Technology Product Highlights from AIA 2011 Expo

This follow-up article captures other technology updates and highlights from the AIA 2011 Expo, including a closer look at AutoCAD 2012, other updates from Bentley including a revamped BIM offering, the newly released ArchiCAD 15 from Graphisoft, the openBIM initiative from Vectorworks, the entry of Dassault Systemes in the AEC industry, various third-party BIM add-ons, updates in Axium’s Ajera solution for project management and accounting as well as in the AIA Contract Documents software, the launch of HP’s web-connected large-format printers for design professionals, SketchUp 8 from Google and the growing number of SketchUp third-party rendering plug-ins, and various other new technology solutions.