Enterprise Applications: Autodesk Factory Design Suite Earns Name

 
 
By P. J. Connolly  |  Posted 2011-07-28
 
 
 

Automated Workflows Simplify Complex Processes

The workflows built into Autodesks Factory Design Utility automate common tasks such as rendering, asset creation and material flow analysis.

Automated Workflows Simplify Complex Processes

Create More Accurate Point Clouds

AutoCAD 2012 now supports point clouds of up to 2 billion points, enabling users to more easily create 3D models of existing buildings using laser scanners to capture existing conditions.

Create More Accurate Point Clouds

New Smart Textures

3ds Max 2012 includes a new library of 80 Substance smart textures and filters; substances are tiny in size, multi-output, customizable and resolution-independent textures that can be rapidly converted into high-quality bitmaps for rendering or baking purpose.

New Smart Textures

Identify Physical Conflicts Faster

The improved support for clash detection and resolution in Navisworks 2012 ensures minimal errors during the actual construction phase.

Identify Physical Conflicts Faster

Walk Through Facilities Before They're Built

Showcase 2012s SteeringWheel allows users to explore a design, navigating up or down stairs and avoiding walls or other obstacles. Showcase 2012 adds support for 3Dconnexion input devices, allowing better motion control.

Walk Through Facilities Before They're Built

Store Project Data Sanely

The comprehensive file management tools of Vault allows better control of project data, by providing a single repository thats supported by all Autodesk tools.

Store Project Data Sanely

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