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Scott Sheppard
Alameda, California
http://labs.blogs.com/its_alive_in_the_lab/about-the-author.html
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The ultimate aim of this blog is to make Autodesk customers or potential Autodesk customers aware of technology previews available from Autodesk.The hope is that awareness from the blog (which gets magnified via Facebook and Twitter) leads to participation which... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at It is Alive in the Lab
Typepad HTML Email If products and services prove popular on Apple, it is quite possible that they can expand to Android.
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Typepad HTML Email Androids are more difficult to developer for because each device has its own peculiarities.
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Many of you may recall the technology preview of Project Photofly. The technology graduated to become Autodesk 123D Catch. The lead to the creation of a professional version called Autodesk ReCap 360. In addition to the photogrammetry previewed as Project... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at It is Alive in the Lab
http://shapeshifter.io Sent from my iPad
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Typepad HTML Email Agreed. “Change My Needs” is in my top 10 songs of all time.
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Typepad HTML Email I too enjoy the Rock Boat. My wife and I are going again in February 2017.
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Typepad HTML Email I have tried Tiltbrush. Some of us are better than others. Without the haptic feedback, it is very hard to draw in space. I can see VR as a tool for exploring designs, but I am skeptical that it will be used for design creation. I can see a combination where I type on a keyboard and see the results using VR, but I am not so sure about creation via waving my hands around.
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Project Draco was our free technology preview from Autodesk Research that makes animation as easy as sketching. The easy-to-use interface allows you to add a rich set of subtle, continuous animation effects to your images (e.g., JPGs, PNGs, GIFs) without... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
Thanks. Ah, yes. My brush with greatness: http://labs.blogs.com/its_alive_in_the_lab/2014/04/hey-new-orleans-i-cant-believe-i-ate-all-that.html
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Typepad HTML Email Thank you for your kind words.
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As our first Autodesk blogger, Shaan "Johnny Appleseed" Hurley, has way more blog posts than I do; however, according to my TypePad dashboard, this is my 3000th blog post on It's Alive in the Lab. Actually, as a DWF Technical... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
Typepad HTML Email I will respond via email.
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Typepad HTML Email We have tried this. It is very hard to draw in 3D with just waving your hands. There is no tactile feedback. Some of us are better at it than others.
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Typepad HTML Email I checked with the team. Here is what I got back: After you first export to Excel, you can modify the exported worksheet and then re-import (the button should activate if the exported file has been touched). I think it also will ask to re-import a modified excel sheet when you switch part families. Did you modify the file?
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Typepad HTML Email When you join the technology preview project, there is a User Forums link on the left side of the home page. This is not on the Project Play site, this is on the Autodesk Feedback Community site. Joining there was required before you were added to Project Play.
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The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates design — the process of taking a great idea and turning it into a reality. With about 60 different exhibits regularly on display that showcase the innovative work of Autodesk... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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Many of you may recall Autodesk ReMake when it was a technology preview know as Project Memento. Tatjana Dzambazova is one of our Product Managers for Reality Solutions. Reality solutions are where you take what's in the real world, the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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Autodesk customers imagine, design, and create places, things, and media (films, TV shows, movies, games). Our software helps them design, make, and use their creations. In this regard, we have bundled our solutions into industry collections. Architecture, Engineering, and Construction... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab
This technology preview was not wildly popular. There are no concrete plans for restarting it at this time. Sent from my iPhone
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Typepad HTML Email I am glad it worked out for you. I know how it can be.
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It's Friday, so here's a non-work-related blog posting. I grew up in New Orleans, so I have been a Saints fan since 1967 when the team was founded. For international It's Alive in the Lab readers, the New Orleans Saints... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab
Typepad HTML Email We had a college professor build one for us as a proof of concept. We brought it to Autodesk University one year, and unfortunately, it never found its way back here. So we have no plans for it, and none exist in the world. Accelerometer technology has changed. You could try creating one by using your phone held in your hand.
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I live in a home that is part of a homeowner association called Crown Harbor. The homes are townhouses in that each unit is part of a free-standing building that shares one wall with an adjacent unit. One could say... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab
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I have discussed a possible integration between Autodesk Fusion 360 and Project Dreamcatcher in previous blog posts: Summer Intern Uses Fusion 360 and Project Dreamcatcher to Imagine, Design, and Create a Cool-Looking Chair Generative Design Chair in the office of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab