innovative tools: the Interactive Creative Environment (ICE) and Face Robot facial animation toolset. Softimage is also an ideal companion product to both Autodesk Maya and Autodesk 3ds Max software pipelines with its easily programmable effects simulations, advanced character rigs and lip-synched facial setups. Key New Features: Rendering Sandbox, ICE Kinematics, Automated Lip-Synching in Face Robot, Rendering Enhancements, 100 New ICE Compounds, and PhysX 2.83. Autodesk anticipates that Softimage 2011 will be available in English and Japanese in April 2010. The Autodesk suggested retail price (SRP) for an Autodesk Softimage 2011 stand-alone license is US$2,995. The price to upgrade from Softimage 2010 to Softimage 2011 is $1,495 SRP (from Softimage Advanced 2010 to Softimage 2011 is $295 SRP). Autodesk Subscription with Gold Support is available for purchase simultaneously with the product or upgrade purchase for $795 SRP per year.
Autodesk announced Autodesk 3ds Max 2011 software — the latest version of its modeling, animation, rendering and compositing application. A new node-based material editor, innovative hardware renderer and full-featured compositor are new features offered in the 2011 release to help accelerate the creation of compelling imagery and entertainment content. Autodesk anticipates that 3ds Max 2011 will be available in English in April 2010. Autodesk expects to announce Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2011 software in late-March 2010. The Autodesk suggested retail price (SRP) for an Autodesk 3ds Max 2011 stand-alone license is US$3,495. The SRP to upgrade from either 3ds Max 2010 or 3ds Max Design 2010 stand-alone to 3ds Max 2011 stand-alone is $1,745. Autodesk Subscription is available for purchase simultaneously with the product or upgrade purchase for $495 SRP per year.
Autodesk has announced the latest versions of its Digital Entertainment Creation software for 3D modeling, animation, effects, rendering, compositing, digital sculpting and 3D painting. It includes Autodesk Maya 2011, Autodesk 3ds Max 2011, Autodesk Softimage 2011, Autodesk Mudbox 2011, Autodesk MotionBuilder 2011, Autodesk FBX 2011, Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suites 2011, Autodesk HumanIK 4.5 Middleware, and Autodesk Kynapse 7 Middleware. The 2011 versions offer new features and enhancements that help accelerate workflows and improve interoperability, helping artists to maximize their creativity and optimize their productivity. Autodesk has also launched new versions of Autodesk Kynapse and Autodesk HumanIK game development middleware, focused on improving ease of use.