CADDManager on November 25th, 2008

Create 3D Models directly from images… I have not tried this out yet – but it sure sounds interesting. Here is what the Autodesk site says… Autodesk ImageModeler image-based modeling software enables architects, designers, and entertainment content creators to quickly and easily create 3D models from 2D digital images or panoramas.Use ImageModeler to capture the […]

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From the Fool: Everyone loves a great comeback story. And in the stock market, few things are more enjoyable than owning a stock on the cusp of its own massive turnaround. After all, many fortunes are made by the investors who succeed in buying great businesses: 1. during times of maximum pessimism, 2. while they’re […]

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CADDManager on July 15th, 2008

Autodesk Investor Day and Presentations were held way back on Thursday, April 24, 2008 – but I just stumbled onto this site.  You can see what the investors saw at the Investor Day event. Here are the presentation slides that Carl Bass used to present. Here is a slide from the presentation on AutoCAD. There […]

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CADDManager on July 14th, 2008

“At a joint press conference, Autodesk, Inc. and Bentley Systems, Incorporated, announced an agreement to expand interoperability between their portfolios of architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) software. Autodesk and Bentley will exchange software libraries, including Autodesk RealDWG, to improve the ability to read and write the companies’ respective DWG and DGN formats in mixed environments […]

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CADDManager on July 14th, 2008

Boy – talk about a wealth of knowledge… I took a quick look at the Autodesk Investor site and found a lot of interesting stuff. With the volatility ion the US stock market and others, many of you may be curious about what an investor may want to know about Autodesk.  We all “invest” in […]

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CADDManager on June 22nd, 2008

Have you heard of Sketchbook Pro? It is the newest Tablet PC tool from Autodesk. You can sketch, annotate, and present your visual ideas anywhere on a Tablet PC or Wacom Tablet. Here is more info from the Autodesk site. And a free trial offer

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CADDManager on June 11th, 2008

I attended the Autodesk Experience Tour in Anaheim, California yesterday. It was very well attended, but I don’t really know the extent of the attendees becasue the event shared lobby space with another conference. All I know is that every room was packed. The event was broken into tracks for AE, Civil, Manufacturing and GIS. […]

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CADDManager on June 3rd, 2008

Autodesk loses court battle – for now… Federal Judge Upholds Right of Vendor to Sue Against Anti-Consumer Copyright Claim eBay Vendor Claims Right to Resell Used Copies of Products from Software Company AutoCAD 14 sold on ebay… WASHINGTON, D.C. – A California software company’s “license agreement” it includes with copies of its products does not […]

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CADDManager on May 15th, 2008

How many of these do you remember? 1982 Autodesk founded AutoCAD introduced and shipped 1985 Autodesk goes public; IPO of 1.6 million shares at $11.00 per share 1989 John Walker, founder, relinquishes management to Alvar Green 1992 Carol Bartz named Chairman, President and CEO 1993 Autodesk acquires Woodbourne 1994 Autodesk ships 1,000,000th copy of AutoCAD […]

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