Discrete event simulation for real-world people

Autodesk and ProModel have teamed up to offer the best in factory design, optimization, and layout. Robust ‘real-life process and behavior’ simulation.  About a year ago, Trevor English wrote a great post about how to optimize your factory using ProModel simulator and Autodesk Factory Design utilities:  “Leveraging predictive analytics, you can quickly simulate your factory model and get process improvement […]

The 3D Rendering Techniques and Tips You Need to Know

Learning the art of 3D rendering can take a lifetime. Some endless techniques and strategies can improve your work and make your models that much more accurate, but usually with the trade-off that they take more time. On the other hand, your customers may not understand why a render can take so long to complete, […]

3 Ways to Add Symbols in Revit

In engineering drawings, we need to add a special character or a symbol like a diameter symbol, tolerance, etc. There are 3 ways to make it in Revit. We will see all of them here. 1. Using the Character Map Character Map is a standard Windows application that you can use to find a special […]

The Dos & Don’ts of Creating Models for 3D Printing

Designing a model for 3D printing can seem like a daunting task. But it doesn’t have to be. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach that beginners can follow to create a successful design, there are some do’s and don’ts that are worth knowing to lower the chances of producing a failed print. Do’s of Creating […]

Product Configurator: How did we save 100s of design hours?

With product personalization, heavy investment of time in design customization is inevitable. It results in delays and missed deadlines. Product configurators help eliminate repetitive tasks, save time and accelerate design cycles. Customers today want to add their imagination to their products. They seek uniqueness in everything they buy. From furniture to industrial equipment, every product […]

Vault Mobile App for Android Now Available

For Autodesk Vault users with Android devices, I am happy to share that the Vault mobile app is now available for download in the Google Play store. Same as the Vault mobile app for iOS devices, the mobile app for Android devices allows you to work with your design and engineering data on your phone […]