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November 19, 2014: Project Memento now has direct handheld scanning
Comments: 0 | Categories: Point clouds , Reality capture
Some exciting news from the Reality Computing team: Project Memento – which has been updated to v1.0.11.3 on Autodesk Labs – now supports direct input from the Artec 3D Eva scanner. You can scan a 3D object or scene –...

November 19, 2014: AU 2014 Handout: Using SensorTag as a Low-Cost Sensor Array for AutoCAD
Comments: 0 | Categories: AU , AutoCAD , AutoCAD .NET
[This handout is for “SD5013 - Using SensorTag as a Low-Cost Sensor Array for AutoCAD”, a 60-minute class I’ll be presenting at AU 2014. Here’s the sample project that accompanies this handout.] Introducing SensorTag SensorTag is a $25 device containing...

November 17, 2014: Giveaway: Retrospecs, an iOS app for fans of retro computing
Comments: 0 | Categories: iOS , Retro computing
Every so often I get an attack of nostalgia for the early days of personal computing. The latest bout was triggered by the discovery of an app called Retrospecs, an iOS-based image processing app that transforms photos to use the...

November 13, 2014: .NET goes open source | Machine learning with F#
Comments: 0 | Categories: F# , Training
Taking a rest from my AU prep, I headed across to Zurich last night for an F# meetup focused on machine learning. Primarily because I’m interested in machine learning as a field but also because it seemed a good opportunity...

November 12, 2014: VS2012 debugger type visualizers for ObjectARX
Comments: 0 | Categories: AutoCAD , Debugging , ObjectARX , Visual Studio
The C++ developers among you may remembe...

November 11, 2014: Time to go Git
Comments: 0 | Categories: AutoCAD I/O , Autodesk , PaaS , Weblogs
I’ve been chewing on this for some time, now, but I’ve decided it’s time to act. Well, as soon as AU is over I’ll act, anyway. Which I expect means it’ll morph into a New Year’s resolution for 2015. :-)...

November 7, 2014: Displaying a graph of AutoCAD drawing objects using JavaScript and .NET
Comments: 0 | Categories: AutoCAD , AutoCAD .NET , HTML , JavaScript , LINQ , Notification / Events , User interface
It seems like I’ve been living in JavaScript land (and no, I deliberately didn’t say “hell” – it’s actually been fun :-) for the last few weeks, between one thing or another. But I think I’ve finally put the finishing...

November 6, 2014: Adding more speech recognition to our stereoscopic Google Cardboard viewer
Comments: 0 | Categories: Autodesk , HTML , JavaScript , PaaS , User interface , Virtual Reality
One of the pieces of feedback I received from internal folk on the prototype VR app I developed for Google Cardboard and then added voice recognition to was “it’d be really cool to add ViewCube-like navigation commands”. Which basically meant...

November 3, 2014: What would you use AutoCAD I/O for?
Comments: 0 | Categories: AutoCAD I/O , PaaS
In last week’s post on the winner of the “dashboard” competition, I suggested I’d follow up with a post we could all use to gather suggestions for using AutoCAD I/O. This is that post. Here are some potential Activities (or...

October 31, 2014: TEDxCERN videos are now online
Comments: 0 | Categories: Conferences
The videos from the TEDxCERN event I attended in late September are now online. As I’m busy working on my AU 2014 presentations, here’s a selection of the ones I think will be of most interest to this audience. You...


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