Celebrating its 35th birthday, Alias 2021 was one of our most important releases. It introduced the History Visualizer, Assemblies and a Subdivision Retopology tool. You can check out details and videos here.
With Alias, we are always working towards continuous enhancements and investment in the tools we have.
I’ve been a Dynamo enthusiast for years, so I’ve had the chance to learn the ins and outs of everything that Dynamo can do inside Alias. We know a number of our users might not have that experience and aren’t aware of the many ways Dynamo can make their work easier,
Shotgun in Automotive Design
Increasing business pressures.
Globally dispersed studios.
Lack of transparency.
Challenges tracking data.
These are the key problems plaguing all creative studios today. That’s why 2 years ago, we at Autodesk chose Shotgun software as a solution for design production management in the automotive design studio.
Jordan Beckley works with the Ford training team to create design-specific courses and training in digital software. He is an expert in Autodesk Alias, VRED, Speedform, Gravity Sketch, and Adobe CC applications, specializing in 3D design, modeling, and virtual reality creation and visualization tools. He is also an adjunct professor of 3D visualization and rendering at the College for Creative Studies.
The VRED 2021 release focused its efforts on Rendering and Collaboration. These two areas are among the most integral to do the work you do, and we believe in keeping you connected and working as efficiently as possible. The 2021 release included the addition of GPU raytracing, a packable VRED scene executable in VRED Go,
If you want to see industrial design, automotive concepts AND digital rendering all in one place, look no further than the portfolio of award-winning senior designer Mike Turner.
I’ve enjoyed a 20 year+ professional relationship with Mike that comes with a high regard for the simplicity and clarity of his designs.
We are excited to announce a new Autodesk offering: the Alias SubD Starter Pack. This new training offering shows you how to create 3D Subdivision models, represented by NURBS limit surfaces, from your concept sketches. We know that design is all about choices, and this new technology gives you the time and flexibility to explore your options.
On Wednesday July 8, Phil Botley, Steve Cobert and I (Barry Kimball) hosted another Car Design News webinar, we shared a short class A roadmap, demonstrated some new tools as well as generic best practice advice. We also discuss our suite of training material, migration courses and packages for contractors,
On Wednesday July 22, Phil Botley, Lukas Fäth and I (Brandon Tasker) hosted another Car Design News webinar, where we shared our vision of a digital pipeline using Autodesk tools.
The three of us often talk about our tools independently—we know, and like to share,